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The Restaurant at Clos Malverne

Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 865 2022
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been going to Clos Malverne for several years whilst on holiday. Sadly this year and last year we were disappointed at both of the Gourmet evenings we attended. The food was good but has definitely slipped from previous years. The...More

Thank lucyluDerbyshire
Reviewed April 21, 2017

I think this place served the best meal I've ever had. You HAVE to do the meal with the wine pairing. And the view is like a picture!! Favorite place!!

Thank Allyson S
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Finished here as part of a wine tour and four of us went for a wine pairing. It was all really good from start to finish. Although the service turned out to be a bit slow the staff provided each couple a bottle of wine...More

Thank Kilwinnkie
Reviewed April 18, 2017

There were four of us, and we tried to vary our choices from the four-course tasting menu. We all were extremely happy with all our choices. Everything was perfectly prepared -- and beautifully presented. Service was extremely well paced. We never felt rushed. Servers gave...More

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Such a delightful position on the terrace. And the food was equally appealing. Lovely lunch in every way. Book into the spa afterwards for a special treat.

Thank Beijingmichael
Reviewed April 10, 2017

With all round views over the vineyards and of the Jonkershoek mountain from any table in the restaurant and with some of the best wines in the area, this restaurant is worth a visit. The chef turns out wonderfully tasty meals ensuring that people will...More

Thank Leon K
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We went as a group of 4 and had one of the inside tables. Our waitress was very helpful in explaining the wine and food pairings, and impressively remembered our orders well enough to not have to ask who ordered what when the food came....More

Thank Martin A
Reviewed April 10, 2017

By chance we visited on the last Friday of the month for their 5 course gourmet dinner with 5 estate wines. Simply a great treat!

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We have visited this establishment many times and have even used it for very large groups. It is great fun to get a pairing menu with a glass of wine complimenting each dish. The nice thing is that the staff are open to changing this...More

Thank Leonard A
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Service excellent, thank you Erica! Food outstanding and gorgeously presented. Lovely ambiance, and wonderful wine. This should be your go-to restaurant for all special occasions and when you need a treat. These people have a passion, and it shows in every detail.

Thank hedgepig
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November 24, 2016|
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Response from ClosMalverne | Property representative |
Good Day Me Anderson Thank you for your message. Inside 1 and 2 refer to the main restaurant floor and the side terrace respectively. The balcony tables are our most popular seating as you can imagine and this time of the... More
June 8, 2016|
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Response from ClosMalverne | Property representative |
Good Day Christene, thank you for your message. While we do cater for younger guests in terms of the food, we unfortunately have no designated "play area" or child minders. Should you have more questions or queries, feel... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 865 2022
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We invite you to join us at the Restaurant Clos Malverne for the ultimate Food and Wine Experience. Our Restaurant offers you an utterly enjoyable intimate and friendly dining experience in unpretentious but beautiful surroundings. It is not surprising that the bulk of our clientele are people who have been here before as well as their friends and colleagues who have recommended it. As you dine, you and your guests will enjoy an unbelievable vista of the softly sweeping vineyards and rolling hills of Devon Valley - so reminiscent of their English counterpart - and the pastel-coloured mountains behind them. It is an incomparable view that will help create a pleasurable and utterly memorable experience. You'll also enjoy fine gourmet dishes prepared by Executive Chef, Nadia Louw-Smith, renowned for her impeccably-prepared and delicately spiced dishes that seduce the palate. She is one of the most experienced chefs in the country and has been voted Chef of the Year for her sublime dishes. It is not surprising then, that Clos Malverne restaurant has become a favourite of gourmands and has received rave reviews from critics and clients, both in South Africa and abroad. Our kitchen closes at 15:00.
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