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Wild Peacock Food Emporium

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16 Stoffel Smit Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 7585
08:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Wed 07:30 - 18:00
Thu - Fri 07:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The quiche of the day, chicken and feta in my case, served with fresh garden salad with balsamic reduction and a pot of tea for under R80 was excellent. A delectable morsel between shopping sprees. Tiny with limited seating but customer care,well done!

Thank BevyAbr
Melbourne, Australia
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498 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch. It's like a deli with tables and chairs. It's not fine dining but it did the job. We had the soup and chicken sandwich. Both tasty. My only issue is the coffee. We've found this almost everywhere we've been so it is not unique to the Wild Peacock. Too much milk, served at too... More 

Thank Michael2810
South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

popped into this venue for a quick lunch, had a cappuccino and salad. Over priced and the cappuccino was a bit milky. There are better places to have lunch.

Thank TrezSouthAfrica
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I am very disappointed with the Wild Peacock. Had possibly the worst cheesecake and cappuccino I have ever had. The coffee was very watery and the cheesecake completely tasteless. For what I paid, it was not worth it - very over priced.

Thank MMills74
Cape Town, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Our food was bland and definately overpriced, but the service was friendly. I ordered the fish cakes which were too moist and bland the salad only comes with olive oil and balsamic dressing. The owner was not there not surprising. They did have a nice variety of imported products- meats etc

Thank BrittanyGREY
Durbanville, South Africa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

We recently went to Stellenbosch for Sunday breakfast. We had a few possible restaurants on our list, but chose Wild Peacock restaurant because it was in a quiet setting, away from the main tourist spots. Tasty, freshly prepared food. Friendly staff and Fantastic Americano. Good family restaurant with seating in and outside. Interesting delicacies for sale in the shop. Good... More 

Thank Loisculpture
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We thought it would be nice to have breakfast here for Valentines Day morning, but were greatly disappointed by the poor service and lack of items on the menu. There were only 4 other occupied tables, yet we had to hunt down a waitress just to see a menu. We arrived and waited for 5 minutes at the entrance for... More 

Thank Sam J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Having really liked lunch at a table outside this deli on a previous visit to Stellenbosch we were looking forward to returning. We were not disappointed. Wild Peacock is the retail outlet of a fine food and wine business. The menu is on a black board and offers a variety of starters or small plates and then a number of... More 

Thank mangerbien
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Heard some good things about this little place but was a bit disappointed how average it was. If a sticky dirty plastic table cloth( the kind you don't want to put your elbows on) and burnt coffee does not put you off, then I suppose it will be fine. The interior is outdated and dark and in desperate need of... More 

Thank Marita_Nell
Alicante, Spain
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

As usual we found the place on TripAdvisor and had a very good lunch. The place is very interesting, being primarily a shop, which serves its produce for lunch. The wine list is extensive. They had a good range of daily specials and we shared the crispy squid for a starter. I had the steak wrap and Irene the salmon,... More 

Thank Dick C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
International, Mediterranean, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Street Parking, Parking Available
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Stoffel Smit Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 887 7585
High quality Food Retail Emporium specializing in the retail of exotic premium foods such as fresh oysters, mussels, sea bass, trout, 'green sassi approved fresh kob, petit poussin, free range chicken and duck, a huge selection of local artisanal and imported cheeses. Grass Feed beef, Lamb and Venison from the Taste of the Karoo as well as Olives, oils and vinegars. Valrhona French chocolate, to name but a few of the many "foodie" delights.

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