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The Avontuur Estate Restaurant

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The Avontuur Estate, | Western Cape, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 855 4296
09:00 - 16:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

With welcoming arms ,we were welcomed by a warm and friendly foh manager who accommodated us ,In a full restaurant. He then asked us to be patient but worth the wait. Comfortable chairs and tables . With great views of the stellenbosch valley . The food !!! Best country cooking I have eaten in stellenbosch!!! The duck !! Crispy, sweet... More 

1 Thank Anton C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Been a few times and for us, it's the best anywhere. Fantastic location, terrific food, great service. Not too big, duck a speciality and extremely good but everything is extremely good, delicous and well presented. Perfect for a celebration.

Thank Bluebell30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

This vineyard has spectacular views fabulous food and service, and if you love horses, then you have that to, beautiful grazing in the geeks with there young fouls what a wonderful way to spend an afternoon

1 Thank porterUk
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

This winery doubles as a race horse stud. That and the fact that it serves excellent food makes this one of the best wineries I have been to. We went here for breakfast this time. The food was very good quality, and cost about £4 per person. The fact that it is in such a lovely setting just adds to... More 

1 Thank MPeterson67
Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

enjoyable setting for a good lunch with a good view , Staff friendly and the food was great. A great place to visit if you don't want to travel too far.

1 Thank Rika B
Capelle Aan Den Ijssel
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Last year I came here and they seemed to have lost our booking. Gave them another chance this year and guess what. When we arrived the waiter looked confused as if our booking was lost again, even though I had confirmation by email. We waited nearly 30 mins for a drink and it was 35c. We were dying. Then when... More 

Thank Geraldine N
Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Excellent view, service, food and people! Did not reserve and no table was available. In less than a minute, we were helped and seated and menus were given! Excellent!

1 Thank Gerhard-Passage
Glenview, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

This lunch was one of our trip highlights! Avontuur came highly recommended from our B&B. It lived up to expectations and I didn't even have the duck specialty. The outside patio created an idyllic setting with the grounds and horses. The service was professional, yet very engaging. They made excellent wine recommendations to pair with the food. We didn't have... More 

1 Thank msalazar1984
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

I had the best cauliflower and blue cheese soup here!!! It was an absolute delight! Had lunch and every course was very tasty. Came a bit late near the end of service and we did feel slightly rushed. But, regardless of that, their food was well worth it!! Will recommend it!!

1 Thank BC0105
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We were in the very fortunate position of lovely friends wanting to treat us to this restaurant. We thought it was all a bit average. 3 people ordered soup of the day to be told later there was only one portion left. Bit amateurish for this 'level' of establishment. The portions were huge, which I know some people regard as... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
International, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Avontuur Estate, | Western Cape, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 855 4296
Put us on your G.P.S.... Avontuur Estate, nestled on the Helderberg mountain, with horses, vines and Table Mountain in the distance is a calm haven from the hustle and bustle of the city. A mere 45 minute drive from the airport with ample parking, Avontuur is a destination you should have on your GPS. Award winning wines and knowledgeable tasting room staff will pique your taste buds regarding our wines and our restaurant with inside as well as outside seating, has panoramic views to take your breath away. Hearty portions, aromatic flavours and delectable food is the order of the day at the Restaurant, with attention to detail and service excellence being the norm. Call us to book your table, your guests won't be dissapointed. 021 855 4296

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