South Africa’s famed wine town, Stellenbosch is one of the country’s premier food and wine attractions.
Stellenbosch is home to many of South Africa’s best-known wineries and boasts more than 200 wine and grape producers, but it is garnering increasing praise not only for its wine, but also for the quality of its cuisine. Considered by many the country’s Undisputed Gourmet Capital, it has something to suit every taste, from relaxed honest fare to innovative modern cuisine, Stellenbosch restaurants and wine farms are sure to tempt you in with the celebration of the best of local, fresh produce.
Many of the top wine farms in Stellenbosch also house their own restaurant, where you can dine on delicious dishes prepared with carefully selected and lovingly prepared fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Wine farms in Stellenbosch with restaurants not only seduce you with their wonderful food, but also enable you to drink in the picture-postcard scenery at the same time. Enjoy their welcoming hospitality, spectacular vistas and sweeping scenery. Indulge in innovative food stretching culinary boundaries.
Many of the top wine farms in Stellenbosch also house their own restaurant, where you can dine on delicious dishes prepared with carefully selected and lovingly prepared fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Wine farms in Stellenbosch with restaurants not only seduce you with their wonderful food, but also enable you to drink in the picture-postcard scenery at the same time.
The Food and Wine Capital of South Africa is home to over eighty restaurants both on many of the wine farms and in the town of Stellenbosch itself. Options range from basic, honest fare, through contemporary farm cuisine, to exclusive five-star gourmet experiences. This historic region caters for everyone with relaxed bistros, coffee shops, fast food outlets, wine bars and fine-dining restaurants. As well as traditional South African specialities and Cape cuisine, you’ll be tempted by flavoursome international cuisine and unique Asian fusion.
Dine in the restored cellars of historic, white-washed gabled Cape Dutch buildings on traditional wine farms in Stellenbosch with restaurants or relax in modern, contemporary buildings with stunning interiors and views. Watch the sunset on the terrace of a winery perched above verdant vineyards with panoramic views of distant Table Mountain and False Bay or enjoy the homely atmosphere of cosy restaurants nestled down among the vineyards, plum orchards and olive groves, or maybe under the shade of the oak trees in the streets of Stellenbosch’s towns and villages. Whether you’d prefer to eat in hidden courtyards or next to a roaring fire in the winter, Stellenbosch’s restaurants have a location to please everyone.
The award-winning restaurants of Stellenbosch give visitors the opportunity to taste the best South African ingredients. The region produces not only excellent wine grapes, but is also a source of fresh fruit and vegetables, cheese and other dairy products, freshly-baked bread produced from locally-grown wheat and high-quality meat, such as springbock loin and pasture-reared steak.
Naturally, the region’s range of inspired cuisine is designed to pair well with its most famous product, its wines, and every restaurant, attached to a wine farm or not, boasts a varied wine list with just the right wines to enjoy with its best dishes. Pair crisp whites such as Sauvignon Blanc or Chenin Blanc with fresh fish and seafood sourced just off the Cape, its elegant yet powerful, Cabernet Sauvignon with top-quality red meats and hearty fare and enjoy a glass of sparkling Cap Classique as an aperitif while admiring the spectacular scenery.
Many of Stellenbosch’s restaurants are among the best in the country and attract top chefs from around the world to work in this stunning location. Our local experts at Wine Paths will help you find the just the right venue to enjoy an exquisite dining experience at the most exclusive Stellenbosch wine farms with restaurants.
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