Brenaissance – Stellenbosch

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A contemporary getaway into the country just down the road from JC Le Roux on the Devon Valley Road in Stellenbosch. The journey to the farm along the Devon Valley road  is rather long (about 10-15 minutes) and you will pass a smelly dumping tip but once you arrive to the farm, the beautiful scenery welcomes you. There is plenty of parking and the walk to the restaurant is not far (wheelchair friendly). Although reservations are recommended, the restaurant does have plenty of tables as well as a waiting area which overlooks…

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Clos Malverne Wine Estate – A fine dining experience

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I was delighted to receive an invitation from a very good friend of mine  to have lunch at Clos Malverne wine estate. The generous invitation included partners and was also for a Friday, my favorite day of the week to relax in the beauty of the cape. Clos Malverne is situated on Devon Valley road, Stellenbosch, about 45 minutes drive from Capetown close to JC Le Roux and Hartenberg wine estates. The restaurant offers a la carte or you can select the food and wine pearing experience. We were definately…

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Hartenberg Wine Estate- Certain Charm!

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Along Bottelary road towards Stellenbosch on the right you will find the Hartenberg wine estate. As you leave the M23 onto the property the extended driveway to the estate is very long and takes you deep into the countryside. (tarred all the way). A relaxed lunch on a Thursday was the order of the day.  Friendly staff met us at the entrance to the restaurant and Andrew showed us to a lovely table under some reddish coloured vines. Very pretty surrounds for an outdoor lunch experience. As it was 12h30…

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