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Discover the new culinary gems in Stellenbosch

Calling all foodies to the vibrant culinary scene of Stellenbosch! Get ready to indulge in a world of flavors as we unveil the latest additions to the dining landscape. From authentic Italian to elegant Japanese delights, Afrikaans-infused dishes with an Asian flair, and the freshest farm-to-table experiences – Stellenbosch has it all. Join us in exploring these exciting new restaurants that promise to take your taste buds on an unforgettable journey.

Toebroodjie Restaurant
Tucked in the heart of Stellenbosch, Toebroodjie is Chef Hilde-Lee Olivier’s vibrant passion project that’s set to thrill every foodie’s senses. Former head chef at Restaurant Jardine, Hilde-Lee has transformed the space into a lively haven where local and Afrikaans flavors mingle with a touch of Asian flair, all set to a backdrop of infectious tunes. From delectable shokupan and brimming ciabatta sandwiches loaded with pastrami and smoked brisket, to sardine-topped garlic toast and show-stealing whole roasted cauliflower – the menu is a carnival of delights. Complemented by an array of wines and flowing Cederberg beer, and accompanied by an adjoining shop of Asian treasures, art, games, and speedy takeout options, Toebroodjie guarantees an unforgettable culinary fiesta.
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De Blaauwe Kitchen
Welcome to De Blaauwe Kitchen, where rustic charm meets Italian-inspired flavors courtesy of Cucina di Giovanni. Indulge in wood-fired pizzas, the famed carpaccio Vittore, and an array of steaks, grills, and pastas that seamlessly transition from morning to late afternoon. With a cozy interior featuring a central wood-burning stove and a spacious outdoor terrace, this inviting eatery promises a year-round family destination. Right here, in the heart of the winelands you will be sure to enjoy a delightful blend of Winelands mornings and delectable cuisine.
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Hōseki: Elegant Japanese Cuisine at Delaire Graff Estate
Calling all food enthusiasts! Delaire Graff unveils an exquisite treat fresh from a complete makeover – introducing Hōseki, a new jewel in dining. Reimagining the beloved Indochine Restaurant, Hōseki invites you to savor an elegant Japanese culinary journey, all within the same luxurious setting overlooking the Stellenbosch Winelands and Table Mountain. Experience the same renowned expertise, creativity, and finesse that enchanted diners at Indochine, now with a tantalizingly fresh look, flavors, and ambiance.
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The Eatery at Winshaw Vineyards
The Eatery at Winshaw Vineyards has opened its doors and they can’t wait to welcome you on their family farm. Gather your mates and family for a home grown, 100% grassfed / grass-finished Usana Pastures steak or burger and taste your way through their Winshaw Wines. The perfect weekend lunch outing.
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Lievland Café
Get ready to embark on a delectable journey in the heart of Stellenbosch as Lievland Café at Lievland Vineyards prepares to open its doors in September. This charming addition seamlessly blends the allure of history with a modern twist, creating a haven that perfectly complements the scenic mountain and vineyard views surrounding it.

Led by a team of culinary maestros including Christophe Dehosse, Susan Dehosse, and Garth Bedford, with Head Chef Gareth Goliath at the helm, Lievland Café is set to tantalize your taste buds with a culinary symphony of local flavors. As Lievland Café embraces the ethos of “contemporary café dining,” combining both light and hearty fare, it promises an exceptional experience for every palate.
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Rykaart’s is on the move! The team bids farewell to their initial location in Stellenbosch Town on the 31st of August, anticipating a warm welcome to their new home at Longridge Wine Estate come mid-September. At the new venue, Rykaart’s at Longridge promises delightful family-style dining, drawing inspiration from the abundant produce of the biodynamic farm. Awaiting patrons from Wednesday through Sunday, the establishment will host both leisurely lunches and enchanting sunset dinners on Friday and Saturday nights. Heartfelt appreciation goes out to all who shared a meal at their Stellenbosch town spot, as this support has paved the way for the realization of this larger, more remarkable chapter. Stay tuned for further updates as this culinary journey unfolds.