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Feel the love in Stellenbosch this Valentine’s Day

Welcome to Stellenbosch – South Africa’s second oldest town and most inspiring wine, food, art and cultural destination.

Nothing spells romance quite like picnics on sprawling lawns, lazy lunches, live music, horseback rides through the Stellenbosch vineyards and candle-lit dinners. Whether you’re after a mid-week getaway or a day trip, we have the perfect match for you.

Whatever you decide to do, Stellenbosch is sure to provide the perfect backdrop for your Valentine’s Day celebration!


We invite you to join the team at Alto for a romantic evening. Enjoy a specially curated 3-course menu in the picturesque winelands overlooking views of Table Mountain and Stellenbosch Hills.

When: Tuesday, 14 February. Bookings between 17:00 – 19:30
Cost: 3-course meal for R850 per couple including a bottle of Alto Rouge 2020 or Alto Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2022.
Book: To book your table, click here
Click here to view the menu

Annandale Wines

Spoil your partner with something extra special. Enjoy a couple’s romantic horseback ride through the vineyards, with a Valentine’s platter and wine tasting included.

When: For Valentine’s Day, 14 February, and every Friday for the month of February
Book: To book this romantic experience, contact 072 675 5558


Babylonstoren have dreamed up some new treats for Valentine’s Day that will let you fall in love with them all over again. Let love blossom with their gorgeous Valentine’s bouquet in hues of red and pink or treat your Valentine to a delicious meal for two with everything you need in a thoughtfully collected meal pack. Their heart-shaped soetkoekies are a sweet way to show you care and you’ll simply adore the handcrafted gianduia, made locally by master chocolatiers in Franschhoek. And, what better way to toast your love than with their limited edition Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé.


The farm is also host to an array of Valentine’s attractions. Come soak in the sultry sound of live jazz while enjoying garden-inspired dinner plates at Babel Restaurant this February. Or why not take a day off and come relax with your partner at their Garden Spa. The new Rasul (or mud bath), a traditional Arabian-inspired cleaning treatment, is the perfect experience for two. Book here.

Clos Malverne

Keep it simple this Valentine’s Day and do one thing right! Book your table at Clos Malverne for a spectacular 3-course food and wine pairing.

When: Tuesday, 14 February
Cost: R695 per person
Book: Click here to book online ( )
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De Warenmarkt

Swing by De Warentmarkt for a groovy Valentine’s evening. Book your table for a gourmet 4-course dinner and live music with Niel Rademan and Band!

When: Tuesday, 14 February
Cost: R625 per person
Book: To book your table, call 021 883 2274 or book online here
Click here to view the menu

Du Vine @ Kanu

Come celebrate the day of love at Du Vin Restaurant! Buy 1 get 1 FREE on their Kanu Angelina when ordering per glass (only valid for 1 day).

When: Tuesday, 14 February between 12:00 – 20:00 (Lunch and dinner)
Book: For reservations go to or book through the @dineplan_app

Ernie Els

With a beautiful outdoor terrace and panoramic views of Stellenbosch and the Helderberg Mountains, you are all set for a romantic evening of watching the sunset whilst sipping on a glass of wine and savouring a delicious and carefully curated 5-course dinner menu from Chef Wesley Aucamp.

When: Tuesday, 14 February. Dinner bookings between 18:00 – 20:30
Cost: R665 per person or R890 with Wine Pairing
Book: To book, kindly contact 021 881 3588 or email
Click here to view the menu

Eikendal Vineyards

Pack your OWN picnic, grab your loved one(s) and come celebrate LOVE at Eikendal! What sounds better than sipping delicious Eikendal wines on luscious green lawns with mesmerizing views of the sun setting over the farm dam whilst listening to LIVE music with your loved ones?

When: Tuesday, 14 February from 18:00
Cost: R150 per couple gets you a picnic spot, a glass of wine each and a date to remember!
Book: To book your spot email

Hartenberg Wine Estate

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Hartenberg Wine Estate for an intimate 3-course lunch under the vines as you drink in each special moment with the one you love.

Come and find Love in the Little Moments at Hartenberg.

See the Valentine’s Day Lunch menu below
Starter served with a glass of Riesling | Locally smoked salmon trout salad with cucumber, creme fraiche, garden leaves and crispy capers.

Main served with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon | 200 g Sirloin Steak with chimichurri. Served with skinny fries

Chef’s Dessert with a Cappuccino | Oven-baked cheesecake

When: Tuesday, 14 February
Cost: R450 per person
Book: Visit to book your Valentine’s lunch.

Heins at Kleine Liebe

Enjoy a family friendly Valentine’s Day picnic at Kleine Liebe! You can look forward to a live performance from Jack & June, delicious picnic basket options and Heins wine. Tables and cash bar will be available.

When: Sunday, 12 February
Cost: Tickets are R300pp for adults and R80pp for kids. Limited tickets available
Book: Contact or 082 321 8499 to book your tickets.
For more info click here


Koelenhof invites you and your loved one to come and enjoy a romantic KOEL-platter. Your platter will include a welcome drink, bottle of Koelenbosch wine, roosterkoek, cheese, savoury and sweet treats.

When: 14 February from 10:00 – 19:00 | 18 February from 10:00 – 16:00
Cost: R600 per couple
Book: To book contact the Koelenhof team on 021 865 2020, or NB! Bookings close on the 10th of February 2023.


Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Spend the evening sipping sparkling wine as you watch the sunset over the Bottelary Hills. Chef Mike will be preparing a delicious feast for romantics wanting to spoil a loved one.

When: Tuesday, 14 February
Cost: R720 per person
Book: Bookings via or 087 630 0409
Click here to view the menu


Celebrate Valentine’s day at the Lanzerac Manor Kitchen for a night of romance paired with exquisite cuisine and wine.

Enjoy a delicious candle-lit dinner of fire-roasted honeyed prawns, smoked beef fillet and so many more delectable plates. Finish off date night with a decadent raspberry mousse and a macaroon made with love, especially for you.

When: Tuesday, 14 February
Cost: R550 per person
Book: For more information or to book, contact or call 021 887 1132
Click here for the menu

Le Pommier Wine Estate

This Valentine’s Day pamper your special half with a romantic evening at Le Pommier Wine Estate, located in the breathtakingly beautiful Banhoek Valley. There is a choice of treats in store for you to spoil that special loved one in your life.

Enjoy a 3-course romantic, candle-light dinner at their cosy restaurant with live background music. Or spend the night at the beautiful wine estate that includes bed and breakfast as well as a romantic dinner.

When: Tuesday, 14 February
Cost: Dinner – R550pp | Delightful night away – R1850
Book: For more information, reservations and directions, please contact Le Pommier Wine  Estate directly on 021 885 1269 or email

Mont Marie

If you’re looking for delicious food, good wine and spectacular views, then Mont Marie is the place to be. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of MCC on arrival and treated to a delightful 5 course set menu.

When: Tuesday, 14 February
Cost: R620 per person
Book: To book phone 021 880 0777 or send an email to
Click here to view the menu


Spoil that special someone for a romantic summer picnic on Valentine’s Day at Morgenhof. Think scrumptious food, delicious wine and a night of music and dance! Your ticket includes a yummy gourmet picnic basket (veg option available), a bottle of Morgenhof wine, two delicious cocktails and live music.

When: Valentine’s Day
Cost: R650 per couple
Book: Email to book your spot


Toast the sunset on the eve of Valentine’s Day with Muratie Johanna Dry Rose, while enjoying your picnic with your loved one at the foot of Simonsberg!

The circular hiking trail starts from Dirtopia Trail Centre at Muratie wine farm to a look-out point with spectacular views. The marked circle route is approximately 3.5km total with hand-built steps, and it can take you 30 min / up to 45 minutes to reach the top, so do not arrive later than 17h30 to ensure that you have the full experience. A glass of Muratie’s Dry Rose poured as you arrive at Gilloolys (the picnic area).

When: Tuesday 14 February 2022. Sunset is at 18:18.
Time: Arrival from 16h30, no later than 17h30 to start hike (you hike on your own time!)
Venue: Dirtopia Trail Centre, Muratie Farm, Knorhoek Road, off the R44 near Stellenbosch
Cost: R125pp (incl glass of Dry Rose at the look-out) & R60 for children under 12yrs (incl permit for marked route to be done after hours)
Online bookings essential:
Click here for more information

Oude Werf Hotel

This Valentine’s Day, experience something special with the one you love. Join the Oude Werf team for a romantic evening filled with delicious food and delightful conversation. Because we all know that dinners are always better when we eat together!

When: Tuesday, 14 February
Cost: R495 per person
Book: Email or call 021 887 4608 to book
Click here to view the menu

Rykaarts Stellenbosch

Celebrate the day of love at Rykaart’s for a delicious 4-course dinner set menu. You will be treated with top-class dishes, service and the most romantic setting in the heart of Stellenbosch. It doesn’t get better than this.

When: Tuesday, 14 February
Cost: R750 per person
Book: To book your table email

Stellenzicht Wines

Not able to take a mid-week day off to treat that special someone, or for a girls day out, then Stellenzicht is where you want to be on Sunday, 12 February. Sunday, Spectacular Views, Tartlets and Wine – it’s a DATE! 

Join the Stellenzicht team for a day out at the Wine Pod where 4 of their wines will be paired with 4 specially crafted tartlets by Renette Vosloo from Rooitamatie.

Tartlets and Wine to look forward to:
Thunderstone Rosé paired with a Strawberry Milkshake tartlet
Thunderstone Chardonnay paired with a Lemon Meringue tartlet
Thunderstone Red paired with a Date, Dried Fruit & Salted Caramel tartlet
Arenite Syrah paired with a decadent Dark Chocolate tartlet

When: Sunday, 12 February 2023
Cost: R130 per person
Book: To book your tasting experience contact or 021 569 0362. Bookings close on Tuesday, 7 February at 17:00


Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Spier with a romantic picnic next to the Eerste River. Collect your basket filled with delicious farm-fresh food and settle down for a feast while you enjoy the sounds of romantic live music played from across the bank.

Local singer/songwriter Luh’ra, with the help of her golden guitar, will provide tranquil melodies during the evening. Expect indie soul with a deep emotional feel. While the music plays from the stage across the river, you and your special someone will enjoy a brimming picnic basket at the beautiful Riverside Picnic Area, and a complimentary bottle of Spier Cap Classique Brut Rosè (it’s our pleasure). Vegetarian and vegan options are also available.

When: Tuesday, 14 February | 18:00
Cost: R950 Picnic for two
Book: To book your Spier picnic, click here
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Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day plans? Enjoy a romantic picnic experience at Zorgvliet Wine Estate on Tuesday, 14 February. Valentine’s picnic baskets are filled to the brim with delicious treats and includes a bottle of sparkling Rosé.

When: Tuesday, 14 February from 12:00 till 20:00
Cost: R700 per basket, serving two people
Book: To book your picnic experience contact the team at