Four days in Stellenbosch? What a treat! If you don’t know where to start, we’ve got you sorted with our definitive playbook on how to make the most of your time here.
Breakfast at Avontuur Estate
For warm ambiance and an eclectic mix of old and new, Avontuur Restaurant is tough to beat for a breakfast to kickstart your day with a bang. Relax on its terrace amidst vine-draped pagodas and featuring spectacular views of the paddocks, vines and Table Mountain beyond.
Tel: 021 855-4296
Chocolate and wine at Hidden Valley Wines
With views to die for, Hidden Valley Wines will capture your imagination. Enjoy a chocolate and wine pairing after spending a soulful hour walking through the sculpture-filled gardens.
Explore the Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden
Located in the historic center of Stellenbosch, this is South Africa’s oldest university botanical garden. Compact, but home to an incredible diversity of indigenous and exotic plant species, this is one garden you don’t need green fingers to enjoy and admire.
Tel: 021 808 3054
Segway Tour at Spier Wine Farm
Test your balance and embark on a breezy lap around Spier boarding your Segway for a vineyard tour of Spier with a difference.
Tel: 021 809 1157
Dinner at 96 Winery Road Restaurant
Set within the glorious Helderberg countryside, 96 Winery Road Restaurant delivers a delectable dining experience featuring often organic and, where possible, local ingredients.
Breakfast at Somerbosch Wines
Sit down to scrumptious cuisine from the seasonal à la carte menu with views overlooking the beautiful mountains and vineyards beyond. This is Somerbosch Wines at its best.
Visit the Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden
Eight years in the making and one of our favourite stops for this four days in Stellenbosch itinerary, the Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden is a place of expansive vistas, scents and the sounds of nature. Over 60 sculptures have been carefully placed in harmony with the landscape: the human form, shamanic figures, monumental abstracted fragments and his iconic great cats.
Food and Wine Pairing at Neethlingshof Estate
Flash Food & Slow Wine Pairing includes 5 bite-sized dishes paired with 5 wines. Neethlingshof Estate also offers a “Kids Pairing” so that the little ones (or non-drinkers) don’t feel left out! Kiddies Pairing includes 3 bite-sized dishes paired with 3 types of drinks.
Chocolate and Wine Pairing at Lanzerac Wine Estate
Home to the world’s first bottled Pinotage, the range of award-winning wines has been honed to maintain the excellent quality for which Lanzerac Wine Estate has become known.
Dinner at Majeka Kitchen
This multiple award-winning kitchen’s culinary efforts are sure to delight your palate. The focus at Majeka Kitchen is to provide mouth-watering food in an elegant and comfortable environment.
Breakfast at Jordan Bakery at Jordan Wine Estate
Relax at Jordan Bakery and savour the aromas of freshly baked pastries and brewed coffee to start your day the right way.
Stellenbosch on Foot Tour
Explore the “village of the oaks” with its shady avenues bordered by the water furrows of the Mill Stream. Admire the charm and harmony of the Cape Dutch Architecture and listen to stories of the town’s colourful residents spanning three centuries.
Chocolate and Wine Pairing at Waterford Wine Estate
Kevin Arnold and chocolatier, Richard von Geusau, have created a series of dark and milk chocolates that, when paired with Waterford’s Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Natural Sweet wine, results in a flavour sensation, unlike any other.
Boerebraai at Middelvlei Wine Estate
Roll up your sleeves and prepare for a truly South African experience – the braai or outdoor barbecue amidst Cape Wineland landscapes. A resident braai expert prepares chops, boerewors and chicken sosaties to perfection, accompanied with potbrood, braaibroojies and Ouma Annie’s famous pumpkin fritters.
Breakfast at Red Leaf Bistro at Beyerskloof
A highlight along our four days in Stellenbosch itinerary, the Bistro at Beyerskloof Wine Estate offers serene views across rolling Boland vineyards whilst guests enjoy great food and superior wines. Their signature dish “the Pinotage Burger” is renowned and nothing beats the comfortable ambience of this family-style spot.
Hazendal’s Russian Tea Ceremony at Hazendal Wine Estate
High tea will never be the same after you’ve indulged in Hazendal’s Russian Tea Ceremony. A visually intriguing experience that breathes new life into age-old tea brewing customs, Hazendal’s Russian Tea Ceremony is a culturally rich and exquisite experience for all ages.
Pinotage and Pizza Pairing at Bellevue Wine Estate
Bellevue has been making Pinotage since 1950, so it comes as no surprise that it would be the rock on which it chose to pair its delectable wood-fired pizzas. Enjoy the Estate Pinotage, Reserve Pinotage and blockbuster 1953 Pinotage with 3 different pizza bites.
Lunch at The Vine Bistro at Glenelly Estate
Chef Christophe Dehosse outdoes himself with this French-inspired dining experience. Whether you lounge in its elegant interior or outside on the terrace, this is the spot for long lazy afternoons with glorious views.
Cupcake and Wine Pairing at Delheim Wines
Famous for its tasting room pairing of bespoke cupcakes with wines, Delheim Wines is a boon for guests with a sweet tooth and deserving of its spot on our handpicked four days in Stellenbosch journey. Now, the experience goes next-level with an entirely new range of fynbos-inspired cupcakes to showcase the excellence of Delheim wines.