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Welcome back!

The Stellenbosch community is delighted to have you back in town. We trust that this year will bring many unforgettable memories. Our Visit Stellenbosch members and partners are ready to welcome you with a host of wonderful off-campus activities for you to enjoy – all health and safety protocols strictly observed, of course.

Foodie & Wine

Burger and chips @ Oude Werf

R 99 – Everyday

Burger and chips with a not-so-(oude) nary milkshake available throughout the week and weekends

*student will need to present their student card to qualify for the special

Stellenbosch Icon Wine Masterclass

R270 pp – Saturdays only

Do you want to taste only the best boutique Stellenbosch wines with your friends and also have a wine expert guidance to teach you more about wines (regardless of your wine background)? Also, you would like to enjoy food&wine pairing and beautiful panoramic views? Then you can be sure this offer is what you are looking for.
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    OUR OFFER ENTAILS:
    * Selection of 6 ultra-premium Stellenbosch boutique wines + 1 MCC (all various boutique wineries).
    * Wines paired with local cheese and meat platter.
    * Wine masterclass led by our wine expert (2 hours).
    * Only small groups and an intimate atmosphere. (LIMITED SEATS)
    * Breathtaking panoramic view

    Please Note: Only for once of groups between 10-12 participants

    Bookings can be done online at www.basewent.com or via e-mail matija@basewent.com

Happy Hour @ Back’s

Buy one get one free – Wednesday to Saturday

Between 4pm and 6pm at Back’s Stellenbosch

This applies for Wine on Tap (all sizes) , Beers on Tap (all sizes) and Gin & Tonic (Wilderer Gin only, with tonic water only, not pink tonic).

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    The cheapest of the 2 drinks will be free and you don’t need to order the same drink twice. For instance you can have one glass of wine and one beer, and the cheapest of the two will be free.

    Excluding The Entertainer vouchers. 
    Cheers 🥂🍺

    No bookings needed – first come first serve

Middelvlei Music Magic

Saturdays only

Relax to the rhythm of live music while enjoying a glass of wine with friends on our beautiful farm nestled in the Devon Valley hills. This out door event allows for safe and spacious gatherings while still enjoying the company of friends, great wine, and mouthwatering food straight off the braai at our famous Boerebraai Restaurant.

Bookings to be done through Middelvlei
Tel: 021 883 2565 or Email: info@middelvlei.co.za

Fall lunch special at Beyerskloof Wynbar

Everyday

A FREE glass of wine or beer or soda with with Mr.Pinotage Pizza or Good ol’ Cheese Burger or Double Smash Burger!!

From Monday to Sunday – 11am to 4:30pm
wynbar@beyerskloof.co.za or 081 846 7997

Neethlingshof’s Live Music

Every Wednesday

For the perfect mid-week break, ‘wine’ down, relax and recharge with Neethlingshof’s Live Music Wednesdays.

Enjoy sultry tunes of folk, rock and more performed by popular acoustic musician François Haasbroek while sipping on a glass of the estate’s award winning wines and indulging in a delicious selection of pizzas and light meals from The Salt Road at Neethlingshof (https://neethlingshof.co.za/salt/).
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    Booking is essential as seating is limited due to Covid-19 regulations. Contact the Wine Tasting Centre on 021 883 8975 or admin@neethlingshof.co.za to book your table.

    Live streaming will still be available on our Facebook page for those of you who can't attend in person.

Chardonnay and Charcuterie @ Vriesenhof

Monday to Friday

This Cheese & Charcuterie board comes with two standard tastings for R225.

Join us on a summer day for some Chardonnay and Charcuteray.

Limited availability, booking essential (DM/email), reception@vriesenhof.co.za or 0218800284
Mon – Fri 10am-3pm
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    Cheese Platter: R175 (serves two)
    Standard Wine Tasting & Platter: R225
    Vertical tasting of Kallista Bordeaux-style red blend R125pp

Wine & Cheese @ Neil Ellis Wines

20% Discount – Monday to Saturday

Upon presenting your student card you will receive a 20% discount on our carefully designed cheese platter. You can then enjoy this platter while having a full wine tasting from either our Site-Specific Range (R80 per person) or our Premium Range (R50 per person). Only valid till 30 April 2021.

Bookings are essential. Monday till Saturday from 11h00 till 15h00. To book, please contact us on 021 887 0649 or info@neilellis.com.

‘Les Jeunes á Table’ @ The Vine Bistro

R 290 per person – Tuesdays to Saturday

If you are between 18 and 29 years old, and are keen to experience an interesting, delicious meal with a little bit of a French touch, award winning Glenelly Estate wines, breath-taking views, and the warmest Cape winelands welcome there is, then read on.
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    Here’s the deal –

    The Vine Bistro team will have one table set, ready and reserved every service for a maximum of four guests, aged 18-29 years old only.
    The service team will be waiting to welcome you to our beautiful restaurant.
    The chefs will cook a special three course gourmet menu, just for you.
    Tastings of Glenelly Estate wines that will pair perfectly with the flavours on your plate, will be served.
    The cost for all of this is R290.00 per person – usually about R420.00 pp – so this really is a not-to-be-missed opportunity.

    What’s next?

    Make a booking! Send us an email with your details,
    the date you’d like to book for and the number of guests
    together with proof of each person at the table’s age
    e.g. copy of ID, passport or drivers licence.
    Please tell us if there are any dietary specifications in your group.
    We look forward to meeting you!
    bistro@glenelly.co.za

    Limitations
    Lunch tables are available from Tuesdays to Saturdays from 12:00 to 15:00, and dinner from Thursdays to Saturdays from 18:30 to 20:00.
    Only 1 table per month may be booked by the same person.
    Offer is available to anyone aged 18-29 years old, and proof of age must be supplied when booking.
    Booking is essential, and may only be made by email.
    The price is R290.00 pp, including pairing wines, water and coffee. Service is excluded.

Sundowners @ Alto Wine Estate

Every Friday

We have extended our Tasting Room hours on a Friday to enjoy the last days of summer; we are now open from 10am to 7pm every Friday.

Enjoy our Award-winning wines, relaxing atmosphere and breath taking views of Table Mountain and the winelands. Whether on the terrace or lounging on the lawn, we have the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a Sundowner.
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    All our wines are available for tastings or by the glass; our cheese and charcuterie boards can be ordered and are the perfect snack to share among friends.

    Please visit our website or call our Tasting Room on 021 881 3884 to make a booking.

Work at Postcard Cafe

Wednesday to Friday

From the 31st of March we will be running some lovely deals for students and working individuals who are in need of a quiet space and good wifi to get some work done. The deals are available Wednesday to Friday 09h00 – 16h00, excluding public holidays, and should be booked in advance via email only. Booking is essential as there are a limited number of spaces available.

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    We will provide a quiet working environment with free wifi, good coffee and delicious food, for a set price.

    The Early Bird – 09h00 – 12h00 – This includes a choice of 4 breakfast options, a hot beverage or juice and bottomless still and sparkling water, R120pp

    The Workers Lunch – 12h30 – 16h00 – This includes a choice of 4 lunch options, a hot beverage or juice and bottomless still and sparkling water, R180pp

    The All Day Go Getter – 09h00 – 16h00 – This includes a choice of 4 breakfast options as well as a choice of 4 lunch options, 2 hot beverages or juices and bottomless still and sparkling water, R280pp

    To book phone +27 (0) 21 861 7700

Things to Do

Horse Back trail ride and Wine Tasting

R 1 100 – Sundays only

A 3.5 hour activity – vineyard trail ride from Equine Sport Centre to Simonsig Winery. Several other horse riding packages also available which we can discuss as we do have a scenic trail ride for 60 min; sunset ride etc.

Bookings to be done through Equine Sport Centre
Tel: 082 494 7971

Lanzerac Shuttle

Free – Mondays and Fridays

Complimentary shuttle service between town & Lanzerac every Thursday & Friday. The shuttle will do a pick-up every half hour at the Visit Stellenbosch office (47 Church street)between 15h00 & 19h00.
Lanzerac’s Tasting Room & Deli has extended its operating hours to 19h00 very Friday & Saturday.

Seating limited per trip to capacity of shuttle vehicle. Please adhere to Covid protocols.

Bites in a Box

R 395 pp – Monday to Saturday

An experience celebrating our talented artisans who have had to think out of the box to spoil you with their unique and delicious offerings. Includes a brilliant coffee/tea experience with handcrafted confections to pair at coffee lab, an old favorite with a twist at the oldest hotel in the town and a fresh shot to boost the immune system at a celebrated entrepreneur. A free Bites and Sites bag is also included.

Bookings can be done online at www.bitesandsites.co.za

Stellenbosch on Foot

R 90 pp – Monday to Friday

We invite you to join Stellenbosch on Foot for a Historical tour of Stellenbosch to hear many interesting facts and fables about the past while experiencing the present in “The Eikestad”.

Bookings can be done online at www.stellenboschonfoot.co.za or WhatsApp 0844797262

Vine Hopper

R 125 pp – Everyday

The Vine Hopper is the only way to experience the Stellenbosch wine Route by hopping on anywhere and hopping off any time on our route!
The Vine Hopper has 3 routes with each of the routes visiting 5-6 very different wine estates in the Stellenbosch region. The farms all have their unique styles and attractions that can be enjoyed while being on the Vine Hopper route.

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    The Vine Hopper day ticket is the most cost effective way to experience the Stellenbosch Wine Route. You can decide on what you want to do on the different farms and pay for tastings, tours or activities as you go along.
    This is a great way to still be independent and not linked to a group but having the comfort of being transported, enabling you to enjoy your tastings at your own time without worries of how you are getting home!

    Bookings can be done online at vinehopper.co.za or call 021 882 8112

2.5 Hour E-Bike Wine Farm Tour (Self Guided)

R 250 pp – Everyday

Lanzerac Wine Estate, the home of Pinotage, is conveniently located in Stellenbosch and surrounded by world class wine estates linked together with safe cycle routes. From the Vinebikes Trail Centre at Lanzerac you can rent bicycles and e-bikes or you can book guided wine farm tours and now thanx to a nifty free app you can now do a self guided e-bike wine farm tour!

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    From Lanzerac Wine Estate the app will guide you through Stellenbosch along a scenic cycle route along the Eerste River, past some university building and then on a country road to Rustenberg Wine Estae at the foot of Simonsberg. Once you enter the wine farm it is real country style cycling to reach the wine cellar at the top of the farm.

    To book use voucher code: #ilovevinebikes with online bookings. https://scootourscapetown.activitar.com/services/11628

Guided bike Tour

R 380 pp – Everyday

A tour that combines the beautiful scenery and sites of Historic Stellenbosch with some excellent wine pairings and some healthy outdoor exercise.
Price:
R380 Bring own bicycle
R 580 Bicycle included
Included: Guided cycle tour, 1 wine tasting and 1 Wine and Chocolate pairing
To book: Email info@adventureshop.co.za or phone 021 882 8112

E-Bike to Boschendal

R 380 pp – Everyday

A half day tour to spend an active outdoor day with friends on a guided E-Bike tour. Cycle from Stellenbosch to Boschendal Wine estate via arguable the most scenic valley in the Winelands. We will ride along the Stellenbosch Trail Fund trails through town and up into Idas Valley and the Banhoek Conservancy trails to Boschendal. Our guide will lead the way and give insights into the area and impart local knowledge. Our bus will transport you back to Stellenbosch early afternoon.
To book: Email info@adventureshop.co.za or phone 021 882 8112

Guided Vineyard Hike

R 350 pp – Everyday

Hike through scenic views of towering mountain peaks and valleys covered in magnificent vineyards, enjoy wine tastings at award winning estates.

To book: Email info@adventureshop.co.za or phone 021 882 8112

Markets

Dorp Street Sunday Market

Every Sunday

There is no better way to spend your Sunday, than taking a stroll through the beautiful greenery of Stellenbosch’s Street.

The unique & hard-working traders at the market, restaurants & other businesses in Dorp Street make it so much easier to #supportlocal !
From 9am – 3pm.

Slow Food Market Stellenbosch

Every Saturday

Entry is FREE and ample free parking is available. Pets are welcome too!
Come relax in the beautiful setting of picturesque Oude Libertas and support our local small business entrepreneurs from 9am – 2pm with all the mouthwatering slowfood, delicatessen, fresh produce, arts & crafts that you’ve come to love! We will also be introducing a few exciting new members to our #slowfamily