The first of this series was the Cape Town restaurant winter specials, from all around the Peninsula. Now I’m laying on some more winter deliciousness – this time, from all around the Cape Winelands, with some Cape Winelands Restaurant Winter Specials.
Brace yourself for some cosy deals that will keep you fireside and filled with 2 of the best things in life – good food and wine. There are some seriously amazing deals here lovely people.
If you’ve heard of any other great specials, please don’t hesitate to share.
Terroir on Kleine Zalze – 2 courses R240, 3 courses for R280 – plus more…
Super chef Michael Broughton (I call him the ‘Sauce King’) offers this amazing winter special at his award-winning restaurant just outside Stellenbosch. His food is mind-bogglingly good.
If you want to stay over and the best deal in the WORLD, try this on for size:
1 x night plus breakfast at The Kleine Zalze Lodge, a 3 course meal at Terroir, 1 x complimentary bottle of wine and 1 x complimentary wine tasting. R650 all in for a standard rm, R900 for luxury suite.
Kleine Zalze wine farm, Stellenbosch 021 880 0740
De Grendel – Main, dessert and glass of De Grendel wine – Price: R185
Classic, hearty comfort food in a lovely farm setting in Durbanville, not too far from Cape Town.
De Grendel Wine Farm, Durbanville 021 558 7035
The Jonkershuis on Grande Provence – Private Chef’s Table, 3 course,min 8 pax – R355
Chef Darren Badenhorst crafts exquisite cuisine and this private room is a luxurious and beautiful space with high ceilings and a roaring fire. The farm is absolutely magnificent and there is an art gallery and art all over the grounds.
Grande Provence wine farm, Franschhoek 021 876 8600
Cuvée at Simonsig Estate – 3 courses with a glass of wine – R235
Gorgeous and very cosy, you’ll have things like risotto, curry, sirloin and crème brûlée to tempt you on a cold and rainy day.
Simonsig Estate, Stellenbosch, 021 888 4932
Dornier Bodega – Loads of specials
1. 2 course – R175, 3 course – R230 (Wed to Sun)
2. 50% off shellfish platters on Wednesdays
3. R120 for the soup and fish special on Fridays.
Just outside Stellenbosch, Dornier wine farm has something for everyone.
Dornier Wine Farm, Stellenbosch, 021 880 0557
Wild Clover – Loads of specials
Mussel Pot – Mussels in a creamy white wine sauce with chips @R95.00. Chicken livers peri peri with homemade bread. R45.00 Pea and Ham soup with homemade bread. R39.00
With a pub, restaurant, brewery, winery and game, this farm is great for a visit. Close to Cape Town on the R304 (30 mins) and filled with activities.
Winter special stayover rate of R750 per cottage Mon-Thurs, R850 Fri-Sun – Kids stay free.
Wild Clover Farm, outside Stellenbosch, 021 865 2248
The Royal Hotel, Riebeek Kasteel – 5 courses – R98
The beautiful 4 star property in the heart of charming Riebeek Kasteel offers this cracking deal all year around – can you even? If you feel like charging your glasses before supper, try 50% off G&T’s on the verandah between 5pm-6pm.
The Royal Hotel, Riebeek Kasteel 022 448 1378
96 Winery Road – 2 specials
1. ½ Price burgers at lunchtime, Mon-Fri
2. R96 for signature dishes – Duck and cherry pie, Hollandse fillet (250g) – Tues – Thursday.
Winery Rd, Helderberg 021 842 2020
Cavalli Estate – 2 courses R200, 3 course, R280
A crazy-beautiful wine farm and stud in Somerset West. Cutting edge design and a top chef make this an exclusive dining destination. A fantastic price on this restaurant winter special.
R44 Somerset West, 021 855 3218 (choose option 1)
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List updated weekly, so keep coming back to see what’s new and what’s no longer on the Cape Winelands Restaurant Winter Specials.
– Caro de Waal: MCBN Food Muse @carodewaal
(pic: de Grendel, Terroir on Kleine Zalze, Grande Provence)