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Address: Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia, Cape Town Central 8000 , South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 794 5128
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate, (est...
Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate, (est: 1685). Situated 20 minutes from Cape Town central and one of the Big 6 tourist destinations, Groot Constantia is a must visit. With two fine restaurants, Jonkershuis and Simon's (contact details on website), wine tastings, chocolate and wine pairing, cellar tours and a museum that reminds one of a bygone era, this beautiful historic winery is a popular attraction.
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Beautiful winery

This winery has a lot of history and is definitely worth the visit. Fantastic grounds, great restaurant on site (Junkerhuis) and lots of nice things to see. The wine shop has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This winery has a lot of history and is definitely worth the visit. Fantastic grounds, great restaurant on site (Junkerhuis) and lots of nice things to see. The wine shop has options to deliver the wine as well. The winery tour itself was a total waste of time in my opinion. After waiting for an hour to join a tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Groot constantia vineyard was a great tour and an even better tasting. We chose the chocolate and wine pairing. Excellent value and great wines. The shop had a good range of accessories and they also represented good value. Thoroughly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

An absolutely fantastic winery. Great set up and beautiful surrounds. The wine and chocolate tasting was truly AMAZING! Excellent wines, terrific chocolates and all at a reasonable price. Without a doubt, Groot Constantia is worth a visit.

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

It was already quite late when we arrived here, so we limited our visit to a walk throguh the estate and buying a bottle of Chardonnay 2013 wine in the shop. The price of the bottle was above average, but it was the best wine we have had in South Africa. In hindsight we wished we would have spent more... More 

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Austin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We enjoyed wandering around the grounds, did a wine cellar tour and ate at the restaurant, which was a great way to end our visit to South Africa.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Groot Constantia wine estate with the homestead with its Cape Dutch gable is very impressive. The estate is steeped in history. Excellent lunch was served in the Simon's Restaurant. The fall colors and mild weather made sitting outside very refreshing. The wine - chocolate tasting was oh so worth it. The history of this estate providing wine to royalty way... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We visited just the house and grounds here as we had other wine tours booked. It is easy to get to on the City Sightseeing Bus Tour. The house has great Cape Dutch architecture and was built in the 1790's. It is very interesting to look round as it is filled with period Cape furniture. It costs just a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

One of the wine farms that can be reached by the HOP on HOP off bus! What a lovely wine estate! Here you can sit inside surrounded by the most beautiful artwork and enjoy the most amazing wine and cheese and take home your cheese board as a souvenir. You will enjoy the friendly service, the great tasting wine at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had a really enjoyable wine tasting at Groot Constantia--the oldest winery in South Africa! The wines offered were very enjoyable and the tasting was very affordable. I was tempted to try the "wine matching with chocolate" and it was really wonderful! Who knew that wine and chocolate actually could go together???! I found out that they can and really... More 

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Durbanville, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Having heard that Groot Constantia recently won the best Chardonnay in the world award, we just had to stop for a wine tasting. The tasting area is big with plenty of staff on standby to introduce you to all the wines on offer to taste. They are very knowledgable and we thoroughly enjoyed our tasting. I was also astonished to... More 

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Address: Address: Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia, Cape Town Central 8000 , South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 794 5128
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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