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Groot Constantia

Address: Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia, Cape Town Central 8000 , South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 794 5128
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Private Tour: Cape Point and Constantia Valley...
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Cape Town City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: 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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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We went to Groot Constantia as 3 generations in a family, and it worked out well. Our 2 year old had plenty of space to play, with other children, while we watched and enjoyed good cheese and wine. The 2 of us that did the wine tasting enjoyed the experience. From now on I intend to order cheese boards at... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Groot Constantia Wine Farm is one of the stops on the blue line for the Hop On/Off tour bus. Lovely view of the valley and the bay beyond. A cool glass of wine and lunch at Simon's Cafe was a perfect match. Maybe the nicest food we had during our time in Cape Town.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The winery is worth a visit in that the space for wine tasting is comfortable and spacious and the selection of wines for tatsing was just good enough for the tasting tourists. The twinpacks on offer which most people from my toru group purchase wihout hesitation as the prcing was really very fair and less than 505 of what we... More 

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Hull England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Visited last Wednesday, 36degrees in Cape Town , so nice air-conditioned tasting room ideal. Five very good wines to taste for only 35 rand best attraction value in Cape Town Strongly recommended for all wine lovers

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Groot Constantia is a beautiful vineyard and handy in it's position within Cape Town. It has many tourist attractions on offer to keep you entertained and beautiful gardens to stroll around or relax in and soak up the peace, quiet and beauty. We decided on a quick bite to eat at Jonkershuis which produced a delicious and interesting meal. They... More 

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Franschhoek, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The most beautiful Manor House with a lot of history. A must visit when you are in the Constantia wine lands !

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Baden, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Located in Constantia, Cape Town - easily reachable. Beautiful setting, allows walking in lovely gardens and sampling local cuisine and wine (of course) in the restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

One of the highlights of the bus tour Groot Constantia has a place in world history wheren the winery provided the palates of icons such as Napoleon and the British monarch. The formative years quite intriguing and revealing - Jan Van Riebeck tenuously shipping vines to the Cape to start the first vineyards centuries ago. The wjne tasting rounds off... More 

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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We happened upon this place by going on the winery tour the Cape Town sightseeing bus offered. What a delightful experience. Great wine tasting in beautiful surroundings. We even managed to get a table for lunch, but book one as soon as you arrive or call ahead. I would go back to this beautiful wine estate again and again. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We had been part of the wine region tour operated by City Sight Seeing Cape Town. Groot Constantia is the oldest wine estate in the country. We had opted to take the cellar tour and wine tasting; we were taken through the entire wine making process and saw all the equipment and methods used to make their own wine on... More 

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