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Address: Blaauwklippen Road | Western Cape, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 880 0557
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Wonderful 3 night stay at Dornier

I stayed at the Dornier homestead for 3 nights, from 5 January to 8 January 2016 with my boyfriend. The staff at the wine estate were amazing, and we would like to give a mention... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Michaela F
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had had a tasting a while back in the old main building which was good, but now situated in the winery it feels too impersonal and oriented to groups. The staff are fine , the chairs around the bar uncomfortable the latest wines (2015 Whites) too thin and need some maturing to gain (hopefully) some body. The history was... More 

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Thank AlanJWells
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Dornier homestead for 3 nights, from 5 January to 8 January 2016 with my boyfriend. The staff at the wine estate were amazing, and we would like to give a mention to: Laura who welcomed us, Freena (so sorry for spelling) for looking after us during our stay including dropping us off at a neighbouring wine... More 

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2 Thank Michaela F
Somerset West, South Africa
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

My family and I had lunch at Dornier last week and ended up wine tasting as well. The restaurant was pretty busy but the service was excellent. We were quite a big party and all enjoyed the food and wine emensely. The setting in the valley is truly stunning and we thoroughly enjoyed the outing.

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Thank DougCapeTown
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Great Wine Estate! Lovely guest house. Enjoyed the wine and the amazing view! Definely one of my favourites.

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Thank Susan E
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the Dornier Homestead for a night and was very, very pleasantly surprised by the Dornier estate. The house itself is an old colonial building that has recently (and tastefully) been refurbished but which still has many of its original fittings. The winery and restaurant serve a great selection of food and offer excellent wine tasting (which is... More 

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1 Thank Ali187689
Piketberg, South Africa
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had a 80th birthday celebration with 21 people for lunch. The staff were friendly and professional. The service was excellent. The food was good, with all 21 of us served at the same time. We can highly recommend a visit to Dornier, Bodega restaurant, for a large party. The setting is beautiful too.

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Thank Jean0803
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We went randomly this week end and had a really good tasting. Everyone of their wine was great ! Ended buying a few cases of the rosé.

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Thank Cindy Kathy C
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Having noticed that Dornier was seventh on the top 12 architecturally designed wine estates in the world a stop was necessary. Wonderful service, from an extremely knowledgeable server. We were introduced to their tapas with a bottle of wine. Perfect combination with a perfect view over the estate and the majestic mountains in the background. Wonderful wine. This was my... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Went here for lunch and did some wine tasting as well. The food was ok, no more no less and the wine tasting was alright. We tried five wines and they served them all in the same glass. Would have been nine with a new glass at least when you go from a white wine to a red.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Our party of 4 adults and 3 children spent 2 nights at the Dornier Homestead, since our son was celebrating his 40th birthday party at Dornier restaurant. While the large celebration was a huge success, and the food and service impeccable, the same cannot be said of the accommodation. We opted for staying on the estate because of the convenience,... More 

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