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Rust en Vrede

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Address: Stellenbosch 7599 South Africa, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
Phone Number: (021) 881-37-57
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Average food for a high price

We counted over 20 staff inside the restaurant. One for everything you can imagine. But the quality of the food is not in relation to the service. The fish was burned and the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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Herten, The Netherlands
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Herten, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We counted over 20 staff inside the restaurant. One for everything you can imagine. But the quality of the food is not in relation to the service. The fish was burned and the general taste experience was even mediocre. Still all these people must be paid for and the result is a high price for an average dinner. Also all... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great location, beautiful wines, helpful staff make this the best stop on your Stellenbosch visit. Very generous tastings of the best wines that Rust en Vrede have to offer. They have remodeled and expanded the tasting area which has a nice platform in the trees with views of the vineyards. The wines were outstanding as usual although we were disappointed... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We came back for a second time in one week. Best red wines! We had a stunning lunch last week! Stunning, beautiful farm with excellent waiters!

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Cape Winelands, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We shared this evening with friends as they were also celebrating their wedding anniversary. It is not easy to book at this restaurant during peak holiday season and you must book many weeks in advance - if not months. The menu is a choice of a 4 course meal with options or a set 6 course tasting menu with wine... More 

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Miami, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Wine tasting is done sitting down at a table outside so you really get to enjoy the views. Nice ability to sample some of the expensive wines the winery offers. If you purchase wine, they will waive the tasting fee. Service was very good and the staff member who assisted us was very friendly. I would recommend a visit as... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Rust en Vrede is a beautiful estate, with a lovely name, however, the staff are quite impersonal and I get the feeling that they just learn everything about the wines off by heart instead of having a deeper understanding of them. We certainly did not feel very welcome and I wouldn't return or recommend anyone to go tasting there. The... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The name of the winery does not match the cold welcome received by the 2 staff members at the wine tasting. Upon arrival there was a total desinterest and unfriedly reception. We were a party of 5 and there was only one table for 3 available in the tasting room and the response was " this will not do for... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

What a wonderful dinner - from booking to driving away.....ptetty close to perfect. ..even though it was on the opposite side of cheap I still found it exceptional value.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

A magical setting for lunch outside under the oak trees. Serving only steak and frite with a scrummy herb butter along with the vineyards reds. This was a very very good lunch!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

This must be one of the best value for Money wine tasting in the World. Extremely good wines. Seems to be a very well managed estate. We did not visit the restaurang but it looked very good.

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