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Temptation Restaurant at La Vierge Winery

R320, Hemel & Aarde, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
(028) 313 2007
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Ranked #31 of 71 Restaurants in Hermanus
Cuisines: Contemporary, Fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Kommetjie, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We recently spent a week in Hermanus and visited the Hemel and Aarde valley where we stopped at La Vierge for wine tasting. The restaurant looked so attractive we decided to stay for lunch and were glad we did. The service was excellent and the waiter did not blink when we asked for a burger without carbs and another with... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Our hotel recommended this restaurant although we have had received mixed feedback. We had a prime table at the huge window overlooking the Hemel and Aarde Valley - such splendour! We had absolutely no complaints about the food since it was top notch and it paired well with a La Vierge Chardonnay. The pork belly can really be recommended.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We arrived here on the spur of the moment decision. They fitted us in with a great table at the main window. Service, food etc was very good even though they were very busy - highly recommended.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We were out for the day, tasting the wines the area had to offer and popped in for lunch. Having not been here before did not know what to expect of the food. We were on a tight schedule and hence only had time for mains and I was not disappointed. I had the Asian Pork Belly which was delightful.... More

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Itala, Italy
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195 reviews 195 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The Hemel and Aarde Valley is world famous for excellent wineries. La Vierge is no exception. Their wines are excellent and I love the labels and the stories behind every wine. The menu is very limited unfortunately and they don't really cater for vegetarians. The food is excellent however. The service outstanding and the views - magnificent. Essential to book.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Second time we had lunch here. This time we had wine tasting first and were pleasantly surprised with their wines.! The shiraz and the Nymphomane is recommendable!. Had ceasar salad and Pork belly for main - and Mussel for a starter which was huge! Too much even to share. Will definitely go back!

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Betty's Bay, South Africa
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This was the spot where we had our small wedding day lunch some 6 years back, although under new ownership, and not all we had heard since the change was good, however, I am delighted to inform all that very little has changed from the earlier years. Great venue in a perfectly positioned spot. It was rather busy some weeks... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Wayne is a great chef and has put together a menu with sufficient choice with great quality . The restaurant is only open lunchtimes and is a perfect choice for a light lunch and a good glass of wine with an amazing view. Staff were friendly and attentive .

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London
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167 reviews 167 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Having seen the fine food available at Creation, we arrived quite late at La Vierge and were more than happy to see that they offered a very simple wine tasting platter for 2 - a simple tapas of 5 plates - to go with a couple of the wines, a glass each of Nymphomane (Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec Cabernet Franc) and... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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1,160 reviews 1,160 reviews
640 restaurant reviews
3,355 helpful votes 3,355 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We were staying in Hermanus & decided to drive up to this lovely winery for some wine tasting & nibbles for lunch. Fantastic elevated position overlooking a valley of wine farms, the setting is idyllic. They have a large sun deck with casual seating, so you can sit back with a glass of wine & take in the views. We... More

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