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Dornier Bodega

Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 8800557
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Ranked #25 of 165 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $19
Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Tapas, Vegetarian, Winery
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Part of the Dornier Wine Estate, this is a great place to enjoy the best in life. Spend time with your family on the generous verandah and pair some great Stellenbosch wines with dishes from a creative seasonal menu.You can taste our wines at the table or at the Wine Lounge in the same building.
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English first
Sommerset West, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed our meal on Sunday! The view is so beautiful, the food very good, enjoyed the wine. Our waitress, Faith was delightful and attentive.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

From 3 to 5pm they serve tapas which are worth a visit; they offer tapas for 2 persons + 1 bottle of wine for a total of 250R which is a bargain considering the amount and quality of food you get; I must say the wine you get with that offer is not great but it is good enough (you... More

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Trinidad and Tobago
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was our second time to eat here and again the food was amazing. The flammekuchen before the meal is really unique and very tasty. The fillets we ordered were both cooked to our specific liking without having to send them back. The desserts were amazing. It was overall a very nice lunch and as metioned before, I would recommend... More

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Durbanville, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Mountains , vineyards , lawns , stunning spot . Food , was wasn't fantastic , wine ....OK value for money , yes . But be prepared to wait , service not fantastic . If you are very adventurous , still do not make the mistake of ordering the beetroot risotto . This will not work on any planet.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

The menu does not offer to many options but there is something for everyone. Most of the Dornier wines are available by the glass. Choose from a starter and main, or main and dessert for R175 per person.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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92 reviews 92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant several times in the past and always been happy with the food and service. On our recent visit however we felt that the food was rather overpriced. Two courses (in my case, soup and a burger) for R175 seems a bit over the top. We also missed the lovely basket of fresh breads that... More

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Cape Town
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Spectacular view of the mountain. The verandah would be ideal but we choose a rainy day and sat indoors looking at the walls instead. The service was excellent, ask for Michaela who was sharp and attentive without being intrusive. The atmosphere is relaxed and the wine and food superb. We chose a seven year old merlot R130 which is the... More

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Ryde, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We opted for Dornier Bodega restaurant to meet with some family over lunch. The place has an amazing view over their lawn with the mountains in the background. The booking went smoothly. Unfortunately for us on the day of our lunch it was cold and rainy so we sat inside. They had a little trouble with their fireplace and the... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We were a table of 8. The wine tasting was professional. The meal was a different story. For the first course 3 starters were served then 5 minutes later 4 more - the last starter arrived when everyone else had finished eating their first course. When the mains were served it was almost the same: 4 guests were served, the... More

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Cape Town
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The staff were most helpful in trying to correct the problems we endured on a previous visit and invited us back for a re-appraisal. We didn't go on the "Seafood Special Day" as previously but a week-day lunch would be a good test. The resulting warm welcomes, excellent explanations by the staff of the menus, certainly placed us in a... More

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