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All 165 Stellenbosch Restaurants

Rust en Vrede

Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 165 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
East London, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Overrated, pretentious, poor quality food, and poor management. Food was salty, dry gnocchi, all 4 meals of very poor quality, this was pointed out to the waiter, In a polite manner, we received no feed back from management or the waiter. They all look and act in a superior manner, like take it or leave it, menu old news. Wines... More

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Venlo, The Netherlands
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Got a last-minute reservation at Rust en Vrede during our stay in Stellenbosch and was not disappointed. Their six-course menu was very nice and had some surprising combinations with the accompanying wines. One mistake in one of the dishes was adequately taken care of by the hostess.

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Southern England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

We can see why this restaurant is no 1 in the region. Excellent food (without being over pretentious), wine (great sommelier) and service. Tip for those with small appetites - eat sparingly of the early courses so you can really enjoy the main and dessert.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great venue and perfect setting. We each had the 4 course menu and chose some real jems from the wine list too! Service was flawless throughout and needless to say the food was a amazing. Only imperfection, they don't serve SA Cap Classique! We will be back !

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have visited Rust & Vrede twice this year and I am so impressed with their attention to detail and level of service not to mention Chef John Shuttleworth's amazing menu. The sommelier is well versed and it was refreshing for me that he actually listened to my taste but "pushed" me a bit to venture closer to the chardonnay... More

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Best
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Rusrt en Vrede is one of those restaurants where one really feels being a guest. The service is flawless and still very freindly and personal. The sommelier knows his job so does the rest of the staff. The quality of the food and the presentation on the plate are of a high standard. So if you in the neighbourhood please... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Food is outstanding, setting is outstanding, service is outstanding....this is one place you have yo set if you are ever in Cape Town....love it for romantic, business or family

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We went there for my Birthday, and had an absolutely top notch meal, with excellent, thoroughly spoiling service. We hadn't been there for a few months, and the complementary bottled water was a new brand. I said to my husband, that I missed the normal Aqua Panne, which they used to have. 5 minutes later a bottle of it appeared... More

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Beaverton, OR
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The winemakers lunch is steak with fries and salad. The day wew were there, it was served with Shiraz, which was a perfect compliment. The steak was huge and delicious. We all enjoyed it thoroughly. I believe that is the only thing they serve at lunch, so it is not for vegetarians. For Americans, the price was unbelievable. I think... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Just popped in for a wine tasting and had some excellent wines, estate Syrah excellent. The tasting room is under renovations but there is a very cosy pavilion that worked very well.

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Address: Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch

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