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Rust en Vrede

Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 163 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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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Thundersley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Words cannot express our love for this winery and restaurant. From the moment we arrive to the end of the evening, we are spoilt, served, feasted and wined to perfection. Staff are beautifully trained, views of the vineyard magnificent and the food is the best we have had almost anywhere in the world, including Franschhoek! Our annual visit is the... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Food was excellent Service was pleasant and from entering until leaving we were spoiled Genuine deserves a best restaurant award We had a 2008 blend wine from the wine farm , and was excellent Price not for the fainted heart Great for a spoil

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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125 reviews 125 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This was a truly 'wow' factor experience. It is easy to see how this establishment has received the awards, accolades and high praise from many including Eating Out. From the moment you approach the beautifully lit restaurant from the car park, you are concious that service and attention to detail are taken seriously. The staff go that extra mile to... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Excellent from start to finish. A treat from start to finish. The rust en vrede Cabernet Sauvignon was out of this world and so was the food.

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Falsterbo, Skåne County, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

In short it was close to Nirvana, food, service, atmosphere & wine rolled into one!!! Nose, mouth & eyes totally satisfied!

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Although we had our special celebration on a Tuesday night, the restaurant was almost fully booked. The meals were outstanding and the service excellent. We will gladly visit again

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Western Cape, South Africa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Enjoying a very limited lunchtime menu was at first slightly off-putting, however the quality of the meal (sirloin steak with mustard butter and sides) was so good that it must rate as one of the most tender and flavorful in recent memory. To top it all, the waiters generously kept re-filling our wine glasses (one glass is officially included). I... More

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NE US
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374 reviews 374 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This was a big event meal that required a special effort to arrange that we had hoped would top our dining events in SA. We were staying in Franschhoek and had to get a driver to take us back and forth. Unfortunately, the service was stiff, overly formal yet inattentive. We did not want a drink before dinner since we... More

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Ryde, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We just came here for the wine but now, looking at the other reviews, it seems we should have stayed longer; maybe for lunch. The wine tasting was perfect and the lady serving us very friendly and very knowledgeable and informative on their processes and products. We felt more like friends than customers and will return. And in the end... More

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Dunsmuir, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We did not eat in the Restaurant as it wasn't open. But we did do a wonderful wine tasting including a meat and cheese platter. Beautiful setting, great wines and friendly staff, what's not to like? Did I mention that the prices are amazingly low? At least for those from Europe or North American you will not believe the quality... More

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