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Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 402
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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One of the finest dining experiences my wife and I have had in over 49 years together! Rust En Vrede tops the best that Europe or the USA has to offer. The setting was lovely, the service highly professional and personal, the menu very comprehensive, the wine list extraordinary, the food delicious... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Pete K
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Stamford, Connecticut
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Stamford, Connecticut
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

One of the finest dining experiences my wife and I have had in over 49 years together! Rust En Vrede tops the best that Europe or the USA has to offer. The setting was lovely, the service highly professional and personal, the menu very comprehensive, the wine list extraordinary, the food delicious and beautifully plated, and the whole evening unrushed... More 

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Johannesburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

This restaurant deserves all the plaudits that it gets. The best service I have ever experienced. An excellent wine list and exquisite food that tantalised the taste buds while melting in your mouth. I can definitely recommend this restaurant and will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Excellent food, excellent service. We took the 6 course menu with wine and were very satisfied. One of the best restaurant experiences we had. Recommend to everyone who visits Cape Town area.

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Welkom, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Service and attention to detail is world class, ambience and setting is exceptional and makes a trip to this restaurant a must for any foody. Wine selection superb, food is very good, but not the best aspect of the overall dining experience.

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We recently went here for dinner and were really looking forward to it as it has a 5* reputation. Unfortunately that is not what we experienced. The sommelier was not professional snorting and making loud sarcastic comments when we asked how much a wine was and asking for something slightly cheaper. The food looked beautiful but did not hit the... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This restaurant - even though been on one of the iconic Red wine Estates in South Africa, it spoils a superb wine list with lots of great South African wine to select from. The also have a Fully qualified sommilier to help you choose. The food - which of course primarily why you are here, is absolutely fantastic, and the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

have to give them 5 out of 5 for everything but my own personal taste is a lot more casual and I could see a family with hyper kids or a group looking for a more noisy/rowdy/chatty experience may find dining here not to their style. The food is perfect.the staff are exceptionally well informed and very very attentive to... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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205 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had an excellent diner experience here. The food served was well presented and very tasty. The wines selected where excellent. All round a great evening

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you are planning on visiting a few wine estates while in Cape Town, don't miss this one! Not only do they have amazing wines, but the food, atmosphere and service are great! Small and not commercial.

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

one of the most beautiful farms and without saying the best wine, their lunch is also a treat steak, chips and a glass of Syrah! My best

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?