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Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 177 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Pretoria
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174 reviews 174 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Nestled in the gently sloping hills and valleys below the Stellenbosh, Rust en Verde peaceful setting relaxes you when you get out of the car. This was our last stop on our day wine tasting trip and picked at random. What a great choice not only did we taste some exceptional wines, but also stopped for a late lunch as... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Given the high quality in food presentation and attention to detail in the service provided it is surprising that they squeeze in 3 tables for 1 or 2 customers in a particular poor position. These 3 tables are placed in a passageway next to the open plan savoury kitchen where the chefs were working and next to the outside wall.... More 

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Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We visited Rust en Vrede originally to do wine tasting but after arriving and seeing their lunch special we decided to do both, enjoy lunch while we tasted their wines. My husband had a steak and I had Salmon. Both were exceptional. The wines were great and Chloe who is our hostess is very knowledgable and accommodating creating an enjoyable... More 

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Switzerland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is hard to find in the evening. After the gate, it's another 10 minutes through wineyards. The restaurant is cozy, not too big with a luxury touch but relaxed style. Service and food is top notch and (for european standard) at a reasonable price. We had a wonderful evening and would eat here again.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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80 reviews 80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A trully beautiful place. The drive is just builds the anticipation. The environment is exquisite and so beautiful surrounded by mountains. The place has both charator and soul. A strong but calming place. The staff are awesome. We had breakfast winerasting which my wife loved. The wine stands above any other wine we drank in our two weeks in africa.

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Gaborone, Botswana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Five star dining at its finest! Wonderful service and even better food. Extensive wine list with pairings available. Ambiance is lovely. Would return in a heartbeat!

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

On recent trip to SA went to this restaurant with friends to celebrate my birthday. Started with champagne aperitif, fabulous meal and very helpful staff, sommelier chose a fantastic wine to compliment the food and the ambience of the restaurant was lovely with great setting and views of vinyards. I don't think they have any Micherlin stars but they certainly... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We went for dinner and had the 4 course meal. Food, Service, wine, ambience all excellent. Can't fault anything at Rust en Vrede and I would recommend it to anyone. Not the cheapest meal but most certainly one of the best ever anywhere in the world

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Windhoek, Namibia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have to congratulate the Rust & Vrede team with an experience that we'll never forget. The ambience under the oak trees, combined with the excellent food and wine - that can only be described as a winning combination. Never had such an unforgettable lunch.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What an exceptional experience. Myself and partner were here a few years ago and it was exceptional. Its just got better. My In-Laws from Germany were celebrating their 35 Wedding anniversary and went to a 3 Star Michelin restaurant in France. BUT they say Rust en Vrede was a much better experience by far. They truly enjoyed the food, setting... More 

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