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Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 175 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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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Dinner experience was really deserving of the accolades bestowed on R&V in recent times. Subtle but attentive service, tasty and well presented food and excellent wine. What more can you hope for? Excellent - do book ahead and get there.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We have been attempting to work our way through the country's top ten restaurants but seem to leave the reservation-making too late. We were therefore delighted to secure a booking at this fantastic establishment at short notice without the patronizing 'oh dear me there are no openings for months' we had come to expect from some of the other Cape... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We liked everything about this restaurant, the food is excellent with incredible attention to detail. The service is fantastic, better than you would normally expect in a restaurant, again the attention to detail.. We would highly recommend it, and would most certainly look forward to this special treat again.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Great meal at Rust en Verde. I highly recommend the signature wine that complimented the chicken dish perfectly.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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110 reviews 110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

. At eight we have dinner at Rust en Vrede. The vineyards and the restaurant are at the end of the road towards the mountains at Annandale road, Stellenbosch. A long long road covered with trees brings us up to the restaurant. A friendly and well dressed lady welcomes us already at the parking and brings to our table. The... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Having been lucky enough to have eaten in many good restaurants around the world, I have to say the meal, in fact it wasn't a meal, it was a gastronomic experience - was the best I have ever had. What a wonderful evening - service, food, wine, ambience was just wonderful. I will be back.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We booked a dinner table at Rust en Vrede since we were on a journey to experience the best in South African dining. In 2013 it received 3rd place in the Eat Out Restaurant Awards and offers a once in a lifetime "ten course surprise Estate Experience Menu gastronomic journey". The first disappointment came when we were informed that the... More 

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Rust en Vrede S, Manager at Rust en Vrede, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for your e-mail and feedback. I would firstly like to ensure you that all feedback from our guests is valuable to us in improving our experience. In the time since we've been offering the Experience menu (since September 2013) this is the first comment of this nature that we have received, therefore we will take your... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

As the are revamping things on the Estate we only had a choice of Fish (Salmon) or steak and a glass of wine. We sat outside under beautiful old Oak trees. The white wine they served was very good and the fish excellent. One of our friends had the steak, with which he was very happy with. Simple, expensive, good.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had a lovely dinner at Rust & Vrede. First we were welcomed with a glass of champagne and canapes on the terace. Afterwards we had a beautiful table next to the open kitchen in between two wine cellars. We chose the 6 course menu with wine paring. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was amazing. With an extra... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Excellent meal, we had the tasting menu with wine pairing and were stunned by every mouthful. Outstanding service, couldn't fault anything. We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening, thanks. This is food at it's best!

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Additional Information about Rust en Vrede

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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