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Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 169 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
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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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Highly recommended for special occasions. My wife and I visited Stellenbosch during our honeymoon in February this year. Rust en Vrede was one of the recommendations we received from TripAdvisor and it was truly excellent. The location is stunning. The outdoors, pre-dinner cocktail enjoyed in the sunset on the stone patio sets the mood for an enjoyable evening, and the... More

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Cape Town
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I took my wife and I to celebrate our wedding anniversary here at Rust and Vrede. What a magnificent meal and experience. We love our fine dining and this meal was exceptional. From when we arrived till we left we were spoilt by all. The attention to detail is amazing, from the food to the whole dining experience. We had... More

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Hermanus, South Africa
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102 reviews 102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This highly acclaimed restaurant is amazing. We all loved it! From our arrival to our exit everything was a delight. Most certainly one of the best meals we have ever eaten in the Western Cape. The attention to detail is spot on and the service outstanding. We opted to go for the four course menu which gave you the option... More

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Wiltshire, UK
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

A fantastic experience from start to finish...fine dining at its best! Great attention to detail from the friendly greeting at the door on arrival to the small gift for the ladies on departure, everything was done perfectly...not forgetting of course the fabulous food (taste, textures and presentation were spot on), tasty wine (extensive range, local and worldwide) and first class... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The winemakers lunch has to be eaten to be believed. Just a steak with fries, a side salad and a glass of Shiraz. But its so excellent we have to keep going back for more. Pity you can't book but its worth the trip and a potential wait. Brilliant

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Cusco, Peru
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Best diner we had in SA. I do recommend reserving a few weeks in advance. The wine and spice combination was amazing. We had the four course meal. The foi gras dish and the desert were my favorite. I do suggest to have your first glass of wine outside, the view is amazing.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Beautiful decor and beautiful location... But a waste of time and money... The menu and food were not impressive... A wine menu that was so thick you needed and evening to read it... The best thing i ate that evening was the bread....

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Llancadle, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

This is certainly the best restaurant in the Cape if not the whole of South Africa. It delivered at every level, the welcome, the food, the service and the atmosphere. Quite simply, it was perfect. We will be planning a return very soon.

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Minden
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We very much enjoyed our dining experience at Rust en Vrede from arrival to farewell. Sat for a short while outside enjoying the bucolic view with a glass of champagne and creative amuse bouche. Then into the warm, charming dining room with open kitchen and looked after by friendly, attentive and capable staff (many of whom are students at Stellenbosch... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We opted for the four course a la carte menu. The food was absolutely fantastic, such amazing flavours and complemented perfectly with a bottle of their 2004 estate blend. The entire evening was perfect, we were here to celebrate our 1 year anniversary and we couldn't have picked a better place. They really do have an eye for detail and... More

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

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