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Delaire Graff Estate - Graff Restaurant

R310, Helshoogte Pass | Banhoek Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
0218858160
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Ranked #6 of 163 restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Delaire restaurant is situated at the winery and overlooks the Franschhoek valley. It offers approachable fine food with fresh and vibrant flavours. Guests are able to dine on the terrace under a canopy of pin oak trees or within the spectacular interiors designed by the interior architect and decorator David Collins, whilst enjoying the breathtaking views Delaire allows of the Stellenbosch Valley and Mountains. The signature dishes include: Pickled Beetroot Carpaccio with goat's cheese fritters; Crayfish Lasagne with king oyster mushrooms; Pistachio Nougat served with rose geranium ice cream.
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We love this place, got engaged at the lodge 2 years ago. Food and service excellent as always. Felt wine has become a bit over the top though R320 a bottle or Colmant nearly triple that of the farm. Otherwise no complaints

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Having eaten in a number of Michelin star restaurants I would highly recommend the Graff to anyone. The service was excellent, beautifully presented food of the highest quality. The restaurant has a warm relaxed atmosphere and the staff were unpretentious and charming. We did not have the taster menus but the specials of the night & could not fault it.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We had overseas guests with us for a family lunch. Superb surrounds and magnificent vistas & fabulous wines!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We were blown away by the fabulous formal gardens and magnificent sratues and sculptures on the approach to the wine tasting room. Our Four Wines each paired with a gourmet delight was fantastic value at only R150 each. The artwork is amazing everywhere you look and atmosphere very welcoming amidst the eclectic African European opulence. A Beautiful Experience thank you.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Was here with my wife. After 3 weeks touring between Thailand, Australia and SA, it was definitely the best restaurant we did. Food is stunning, service is great, people are so friendly and the atmosphere is just amazing. Deserves a 10/10 ... Congrats

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is still one of my top ten restaurants in Stellenbosch, Cape Town. On the famous wine route is is definitely one of the best places to visit. Great service, amazing food and wine pairing or just a lazy lunch venue in both summer and winter by the fire place. I always look forward to my visits and obviously in... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on a recommendation and ended up having one of the best meals ever in the Indochine restaurant. Great food, excellent wine, magnificent surroundings, friendly staff. Goes on to my "must do" list for any friends visiting Cape Town.

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Denver
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

All around this was a very memorable visit. From the great views, to the wonderful wines, to very pleasant and attentive staff. We did wine tasting which was the best wine tasting experience we have had (in and out of South Africa) before having lunch. Lunch was another great experience and hope to come back some day to stay for... More

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Parma, Italy
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126 reviews 126 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Great wine tasting on the outside terrace overlooking the vineyard... We had heard a lot of this estate and we appreciated it a lot. We had 5 wine tasting with some snacks, dried meat and a plate of cheeses and sauces. AMAZING place, wonderful minimalist architecture and great indoor atmosphere! The only point was the service. We had a helpful... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Staff were very attentive. Sommelier was friendly and knowledgeable about wine. Each course was beautifully presented, tasted great and each course explained by a member of staff. Seven courses was a bit too excessive for me personally (felt very full afterward!).

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