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Delaire Graff Estate - Graff Restaurant

R310, Helshoogte Pass | Banhoek Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 8160
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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, Doing business, 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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English first
Bisley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Came to dinner here from the neighbouring Clouds Estate and had the seven course taster menu, with the wine option, for my husband. Unfortunately, one of the recommended wines was not to my husband's taste, but there was no problem at all in changing it. Our waiters, Tonelle and Richard, were lovely - good conversationalists as well as being very... More

Porto Alegre, RS
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I had the pleasure to had lunch at Delaire Graff! Best view even, best seat outdoor, great service from all staff and amazing food! Another great surprise, the price is not high. It´s in my top list recommendation and I already suggested to all my friends!

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

What a place what a view and what a menue!! Plus the place is teeming wiht works of art, from paintings to sculptures, very interesting place to visit for lunch. The diamonds are a tad expensive though!!

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

So so beautiful , from the food to the art to the presentation to the service! Everything they say is true :)

atlanta GA
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Wow! Book this gem in advance and have lunch or dinner here. Better yet stay overnight. Everything is delicious and beautifully presented.

Mainz, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

What a view and that with great food! Worth a visit, but make sure to bookmin advance! Great tasting room as well!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Expect the best food and wine beyond compare. The waitrons treated us like students though, and one abandoned midway through. To be honest I barely noticed as my group were having so phenomenal a time.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Had a really pleasant evening at Delaire, where the food is certainly as pretty as the surroundings. The tasting menu highlighted seasonal ingredients in a contemporary way, with winning combinations across each course. Service was also spectacular, with a really attentive team clearly on top of their game. Certainly deserved of recent accolades. Only opportunity for improvement was the wine... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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

Exeter, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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