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Hillcrest Berry Orchard

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R310, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 1629
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good light lunch in a beautiful setting

Hillcrest is well known in Cape Town for the freshest and best berries and jams. The restaurant is in a beautiful setting surrounded by mountains. The food served is fresh and delicious. Altogether a great place for lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Diane V
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We had heard about the fantastic tea and scones at this establishment so we put aside a day to venture to Sellenbosch. The entrance to the tea room is amalgamated with the shop selling gorgeous jams and preserves and other goodies ( oddly mini jams are priced at R6.00 each while a pack of 4 is priced closer to R30).... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Hillcrest is well known in Cape Town for the freshest and best berries and jams. The restaurant is in a beautiful setting surrounded by mountains. The food served is fresh and delicious. Altogether a great place for lunch.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Great place to visit on your way back from a 'Wine-lands lunch' at one of the excellent options available in Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Great variety of fruit jams and (until now) fruit based liqueurs.....however, it would appear that someone forgot to renew their alcohol license and the liqueurs have been taken off the shelves............please renew your license - your... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stopped here in December and had lunch and dessert! For a busy holiday time it was surprisingly not FULL and over crowded. We had the most amazing view, friendly service and a stunning atmosphere! Lovely ambiance and food with a very high quality! Its a little bit on the pricey side but GOOD! Food was awesome and dessert even... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Hillcrest Berry Orchard jams used to be THE highlight of any trip to Franschhoek from Stellenbosch but the last two times I have been there, I have left rather disappointed. This past summer, we went there for my birthday and were very taken aback when we were duly informed that we were too late to order breakfast and too early... More 

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Hillcrest Berry O, Manager at Hillcrest Berry Orchard, responded to this review

Thank you for your email - we always value customer feedback be it positive or negative since we can invariably learn something from it. You have raised several issues to which I would like to respond. 1. As with most restaurants we serve breakfast till 11:00 after which we still have our light lunch menu of open sandwiches, wraps, salads,... More 

Karmiel, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I love to sit outside and look at the magnificent mountain view. Wonderful scones with a very large selection of their jams. The lunch is simple and very tasty a must is their Babotie. Very good value for money.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Go here for the tea and scones - you get a choice of two of their jams to go with it and they serve high quality leaf tea. The view/setting is also great.

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Randburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We had an amazing breakfast at Hillcrest. The location is hard to beat in the winelands, quiet spot with a lovely view over the valley. We went early (got there around 9am on Easter Monday), it was quiet and beautiful. The scones with clotted cream were amazing, huge selection of berry jams to choose from. I have visited during berry... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Friends suggested we pop in. Great for edible gifts.. Frozen Berries extremely well priced! Pity we not locals! Bought delicious looking mustards, preserves and jams. Had tea outside overlooking the beautiful view.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Amazing views, close to other wine farms. Great place to start a day in the Stellenbosch area. Great tea/coffee selection and waffles and scones are freshly made.

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Additional Information about Hillcrest Berry Orchard

Address: R310, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 885 1629
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisine: African

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: R310, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 885 1629

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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