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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, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 21
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  • 6
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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
Lunch getaway

Little place hidden in the bushes around a corner. A true hidden place. The vibe is inviting and deli is well stocked with a variety.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
JandB281
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Little place hidden in the bushes around a corner. A true hidden place. The vibe is inviting and deli is well stocked with a variety.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Wonderful location in a valley with nice views from a large terrace. Also inside it's cosy at the fireplace in winter. Large variety of delicious dishes, snacks and sweets, most with their own berries. Can not even say which one is the best, all devine... Bring some time, often the service is not that quick, but worth the wait. Good... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Stopped at Hillcrest Berry Orchard while touring wine country on the recommendation of a Cape Town restauranteur. We were unbelievably disappointed with the service here. Despite a number of employees in the shop / restaurant area, we were not greeted, no one spoke to us, and we were not offered any help. While we like good service, we paid no... More 

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Cape Town
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This spot need a real makeover. It is really looking dated. The scones however are still great as are the jams. It would be nice to be able to purchase the small jams but I did not see any available for purchase other than in a hamper.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We've eaten here twice and can recommend the babotie, the prawn Thai curry, the burgers and berry-based desserts. Very surprised to find Waka Waka wine which is supposed to be for export only, the Chenin/Sauvignon blanc very good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

After a day of visiting neighbouring wine farms in the area, we popped in to Hillcrest Berry Orchard for their divine cheescake. I cannot even think about it without my mouth watering. It is served with a fresh berry coulis and the most delicious melt in your mouth shortbread biscuit. Definitely a must have when visiting. The stunning views and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

the restaurant was surprisingly busy for a winter lunch but it was worth the wait as the food was lovely. The dessert was the highlight. Amazing cheesecake with your choice of cooli and the scones with a lovely biscuity crust.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Relaxing garden environment with a unique view. Scones were fresh with signature jams, balled butter and airated cream (disappointment). Would only recommend the scones. Shop needs a dire revamp.Perhaps incorporate a select tea merchant to partner with? Boring menu, presentation fails dismally and the service is not good at all.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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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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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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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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