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96 Winery Road Restaurant

Winery Road, off the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
+2721 8422020
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Ranked #22 of 165 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, Organic
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The iconic winelands restaurant,great views of the local Helderberg and a firm favourite amongst the Stellenbosch locals for the past 15 years and still wowing the faithful. A firm reputation for outstanding, friendly service, great food, wonderful steaks and remarkably good value, with the best selection of wines.Frequent award winner and each dining area has a cosy fireplace for the winter.
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Gordon's Bay
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

The wine list is rather daunting (read 'many unknown vineyards at eye-watering prices') for mere mortals like us but the food, service and atmosphere is always wonderful.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

96 Winery Road Restaurant never disappoints. Situated among the vineyards between Stellenbosch and the sea, this restaurant with farm style furniture, excellent wine collection and cosy fire in winter always offers charm, excellent service attention and even better food. The favourite, so they say, is the duck pie, but any dish is excellent. The selection of steaks will even leave... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We booked a table for 12 people and were pleasantly surprised. It was a very good experience and wine selection was great. Only gripe was the steak wasn't proper medium rare as was ordered. Other than that, the selection of dishes was top notch. Many thanks for a very good experience

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96Allan, Manager at 96 Winery Road Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Freben S Thanking you for taking time to write the review. We are disappointed that we did not get your steak perfectly cooked - as it is our usual standard to cook steaks to perfection - , but we are very happy that you enjoyed your meal with us. We do hope to see you soon. Jacques More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I hosted my Dad’s 80th Birthday Lunch on 6th September 2014. I was so dismayed with the attitude of the Manger, Jacques and his staff. I selected a set menu at R275 per person. One of the mains was Line Fish, when I arrived he told me that the line fish for our menu was Hake. Apparently that was ‘all... More

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96Allan, Manager at 96 Winery Road Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear SueV256 Firstly please allow me to apologise most profusely if you did not have the real 96 experience. We proud ourselves on being a second home for many of our customers and surely never want to dissapoint any of our customers. My staff have always been praised for their good "naturedness" and once again I apologise if you found... More

Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I think the food is very nice, but way to expensive for our local people. The prices are definite for the tourists and not for us. I cant see how you can pay R180 for a steak. It is really not that good!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We had dinner at 96 Winery earlier this week after reading various reviews and recommendations. However, we found it an underwhelming experience. The food was OK but no better than any average restaurant can muster - certainly do not wander off the steak choices. At least 4 different staff came over to top-up our wine or ask if we wanted... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

I am amazed by the rave reviews this restaurant gets. I found it to be very average at the most. The place is rather unkept and needs a facelift. The description of the dishes on the menu surely does not match what you actually get.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Looking for a fail safe option where you know that you will always get world class food, then this is it. The menu is solid, the wine list is extensive (a little expensive) but the quality of the location and the beautiful food makes up for it. Whether you book the private room with friends or colleagues or have a... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a Resturant that consistently delivers, this is the place. An old established Resturant, well known in the area, unpretentious, that has a winning formulae. Booking is essential. Service is always excellent, jungle gym outside & lawns if you wish to take the kids with a great kids menu. They have fantastic midweek winter specials and... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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130 reviews 130 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a pleasant restaurant for an evening meal, especially when one is trying to get away from the pretence of several of the local wineries with their gastronomic experiences. Just enjoyed a very well prepared Kingklip and my guest a steak that was served exactly as ordered. The only complaints were that the manager was not as present as... More

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Additional Information about 96 Winery Road Restaurant

Address: Winery Road, off the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
Phone Number: +2721 8422020
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Contemporary, International, Organic

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