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The Restaurant at Clos Malverne

Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 865 2022
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Ranked #2 of 162 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $16
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Description: You’ll discover that Clos Malverne restaurant offers you an utterly enjoyable intimate and friendly dining experience in unpretentious but beautiful surroundings. It is not surprising that the bulk of our clientele are people who have been here before as well as their friends and colleagues who have recommended it. As you dine, you and your guests will enjoy an unbelievable vista of the softly sweeping vineyards and rolling hills of Devon Valley - so reminiscent of their English counterpart – and the pastel-coloured mountains behind them. It is an incomparable view that will help create a pleasurable and utterly memorable experience. You’ll also enjoy fine gourmet dishes prepared by one of South Africa’s most experienced top Executive Chefs, Nadia Louw, renowned for her impeccably-prepared and delicately spiced dishes that seduce the palate. She is one of the most experienced chefs in the country and has been voted Chef of the Year for her sublime dishes. It is not surprising then, that Clos Malverne restaurant has become a favourite of gourmands and has received rave reviews from critics and clients, both in South Africa and abroad. .
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went on one rainy Saturday afternoon.. we got a window seat and luckily the weather cleared up for us to see the beautiful view of our favourite place- Stellenbosch. The service was great and we got a complimentary white wine. The food was amazing and the chocolate fondant was one of the best we've had. Definitely... More

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south africa
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were given a voucher for our birthdays to go for lunch at this restaurant. What a pleasure. The staff were friendly, efficient and attentive. The food was delicious and the wine pairings were excellent. Can highly recommend this restaurant. It was full on the day we were there so quite loud so if you were hoping for a romantic... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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152 reviews 152 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We went as group of 12 people. 3 Options catering for everyone taste in the set 4 course wine pairing menu. A nice touch was the glass of bubbly upon arival. All the dishes were beautifully presented and very tasty indeed. Wines were lovely and the prices well below what some other establishments ask for lesser quality wines. I found... More

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Hermanus, South Africa
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92 reviews 92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It is a while since we visited this restaurant. It was good to see that the food and wine pairing offer is still bringing in the diners. The price has gone up over the years, but so have prices everywhere and this is still excellent value for money. The food, wine, service -- and of course the wonderful view --... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Lovely setting of Simonsberg and Stellenbosch mountain. We had the food and wine pairing at very reasonable prices. Brendon was a fantastic waiter and we felt welcome and relaxed. A must for a lunch on a lovely day! We will be back!

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Cape Town, SA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I recently visited for a four course food and wine pairing and I can honestly say that it was the best dining experience ever. The food was excellent and it's clear that they go the extra mile to make their meals special. The wine really complimented the food (even I could pick that up) and the staff are so very... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited this restaurant with friends from j,burg and were certainly impressed with a four course meal of a very high standard . The wine pairing option proved to be excellent value ,the service excellent and the ambiance good . We will definitely entertain friends at this venue again . Our visit was on a cold winters day with a... More

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Bruges, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

What a view to have a nice dinner. With the wine ranks in your vision you can enjoy a very nice menu or make a choice for the food&wine paring meal. I tried this last menu and had a 4 course meal with 4 different wines that were selected to be the best wines of their farm regarding the course.... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Visited the Restaurant at Clos Malverne as my friends wanted to try it out. We decided to do the 4 course food and wine pairing. There was a little fireplace that was going and it really helped on the cold day. We received sparkling wine as welcome drink after which we ordered our 4 courses (ordered all at once and... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We always had great food paring at this restuarant. They also got ice-cream paring we enjoyed some different I never had before. Staff friendly serve excellent. Always packed so make sure you make booking in advance. Wine excellent. Great atmosphere.

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