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All 175 Stellenbosch Restaurants

The Restaurant at Clos Malverne

Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 865 2022
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Ranked #1 of 175 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery
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
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176 reviews 176 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful place for a lunch. The views are lovely, the food great and the wine good. Do the wine and food pairing. It is recommended. It is also very reasonably priced for what you get. A lovely place for get togethers with friends.

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Noordhoek, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This is the best value for money ever - a four course tasting menu with wine pairing for under R300. The ambiance and the views are amazing, the food to-die-for and the staff are friendly and attentive. Thank you to Anita, our waiters Charles and Brandon and the kitchen staff - you guys ROCK. Our third visit this year and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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77 reviews 77 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed a casual lunch at a table near the patio, overlooking one of the most magnificent views of any restaurant in the area. The meal was incredible value, certainly the best in the area, as other reviews attest. The service also was really good, both from the manageress on duty and our waiter Charles. Unfortunately the food was rather lack... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Fabulous views, delish food and wine and friendly, attentive service. Definitely worth a visit. Everything went smoothly. A beautiful peaceful spot to have a wonderful, relaxing meal.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This has to be the best value for the most superb food, wine pairing and amazing view in Stellenbosch. Cannot say enough good things about the Chef, the Staff and the ambiance. We took a party of 47 for the wine pairing lunch last week, and it was all perfect....and we were not the only diners in the very busy... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We could only get an outside table on a windy Sunday afternoon for lunch, but were placed under the trees , sheltered from the wind by a glass panel which still afforded beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and grape vines. We opted for the tasting menu, which consisted of four courses with wine pairing with each course. The food... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Have visited this establishment several times over the years and it never disappoints. Whatever time of the year that you visit you cannot help be amazed at the views. The food is brilliant, either from the a la carte menu or the food/wine pairing menu. The staff are extremely knowledgeable about the pairings and very efficient. High on the list... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a excellent value set lunch with wine pairings. The food was well prepared and the flavours were good but lacked the finesse of some restaurants we visited. Although they were a lot more expensive than Clos Malverne. The wine pairing was good,the view was amazing over the valley filled with vineyards. We would visit again when next in... More 

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Cape Town
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I'm still amazed with what this restaurant (setting and staff) brings. They exceed every previous experience every time we visit them. Picturesque view, absolute VALUE for money food and wine paring! Be sure to be blown away when having lunch at Clos Malverne! I'll be back...again and again!

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Dublin, Ireland
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61 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The last time I reviewed Clos Malvern I described it as running like a well oiled machine. Nothing has changed. From the welcome to the service to the quality of the food it continues to be of the best the Cape wine lands has to offer. If you had only time to visit one wine farm I think it would... More 

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Additional Information about The Restaurant at Clos Malverne

Address: Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 865 2022
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
Cuisine: International

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