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All 176 Stellenbosch Restaurants

Wild Peacock Restaurant & Food Emporium

32 Piet Retief street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 887 7585
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Ranked #31 of 176 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Price range: $5 - $19
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Mediterranean, International, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: High quality Food Emporium & Restaurant specializing in the retail of exotic foods such as fresh oysters, mussels, trout, 'green sassi approved fresh kob, petit poussin, free range chicken and duck, a huge selection of local artisanal and imported cheeses. A large selection of unusual local & imported condiments, olives, oils and vinegars. Organic nuts herbs. Valrhona French chocolate, Italian nougats and biscuits. This is backed with a superb choice of local Stellenbosch regional wines including some of the best examples of other SA regional wines and European imported wines.Apart from retail a delightful brasserie sections offers fine coffees, light tasty meals and a large selection of wines by the bottle and by the glass.The only outlet in the town selling wine 7 days a week. Now open Monday night to Friday night for Dinner. (One of very establishments open on a Monday evening in Stellenbosch)
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Lunch time menu well thought out with something for everyone,very reasonable,craft beer menu solid,squid delicious,chicken livers fantastic.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were in Stellenbosch last Thursday To visit the Customs office. Looking for a place for lunch we found the Wild peacock just down the street. A complete surprise to find this little jewel tucked away in food emporium. I ordered the quiche and my Fiancé had The melktert. Both were top rate. The staff was friendly and helpful and... More 

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Wildpeacock1, Owner at Wild Peacock Restaurant & Food Emporium, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Wild Peacock, we really try to share our passion for food and wine and really welcome your comments. Many thanks hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Andrew B More 

Strand, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

If you like small pieces of fancy food for a much bigger price, this is the place for you. I prefer good tasting food for a good price that fills my appetite. I did not get it here. I was still hungry when I left.

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Wildpeacock1, Owner at Wild Peacock Restaurant & Food Emporium, responded to this review

Dear "fancy expensive food" critic, Thank you for your criticism of our establishment, whilst we clearly cannot cater for all clients, specially those expecting a large plate of food that fills rather than enlightens the taste buds, We strive for the best as many of the Trip Advisor comments attest to. We are passionate about high quality products that are... More 

Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Had a superb Lunch paired with a great choice of wine ! Oysters as a starter, with mussels as a main course !! - Top class !!! Delicious and extremely well priced !! My better half had the Oysters and white Bait , which was also outstanding. Service was friendly and efficient !! A nice touch was a complementary Aperitif... More 

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Lake Lure, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

we visit the Food Emporium frequently, because of the high quality of their goods. So we thought we ought to try the breakfast some time. We were sorely disappointed, as the menu was largely uninspiring and the execution of the items ordered left a good deal to be desired. Still we'll be back to buy their wonderful food and will... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I've been spoiling myself eating at a fancy restaurant in the Stellenbosch area at least once a month for 2 years now. Since I've discovered the Wild Peacock I've had little desire to eat anywhere else, always ordering the chef's specials. Crucial stop on the Pinot Noir appreciation route. Also the only place with a big selection of imported wines,... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is the first time that we have had dinner here and the food was excellent. I had Yellow Tail and my wife had chicken breast stuffed with Mature Feta and Tomatoes. On the down side, it was hard to have a good conversation, with the amount of heavy traffic (buses etc) rumbling down the road. This coupled with the... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

good food, good service, lovely setting, lovely atmosphere. interesting products to buy, lovely and different!

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Fresh ingredients and unusual dishes it's worth going back again to try the other goodies on the menu

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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184 reviews 184 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Good coffee, great snacks, oysters if you want them ( we do ) bubbles by the glass, good wine store. Fantastic deli items too.

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Additional Information about Wild Peacock Restaurant & Food Emporium

Address: 32 Piet Retief street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 887 7585
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
Average Prices: USD 5 - 19
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Mediterranean, International, Wine Bar

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