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The Avontuur Estate Restaurant

The Avontuur Estate, R44, Somerset West, | Western Cape, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
0218554296
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $50
Cuisines: Continental, Contemporary
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had breakfast on the patio, lovely view, friendly staff and the AV breakfast (Avontuur breakfast) was great on a perfect Cape winters day. During a previous visit we did the wine tasting with cheese platter which was excellent. Beautiful farm!!

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Cape Town
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Salmon roses starter great!!πŸ‘ fillet main geeatπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ tasted the duck too which my mother had and it was AMAZING! Had phyllo pastery ice cream dessert with butterscotch. πŸ˜πŸ‘ Staff was very nice and helpful. Beautiful view. Will DEFINITELY go again.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Excellent restaurant. A peaceful place with vinyards and beautiful stud horses. Lovely views of table mountain in the distance. A place I like to visit and finf a treat.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

went there several times for breakfast and lunch, you really get your money worth , the food is excellent and also the display of the food...and you eat with a view

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was our first visit to the Wine Estate and Restaurant. Five of us selected different options from the menu and all were exquisite. The chef greeted us, visited our table and saw us out and we gave him the accolades he deserved. I had the lamb chops and was given generous portions perfectly cooked to my requirements. Needless to... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Serve the BEST Breakfast !!! Ambiance excellent!!! Management & Staff VERY friendly and courteous. Really enjoy visiting Avontuur Estate Restaurant !!!

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

On a cold winter's day we visited the restaurant and enjoyed well prepared food, served beautifully in generous portions. The service was friendly and courteous. Can certainly endorse the recommendations given previously, by others, for the beef carpaccio and the crispy duck. The sirloin steak on the bone was also a treat. Wine was also well priced and locally sourced... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

2nd visit. First time wine, now lunch. Beautiful setting on a horse ranch/wine farm. Bistro like kitchen with hearty lovely dishes. Ordered the two different platters which were reasonably priced, but there was more salad than other things. Slightly disappointing. Only one piece of cheese on two platters... Service impeccable. Overall, a nice small venue suitable for any meal of... More

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Lake Lure, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We return regularly to this conveniently located wine estate restaurant. Our friends have always raved about the duck. So we had to try it, but were forewarned that it would be a large portion. No starters therefore . The duck was indeed splendid, perfectly moist prepared in this wonderful orange sauce. This brought back wonderful old memories. We were so... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

After a bad start today, and not having time left to drive to Hermanus, we decided to have lunch @ Avontuur which was much closer. It was our 2nd visit, but again: what a pleasure! We didn't book, but George welcomed us with an open heart! He arranged a table for us. On the way in we tasted some Avontuur... More

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