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“I do I do I do” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gabrielskloof

Gabrielskloof
Bot River, South Africa
27 (0)28 284 9865
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Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Bot River
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Beautiful family friendly wine farm in the Overberg! Great views, Great food and Great people
Hermanus
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“I do I do I do”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Gabrielskloof is a popular venue for weddings as it has all the elements for a memorable exchange of nuptials - they even have their own chapel with a window on a spectacular Overberg view.

Visited May 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Cape Town
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Must try”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Our second visit to Gabrielskloof & for us, living in the Western Cape with so much choice of wonderful food & wine, this was a treat.
The menu is varied & very reasonably priced, the voignier was excellent (& again reasonably priced) & the setting & service to match. The chef adds an individual touch to all the dishes & they were all different & delicious.
We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch & will be calling more regularly.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“What a Find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We had not heard of Gabrielskloof Winery before being invited for Sunday lunch with friends. From the first welcome in the wine tasting venue, to the final farewell from the exceptionally friendly staff, we had a memorable experience! The wine tasting was conducted professionally and generously which led us to purchase good wines to bring home. The restaurant is light and airy with a restful ambience, yet at the same time there was a delightful buzz from happy diners all enjoying well presented, excellent food. We were surprised at the generous helpings we were served. The staff, at all times, looked after us and kept smiling even though it must have been challenging to cope with a full complement of diners. We were a big table of 26, yet we were well looked after. We will definitely return and also recommend it unreservedly to our friends and family.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lingfield, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great food, lovely setting!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

I had heard about this restaurant, so when driving from Cape Town to Swellendam, we decided to stop in Botriver to try this restaurant. First, when driving on the N2 towards Caledon, ignore the turn-off for Botrivier as the restaurant is a further 4 km along on the N2 after the Botrivier turn-off!!!
I almost gave up going there, but thank heavens we persisted. What a pleasant surprise when we got there, a lovely setting with friendly staff and great food/wine! The starters are excellent, the desserts looked great, but unfortunately we were so full after our starters and main that we simply could not fit a pudding in as well!
Well worth stopping for, really recommend you try this restaurant when driving through!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bures. UK
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80 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Outstanding meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We grumbled a bit that this was a long way from Pringle Bay when it was to be our last meal on this visit to SA. However it was well worth the drive. We shared starters of Greek salad and deep fried squid on a salad. This was followed by two sirloin steaks with a superb sauce and two of what might be described as a tagine of aubergines, tomatoes and onions. Both were delicious. Attentive and helpful staff and the owner was on hand and pleased to meet new diners.




We never fail to be amazed at the quality of the restaurants in SA. In ten visits we have only had ha;f a dozen poor meals

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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