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Abingdon Wine Estate

D 369, Nottingham Road, South Africa
+27 33 234 4335
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Beautiful setting and scrumptious food

Been wanting to go for a long time and finally got the chance this week and it lived up to all my... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2017
tracehonn
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
via mobile
You either do tastings on the said dates or don't call yourself a wine estate

If you plan and advertise wine tastings and people drive to your farm and then you plainly (for 2... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2017
Kobus V
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
“wine tasting” (9 reviews)
“the kitchen” (4 reviews)
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D 369, Nottingham Road, South Africa
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+27 33 234 4335
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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Been wanting to go for a long time and finally got the chance this week and it lived up to all my expectations! We all tried different dishes and they were all as delicious as the next! The staff and owners were extremely friendly and...More

Thank tracehonn
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

If you plan and advertise wine tastings and people drive to your farm and then you plainly (for 2 adults) just say sorry for coming we are not doing it today, just is very poor! No need to return thenMore

Thank Kobus V
AbingdonEstate, Owner at Abingdon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2017

Hi Kobus I'm sorry we couldn't help you with a tasting yesterday. As mentioned to you, we had been booked up for a private function of 70 guests. The hosts had specifically paid us a venue hire fee in order to ensure that no outside...More

Reviewed April 2, 2017

What a beautiful place! The atmosphere was excellent and the owner (wine master) explained in detail of all the wines and the different techniques in producing wine. This is a must visit if you are visiting the Midlands Meander.

Thank W1l6
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

There were 25 of us who attended a birthday celebration the food was first class. The wine tasting was great and the owners are very passionate about their business. The only negative on a wonderful day was my brother in laws car was bumped because...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Abington is a stunning venue in the KZN Midlands (near Howick) if you are looking for "somewhere special" to celebrate that birthday or simply an "outing into the country". If you travel past the Mandela Monument, further down the road you will see a sign...More

Thank Susie B
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We chose to celebrate our wedding anniversary at Abingdon. My wife had the pork belly and I had the oxtail. Both were superb. The wine was excellent. The owners of this estate really try very hard to meet high standards. The service was also prompt...More

Thank Candaules
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Having never visited Abingdon before I had pretty low expectations. Those were quickly dispelled as Ian and Jane Smorthwaite run an excellent estate and restaurant. We had a wine tasting prior to lunch, by Ian with his fellow wine maker and lovely daughter, Laurie, also...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed October 9, 2016

I booked a Sunday lunch for my wife and I to celebrate her birthday with a trip to the midlands.After some shopping and "meandering" on a rainy and windy day, we arrived at the restaurant at our booked time of 1 pm. We opened the...More

1  Thank Diverianmiller
AbingdonEstate, Owner at Abingdon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2016

Hi Ian I'm so sorry to hear that you did not find our establishment very welcoming. Many of our guests have praised us specifically for that quality and it is a shame to find that you feel you were not adequately greeted. Yes we are...More

Reviewed July 13, 2016

The people that run this place always seem happy to answer questions and I always learn so much on a visit here! The wines are really good and the tasting is great value. The setting is also beautiful and though I've never eaten here, the...More

Thank E3460IFlisaw
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful estate with relaxed setting. Wine tasting available. Wine prices a bit on the costly side. Great food.

Thank Danie T
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