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Groot Constantia

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Address: Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia 8000, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 794 5128
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate, (est:...

Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate, (est: 1685). Situated 20 minutes from Cape Town central and one of the Big 6 tourist destinations, Groot Constantia is a must visit. With two fine restaurants, Jonkershuis and Simon's (contact details on website), wine tastings, chocolate and wine pairing, cellar tours and a museum that reminds one of a bygone era, this beautiful historic winery is a popular attraction.

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Beautiful and Historic Winery Near Cape Town

We were a group in Cape Town celebrating a small wedding. The bride's parents treated the group who flew in from all over the world, to a whole day tour of Cape Peninsula. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a group in Cape Town celebrating a small wedding. The bride's parents treated the group who flew in from all over the world, to a whole day tour of Cape Peninsula. We decided to cap it of by going to Groot Constantia, oldest winery in Africa. It was perfect! We did not make any prior reservations because we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful XVIIth mansion with interesting period rooms ( though no match to any European art lover familiar with Dutch, French, Italian or German houses of the same period). Nevertheless interesting to better understand Cape's European roots. Excellent place to get a real SA breakfast treat, with fresh tasty products. All in all, a very interesting place to visit when in... More 

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Klerksdorp, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The history of this estate is amazing. The wine tasting is done very professionaly and is not expensive. You can choose 5 wines to taste. They offer you great service and information about the wines. There is also alot of different places to choose from at the estate to go for a meal. Must visit when you are interested in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Disclaimer: It's my first time visiting a winery, and paying for wine tasting, so my opinions may not be accurate. Otherwise, it was a fantastic experience. The staff are knowledgeable of the wines, the prices were decent, and the wines were amazing. 45rand gets you 5 wines to try. According to another friend, she is usually clear of what wines... More 

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Bloubergstrand, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We met my parents at Groot Constantia for lunch as it's slightly more than halfway between our houses. This is the oldest wine farm in Cape Town and the old buildings are historic and beautiful. . As are all the many old trees. The farm had just launched their first Rose MCC which we ordered. It was delightful. Our food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A true experience and knowledge of how a wine is made right from plucking the grapes upto filling the bottles of wine. Interested people should take the wine and chocolate tasting tour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For R45, you get to try 5 different kinds of wines made here in Groot Constantia from a list of around 8-9 wines. You get a piece of paper that the wines are listed on and you will get to choose 5 types to taste. Although some are labeled "NOT FOR TASTING", the staff could be persuaded to let you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time here. The wine, food and atmosphere was delectable. We were the last to leave. Took the City Sightseeing bus here and stayed until the last bus. The tour, wine tasting and lunch was divine. No crowds ,noise and the weather was wonderful. Our visit did not feel like a tourist trap. Then again, we didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for dinner. I was enthralled by all my old Cape Malay Favorites. Curried bobotie with chopped bananas and salsas. Curried chicken with Delicious friend Naan Bread.... Price was amazing too.... Wine excellent..

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Big crowds, tour buses, and noisy. I would got to the little wineries up the road. It is historic but just not worth the hassle

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