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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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Excellent Wine Tasting with a very well informed guide

We visited this Estate to do the wine and chocolate tasting. You are given five wines and five chocolates that are supposed to compliment each other. This only partly works... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Theatricalsolutions
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Mark, United Kingdom
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Mark, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited this Estate to do the wine and chocolate tasting. You are given five wines and five chocolates that are supposed to compliment each other. This only partly works though strangely the white chocolate with the Sauvignon Blanc was the most successful and we tended to enjoy the wine then eat the chocolate after that. I am ashamed that... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the simplicity and the good wines Groot Constantia has. The dessert wine that was Napoleon best choice is amazing.

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful site with wonderful views. We stopped off for a house tour which for $9.50 included wine tasting, entry to a small museum and you get to keep your tasting glass! There are two restaurants on site, we didn't have time to stay for lunch but it looked lovely.

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Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location for a wonderful lunch. The wines are excellent. Best I've had in a while. Prices are affordable. Service impeccable

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Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend took me to a wonderful lunch at this great facility - great wine, delicious lunch and on top a view like no other.

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Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as part of the wine tour leg of the red hop-on hop-off bus from Cape Town. For a small fee (95 R each) we had a self-guided tour of the old house (now a museum with lots of authentic old furniture) and tasting of 5 wines. All were very good to excellent and we got to keep the... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Groot Constancia for lunch with a group. The food was good, service was Superb and the outdoor seating was refreshing. Was able to try and buy their famous Sweet Wine that was the preferred of Napoleon among other Kings.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited GC via the red topless hop on//off bus - what a pleasure to do some wine tasting without worrying about driving! GC offers excellent tours & not only wine tasting/purchasing but an array of excellent craft beers Louis-THE-lawyer

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have to admit we did not partake of wine tasting here due lack of time. However, the wine over lunch in Simon's Restaurant was superb! Wish we'd had more time here to fully appreciate the whole package - would def return.

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Mazamet, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit at a bargain price. We took the whole tour, wine tasting and plant. The tasting was great - five samples and pleasant staff to pick out those notes. Highly recommended.

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