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Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 5128
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Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate, (est: 1685). Situated 20 minutes from the Cape Town CBD and one of Cape Town's Big 7 tourist attractions, Groot Constantia is a must visit for the whole family. With two outstanding restaurants, Jonkershuis and Simon's, 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 that exudes natural beauty. Groot Constantia can also be reached hoping on City Sightseeing's Wine Bus.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cellar tour” (67 reviews)
“oldest winery” (29 reviews)
“wine tasting” (301 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia 7806, South Africa
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+27 21 794 5128
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited groot constantia just to have a look around. It was a nice sunny Sunday and it was busy. Lot of options like wine tasting but also 2 restaurants. You also can do a museum tour.

Thank Margonda
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Groot Constantia wine tasting is consistently good albeit a bit commercial. We did the wine and chocolate paring which was reasonable and included 2 prepacked cheese platters. Knowledgeable assistant and beautiful art work. Lovely big tasting area with outside as well. Convenient reasonable and...More

Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you do nothing else, do the cellar tour with the included wine tasting! Easily achievable as part of the CitySightseeing Bus tour.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are scenic and it's interesting to see the vines in all their glory. However, the museum was pretty awful and really just an excuse to draw people into their restaurant

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to visit the oldest vine yard in Cape Town, more than 330 years old.. We pay a small price for the glass and you get to taste and keep the glass. The view was magnificent and the wines were superb.. we didn’t have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant environment with informative staff assisting with the wine tasting. Selection of 5 - two whites and 3 reds. Groot Constantia produce a proud chardonnay , pinotage and currently, an exceptional shiraz. Cellar tour also available, but we opted out. Very pleasant venue with huge...More

Thank Cheryl T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently participated in a wine tasting experience which includes a historical tour around the Groot Constantia Manor. Not only was the tour informative, but it also brought to life the beauty and wonder of the wine-making industry in the Western Cape. The reality of...More

Thank Sibahle M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting and peaceful place. We join a tour and then we made a wine tasting on their excellent wines...one bottle of them came back home with us. We stayed for lunch as well...we enjoyed our day there.

Thank AlessiaVe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a historical vineyard with a museum of how the early settlers lived .. very interesting.. there's also a coffee shop for afterwards

Thank Caro W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing heritage winery in a beautiful local with a lovely breakfast menu. Daughter really enjoyed the chocolate milkshake. Simons restaurant super cool

Thank Phil G
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JeannetteRivera
May 24, 2017|
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Response from williansmedeiros | Reviewed this property |
Cellar tour and tasting will last 45 minutes.
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voyagelady
February 25, 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline478 | Reviewed this property |
Forgot we never ate here it's was to busy. We ate at the next stop Eagles Nest fabulous antipasta for two I think it was about £10 / 160 ZR
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