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Off R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 881 3878
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Vredenheim is no ordinary wine farm! There's something for everyone at this family-owned estate - experience our range of wines, tasting room, unique Big Cats Park (home to lions, tigers, leopards and more), wildlife and game viewing, Angus cattle stud, picnics and beautiful gardens, Hudson's Restaurant, Barrique Restaurant, conference, wedding and function venues, vintage cars, boutique and more.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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Off R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 881 3878
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Excellent place to sample nice wine and big cats - try and book a trip during feeding time! The white male lion is a really cool cat!

Thank hpatel2016
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

The place is awesome and very tranquil awesomeness! The food absolutely fantastic. Malay curry was the best I ever had. Great !!

Thank jason S
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We were told about this place after we visited Speir winery. Vredenheim is just a mile up the road and has a good collection of Big Cats which you have to pay to see. We were lucky enough to go right before the 3;00pm feeding...More

Thank Samosababa
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a light lunch and was pleasantly surprised! Great venue, kiddy friendly and the best Coconut Chicken Curry I've ever had! Will be sure to visit again and share the experience with family and friends!

Thank Christelle P
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

HUDSONS has a menu which sounds scrumptious but unfortunately other than the side plate of bread we were not impressed. Burger = DRY & rock hard Coconut chicken = completely tasteless Steak&guiness pie = SKIP The big cats park is wonderful and the location is...More

Thank Chante v
CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2017

Good day Chante, We are very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience when visiting Hudson's at our estate. Whilst the restaurants operating at Vredenheim are not owned by us, it is still of great importance to Vredenheim that our guests enjoy every...More

Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

On the main route close to the brandy distillery, is a great picnic spot. If you prefer to have nibbles by the fire place, try the Ploughman's Platter at the Hudson cafe. Lovely little spot!

Thank Marina_JNB
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

We did the 40 rand each tasting of a choice of 5 wines. We tasted the sparkling wine, sauv blanc, cab sauvignon, award winning gracious lady (120) & m'lord chardonnay (90)! I bought this wine estate's two flagship wines of Gracious Lady & M'lord! I...More

Thank Emily O
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Had a lovely wine tasting at Vredenheim and then a late lunch at Hudsons. The restaurant even stayed open until we left - which we didn't realise. Great food, reasonably priced wine and epic chocolate cake!

Thank terri34482017
Reviewed July 28, 2017

My wife & I had breakfast outside since it was such a nice sunny winters day. The food is great and the views of the garden and the pond with the mountains in the back is awesome. Quiet & tranquil. Friendly staff.

Thank Jannie L
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

8 July 2017 My son and new daughter-in-law celebrated their marriage at Hudsons wedding venue on Vredenheim Estate. It was a chilly day but the warm ambience of fires burning, twinkling chandeliers, leather couches, vintage saloon style bar, attentive staff and friendly chatter made everyone...More

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Estelle K
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R65 adults, R35 pensioners, R40 children
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
We didn't go for the wildlife game but for the restaurant...which was great hey! Wine was a bonus!...