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Vrede en Lust Winery

Intersection of R45 and Klapmuts Rds, Simondium, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 27 218 7416
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Classy

One of the best presented cellar doors I've had the pleasure of enjoying a tasting at. Staff were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Emanpee
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Sydney, Australia
A little paradise

Excellent stop off the purple tram line. We so enjoyed the chocolate pairings. Great service and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aussielover1
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Vrede en Lust offers award-winning wines, historic Cape Dutch architecture, undulating vineyards, breathtaking scenery and world-class leisure facilities. Our cellar door is open daily, with free wine tasting or special wine enthusiast food and wine pairings. Luxurious accommodation for up to 42 people plus one of the most sought-after wedding and event venues in the country. The very popular LUST Bistro & Bakery is family friendly and open for early breakfasts, late lunches and everything in between.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine tasting” (105 reviews)
“tasting room” (21 reviews)
“amazing wine” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Intersection of R45 and Klapmuts Rds, Simondium, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 27 218 7416
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best presented cellar doors I've had the pleasure of enjoying a tasting at. Staff were wonderfully attentive, relaxed but professional. A quality and good selection available for tasting. Add the charming setting and outlook, makes it difficult to leave. Plenty of parking.

Thank Emanpee
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Susan F, Digital Marketer at Vrede en Lust Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Emanpee Thank you for taking time to write a great review on your Vrede en Lust wine experience! See you soon for some more good wine! Warm Regards The Vrede en Lust Team

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent stop off the purple tram line. We so enjoyed the chocolate pairings. Great service and gorgeous tasting room.

Thank Aussielover1
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Susan F, Digital Marketer at Vrede en Lust Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Aussielover1 Thank you for hopping off at Vrede en Lust and for taking time to review your experience on the farm! Looking forward to seeing you again soon for your next Lindt and wine pairing! Regards The Vrede en Lust Team

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We didn't do a wine tasting here, we only had coffee and cake as we were all wined out. The tasting room here is exquisite and a perfect place to eat, chill or have some wine. Great bistro too as we have visited this on...More

Thank PaddySA1000
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Susan F, Digital Marketer at Vrede en Lust Winery, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Hi Paddy Thanks for writing a great review on your Vrede en Lust visit! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Regards The Vrede en Lust Team

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Loved everything about this place! They had some of the best white selections of all the places we visited - specifically the barrique and viognier. The staff were knowledgeable and clearly passionate about their craft. My only regret is that we couldn't stay here longer!

Thank Rakhi D
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Susan F, Digital Marketer at Vrede en Lust Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi RhakiD Thank you for taking time to write an exceptional review on your Vrede en Lust experience! Looking forward to your next visit to the farm! Regards The Vrede en Lust Team

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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

This was the first stop on our WineTram route and it set the tone for the day beautifully! Clear, blue skies, approx 23C and a beautiful outdoor seating area out the back made Vrede en Lust one of the highlights of the day. Sit back...More

Thank MFC31
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Susan F, Digital Marketer at Vrede en Lust Winery, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Hi MFC31 Thank you for taking time to write a great review! Looking forward to seeing you again at Vrede en Lust! Regards The Vrede en Lust Team

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Can be a bit windy but if you can sit outside and take part in te wine tasting menu you will not only enjoy the wine but the view just gets better with each tasting. The girls serving are lovely and very knowledgeable of their...More

Thank Robert M
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Susan F, Digital Marketer at Vrede en Lust Winery, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Hi Robert Thank you very much for the great review! Warm Regards Vrede en Lust

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

Stopped in for a lovely wine tasting on their patio (with comfy seating and a gorgeous view) and then a delicious lunch in their restaurant. Service was perfect; food a bit expensive but delicious.

Thank BklynBetty
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Susan F, Digital Marketer at Vrede en Lust Winery, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Hi Betty That you for taking time to write a great review! Regards The Vrede en Lust Team

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Lovely wineyard with a spectacular view were you have the wine tasting and also the have some great wine that is for a good price. The service is great.

Thank MattiasGun
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Susan F, Digital Marketer at Vrede en Lust Winery, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Hi Thank you for taking time to write a review! Looking forward to seeing you again at Vrede en Lust! Regards The Vrede en Lust Team

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I go to this restaurant mainly for the wine in my opinion the best in SA. I always buy 3-4 Boxes even though it is expensive . The food is very good but you either have Steak or fish but don’t let this put you...More

Thank David M
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Susan F, Digital Marketer at Vrede en Lust Winery, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Hi David. Thank you for the positive review. Warm Regards

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting, delicious wine and cheese platter! Of the 7+ vineyards we toured during our stay in Cape Town, Vrede en Lust was among my top 3 experiences!

Thank Jackie B
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Susan F, Digital Marketer at Vrede en Lust Winery, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Hi Jackie! Thank you for the great review on your experience at Vrede en Lust! Hope to see you again soon.

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Roly A
June 16, 2016|
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Response from djbuys | Property representative |
Lust Bistro is open from 7.30am to 5pm In the close vicinity Babel at Babylons Toren and PappaGrappa are open for dinner.
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