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Interesting tasting

The winery tasting room will be moving into the Manor next door as the owner has bought back the... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2018
P4196NVangelas
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Lasne, Belgium
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Relaxed wine tasting

Rijk’s has some of the best Pinotage you will taste, enjoy a relaxed tasting outside or inside... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
82WeRNeR
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Van der Stel Street, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

The winery tasting room will be moving into the Manor next door as the owner has bought back the Manor he built. The wines were very good in fact unfortunately our favourite was one they don’t intend to make in the future. An interesting and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Rijk’s has some of the best Pinotage you will taste, enjoy a relaxed tasting outside or inside while being well informed about the various wines they produce. A must when in Tulbagh.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 82WeRNeR
Reviewed September 4, 2018

This place had great wines. They only have a few varieties, but what they do, they do phenomenally. The Pinotage, Chenin Blanc, and Pinotage-Syrah all were very, very good (sadly, at the time, they weren't distributing to the US). The views here were beautiful, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Devon L
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We had a great tasting experience at Rijk's! Thanks Tiger for making our stop so informative. We left with 3 bottles of Rijk's Reserve on the morning they were awarded an ABSA Top 10 Pinotage award. Congrats guys wish we could have flown home with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank majiksea
Reviewed August 1, 2018

I was very disappointed in the meal and experience at Rijks 'fine dining' restaurant last night. There was absolutely nothing fine dining about the experience. The canapés were poor quality, the soup was delicious, but far too big a portion, my meal, the pork loin,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank René M
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant at Rijk’s just outside Tulbagh (also known as Governor’s) is a top class eatery. The service is friendly and efficient, the venue is beautiful and the food is great. And the boutique wines are in a league of their own.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ZaksBoertjie
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Superb hotel with great staff ensuring all customer needs are met Fantastic place to spend the week end

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank onsbothas
Reviewed May 23, 2018

This is really a smart place to visit. The restaurant is lovely and the staff helpful and friendly. I thought it would be good to have a simpler lunch menu . The food was well prepared and more than enough.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Violetvz
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Lovely lunch venue with full views of vines and mountain. Visit on a sunny day to sit on the veranda. Food is excellent (limited menu but all prepared beautifully). The service was also very friendly and efficient.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Grayson99
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

The tasting room was understaffed and we only tasted 1 way before we left. Tasting venue has a cold decor that does not feel inviting or interesting. Was very disappointed with the experience as other highly recommend Rijk’s. Saronsberg and Lemberg offers way better experience.

Date of experience: April 2018
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