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Delaire Graff Restaurant

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R310, Helshoogte Pass | Banghoek Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 8160
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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333 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We have eaten well around the world and this restaurant is in the top league. The service was friendly and professional. They dealt with allergies well. Although the view was great, the food was why you go there. It delivered on its excellent reputation and exceeded it. All six meals were enjoyed immensely by our party. See the menu and... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really looked forward to our evening at the restaurant. It is impressive from the moment you turn into the drive. The gardens along the road are up-lit and well cared for. There is African art along the walk on the way in and in the lobby is a beautiful yellow diamond about the size of the rock that killed... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Alone the surrounds are worth the visit and the cuisine stands up to it. Ahh, and the wines are world class too, of course.

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Surrey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Imagine your table: right at the edge of the dining area overlooking the mountains and vineyards, sitting in the sun drinking G&T whilst the champagne bottle clinks slightly as the ice melts in the bucket, and asking yourself what the hell this is all going to cost. Relax. It came to £130 for 2 eating full a la carte lunch,... More 

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Thank PiersSurrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in Stellenbosch, this is the restaurant you need to go to have dinner. For any european people you will eat like in a two three michelin stars restaurant. The food and wine pairing 10 dishes degustation menu is just outstanding with the different chefs coming to your table to explain some dishes. The waiters and the sommeliers... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always love the setting at Delaire, which is probably worth going for alone. Service staff were friendly and attentive too, and wine list is impressive (although the mark-ups are in certain cases ludicrous). The food was however quite ordinary, which when compared to some of the top establishments in the area, does leave one wondering exactly how they justify their... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our wonderful evening began with the drive up the hill lined with lovely sculptures and gardens to the restaurant/resort entrance. It was a beautiful evening with the sun setting and the moon rising over the incredibly picturesque mountains and surrounding vineyards. There are many beautiful sculptures both inside and outside of the property. We were seated straight away at a... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent view and facilities but food so so and overpriced. If you want to pay for the view... You can pay for it or drive by to a smaller more cosy restaurant.

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Thank Arthur K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant was unbelievably beautiful and the food was fantastic. It made us feel like a member of the rich and famous without the high prices. During our short visit we actually went to this restaurant twice because of the great views and the good food. Be sure and take a tour of the entire estate via the golf carts... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary recently. We decided to have lunch at Delaire Graff Restaurant, which was a spontaneous decision. I called them that morning and they booked us right away. The service was out of this world, and every detail was taken care of. We were welcomed and treated like royalty. What a magnificent place.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R310, Helshoogte Pass | Banghoek Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 885 8160
Description
Delaire restaurant is situated at the winery and overlooks the Franschhoek valley. It offers approachable fine food with fresh and vibrant flavours. Guests are able to dine on the terrace under a canopy of pin oak trees or within the spectacular interiors designed by the interior architect and decorator David Collins, whilst enjoying the breathtaking views Delaire allows of the Stellenbosch Valley and Mountains. The signature dishes include: Pickled Beetroot Carpaccio with goat's cheese fritters; Crayfish Lasagne with king oyster mushrooms; Pistachio Nougat served with rose geranium ice cream.

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