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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch at the Delaire main restaurant last Sunday and the food was superb. This is seriously one of the best restaurants in South Africa.

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Ilmington, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The art works are wonderful. This is a luxury venue. The food and service matched the setting. We enjoyed the experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed Delaire Graff restaurant, but Im afraid I had better dinners on our trip. I was really looking forward to our reservation as Id heard so many things about the Estate from friends who had been previously. When we tried the 2015 Delaire Graff Shiraz with our first Amuse Bouche we thought we were in for a treat as... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I absolutely loved the food and views at this restaurant but the service was severely lacking. Our hostess, Caitlin, was shockingly rude. We had made our reservation months in advance and asked for a table with a view. Caitlin took us to a table that was jammed in a weird corner, with no view and next to the servers station.... More 

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damascus
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here on my husbands birthday. The views from the terrace where we had pre dinner drinks of the mountains and the valley beyond are simply stunning. For dinner we chose the tasting menu with wine pairings. The food was delicious and most beautifully presented and the wine pairings and the explanations given truly enhanced the experience. I... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Able to sit outside for lunch and enjoy the fabulous views. The cooking and presentation here is to the highest standard. A fabulous lunch

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Thank David S
Knysna, South Africa
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bubbly without bubbles, food well below average -ravioli dry, springbok not medium rare, but medium to well done. A pity! Chef might have had not his best day.

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Thank martinfahnauer
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to reserve a table online, after arriving to find we had no reservation, them saying they were full...eventually they gave us the best table in the restaurant, great food great service and the location even better..

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Thank Douglas N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very memorable. The food, service and wine were incredible. But the setting is the winning factor. Stunning scenery. I had oysters to start and crayfish for main. They were perfect. I would go back without a doubt.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to the Delaire Graff Restaurant during our honeymoon trip in South Africa and the experience was wonderful. When we first arrived, the kind gentleman at the parking lot offered to take us up the hill on a golf cart to show us the amazing views of the state and give us a chance to take... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?