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Hillcrest Berry Orchard

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R310, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 1629
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Paternoster, South Africa
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124 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

With a view to die for, excellent service and the freshest ingredients sourced by the kitchen, what is not to love. We loved it. Will be back for sure.

Thank Eben_ZA
Mooloolaba, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best scones in the world and the jams are to die for. Treat yourself to breakfast nestled in their beautiful gardens overlooking the mountain ranges...its bliss

Thank Marizahn
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for tea and scones on our way back from Stellenbosch. The service was great and very friendly. The scones are amazing, and the variety of jams to choose from cater for every taste. The view from the patio is fantastic. All in all a wonderful relaxing afternoon. Wonderful fresh and frozen berries can be bought on the... More 

Thank A_v_Rensburg
Somerset West, South Africa
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to Hillcrest for many years now, and have always loved it. However earlier this week we had a very disappointing visit. We hadn't booked but the restaurant wasn't busy, and we were able to sit outside. However the staff seemed very pre-occupied with their hand held computers. This meant that they were all staring at them... More 

Thank jane d
Brisbane, Australia
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Continuously & consistently a great place to visit & dine! Always a " hit" with overseas visitors & hence my umpteenth return visit. The view from the outdoor dining area is memorable. Meals on offer cover a wide range & cater to all tastes incl. children. Service (aided by technology) is fast, friendly & highly efficient.The leek Risotto (R85.00) is... More 

Thank Lawrie W
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Hillcrest Berry Orchard on our way home from a camping trip. We were 4 couples and 2 children. We ordered an array of dishes, from starters, mains, desserts and from the children's menu. Every single person enjoyed their food and we all left very satisfied. For me, the food was a little on the pricey side, but... More 

Thank Anne M
Greyton, South Africa
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location is legendary. Mom had scones with clotted cream she really enjoyed. I had flammkuchen the base was stale and difficult to chew very tough. The bacon was precooked and tasted old. If one is going to put this on the menu then make it fresh please. Very disappointing! Service was average.

Thank roymtjoy
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views from the right tables. Friendly staff and pleasant surroundings Burgers for lunch - OK - not a burger place though. Calamari taste but not generous R80 - disappointed. Coffee great like always

Thank Keith K
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We had a very tasty breakfast here on our way back to Cape Town. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The views are truly amazing. A must visit.

Thank Mike4462
Cape Town, South Africa
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Always a crowd pleaser and worth a visit if you can sit outside, just to appreciate the view. Always some debate about whether the cream is true clotted cream from our English friends & guests (especially when they're from Devon), but either way, it works with the scones. Probably worth sharing unless you are ravenous or keen to ingest lots... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R310, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 885 1629

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?