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The Restaurant at Clos Malverne

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Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 865 2022
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12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Cape Town in January/March and during this time we visited Clos Malvern four times. The menu has a wine pairing and the food on offer is very varied. Both the food and wine together with the service and views make this am must for any visitors to Stellenbosch visit.

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's just amazing not only is food and pairing on a another level but the consistency is so solid, I really wanted to be critical so I tried to compare the service levels to my previous visits, you what, it gets better & better,

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Bloubergstrand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Restaurant at Clos Malverne had their first food and wine pairing since winter started and in a way we celebrated an early start to spring. The weather was magnificent and the food and wine (all from Clos Malverne) crowned a fantastic evening. Some may view it as expensive, but it really is worth every cent. The evening ended with... More 

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Thank Douw S
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful way to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon with good friends in the Winelands. Amazing views, a truly delicious meal and excellent service all added to the experience. I certainly recommend the Food and Wine Pairing menu as this is a great opportunity to try several wonderful dishes as well as excellent wines. Our server for the day... More 

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Thank Gavin673
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and wine pairing offered at Clos Malverne definitely makes the drive out of Stellenbosch worth it. It is great value for money as well as great food and wine! Ask for a table next to the front windows to get a spectacular view across the vineyard. This could also be a great anniversary getaway if you stay overnight... More 

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Thank Monique R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a superb afternoon we had. The winter log fire was welcoming inside whilst the sun beckoned through the glass frontage of the restaurant, which in turn allowed superb views up the avenues of vines and onto the mountain ranges. We took both the wine food pairing and some meals off the A la Carte menu. The range was superb... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place that I have been meaning to go to for a while and oh my it did not disappoint! From the welcome on arival to the amazing service. The food and wine pairing is a must. The food is great and the match with the wines is very clever. Wow what a day out! The views are... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated our daughter's wedding on Saturday with an outstanding reception at Clos Malverne. From initial planning stages to the departure of the guests, Nadia and Anita and their teams acted with great professionalism and their expertise ensured that our expectations were resoundingly exceeded. The service was excellent, the food outstanding (as were the wines) and the absolutely delicious and... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best settings in the Cape Winelands! Somewhat off the beaten track, but that makes this setting so much more special. Great food to go with great wine. Will return to do the ice cream and wine or the food and wine pairings.

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful time we had at Clos Malvern, where the food really taste as good as it looks! Opting for the food & wine pairing menu was a worthwhile experience. Subtle tastes are blended delicately and perfectly with the main feature of every dish impeccably paired with the Clos Malvern wines. In the 5 times I've been there I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $34
Cuisine
International, European
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 865 2022
Description
We invite you to join us at the Restaurant Clos Malverne for the ultimate Food and Wine Experience. Our Restaurant offers you an utterly enjoyable intimate and friendly dining experience in unpretentious but beautiful surroundings. It is not surprising that the bulk of our clientele are people who have been here before as well as their friends and colleagues who have recommended it. As you dine, you and your guests will enjoy an unbelievable vista of the softly sweeping vineyards and rolling hills of Devon Valley - so reminiscent of their English counterpart - and the pastel-coloured mountains behind them. It is an incomparable view that will help create a pleasurable and utterly memorable experience. You'll also enjoy fine gourmet dishes prepared by Executive Chef, Nadia Louw-Smith, renowned for her impeccably-prepared and delicately spiced dishes that seduce the palate. She is one of the most experienced chefs in the country and has been voted Chef of the Year for her sublime dishes. It is not surprising then, that Clos Malverne restaurant has become a favourite of gourmands and has received rave reviews from critics and clients, both in South Africa and abroad. Our kitchen closes at 15:00.

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