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Terroir

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Strand Road | Kleine Zalze, R44, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
021 880 8167
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Ottawa, Canada
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We very much enjoyed our meal at Terroir, which deserves its reputation as one of the best restaurants in South Africa. The menu is creatively international with grounding in South African produce. They have a very extensive South African wine list with the advantage of access to older vintages of the upper range of Kleine Zlatze's own wines.

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Thank OttawaRoamer
Paris, France
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Terrific! Cosy restaurant just outside Stellenbosch which is highly recommended in several media and did not let us down. Great food, friendly staff explaining the menu and not only advising on pairing the wine but also taking into account the preference we have for wines. Different dishes were all very tasteful, balanced flavors and nicely decorated.

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Thank mrepriels
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our experience at Terroir was amazing! The staff were so attentive and very helpful with going through the menu in detail and recommending wines. You are provided with a huge platter of breads and other treats before you starter and after the meal you receive a small plate of chocolate treats which they decorated for us as it was our... More 

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Thank jenny_231988
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit this restaurant for dinner or lunch since 2006 and was never disappointed. My favourite is the tuna avo starter, but the slow roasted pork belly is a winner as well. Great setting in Kleine Zalze estate. Prices became a bit steep in recent years but still worth it. Enjoy

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Thank Jef V
Leuven, Belgium
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143 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of the Kleine Zalze estate, this is one of the restaurants to retain. The low season with the fire place burning it made it specifically cozy. The menu is limited to +/- 5 starters and main dishes. Our table was able to take them more or less all. They were all of very high quality. We will not... More 

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Thank Philip3012
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117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So used to be a resident at De Zalze and a regular at Terroir but having to returned to the UK 6 years ago I missed the place. So on my first time back, the first place I organised to eat was Terroir. I was slightly nervous as I held this restaurant in such high regard and it had great... More 

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Thank DutchDiverFrank
Pretoria, South Africa
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this amazing restaurant for the second time yesterday on my husband's request. I was slightly hesitant, as there are so many amazing restaurants in the area and I'm always worried that the second visit can't top the first, but my oh my.... I really think this time around it was even better than the first time, and... More 

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Thank Hannelie2015
Johannesburg, South Africa
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258 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has not lost it mojo since opening in 2004. It is consistently rated one of the Top 10 restaurants in the country. Its success is its simplicity, although more seasonal variety would be enjoyed. The menus are on simple chalkboards with the option for a three course wine pairing. Try to get a seat by the fireplace in... More 

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Thank TravelOften1968
England
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been travelling as a family of 4 to SA for 10 years and have had some great meals. Terroir is up there with the best . Interesting combinations of top quality ingredients beautifully presented by friendly and knowledgeable staff in a cosy room made this a night to remember. Every plate was a joy to consume and the... More 

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Thank EnglandIan
Paris
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have reviewed a lot of good comments about Terroir and decided to give it a try since we were in Stellenbosch. We were not disappointed. The food was very tasty and very well executed. Would highly recommend. the service was exception. Albert our waiter was amazing and really added to the whole experience. He was so helpful and passionate... 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 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strand Road | Kleine Zalze, R44, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: 021 880 8167

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