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The Avontuur Estate Restaurant

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European, International, Contemporary
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The Avontuur Estate, | Western Cape, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 855 4296
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a leasure to have visited! I had the duck special and it was amazing! Service was very good, theymade us feel very welcome! Thanks

Thank Lourens W
Somerset West
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I last visited this restaurant 2 years ago and I was very disappointed! So it was with trepidation that my daughter and I decided to have Sunday lunch at Avontuur restaurant. What a pleasant surprise! The outside dining area has been revamped so that just about all the tables can enjoy the magnificent view across the estate with mountains and... More 

Thank Merle F
Muizenberg, Western Cape, South Africa
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third review, we simply love this place.Great views, fantastic food and beautiful wines.We are usually lucky to get Allen as our waiter, but David left us without cutlery, and pushed desserts so many times - to the point where it became uncomfortable to say no.We had to top our own glasses through three bottles of wine.Service lacked... More 

Thank Suzanne R
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a Vine yard and a Race Horse stud with a Restaurant. The menu is very extensive and excellent value together with great wines.

Thank JohnboyOxon
Paris, France
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We visited a few wine farms in the Cape area and Avontuur was certainly one of the best ones we visited. Good weather and good food eating outside always very romantic.

Thank dlouis22
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Beautiful weather, beautiful view, fantastic company. The roast duckling was superb, described as crispy on the outside and succulent inside. That is exactly what I got. Good service to go with a great venue and food.

1 Thank stevea433
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We had a memorial for our Father at this restaurant. Excellent service and food. The staff were most accommodating and flexible with our choice of dishes and ever changing number of guests. We shall certainly be back. Thank you Nicki

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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49 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Amazing and friendly service . Meals served warm well prepared and presented. The food portions are big so come hungry. A visit to this estate is highly recommended and the wines we got were great. A bit pricey but well worthied.

1 Thank joko245
Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We had our father's wake at the restaurant. The waiters and matre'd could not have been more accommodating, thoughtful and considerate. The service was excellent. The feedback from the 50 guests all positive and the food delicious. Thank you so much for making this sad event a pleasant memory for us all.

1 Thank THJA03
South Africa
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

After hearing good things about this restaurant, it feels so good to say: It is all true! Being on a Thursday, and in the middle of winter, the restaurant was not full and we had two waiters at the ready at all times. Both of them, constantly topped up our glasses, and perhaps that is the one thing the management... More 

1 Thank bluesea1
Zed B, Owner at The Avontuur Estate Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Bluesea It is always great to read such a positive review! Thank you for taking the time to write it. We will most certainly advise our wait staff to be more aware of interruptions and over zealousness! Thanks for bringing it to our attention. It certainly is a fine balance that one has to get right. See you at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
European, International, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Avontuur Estate, | Western Cape, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 855 4296
Two passionate women, cooking from the heart on the magnificent Avontuur wine estate and stud farm. Thirteen years of 'good looking cooking'.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?