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The Avontuur Estate Restaurant

The Avontuur Estate, | Western Cape, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 855 4296
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (63 reviews)
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Avontuur Estate, | Western Cape, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

We love the views and the setting. Their wines are very good and had our favorite Luna De Miel wine. The service was average, Two of us had the carpaccio starter and one the smoked salmon starter which were all so-so. The chickens livers were...More

Thank Canellun
Zed B, Owner at The Avontuur Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2016

Dear Canellun Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are sorry to hear that your experience was mediocre. We strive to make every plate of food that leaves our kitchen, one to remember and enjoy. Sometimes however we do not reach...More

Reviewed December 3, 2016

A winelands lunch in the Western Cape is always something to look forward to. Avontuur was on a par. Lovely setting, very nice friendly and not too overpowering service and excellent food. They are famous for their duck we were told and all of us...More

1  Thank safaripro2015
Zed B, Owner at The Avontuur Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2016

Dear Safaripro What a great review! We are so glad that your experience of Avontuur was a memorable one and that our famous duck lived up to expectation! We hope to see you at Avontuur in the new year.

Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Really fabulous food, wine and atmosphere. The views are stunning, the food is really good and the waiters know their stuff and give great service. The platter with the smoked trout is wonderful with their Chardonnay. So too the platter with the duck pate. The...More

1  Thank Brandon H
Zed B, Owner at The Avontuur Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2016

Dear Brandon H We love to hear that we got it right! Thank you for taking the time to let us know as we take compliments as well as criticism seriously! We hope to see you at Avontuur again soon.

Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

After sundowners on the patio with a magnificent sunset, we moved into the restaurant and ordered the chicken breast. The dish was well presented and delicious. All in all a good evening.

3  Thank bestofspirits
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Very nice setting with lovely wines to choose from. Salmon and Duck is definitely the go to on the menu. We will be back.

2  Thank F3RNAND0
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Lovely setting... The horses greet you along the way as well as the beautiful white roses next to the fences sets the ambience.The service comes with a smile and the food is deliciously well prepared. The salmon had a very tasty sauce that complimented the...More

2  Thank TachlessCps
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Excellent service and food. Always appreciate and enjoy my time here, would wholeheartedly recommended it to anyone looking for a great meal out. The outside area is fantastic when there is good weather and the wine tasting just tops it all off, along with the...More

1  Thank Matthew B
Reviewed October 1, 2016

What Great Atmosphere and Superb Food. The Service from our waitron Alan was excellent. All of us had top class food especially the Prawn and Smoked Chicken pasta. The platters are also excellent value

1  Thank MervynB77
Reviewed September 25, 2016 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

2  Thank Lourens W
Reviewed September 12, 2016

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...More

1  Thank Merle F
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January 30, 2015|
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Response from Raymond B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Avontuur restaurant can accommodate 40 guests for dinner, they are only open on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays for dinner from 6pm. There telephone number is 021-855-4296.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
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
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Put us on your G.P.S.... Avontuur Estate, nestled on the Helderberg mountain, with horses, vines and Table Mountain in the distance is a calm haven from the hustle and bustle of the city. A mere 45 minute drive from the airport with ample parking, Avontuur is a destination you should have on your GPS. Award winning wines and knowledgeable tasting room staff will pique your taste buds regarding our wines and our restaurant with inside as well as outside seating, has panoramic views to take your breath away. Hearty portions, aromatic flavours and delectable food is the order of the day at the Restaurant, with attention to detail and service excellence being the norm. Call us to book your table, your guests won't be dissapointed. 021 855 4296
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