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The Avontuur Estate Restaurant

) #7 of 95 Restaurants in Somerset West $$ - $$$ International, European,
The Avontuur Estate, | Western Cape, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 855 4296
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  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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International, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Avontuur Estate, | Western Cape, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Reviewed June 19, 2016

This was a birthday breakfast with champagne and a special menu. Service good and food served warm and every dish quite tasty,

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Reviewed June 9, 2016

Thank you to the amazing staff at Avontuur Restaurant for the most memorable birthday lunch!! The service was outstanding and food excellent - to have served 20 people so quickly and such hot awesome food was awesome!! Thank you so much you really made the...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love our trips to Avontuur.Apart from the lovely food,we always leave with a car filled with boxes of the Estate's wine.The service is by far the best,the pea soup so fresh and cognacs superb.We ordered the cheeseboard for dessert and it was presented...More

1  Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed June 8, 2016

A business breakfast where the food was the star performer. Good food, lovingly prepared, beautifully presented by happy staff. The owners Mel and Zunia are involved, present and real foodies. Drop this all onto a beautiful wine farm with magnificent horses and views to dream...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2016

Organised 90th birthday party for the family, suggested a limited menu, had a special birthday cake made, all planning done via the internet with friendly efficiency. Wonderful food, all guests enjoyed the meal. Can recommend the Butternut soup with honey-dukkah cream, quite different from 'normal'...More

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1  Thank Linda J
Reviewed May 27, 2016

We sat inside next to the warm crackling fire. It was perfect. Service was okay.I think the waiter had a bad day. He just could not get my sons breakfast right. Asked for rye bread, Worcester sauce, no chips and more bacon and none came...More

Thank Dianne R
Zed B, Owner at The Avontuur Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2016

Hi Dianne Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience of Avontuur. Waitron training is something that we do on an ongoing basis and you have highlighted that we need...More

Reviewed May 23, 2016

Good food, but pricy. Great setting and venue in Cape wine lands. Worth experiencing if you're into more of a fine dining experience.

Thank Barrie B
Reviewed May 12, 2016

Stopped in for breakfast and it could not have been a better choice. We ate inside on a cool May morning. The fireplace gave it a warm and cozy feel. The service was prompt, the wait staff friendly, and the breakfast was delicious. The portions...More

Thank Thelma B
Reviewed May 12, 2016

A big thumbs up to the gatekeeper who very enthusiastically wished my wife a happy mothers' day. This set the tone for a relaxing, and good, breakfast on the patio. The trafic noise from the R44 was a bit distracting at the start, but was...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Went to buy some wine, the tasting room staff was extremely helpfull and friendly. The view is amazing, will return for a tasting.

Thank Kristy J
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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