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“mix of africa and france”

Dornier Wine Estate
Ranked #46 of 140 things to do in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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22 reviews
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“mix of africa and france”
Reviewed January 17, 2012

This is a nice eclectic mix of africa and france, and the wine tasting room is not the usual stuffy old cellar, but bright, decor mix of africa and france, and really something that celebrates south african wine estates. wines are good, restaurant is good, and service very professional, somewhat cool, but nevertheless worth it. the main attraction, the setting! the views, tucked away in a valley, make this a true haven for an afternoon. go there for their late afternoon tapas menu and its a superb place to wind down, or enjoy romantic meal with your loved one.

Visited December 2011
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mcwine60, Owner at Dornier Wine Estate, responded to this review, January 28, 2012
Hi Girafino
Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.
Giving visitors access to this amazing setting was exactly what we had in mind when we started the Bodega. To relax while enjoying wines and food with no hurry.
Regards,
The Dornier Team
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Camps Bay, South Africa
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12 reviews
“What a wonderful place to visit !!”
Reviewed December 18, 2011

I took my young daughter out to the Dornier restaurant yesterday. What a lovely setting. The views are magnificent as is the food !! Portions are generous and the presentation is exquisite. My daughter eat from the children's menu which offered a good variety whilst I ate from the A La Carte and enjoyed a concurrent wine tasting. The Sauvignon Blanc and The Pinot Noir were my personal favourites but judging from the number of patrons purchasing I would assume that their whole product offering is on a par. The fact that they cater for children of all ages and have play facilities to entertain their younger guests is an added bonus for me. There were several children on the jungle gym and generally playing around but I can honestly say that they were barely noticeable, if at all. I would highly recommend the restaurant, their wines, indeed the whole experience and will definitely be back - soon !!

Visited December 2011
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mcwine60, Owner at Dornier Wine Estate, responded to this review, January 28, 2012
Hi Hrkulp7
So glad you had a good time.
We hope to see you at Bodega often.
Regards,
The Dornier Team
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Bath, United Kingdom
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“A lovely relaxed lunch stop”
Reviewed November 28, 2011

Dornier is a relaxed location to have lunch, plenty to chose from and lovely outside space. The architecture of their new buildings gives an interesting contrast to the traditional homestead building which houses the restaurant.

Visited December 2010
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Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
“Dornier Wine Estate”
Reviewed November 21, 2011

I attended a Dinner at Dornier as a guest of EBSCO on my two days business trip to Stellenbosch. The dinner served was beyond my greatest expectation. Well done!

Visited November 2011
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Doha, Qatar
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“Well worth a visit”
Reviewed November 21, 2011

There are so many wine estates in and around Stellenbosch but Dornier was well worth the visit. If you go for lunch on the lovely terrace, make sure you book as its always busy.

Visited November 2011
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