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“Top Burgers!”
Review of Guardian Peak

Guardian Peak
Ranked #15 of 253 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Grill
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Guardian Peak Winery and Restaurant was opened in December 2005, and since then, has been a popular destination for winelands dining.We are open for lunch from Monday to Sunday, and for dinner from Wednesday to Saturday. The focus of the a la carte menu is on serving unpretentious bistro style food with an emphasis on prime-quality steaks.We only serve wines from our greater portfolio, and trust that you find the selection to your satisfaction.We invite you to Guardian Peak, sample our food and wines, and trust that you enjoy the experience that we have to offer.
Western Cape, South Africa
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Top Burgers!”
Reviewed June 7, 2014

Decor being slightly dated but the spectacular mountain views quickly brought attention back to reason why we went there. 10/10 for what surprisingly turned out to be a flavorful and juicy burger. They were so good my nephew and I immediately proceeded to order another each! For views, good value wine and a Sunday lunch, highly recommend GP.

Visited February 2014
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 restaurant reviews
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“Beautiful views of the Hidden Valley”
Reviewed June 1, 2014

Beautiful views of the hidden valley. We started off with some of their lovely wine we tried both the Malbec and the Pinot Noir both of which were delicious with my favourite out of the two being the Malbec. The waitress served some delicious bread.We had mussels to start which were cooked with white wine, garlic, cream, pine nuts and crispy bacon. They were lovely however didn't need the crispy bacon at all - loved the pine nuts. My partner ate the espetada which we must say was slightly disappointing in that we had expected your traditional espetada drenched in butter and garlic with bay leaf or skewered and presented on a stand with the chips underneath so that they soak up all the goodness but this was not the case. The meat however was cooked perfectly and it was skewered with peppers. I had confit duck leg which was served with broccoli, carrots, crispy potatoes and mushroom and red wine jus. The leg was wonderfully confit and cooked well. The vegetables were a great addition to the dish, potatoes however were not very crispy and the red wine and mushroom jus was more like a red wine reduction with mushrooms as another veg on the plate. For dessert we had crème brulée. Service was friendly and manager was lovely but service was a little slow at stages. Manager please check your linen as I had a beautifully folded napkin with my cutlery but on opening the napkin to put it on my lap it was filthy from the service before (and no not stains it was crusty food) so didn't make use of the napkin and could not point it out as I was being taken for lunch and did not want to embarrass my partner.

  • Visited May 2014
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Absolutely fabulous”
Reviewed May 31, 2014

Great service, excellent service and really helpful staff! Food and wine is impeccable. Amazing view. Will come back!

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank leeyeelin
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Prieska
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Best salmon ever!!!”
Reviewed May 31, 2014

Our food was excellent as always. Staff good and wine at that price!!!! The cheesecake is the best we have ever had.....Thank you we will be back!!1

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Rina C
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Dunsmuir, California
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“Beautiful views, great wine and good food1”
Reviewed May 29, 2014

The staff is great, the wine is great, the view is great! I would have given them 5 stars but there was a very loud table of obnoxious people seated next to us so it took away from the experience.
Once again, if you are from Europe or America you will think you have died and gone to heaven when you experience the wines and the foods and then get the bill. Was there a mistake? At Guardian Peak you can have a complete meal and several bottles of wine for the price of a "Premier" wine tasting in Napa where you get a dribble of 4 wines for $20 US.
I am not rating the atmosphere because of the loud people. If not for them the atmosphere was great. I know it is hard but a restaurant should try to hold down the volume level from a particular group if it is getting too loud.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Brook B
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