Stellenbosch is one of the most sought-after spots in South Africa. Fine dining lovers who are booking tickets on flights to visit the Winelands will be delighted to know that the area has some of the best restaurants in the country to serve them.
Great restaurants have few things in common – incredible hospitality, perfect ambience and above all, mouth-watering food prepared with highest quality of fresh ingredients. Stellenbosch has some of the great restaurants. If you are booking tickets to this place and have a thing for fine dining, here are four of the restaurants that you can choose from.
Where: Kleine Zalze Estate, Techno Park Turn off, Strand Road R44, Stellenbosch
Hailed as one of the most sought-after gourmet destinations in the Cape Winelands, Terroir is an amazing restaurant the features classic elegance with contemporary touch. The restaurant has a perfect setting under the oak trees that offers a great view of De Zalze golf course and the lush greenery of the surroundings. The award-winning chef Michael Broughton never compromises with either the quality or the taste of the food. Terroir serves both French and South African cuisine; each dish is prepared with utmost dedication. Some of the popular ones are pork belly roasted in a wood fired oven, foie gras terrine and offal dishes prepared in classic stocks and sauces.
Where: Hidden Valley Wines, Annandale Road, Stellenbosch
Overture is one of those restaurants that can make you instantly like them. The simple ambience, the serene atmosphere and the great hospitality are the few things that you will notice at first glance. But that is not why Overture is visited by the travellers who book flights tickets to South Africa, it is the scrumptious cuisine. The restaurant serves Contemporary, Mediterranean and South African cuisine. To keep it fresh and exciting, the daily menu is prepared with the focus on seasonal produces. Chef Bertus Basson and his amazing team can always be found trying to create something delicious here. No matter what dish you choose, do not forget to pair it with the wine; the wine is exceptionally good.
Where: Dornier Wines, Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch
Freshest ingredients, creative approach, and strive for perfection – these are the core things that make Bodega a hot favourite among the holidaymakers who book tickets on South Africa bound flights to reach Stellenbosch. With a mix of multiple colours, crafted pieces and glass chandeliers, the modern classic décor offers a relaxed environment for the visitors. The menu is packed with the dishes of both South African and International cuisine featuring free-range meats, Alsatian style Flammekueche and much more. One of the highlights of this restaurant is its wines. The Dornier Wines are one of the finest that every wine aficionado should taste at least once.
Rust en Vrede Restaurant
Where: Rust en Vrede Wine Estate, Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch
Fine dining lovers who are blocking tickets aboard flights to the Winelands, Rust en Vrede Restaurant is a place not to be missed. The head chef John Shuttleworth leaves no stone unturned in keeping the restaurant at the top of the list always. The menu options are Four Course, Six Course, Six Course Menu with Wine and Estate Experience Menu. The restaurant also has plates made especially for their dishes. As it is one of the most popular restaurants in the Winelands, it is usually crowded. Especially in summer, it is highly advisable to book in advance to avoid any inconvenience.