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Dornier Wine Estate

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Address: Blaauwklippen Road | Western Cape, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 880 0557
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Modern architecture, modern wines

Modern architectural design, the winery on a reflective pond, is a total opposite to the classical style the Dornier Homestead villa, where accommodation is available. There is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Juhani P
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went there for a Sunday lunch, after 4 days of Stellenbosch and mostly ticking all the wineries we wanted to do. The location is stunning, like any other farm, and the staff very friendly. However, the lunch we had was below any expectation and level we have been used to during our SA holiday: the duck was well-done, with... More 

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Thank Marloes-Docter
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Modern architectural design, the winery on a reflective pond, is a total opposite to the classical style the Dornier Homestead villa, where accommodation is available. There is also a popular up-scale restaurant Dornier Bodega located next to the Dornier Homestead. These attractions make Dornier Wine Estate a place worth vising in the Stellenbosch Wineland. The wine tasting room is located... More 

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Thank Juhani P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for a bite after wine tasting next door at Waterford . Their Rose wine is lovely. Food was ever so tasty and we'll presented.

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Thank BindyBoo1
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had high hopes when we got here because the place was so gorgeous and we had a great view at our table. However, the food was subpar in comparison to other similar venues in Stellenbosch. Our salad was over dressed, and our cheese board was not great. I had rare tuna, and it did not seem very fresh. Overall... More 

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Thank Marlene W
Greater London, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stopped here because we couldn't find the winery we were looking for - turned into a great experience. There is a top quality restaurant in an historic building as well as a beautiful winery. Yes, it is the same Dornier which built (or builds) the planes.

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1 Thank Nigel B
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

After wine tastings in the Valley, my daughter and I decided to pop into Dornier for a lunch. If you are looking for a formal restaurant, this is not for you . . . . but if you want excellent, wholesome food which is full of flavour and served in perfect portions . . . . make a point of... More 

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2 Thank Simon K
Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Right by the outside restaurant/bistro area is a children's play area suitable for young children. Parents and Grandparents can relax enjoy wine and tapas or a restaurant meal while the children play.

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2 Thank 01MER
Wittlich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

A beautiful vineyard off the beaten path. Not the most well known among tourists, a but secluded, so a more relaxed atmosphere. Beautiful scenery and lovely wine. Try the chenin blanc pinotage. The malbec is also very unique. One of the prettier vineyards!

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Thank Bravohappy
leyland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Fantastic value great selection of food a bottle of wine and Tapas for two 295R and a beautiful view. Must not forget very helpful staff. Not to be missed.

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Thank millicLeyland
Durbanville, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

This was our last stop and we arrived for a wine tasting just before closing time. Nevertheless, the young lady in charge was friendly and efficient. The estate is attractive and the modern tasting venue is impressive. We had a quick peek at the Bodega restaurant, which looks very inviting.

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