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Rust en Vrede

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Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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183 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a very good restaurant. Wifi and A/C is a good start. You build your own pizza or sandwich or you can have other things on the a la carte menu. Nice setting with seating inside and outside. Friendly and efficient staff.

Thank Tor_Malmros
Level Contributor
33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a late lunch prior to attending the wine tasting, my wife ordered the Caesar Salad which was rather bizarre, it was finely chopped and had way too much chopped bacon, we informed the waitress but she didn't seem to bothered by the feedback. I had the Springbok Salad and that was very good, lovely and tender. The setting... More 

Thank Wayne D
Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Top restaurants they are going for a star in guide Michelin We start outside with a beautiful champagne from 99 tasted of crispy peach, vintage and honey We were referred to our table and the rest of the evening went wonderful Regards Juhl & Christensen family

Thank Michael C
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

like obviously the good wines e.g. blanc de noir and the peace and why did I choose to live in south Africa as ex swiss national?

Thank aldoenricoferretti43
Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything about the evening was perfect; the food is beautiful in both taste and presentation, with multiple additional elements that make the experience special....from the initial plate of very fine nibbles, palette cleansers between courses, through to the huge box of petite four presented at the end of the meal. The service is definitely among the best I have experienced... More 

Thank rina t
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From our arrival to our departure our evening was amazing. The staff were first class, professional and attentive. They were fully versed on the menu (there's nothing worse than when someone says "I don't know, I'll ask"). The food itself was delicious. On presentation, it was picture perfect. Each course and its elements was fully described by our waitress, Sonia.... More 

Thank Lesley R
Prestbury, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is exceptional from the minute we arrived, the staff greeted us, we were brought amuse bouche, a wine list covering every possible option, palet cleansers between courses, exceptional bread, and beautiful presented courses. We had the 4 course meal, the staff were so attentive, what a delightful experience, many British top restaurants could learn a lot from this... More 

Thank Barley2015
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rust en Vrede strives for excellence and almost delivered, We had the six courses and wine pairings, so I guess we got a good overview. The location is very nice, but the views are beaten by lots of others. The staff are very well trained and are pitched at just the right level. The wine pairings were very good, and... More 

Thank boxman266a
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table for 8 people 6-months in advance to celebrate my 50th birthday. Early booking is definitely recommended as there are not many tables. I've eaten here a couple of times before, so expectations were already high. We took the Estate Experience Menu. This is basically a surprise menu. I won't spoil the surprises by detailing all of... More 

Thank Farfan_Fan
Stroud, NSW
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have great memories of our night zag Rust en Vrede. We chose the six course menu with wine paring. Every course was great except the steak main course. The portion was microscopic; reallly no larger than a postage stamp. Nor was it great to eat. The wine pairing was superb. The place was littered with wait staff which obviously... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?