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“Superb meal!”

The Restaurant at Clos Malverne
Ranked #1 of 250 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$34
Cuisines: International, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: We invite you to join us at the Restaurant Clos Malverne for the ultimate Food and Wine Experience. Our Restaurant offers you an utterly enjoyable intimate and friendly dining experience in unpretentious but beautiful surroundings. It is not surprising that the bulk of our clientele are people who have been here before as well as their friends and colleagues who have recommended it. As you dine, you and your guests will enjoy an unbelievable vista of the softly sweeping vineyards and rolling hills of Devon Valley - so reminiscent of their English counterpart - and the pastel-coloured mountains behind them. It is an incomparable view that will help create a pleasurable and utterly memorable experience. You'll also enjoy fine gourmet dishes prepared by Executive Chef, Nadia Louw-Smith, renowned for her impeccably-prepared and delicately spiced dishes that seduce the palate. She is one of the most experienced chefs in the country and has been voted Chef of the Year for her sublime dishes. It is not surprising then, that Clos Malverne restaurant has become a favourite of gourmands and has received rave reviews from critics and clients, both in South Africa and abroad. Our kitchen closes at 15:00.
Cape Winelands
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Superb meal!”
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We live in the Winelands, so are spoilt for choice when it comes to excellent restaurants. However, a number of restaurants in the area are over priced (in my view), so this was a great find! We opted for the wine pairing menu which was superb. I was concerned that the four courses would be too much, but it wasn't. The waiter gave us ample time between each course and each course was just the right size, cleverly paired with one of their excellent wines.

I think the setting is pretty average, but we were there for the food which was outstanding - well presented and delicious!

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank NickyW23
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Wonderful lunch at Clos Malverne in Devon Valley, Stellenbosch”
Reviewed 30 April 2014

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor about Clos Malverne we decided to have lunch there on Saturday 26th April.

We were not disappointed! We opted for the wine pairing menu - the food was excellent and each course was served with a different Clos Malverne wine. The service was very good. The ambience of the restaurant is great and the views are stunning. A meal here is highly recommended.

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Jeannette025
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Somerset West, South Africa
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“A Superb Gourmet Evening at "The Restaurant at Clos Malvern"”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

We really enjoyed the recent Gourmet evening held at Clos Malvern. The food and wine were excellent. Each food dish prepared with exceptional flavor. As I am a vegetarian,I asked the chef if my main course could be changed, from meat to fish, even with 50 guests in the restaurant, this was no trouble at all.The service was good at all times, staff are friendly and helpful. At the end of each Gourmet Dinner a Prize Draw is held. We won the ticket to par-take in Creating the next Gourmet Dinner, which we really are looking forward to. We recommend Clos Malvern to all our visitors.

  • Visited April 2014
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“Incredible food, great value”
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Hosted a lunch with clients. Food and wine were superb, service professional. 4 course menu- generous portions & wine. Very reasonably priced at R268pp. Will hopefully be back soon.

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Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic food, wine and scenery”
Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

We had a fantastic 4 course lunch with a wine pairing. But first we enjoyed the welcome sparkling sauvignon blanc, which was very good and a nice start of the lunch. The menu is exquisite and so is the wine. Together with the views and great service, this has been a wonderful experience and I will definetely be coming back to Clos Malverne!

Visited April 2014
1 Thank Melanie D
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