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“Another return visit.”
Review of Terroir

Terroir
Ranked #10 of 263 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We like this restaurant and so do our visitors. When our guest arrived in the country she immediately asked if we could visit Terroir. Unfortunately for us, there was a waiting list for Sunday lunch on her first weekend. We did get a table for the 24th and over all, we were not disappointed. Our guest had a trout dish as starter and Springbok for main, both were very good dishes but she felt the trout was accompanied by too much cream. My starter was also very good but frankly, it was just too creamy. Overall the mains were very good, beautifully presented and very adequate portions.
This restaurant is in the top ten in the country and has consistently been producing top quality meals. In my opinion it's time to review the menu and redesign some of the dishes. They do frequently change the menu but it would be nice to see something new on the board.
The wine is very good, try the Family Reserve, it usually moves very quickly so don't wait too long.
Service has been better but over all, its pretty good.

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Thank Al D
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Reviewed 15 February 2013

Terroir is a true gastronomic experience! - If you are South African, be prepared to gasp at the prices, if foreign - go forth and eat...everything! The food is truely awesome, as is the view down towards the lake/river - sadly the atmosphere of the restaurant doesn't do it for me - a little cottagey and chlostrophobic.

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Thank FionaLeibowitz
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Reviewed 10 February 2013

Everything you read about Terroir says it´s one of the best restaurants in South Africa and they definitely live up to their reputation. The service was excellent, as was the selection and quality.

Thank BarcaKris
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Reviewed 8 February 2013

A truly memorable meal (my husband and I had both had the pork belly and our guest had the angus beef fillet) and fantastic service. Understandably, Terroir Restaurant is voted as one of the top restaurants in South Africa. We started off sitting outside but the wind refused to die down so we moved inside where the ambience is equally good. The prices are on the steep side but considering the outstanding cuisine and service, it is well worth a visit. As you arrive, delicious bread and olive tapenade is placed on your table, followed by a gift from the kitchen in the form of a tiny starter. Then, after the meal, the kitchen sends something sweet - we had morsels of granadilla baked pudding and a dark chocolate truffle. Highly recommended!

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Thank Debbie D
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Reviewed 5 February 2013

We visited Terroir for lunch, having seen that it had won yet another award. Situated on a wine estate close to Stellenboshe it has wonderful views of the surrounding hills from the outside tables. The earthy interior is relaxing and welcoming. Most of all we were blown away with the taste and flavors of the food, including the signature rich sauce. The presentation of the food was elegant and the service relaxed, knowledgeable and quietly attentive. The waiter recommended the estate white wines which were really very good. We will be going back again.

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Thank Peter K
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