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“Superb Quisine”

The Avontuur Estate Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 119 Restaurants in Somerset West
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Put us on your G.P.S.... Avontuur Estate, nestled on the Helderberg mountain, with horses, vines and Table Mountain in the distance is a calm haven from the hustle and bustle of the city. A mere 45 minute drive from the airport with ample parking, Avontuur is a destination you should have on your GPS. Award winning wines and knowledgeable tasting room staff will pique your taste buds regarding our wines and our restaurant with inside as well as outside seating, has panoramic views to take your breath away. Hearty portions, aromatic flavours and delectable food is the order of the day at the Restaurant, with attention to detail and service excellence being the norm. Call us to book your table, your guests won't be dissapointed. 021 855 4296
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Superb Quisine”
Reviewed 27 July 2014

This was our first visit to the Wine Estate and Restaurant. Five of us selected different options from the menu and all were exquisite. The chef greeted us, visited our table and saw us out and we gave him the accolades he deserved.

I had the lamb chops and was given generous portions perfectly cooked to my requirements. Needless to say, the wine accompanying our meals was 5 star. The fact that we stayed for 3 hours enjoying good food and conversation with friends says a lot about the restaurant.

The temperature (on a cold winter's day) was spot on and the ambience was fantastic. Service was attentive without being overbearing and our meals were delivered promptly. The fact that many of the wine farms in the region are introducing restaurants to extend the experience and competitiveness, speaks volumes about the numbers they receive. This restaurant puts Avontuur high on the leader board.

  • Visited July 2014
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Most enjoyable!!!”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Serve the BEST Breakfast !!! Ambiance excellent!!! Management & Staff VERY friendly and courteous. Really enjoy visiting Avontuur Estate Restaurant !!!

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Jean B
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good food and Generous Portions”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

On a cold winter's day we visited the restaurant and enjoyed well prepared food, served beautifully in generous portions. The service was friendly and courteous. Can certainly endorse the recommendations given previously, by others, for the beef carpaccio and the crispy duck. The sirloin steak on the bone was also a treat. Wine was also well priced and locally sourced from the estate. When the desire for crispy duck arises again we will certainly return.

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank Steltrav
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great setting, good company!”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

2nd visit. First time wine, now lunch. Beautiful setting on a horse ranch/wine farm. Bistro like kitchen with hearty lovely dishes. Ordered the two different platters which were reasonably priced, but there was more salad than other things. Slightly disappointing. Only one piece of cheese on two platters... Service impeccable. Overall, a nice small venue suitable for any meal of the day.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Nils N
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
166 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
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“Always a good choice”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

We return regularly to this conveniently located wine estate restaurant.
Our friends have always raved about the duck. So we had to try it, but were forewarned that it would be a large portion. No starters therefore .
The duck was indeed splendid, perfectly moist prepared in this wonderful orange sauce. This brought back wonderful old memories. We were so full, we had to share a desert.
The atmosphere inside id a bit cramped , but cosy in winter. Outside is best, but can be a bit noisy because of the main thoroughfare close by. Over all a solid performer and if you wish to taste the best duck in the wine lands this is the place.

  • Visited April 2014
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