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Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia 8000, South Africa
+27 21 794 5128
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Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate, (est: 1685). Situated 20 minutes from Cape Town central and one of the Big 6 tourist destinations, Groot Constantia is a must visit. With two fine restaurants, Jonkershuis and Simon's (contact details on website), wine tastings, chocolate and wine pairing, cellar tours and a museum that reminds one of a bygone era, this beautiful historic winery is a popular attraction.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cellar tour” (56 reviews)
“oldest winery” (24 reviews)
“manor house” (27 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia 8000, South Africa
+27 21 794 5128
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended! Great wines and wonderful location. Cellar tour is interesting and the dining options are nice.

Thank Marcopolo20th
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This winery is geared for large groups but there were not many people there the day we were there and enjoyed the tour of the home, the grounds, and the wine. They produced one of our favorite wines and as well as a great desert...More

Thank LeonNoel7
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely wine tasting. The wines were delicious and the glasses full enough to get you a bit tipsy. We loved it!

Thank StephHgndrn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started with a great tour, hosted by Salinda, who provided a lot of really helpful wine making and tasking detail. Having taken a few wine tours in the past we were impressed with the amount of information Salinda provided as well as the content,...More

Thank rmcareer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place that is very picturesque. We found that the staff weren't that friendly and were just pumping people through the wine tasting, its unfortunate as I was ready to buy more wine than I did but was turned off by the...More

Thank leisurelymonkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like historic houses and antiques, this house is worth a visit. Located in a vineyard, the 18th century house features very high ceilings (to draw off heat), lovely Dutch furnishings, and attractive gardens. Signage provides insights into the Dutch East India history of...More

Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the better wines in the area, their restaurant , Simon's I would recommend for anyone from out of town with beautiful views and generally high quality food.

Thank Grant S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable wine tasting on a beautiful winters afternoon. Good selection of wines, well presented. Tasting room well laid out...as one would expect from such a place with a rich wine history

Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A classic spot to visit for wine, food and historic treasures. The most renown part of Constantia heritage.

Thank Simonetta D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend an afternoon. Interesting cellar tour and pleasant wine tasting. Also an opportunity to peruse the museum at the estate. Must for wine lovers.

Thank Omayya I
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25 May 2017|
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Response from williansmedeiros | Reviewed this property |
Cellar tour and tasting will last 45 minutes.
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26 February 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline478 | Reviewed this property |
Forgot we never ate here it's was to busy. We ate at the next stop Eagles Nest fabulous antipasta for two I think it was about £10 / 160 ZR