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Wilderer Distilery

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Gin tasting - grappa tasting

Good food-, good vibe. Very rustic and homely. The staff were polite and friendly. The gin tasting... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
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Fabulous day with friends out from the UK

We went to visit Wilderer distillery to taste the gin, ended up tasting six different Grappa's and... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Terrible0%
28 Nov 2018
“Gin tasting - grappa tasting”
25 Jan 2018
“Fabulous day with friends out from the UK”
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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Good food-, good vibe. Very rustic and homely. The staff were polite and friendly. The gin tasting was interesting and definite worth - many trips back there.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

To be in the cozy Cape Dutch heritage restaurant and enjoy a Saturday lunch snack is a wonderful opportunity to test the delicious and unique homemade Grappa, Gin and Eau de Vie distillates. It was my first time at The Wilderer more than 15 years...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Well not what we had in mind the food was below average and the only thing that made up for it was the service and there gin that they are well known for. I thing what you got and paid was over priced and very...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We went to visit Wilderer distillery to taste the gin, ended up tasting six different Grappa's and the Gin, some very interesting flavors. We then proceeded to have a wonderful lunch. The staff are very friendly and most helpful, lovely garden setting, very comfortable, wheelchair...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we had a bad experience at Spice Route gin tasting. We wanted to join the tasting with a group of 6. We had a baby with us which was very hot so needed water, the tasting staff was busy with an other couple and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mwols
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely relaxed Sunday meal here in the laid back surroundings. Service was friendly and the menu had traditional German and Italian classics. We finished off tasting the grappa, schnapps and of course Gin! Walked out fat and happy with an arm full of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We saw this by chance while driving past. It is a quaint distillery for grappa and gin. The tasting was really well priced with 3 gin tastings or 5 grappa tastings. The box and bottle label is arguably the prettiest one will see anywhere. Even...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mike4462
Reviewed 20 June 2017

A great selection of different gins distilled on site – Wilderer offers a number of tastings and it is all linked with a personal touch. The menu offers a flamkuchen which is a great accompaniment to the gins.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ADavis1977
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