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Polo Club

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Never-fail Favourite

Our return to the Pavillion was like greeting an old friend. The welcome was sincere and relaxed... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Yearling Sale

We went to the Polo Club whilst the Yearling Sale was on. If you are into horses check this out... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2015
Surrey, United Kingdom
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  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
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  • Terrible8%
6 Sep 2017
“Never-fail Favourite”
10 Apr 2016
“Wedding anniversary celebrations at Val de Vie”
Surrounded by the mountains and vineyards of the famous Paarl-Franschhoek valley, Val de Vie is one of the most spectacular polo estates in the world. Our passion for the sport has transformed the estate into an unrivaled polo destination. Apart...more
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Val de Vie Wine and Polo Estate, Paarl 7620, South Africa
+27 21 863 6169
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Our return to the Pavillion was like greeting an old friend. The welcome was sincere and relaxed, the service attentive without being intrusive and the food, well, predictably delicious. Clairissa ensured that we experienced a languid afternoon overlooking the expansive Polo field. The crispy and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MaryLewis747
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We decided to celebrate our 43rd wedding anniversary at the Polo club. It turned out to be an excellent decision. Our Saturday lunch was tasteful with beautiful decor. The service was good and it was complemented with a friendly ambiance. After lunch the Polo games...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank KobusB_13
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I was taucht by Charl du Plessis, a so good polo teacher, to improve my polo during one week with him in his property. Charl invited me also in Val de Vie Polo Club to play with him and with Val de Vie Polo Club...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Jean-François E
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We went to the Polo Club whilst the Yearling Sale was on. If you are into horses check this out for a future year, this time there were over 100 yearlings on sale. The buyers have lunch in the main room and each horse is...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We have visited this venue many times to watch polo. We usually order the pizza from the restaurant while the kids play on the climbing frame and run around on the grass. The restaurant service can be hit or miss but the pizza is always...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank AfricaTraveler206
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Went for tapas with friends. Wine was great but the food was disappointing and expensive as the portions were small and not very well flavoured

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Elaine T
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Great setting, but menu not very exciting. The restaurant offers friendly service and good wines with a very relaxed vibe. I feel the menu could be updated.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank CherylT166
Reviewed 16 April 2014

The venue is absolutely perfect but there is NO service. On a quite week day lunch our food took forever and a day. Even if the meal is tasteful as it was, there is no excuse for poor service. I am sure if the POLO...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Jacolien Y
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Our entry to the clubhouse was encouraging as it is certainly a magnificent building and setting. Beautiful polo fields, beatifully tended and green. But, sadly, that's where the experience ended. Before being seated, we were told that there is no sauvignon blanc. A very strange,...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Mike E
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Fantastic food, view, friendly staff - we love it! The salads are great - lamb rump at lunch was excellent too

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank susiew09
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