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Rust en Vrede Restaurant

Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (75 reviews)
“steak” (109 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Friendly and experienced staff, original and tasty dishes. Great and historic ambiance. Choose between four and six-course dinner, with matching wines.

Thank richardvaneck
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at this restaurant at the insistence of friends we were visiting in Simonstown. We have a very enjoyable meal there and if you are in the area we recommend visiting it.

1  Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had one of the most memorable meals of our lives at Rust en Verde. From the moment we walked in, no detail was overlooked. The staff were uniformly great but the sommelier was outstanding! Excellent suggestions on wine pairings and helped us feel completely...More

Thank tjl202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a celebratory dinner at the restaurant. We were met outside the door with a pleasant greeting and taken to our table where our water introduced himself. We decided to have the 6 course tasting menu with a wine pairing. The sommelier suggested...More

Thank Alastair C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a first-class, high-end restaurant where my wife and I enjoyed a delicious dinner. The service was not only excellent, but also amiable and without obsequiousness. Reservations are mandatory. One-course dinner and wine for two, USD125.

Thank Zippy22
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is the second time we have visited this wine estate. Rust en Vrede is among my top 3 vineyards in South Africa. The vineyard has a long history / heritage, its Merlot was served at the event when Mandela revived Nobel prize. The wines...More

Thank Traveller_UK_SA
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We went to R & V for the winemakers lunch last week Friday. It was THE best steak I have ever eaten in my life, and I love my steak!! The only place that equaled the R & V steak was a restaurant called "Stellenbosch"...More

Thank Jetblazt650
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Looking for a special event all for you? A tasteful chic enjoyable eating experience ?then you cannot miss this superb restaurant. The place is nice but kindness of personnel and cosy atmosphere will make it really beautiful just for you. You might go there for...More

Thank MatildeLeo
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Absolutely superb dining experience - as good as any other quality fine dining establishment anywhere, but with very reasonable prices, especially if visiting from North America or Europe. Quality of service, attention to detail, ambience, and food were all top notch. We also arrived a...More

1  Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 4 July 2017

It all starts from the moment you approach the restaurant. The staff greet you with a warm welcome and then shows you around. When we went the weather was very good and first had some champagne outside, followed by an excellent dinner inside. The staff...More

Thank Wrensch
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Questions & Answers
25 January 2017|
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Response from Rust en Vrede S | Property representative |
Good day Thank you for your enquiry! With our restaurant being small, intimate venue we do not generally take large group reservations (largest being 8 guests). However as your request falls in the lower winter season we... More
John R
10 January 2017|
Response from Rust en Vrede S | Property representative |
Good day Thank you for your enquiry! Unfortunately the restaurant is closed on Sundays and Mondays. We do apologize for the inconvenience! We are open for dinner from 18.30, Tuesday - Saturday evenings (with the exception... More
Danielle A
7 January 2017|
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Response from Rust en Vrede S | Property representative |
Good day Danielle, Thank you very much for your enquiry! Yes, we do have seating for 1 person only. Just to advise for further information; unfortunately the restaurant is currently fully booked until March 2017. However... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
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