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Raphael's

Asara Wine Estate | Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 888 8050
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good13%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“burger” (2 reviews)
“wines” (12 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Asara Wine Estate | Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

This restaurant has had a much needed recent revamp. I am specifically talking about the outdoor restaurant. The service was very good and the food was faultless. They have a lovely well balanced menu for most tastes. I enjoyed a wonderful pizza, the kind I...More

Thank moiralynnhattingh
Reviewed 15 June 2016

During our too short stay at Asara Wine Estate we had the pleasure of experiencing Raphael's restaurant on our last evening there. Staff are friendly, attentive and have an excellent knowledge of the foods offered on the menu. The lovely wine form the Estate was...More

1  Thank nvanvuuren
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner here during our stay at Asara. Staff were extremely attentive, helpful and considerate. The restaurant was very elegant and had a lovely ambience. They deliberately have a simple menu, but this ensures the food was to gourmet standards, as the springbok that...More

1  Thank Sam F
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Perfect setting. Sat outside with a gorgeous view of the mountains. Breakfast buffet had a wide variety of cold foods and was well presented. The only downside was that the waiters were rushing us even though the restaurant was not full and we had a...More

Thank ZAR0602
Reviewed 16 April 2016

All we wanted on this restaurant was a nice steak dish and and some lovely wines and we did not go wrong on this restaurant. everything was just perfect from the staff, the food and the atmosphere. great restaurant indeed.

Thank kurtb628
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We are regulars to Asara Hotel as we live down the road . We celebrated a special annviversary and decided on dinner at Raphaels. The liver and chicken dishes servings were tiny--- I call it pictures on plates. Very disappointing-- won't be visiting again as...More

1  Thank Lilah W
Reviewed 26 March 2016

After two previous visits in 2013 and 2014 we were disappointed by the service, untrained waiters and terrible food. The main courses could hardly be found on the plates and were below average. We had to pour our own wine and did not get a...More

1  Thank ullabuchner
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Food was very good and there was an excellent choice of wine , staff were friendly and efficient......the problem was that we had to wait over a hour between the starter and main course ! This put a real damper on the evening ! We...More

Thank tracy_jervis
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

The food is not exciting. The ambiance inside is not great. It may be nicer on the patio. The starters were mislabeled. The main course was decent.

Thank Nabil K
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Firstly the view is spectacular! The server Adrian was very unhelpful. He eluded to the Chef being a complete tyrant. Whenever we asked for something we were told the chef would not allow it. The service was slow. The food was very underwhelming. Such a...More

Thank 911username
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Asara Wine Estate | Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 888 8050
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