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Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 888 8000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (5 reviews)
“macaroons” (2 reviews)
“parma ham” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot fault the food, decor or location of this restaurant. The food is simple, tasty and devoid of pretense, unlike the management and waitpersons.

Thank Reshma R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I convinced my friends to celebrate their respective birthdays with gin tasting after seeing a post on Facebook. If you love gin then this is the place to be!! My friends were not big into gin so I ended up drinking theirs - and I'm...More

Thank Sandy-Lee H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've always enjoyed Sansibar. It's close to home, used to be reasonable (never been cheap) However; the last time we went my jaw literally dropped to the floor. Their prices have become insane. Clearly not catering for their local market anymore. The interior is cold,...More

Thank Michaela V
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I have been visiting Asara for a few years now. I fell in love with the stunning view. I tried their huge hamburgers at the Sansibar as well as their pizza and watched rugby next to the warm fire. It is clear that the owner...More

Thank D E
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

So we had a shocking experience in May when visiting Sansinar at ASARA wine estate, we got greeted by the hotel reception and that was where service ended. We seated ourselves in the bar to wait for a table, after several minutes i approached the...More

Thank Coincut
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Lovely restaurant just outside Stellenbosch. Gorgeous setting, overlooking dam and Stellenbosch mountains. Service was very slow on the day we visited; food good but not memorable. Pizzas nice! Overall, a nice family Sunday outing.

Thank Esmare W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

An amazing experience. The views are picturesque and the food was wonderful! The staff were very friendly too. If I had one request, it would be for a little bit of background music.

Thank Jayne L
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend & I had a wine tasting at Asara and were quite happy that they were still open after 16:30 as most wine farms in Stellenbosch close wine tasting at that time. We had dinner at Sansibar and your pizza's are absolutely amazing, definitely...More

Thank lifestylechaser
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The food, the service and the ambiance at Sansibar is good. A nice venue for a sundowner. Specialising in lighter fare food like pizza and ribs.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We stayed at the Asara Estate, were the bar is located. They have of course the lovely wines of the Asara estate by the glass. More interesting is their huge collection of gins. The menu was a couple of pages long. Only gins from South...More

Thank Robza
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 888 8000
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Wood-fired oven, eclectic bistro-style menu, magnificent views, casual ambience.
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