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Groot Constantia

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Address: Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia 8000, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 794 5128
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate, (est:...

Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate, (est: 1685). Situated 20 minutes from Cape Town central and one of the Big 6 tourist destinations, Groot Constantia is a must visit. With two fine restaurants, Jonkershuis and Simon's (contact details on website), wine tastings, chocolate and wine pairing, cellar tours and a museum that reminds one of a bygone era, this beautiful historic winery is a popular attraction.

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A fantastic insight to an amazing estate with a great history told by superb staff. My partner and I went on a lovely day in November. I would add to book the cellar tour with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fantastic insight to an amazing estate with a great history told by superb staff. My partner and I went on a lovely day in November. I would add to book the cellar tour with the chocolate to go with the wine. The 5 small bars of chocolate are a beautiful addition to the 5 wines which are offered -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great scenery, knowledgeable & friendly staff & perfect tasting wine. My girlfriend & I book the cellar wine & chocolate tasting tour. This was delicious. 5 different wines (2 white & 3 red) along with a little bar of chocolate especially created for each of those wines - perfect combination for each other. Got to know the great history of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting the grounds is admission free and you can pay individually for a visit to their museum, for the wine tasting, and their winery tour. Otherwise, there's a couple of restaurants on the property and the ability to walk around the property and adjoining winery. The hop on hop off bus goes directly to their parking lot.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Groot Constantia Estate is incredibly beautiful throughout the whole year! There are 2 restaurants Jonkershuis and Simon's. Recently they started their market as well on saturdays and sundays. Whether you go for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a wine tasting or just a walk it is the perfect way to spend a day...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt this was a very reasonable tasting for the price as you get 5 tastings, well poured, get to keep the glass, and the atmosphere of the place is very nice with locale artwork to look at while enjoying.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I lunched here on a Sunday and were so impressed with the quality of the food and the service and enjoyed it so much we returned the following week.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in Cape Town with a tight amount of time to enjoy all this great city/country has to offer. That said, this winery has excellent service from the minute you arrive. Well speaking staff are well trained and understand their product, ( a four star rating from an average wine drinkers palate). Beautiful grounds and vineyard with scenic views. This... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello I was at Groot today and the wine and chocolate is great. But the service is not up to the standards as an Italian or Canadian tasting experience. But if you have some time on your day check it out for the wine tastes great. I'm not saying the service was horrible. But if you have been to a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the highlights of my trip to Cape Town. Beautiful, Dutch style vineyard where you can come for a wine tasting (and they're not stingy with the samples) and then wonder around the vineyard afterwards. The wine tasting was R75 for 5 wines and for R100 you can do a wine cellar tour. Had a delicious lunch in the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed wine tasting at Groot Constantia with a group of people. We were well attended to but we didn't really enjoy the wines, we thought they would be better. We didn't purchase any.

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