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Bites and Sites Food Tours

47 Church Street, Stellenbosch 7130, South Africa
+27 76 032 8234
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A terrific introduction to the food of South Africa

My group of 16 met with Henley and Simone to tour the historical sites of Stellenbosch while... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Deborah C
via mobile
Foodies on Foot

This walking tour was wonderful! We were able to learn about the history of the town and taste... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Julie M
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Excite your taste buds with a food tour on foot, a township tour or a cooking class in the beautiful, historic town of Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands. Sample the flavours, meet the locals and discover the hidden gems. It's culture on a spoon!
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“walking tour” (12 reviews)
“bobotie” (6 reviews)
“yellow rice” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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47 Church Street, Stellenbosch 7130, South Africa
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+27 76 032 8234

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My group of 16 met with Henley and Simone to tour the historical sites of Stellenbosch while stopping frequently to try local food delicacies. We tired biltong, artisanal breads and wine tastings..... then went on to lunch where we were served the most delicious bobotie...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This walking tour was wonderful! We were able to learn about the history of the town and taste delicious artisanal food. We highly recommend this walking/eating tour!

Thank Julie M
Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

We're glad you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for recommending it.

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

On a sunny autumn Stellenbosch morning, we met our guide Simone, and our fellow foodies, on the corner opposite a gorgeous white church. Simone's enthusiastic personality and love of her work punched through from the get go, this was to be her days off, but...More

Thank Catherine C
Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Simone does a sterling job, so glad you agree! She insists that when she is guiding our tours, she is actually on holiday... It is obvious that you paid close attention along the historic route and the tasting stops - this makes us as guides...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Once again I was fortunate to be able to join Simone with my guests, Candy + Jim and it was Jim's birthday. What a treat all round! The Brampton guys, the Oude Werf meal, the Delicious desserts all made his day very special. I learnt...More

Thank bozmum
Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you so much for joining us again and for taking the time to write about it! We love to make guests feel special on tour, and even more so if we know about birthdays / special occasions in advance. We look forward to your...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

I highly recommend you go on the Bites and Sites tour of Stellenbosch - not only was it a great tour of this beautiful city, it was a great idea also to showcase some of the brilliant small businesses in the city whilst we were...More

Thank Victoria47832
Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you so much for the enthusiastic review! We can't take credit for Fork Pinchos (which is in Cape Town) but happy that you liked the artisan tastings on our tour.

Reviewed 23 February 2017

In most cities, no matter how informative, the guided tours are just a little unremitting, offering only brief periods of respite in a church pew or on the steps of some magnificent building; but this Sights and Bites tour of Stellenbosch did precisely what it...More

Thank Kevin C
Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

We aim to keep our guests interested and content! We're glad you enjoyed the pace as well as the visits to our artisan food partners. Thank you for the flavoursome review.

Reviewed 15 February 2017

On a very hot afternoon we were given a guided tour of Stellenbosch under the title of Bites and Sites. The guide was Hanli and her enthusiasm shone through the afternoon. The concept is a simple but effective one. Provide some interesting local history whilst...More

Thank Og O
Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

I'm relieved that the heatwave didn't detract from your foodie discovery of Stellenbosch! Thank you for the lovely review.

Reviewed 15 February 2017

We met with Hanli for a guided tour around the old town centre which was combined with visiting a number of foodie places which let us sample what they had to offer. Hanli was an excellent host and made everyone welcome. She was very knowledgeable...More

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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

We're happy that your accommodation troubles were sorted out and you could experience this beautiful town. Thank you for your support and commendation!

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

As you arrive in Stellenbosh book this tour as their advise is priceless, I would not know how to continue my holiday without this valuable information, this tour was the highlight of my holiday thank you what a wonderful day we had

Thank jig6661
Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

We're so glad you found the information helpful. Indeed a good idea to do the tour at the beginning of your stay, so you have an insider's overview of what's on offer. Thanks for recommending us!

Reviewed 23 January 2017

A different take on Stellenbosch and we all absolutely loved it! Hanli or her colleagues guides you through the city center at a leisurely pace, tells you about the history and you discover these little places with the most amazing food and drinks. All handmade,...More

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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience! We are privileged to have such high quality, local produce in Stellenbosch. I hope you can come and re-visit your favorite spots in future.

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