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Vredenheim

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Vredenheim is no ordinary wine farm! There's something for everyone at this family-owned estate - experience our range of wines, tasting room, unique Big Cats Park (home to lions, tigers, leopards and more), wildlife and game viewing, Angus cattle...more
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Off R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To celebrate my Father-in-law's 80th birthday, we visited the Big Cats Park the morning, watch them feeding them at 11:00 and after that had lunch at Hudson's Restaurant. It was a very warm day, but it was lovely on the stoop. We ordered a burger,...More

1  Thank Marian R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited for more than an hour for our food. Despite the restaurant being busy, I didn't see the waiters rotate between tables often. I understand the waiting period if you can see waiters are busy but if they shine in their absence and you...More

Thank Luanne1
CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience when visiting Hudson's at our estate. Whilst the restaurants operating at Vredenheim are not owned by us, it is still of great importance to Vredenheim that our guests enjoy every aspect of their...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The food at Hudson’s is superb with friendly staff and excellent management. I’ve never had a bad experience visiting the Hudson’s restaurant. It’s so easy for people to flock to bad mouthing an establishment, but we should always keep in mind that it’s a service...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

I spend the afternoon with a group of my friends and children at the Restaurant. Upon making a reservation the receptionist whom took our booking for lunch advised that the Lion Park had a feeding at 3 PM and after the feeding we would be...More

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CharaltaB, Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Please note that Vredenheim takes all complaints seriously and we have brought this to the direction attention of the Hudson’s management team. Unfortunately, as their team explained on the day, the restaurant had closed at 15h00 due to a wedding. At 17h00, two hours after...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We couldn’t thank Rhiannon and the team at Hudson’s brought for the most beautiful wedding we could have wished for. We had regular Skype chats and emails to keep us all in the loop. The eye to detail and suggestions for timelines was fantastic. The...More

1  Thank RebeccaFK
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Vredenheim have a number of tourist facilities within the estate, and we booked the Cat Park Tour & Wine Tasting experience for our last day as no more than a way of passing time before our flight back to the UK. We enjoyed a light...More

1  Thank Brett P
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Vredenheim on a Tuesday morning. When walking into the Hudsons restaurant, the lady seated at the entrance inside was extremely unfriendly, made us feel unwelcome. The fireplace filled the restaurant with smoke, which forced us to open the doors. We decided to rather...More

Thank jasper2407
CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

We are very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience when visiting Hudson's at our estate. Whilst the restaurants operating at Vredenheim are not owned by us, it is still of great importance to Vredenheim that our guests enjoy every aspect of their...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

We had a lovely wedding at hudsons Wedding and Restaurant venue that everyone in our invited gestalts was proud of the venue and most people have said they would contract the wedding Planner Rhiannon when they choose to wed. It was well organised and the...More

1  Thank kvnorozwa
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We went to Hudson's by mistake as we thought we were going to their sister Restaurant, Barrique, which is on the same Estate The restaurant doubles as a wedding venue, and it shows, as the room is large and, without the celebratory trappings and decorations,...More

Thank Mervyn C
CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

We are very sorry to hear that you had a less than enjoyable experience when visiting Hudson's at our estate. Whilst the restaurants operating at Vredenheim are not owned by us, it is still of great importance to Vredenheim that our guests enjoy every aspect...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The big cats are super special to see up close. From what we saw they looked extremely well taken care of and very happy so I’m not sure why previous posts said they felt sorry for the animals. Lovely to take kids and the gardens...More

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R65 adults, R35 pensioners, R40 children
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
We didn't go for the wildlife game but for the restaurant...which was great hey! Wine was a bonus!...
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