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Address: Off R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 21 881 3878
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
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Vredenheim is no ordinary wine farm! There's something for everyone at this...

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 stud, picnics and beautiful gardens, Hudson's Restaurant, Barrique Restaurant, conference, wedding and function venues, vintage cars, boutique and more.

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We arrived at Vredenheim Estate for lunch but Vredenheim retaurant was not open so we have gone to Hudson's another restaurant at the venue. We came in and the man at the door was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tedhoek
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Somerset West, South Africa

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Situated just outside central Stellenbosch on the main R310 road you will find the tastefully decorated Vredenheim Wine Estate. We visited this wine farm in February and found the pretty, lush green gardens and pond a joy to walk around. The beautifully maintained gardens have some mountains in the background which provide a lovely view. There is ample on-site parking... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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206 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Vredenheim in March last year to view the gardens and have lunch with my family. The gardens are lovely and really worth a visit, the restaurant is excellent and the Sunday Lunch is a treat.

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Thank DougCapeTown
Somerset West, South Africa
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57 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Vredenheim Estate for lunch but Vredenheim retaurant was not open so we have gone to Hudson's another restaurant at the venue. We came in and the man at the door was busy at his computer and left us standing there. After asking if they were open he said yes and we walked further to the bar were... More 

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Thank Tedhoek
Bayreuth, Germany
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a good restaurant, the animals are better to view on other places. Lions are kept in much too small cages.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my mother for a birthday breakfast. Spectacular view. Food very disappointing. Presentation was non existent.

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CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this review

Good day Louise, 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 visit. and we appreciate your allowing us the opportunity to identify and... More 

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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Well looked after Big cats! We where there at 11:00 witch are feeding time, Like the idee of feeding only frozen chicken in front of groups. Lot cleaner and no blood. Well done!

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Thank Tiaan l
Cape Town
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

My friend and I go often - always made so welcome by the staff - and thoroughly enjoy their wines - lovely experience...

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London
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We visited primarily to view the feeding time - around 1500 - at the cat park. The tour was relatively short but it was great to see the animals close up and hear of their eating habits and get a sense of the personality of the animals - white lion, tiger and a leopard. It is safe, the animals are... More 

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Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

There are so many places to eat in the area. I would give this restaurant (Hudsons) a miss. Two of the meals were ok (Cape Malay curry and the pie). The other two were poor. The salmon salad - the lettuce was brown and old, with just a fee slithers of salmon, we sent it back. The chicken burger was... More 

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Thank KimmyCapeTown
CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this review

Good day Kimmy, 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 visit. and we appreciate your allowing us the opportunity to identify and... More 

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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We where not looking for this to be a game farm or something of that nature and we understand fully these are Cats that cannot be reintroduced into the wild, however making them into an attraction leaves people with a certain degree of expectation. Charging a fee (however small it may be) does the same, because people are paying for... More 

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