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Vergelegen Estate

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Vergelegen - no ordinary Estate. Founded on 1 February 1700, Vergelegen (meaning "situated far away"), has been under the ownership of some of the world's great explorers and visionaries, each of whom, in their own way, have helped shape Vergelegen...more
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Lourensford Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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All reviews camphor trees rose garden wine tasting manor house van der stel cellar tour stunning gardens old trees picnic lunch steeped in history the main house entrance fee our waiter play area full bloom excellent food nice wine
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Vergelegen estate has much more to it than wine tasting. The views are fantastic. The food in the restaurant was delicious and very reasonably priced for such a stunning location. The gardens are beautiful and are worth a visit even if wine tasting is not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 616rachaelc
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback on your recent visit to the Vergelegen Estate, it is much appreciated. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my first visit to this beautiful estate and it was well worth the trip! We toured the spectacular gardens and the historical building before settling down for the wine tasting. In total, we tried seven different wines, all of which were very good!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great review! It is always rewarding for us when our guests truly enjoy their Vergelegen experience. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have time, pop into The Stables sooner than later for breakfast, tea or lunch to see the beautiful panorama and agapanthus collection which is at its peak. Blue and white blooms - about five varieties. Eggs Benedict and a glass of bubbly an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AllisonCdR
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the positive review and for visiting our Stables Restaurant. I cannot think of a better way to start the day! Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish there was a higher score to give this wine estate. I cannot believe in the 32 years I have been regularly visiting CPt I have never been here. There is a R10 charge to visit which I thought was a bit cheeky but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SanC65
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

What an awesome review, thank you. Our teams are passionate about what they do and it is always great to have positive reinforcement for what they are doing. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited wine estates extensively in Victoria, Australia, Marlborough, New Zealand and while many are beautiful and marvellous places to dine, there is nowhere on the planet, in my view which matches Vergelegen. It is a major contributor to making South Africa one of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robinbarke
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your amazing review! The Vergelegen teams are passionate about what they do and are driven to ensuring that our guests experience a world class visit. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a walk in beautiful gardens. There's a lot of history here, too. Fun to walk through the old farm house and to see ancient trees. Also a nice place to sit and have a tasty glass of wine. Jacques gave good service

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fozjon
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review your visit to Vergelegen Estate, your feedback is appreciated. We will pass on the compliment to Jacques at our Stables Restaurant accordingly. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vergelegen Estate is a must-visit if you are visiting the wineries in South Africa. In addition to having great wines and a well-organized tasting experience, the estate grounds are stunning, so you should allocate time for a self-walking tour. They also have several great restaurants...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Posh Picnic amongst the trees in this amazingly beautiful estate - a table with wine and picnic food and service so you don’t have to worry about a thing! Really beautiful and special. Food is ok (but if you want amazing food go to Camphors)...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nadyab680
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate the review and suggestions for us to work on going forward and we look forward to your next visit at either one of our dining areas. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This estate is absolutely stunning. The gardens are the most beautiful I have seen at any estate. You can easily spend an entire day here just meandering your way around. The old manor house and library were so interesting giving you a glimpse into the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know why we have not been to Vergelegen until now, but the grounds and buildings were beautiful. It is worthwile to take the time to walk through the gardens and enjoy some fresh air before enjoying an excellent lunch. Lunch was very good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Ulrich F | Reviewed this property |
Well not really Kids can come along but it is not really something for them
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The hotel must have been in Cape Town
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