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Vergelegen Estate

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  • Excellent76%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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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 stables restaurant rose garden wine tasting manor house van der stel cellar tour stunning gardens old trees steeped in history the main house entrance fee picnic lunch our waiter play area full bloom excellent food
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Reviewed yesterday

Vergelegen is, to my knowledge the most beautiful wine farm in SA. The food at Camphors as well as Stables Is always of the best quality. The view is astonishing and the gardens are out of this world.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 234ronelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a wine tasting having been to a couple of others over the previous few days.This was the only place to charge us going through the gate albeit a nominal amount and having bought some wine they were the only winery not to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 59Rioja
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I have guests visiting from out of town, this is always an obvious place to take them. Vergelegen never disappoints! It’s always a winner.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kimmysa
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic accolade, it is truly appreciated and makes all the effort worth it. Keep on visiting! Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing pic nic experience hosted underneath camphor trees. The estate itself is immaculately manicured and all staff are helpful, professional and friendly. A must do if you are in the area. Wine was great, picnic basket was scrumptious Thank you

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SweetPiment0
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate the positive review! Our hospitality team are passionate about what they do and the feedback is invaluable in ensuring our visitors have a memorable experience. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great picnic lunch under the Camphor Trees today . Wonderful service from Susan and Christopher. Thanks also to Natalie for making us feel so very welcome. We've already booked our next picnic. Highly recommend this venue.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank smithpriscilla798
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the support it is much appreciated and we look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Asharon Hosking

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a light lunch, fresh fish cooked to perfection. The waitron, Nohreen was charming and witty. The gardens are pretty and the wine list impressive with many high quality wines available by the glass. The Australian chef of The Stables chatted a while with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Beachbeavers
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate the support and the great review! Our Stables team are amazing and love the feedback. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for lunch in the stables restaurant. Affordable prices and the service by our waiter ‘Confidence’ made our day. Great selection of drinks and meat / fish / salad We then went for a lovely walk around the grounds. Lovely trees including amazing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kiwihammers
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your visit to Vergelegen Estate. It is enormously valuable for us to receive feedback on our visitors experiences in order for us to ensure that you continue to have a memorable experience. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our Dutch friends for a Wine tasting. There are 4 different tastings to choose from. The tasting room is beautiful. Then we strolled through the gardens and old buildings. All very impressive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dirmug
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate the positive review and will pass on your appreciation to our respective teams. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Everything about this is world class. The attention to detail and by the staff was outstanding. The food was just superb and the setting is beautiful

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DiB287
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate the supportive review and that you enjoyed your visit to Vergelegen Estate. We have amazing teams on the property that are passionate about what they do. They will really love that their hard work is enjoyed. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We visited Vergelegen with friends and had 7 kids between our two families. The grounds are amazingly beautiful with trees more than 300 years old. We enjoyed the gardens, the kids all played in the playground and vineyards maze and we all ate lunch together....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SeanK2570
Sharon0088, General Manager at Vergelegen Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate the positive review and will pass the message on to our passionate teams accordingly. Kind regards Sharon Hosking

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Brandy T
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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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