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Rust en Vrede Restaurant

Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (75 reviews)
“steak” (109 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 725 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and lovely ambiance. We were greeted by professional staff and well looked after, We had a lovely lunch and complimented by a sauvignon blanc, Historic beautiful building. Highly recommended

Thank edebeer33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on recommendations from our hotel and others we managed to get a late booking for dinner at Rust en Vrede for dinner on a Tuesday night. We were not disappointed. The meal and service was one of the best we have had in South...More

Thank Vegemitelover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived and got out of our car, as we walked towards the restaurant a lady came to meet and greet us. What a great start. From there on it just got better. Our waiter was super nice and the somalier very knowledgeable and guided...More

Thank StefaninDubai
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Friendly and experienced staff, original and tasty dishes. Great and historic ambiance. Choose between four and six-course dinner, with matching wines.

1  Thank richardvaneck
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stopped at this restaurant at the insistence of friends we were visiting in Simonstown. We have a very enjoyable meal there and if you are in the area we recommend visiting it.

1  Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had one of the most memorable meals of our lives at Rust en Verde. From the moment we walked in, no detail was overlooked. The staff were uniformly great but the sommelier was outstanding! Excellent suggestions on wine pairings and helped us feel completely...More

Thank tjl202
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We went for a celebratory dinner at the restaurant. We were met outside the door with a pleasant greeting and taken to our table where our water introduced himself. We decided to have the 6 course tasting menu with a wine pairing. The sommelier suggested...More

Thank Alastair C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is a first-class, high-end restaurant where my wife and I enjoyed a delicious dinner. The service was not only excellent, but also amiable and without obsequiousness. Reservations are mandatory. One-course dinner and wine for two, USD125.

Thank Zippy22
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is the second time we have visited this wine estate. Rust en Vrede is among my top 3 vineyards in South Africa. The vineyard has a long history / heritage, its Merlot was served at the event when Mandela revived Nobel prize. The wines...More

Thank Traveller_UK_SA
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We went to R & V for the winemakers lunch last week Friday. It was THE best steak I have ever eaten in my life, and I love my steak!! The only place that equaled the R & V steak was a restaurant called "Stellenbosch"...More

Thank Jetblazt650
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Questions & Answers
25 January 2017|
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Response from Rust en Vrede S | Property representative |
Good day Thank you for your enquiry! With our restaurant being small, intimate venue we do not generally take large group reservations (largest being 8 guests). However as your request falls in the lower winter season we... More
John R
10 January 2017|
Response from Rust en Vrede S | Property representative |
Good day Thank you for your enquiry! Unfortunately the restaurant is closed on Sundays and Mondays. We do apologize for the inconvenience! We are open for dinner from 18.30, Tuesday - Saturday evenings (with the exception... More
Danielle A
7 January 2017|
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Response from Rust en Vrede S | Property representative |
Good day Danielle, Thank you very much for your enquiry! Yes, we do have seating for 1 person only. Just to advise for further information; unfortunately the restaurant is currently fully booked until March 2017. However... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
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