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Rust en Vrede Restaurant

Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 881 3891
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (75 reviews)
“steak” (111 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On your way with the Wine Tram please stop there for lunch. Nice place and good food for an average normal price. Service is very kind - nice dishes and pastries

Thank steph0808_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove up late evening. Missed getting a glimpse of the property. Began with yummy cocktails al fresco. Had amazing set menu with excellent wine pairings. Very good service by all the staff.

Thank kru604
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had a really nice evening with friends at rust en vrede. the six course menu had no fails and was very well composed- including the wine pairings. special mentions would be the familiar yet surprising carbonara tortellini, the very tender and crisp duck breast as...More

Thank Monacofranke
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best place to eat and drink in Stellenbosch. The restaurant is amazing for a special occasion (evenings only) but the winemakers lunch is also superb. The staff are also brilliant.

Thank Mistef2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An unforgetable culinary experience... Me and my wife had the 4 courses menu and everything was so perfect: The service, the attention to details, the textures, the flavours, the cooking, the quality of the products and of course the wines. Well done to this young...More

Thank bertrand L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there 2 times for lunch. First time was just perfect because it was not that busy. 2nd times we were a group of 4 and the restaurant was full of guests. Our steak was not great at the beginning because were all a...More

1  Thank Air-Pichy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to go ! Considered the best in SA ! If full taste one of the daily plates at adjacent Tasting Room restaurant!

Thank Luiz Gustavo d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a return visit and we were not disappointed food was excellent as was the service. Chef came over to discuss a couple of dishes. Wines were paired well and from all over the world not just there own vineyard. Although described as 6...More

1  Thank JGraham12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

And we enjoyed every sip of our first stop, so much so that I purchased a bottle to bring back to the states! We sat outside on the patio for our first tasting and it was truly lovely. Our host was delightful who told us...More

Thank 2fridad
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was our third visit to Rust en Vrede. The head chef has changed, but the general setup is still much as it was. For the first time we had the 4 course menu (well, 5 courses since we had cheese as an extra course)...More

Thank Mark C
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Questions & Answers
25 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 881 3891
  • E-mail
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