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The Restaurant at Clos Malverne

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Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 865 2022
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did the food and wine pairing with friends over lunch. The service was brilliant, food delicious and the wine out of this world. Absolute value for money and highly recommended.

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Worthing
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first visit, but certainly won't be our last. We did the four course tasting with wine pairing and it was great. Really good value, fresh food, good choice to satisfy all tastes and with an incredible backdrop. When we arrived, we were taken to our table and were lucky to have an outside table, it was stunning... More 

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Ilmington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booking from the uk was easy and we had the balcony seat we requested with the beautiful view. We had the tasting menu with wine including a glass of sparkly to start with. Excellent value and service. A Sunday lunch to remember.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been taking family and friends visiting Cape Town to this wine estate for lunch for 4 years now and again yesterday. It is always great value and excellent quality. We've tried many different wine estates but this all inclusive 4 course lunch with generous wine pairing is THE BEST by far.

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New York, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved our lunch at Clos Malverne. Everything on the plate was delicious and filling. The view was gorgeous and the atmosphere very pleasant. We loved our meal. What we also liked here is that one is not obliged to eat a set Menu and can order just one main dish. I would suggest to come early before the crowds... More 

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Devon, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful lunch in this establishment. We arrived early having expecting to do some wine tasting. However, the staff suggested we had lunch first then carry on with the wine tasting. We had four amazing courses with the wonderful wine pairing, although one wine matching wasn't quite to our taste. The staff were unobtrusive and just arrived when... More 

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Uithoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect place for a lunch. Wine-food pairing is offered at reasonable prices. The view from the restaurant is magnificent. The food is a real treat, you can select from a menu or eat a la carte. We have chosen the 4-course meal with wines matching the food. The knowledge of the staff about the wines was perfect.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been away for 3+ years, but were eager to go back to Clos Malverne for one of their amazing meals - it was always one of our favourite places. We joined friends for a Gourmet Evenings (R498/person) and it was expensive! But, the food and service were fabulous, as we remembered. The gourmet evening consisted of 5 courses, each... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at Clos Malverne for lunch. Three of us had the menu matched with wine while the others had a la carte. The table was on the balcony with a view across the vineyard to a crag in the distance. Another amazing vista. The appellation menu consists of four courses with matched wine. They did allow the odd change but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wine paring lunch menu is an awesome experience. The wine portions are generous and you get a good taste of what their wines taste like. The food is made with excellent ingredients and wonderfully displayed. The portions are generous and the service & staff are wonderfull. The view compliments the good wine & cuisine perfectly. We will be back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 32
Cuisine
International, European
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:30
Thursday
12:00 - 16:30
Friday
12:00 - 16:30
Saturday
12:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 865 2022
Description
We invite you to join us at the Restaurant Clos Malverne for the ultimate Food and Wine Experience. Our Restaurant offers you an utterly enjoyable intimate and friendly dining experience in unpretentious but beautiful surroundings. It is not surprising that the bulk of our clientele are people who have been here before as well as their friends and colleagues who have recommended it. As you dine, you and your guests will enjoy an unbelievable vista of the softly sweeping vineyards and rolling hills of Devon Valley - so reminiscent of their English counterpart - and the pastel-coloured mountains behind them. It is an incomparable view that will help create a pleasurable and utterly memorable experience. You'll also enjoy fine gourmet dishes prepared by Executive Chef, Nadia Louw-Smith, renowned for her impeccably-prepared and delicately spiced dishes that seduce the palate. She is one of the most experienced chefs in the country and has been voted Chef of the Year for her sublime dishes. It is not surprising then, that Clos Malverne restaurant has become a favourite of gourmands and has received rave reviews from critics and clients, both in South Africa and abroad. Our kitchen closes at 15:00.

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