The first wine farm in South Africa, beautifully preserved on a magnificent estate, conveniently 6 minute (3.9 km) drive from the Garden Cottage.
Enjoy wine tasting, great coffee and lunches with stunning scenic walks along the vineyards
The gift shop celebrates all things local and showcases unique work, inspired by Groot Constantia, from talented local South African entrepreneurs, artists, designers, and craftsmen. Bespoke items sold include jewellery, ceramics, bath and body products, homeware, kitchenware, African crafts and…
Try Jonkershuis at Groot Constantia wine farm. It has lots of outdoor seating and is child friendly.
Famous vineyard in the Constantia Valley. Try their tasting room and take lunch outside at the restaurant. The red bus sightseeing tour also stops here on one of their routes.
“Part of the Constantia Wine Route, this restaurant is fine dining but you can go tasting; Wine tasting, relaxing lawns and purchasing of Buitenverwachting wines. Wine Tastings are R±60 pp for any 5 of our wines ending at 16:30. Lawns require bookings for groups 10-20, no more than 20 people per group.”
“Established in 1685, this scenic 146-hectare wine estate features a tasting room open year-round.”
“This small shopping centre is 10 minutes away and has a wonderful selection of shops. You can get groceries from Woolworths and Pick ‘n Pay, browse the endless shops or have a meal at one of the many restaurants. ”
“Perfect spot for a picnic style lunch with good wine. Eagle's Nest is just down the road from the estate.”
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“A stunning wine estate not far away in Constantia (closer than Stellenbosch etc). Enjoy a cheese and charcuterie platter with some Constantia Glen wine whilst overlooking the vineyards. The best.”