Top ChoiceWinery in Stanford

Stanford Hills

Taste the Jacksons pinotage here – a fine example of South Africa’s home-grown grape variety. There’s also charming self-catering accommodation available (cottages from R1100), a glamping option (single/double...

Bistro in Stanford


The food from husband-and-wife team Brydon and Innes gets excellent reviews. The small menu is inventive and refined, utilising plenty of local produce. Sunday lunch is highly recommended. Bookings essential and...

Bistro in Stanford


This award-winning, eclectic place serves a mixture of traditional and contemporary fare, much of it made with produce from the owner’s garden. Advance booking is essential. If all the private tables are taken,...

Farm in Stanford

Klein River Cheese Farm

The cheese from this farm has become wildly popular – the aged Gruyère is particularly good. Taste and buy a selection of cheese and put together your own picnic to eat in the grounds. Children will love the...

Winery in Stanford

Robert Stanford Estate

The white wines here are good, particularly the sauvignon blanc. There’s also a small distillery producing grappa and mampoer (moonshine) and a country restaurant open for lunch.

Brewery in Stanford

Birkenhead Brewery

Birkenhead is one of the country's oldest microbreweries and one of its most scenic, with a lovely view of the Klein River Mountains. Sip your way through a tasting tray on the lawns in summer or grab a pint of...