Top ChoiceBakery in Stellenbosch

Boschendal at Oude Bank

A vibrant bakery and bistro priding itself on locally sourced ingredients. The menu features salads, sandwiches and mezze-style platters, as well as fresh cakes and pastries and local craft beer. There are tables...

Top ChoiceFusion in Stellenbosch

Rust en Vrede

Expect innovative dishes like rabbit-leg wontons or beetroot chocolate fondant at this stylish winery restaurant. Book ahead.

Bistro in Stellenbosch


It's a little off the beaten Stellenbosch path, but it's worth the drive to get to this well-respected restaurant in a winery. The delectable menu is filled with high-end, inventive dishes, and, for those looking...

Fusion in Stellenbosch


Celebrated chef George Jardine of the long-established Jordan restaurant opened this small and very special spot in 2016. The emphasis is on local produce showcased in simple but extraordinarily good dishes. Book...

Fusion in Stellenbosch

Overture Restaurant

A very modern wine estate and restaurant where celebrated TV chef Bertus Basson focuses on local, seasonal produce prepared to perfection and paired with Hidden Valley wines.

Market in Stellenbosch

Root 44 Market

A large indoor-outdoor market with fresh produce, plenty of crafts and clothing as well as wine by the glass, draught craft beer and a host of food stalls serving everything from pad Thai to burgers to giant...

South African in Stellenbosch


A cosy, charming restaurant within a boutique hotel. The menu is small but features some traditional dishes and lots of locally sourced goodies – the mushroom risotto is superb. Bookings essential.

International in Stellenbosch

96 Winery Road

Off Rte 44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, this is a long-established restaurant, best known for its dry aged beef. There's plenty of other meat on the menu, plus two token vegetarian dishes.

Italian in Stellenbosch


There’s an interesting menu and an extensive wine list with more than 500 choices. Around 20 wines are available by the glass and tastings are available (R50).

Italian in Stellenbosch


This Italian-food stalwart of Stellenbosch’s dining scene has a shady patio next to the botanical garden.

Market in Stellenbosch

Slow Market

Stellenbosch's original farmers market features lots of artisanal produce as well as crafts.

Cafe in Stellenbosch

Katjiepiering Restaurant

Tucked away in the corner of the botanical garden and surrounded by exotic plants, this is a lovely spot for coffee, cake or a light lunch. Some traditional meals are served.