Mother's Day in Stellenbosch
Mother's Day is around the corner and it is time to raise your glass to that special mom of yours. The Stellenbosch Wine Routes is giving you a lot of reasons to #visitStellenbosch. Even though one day is not enough to thank your mother, these cool activities will make her feel special.
Gather the family and go for a hike through the vineyards or take a stroll around the dam with loads of bird life on display. The routes are marked, so you can go as far as you like - from 30 minutes to 3 hours. Get a map and start your walk anytime from 07:30 at your own pace (hikes vary from 1.5km to 7km). Indulge in a full English Breakfast at the café after your walk.
Where: Dirtopia Cafe, Delvera Farm, R44, Stellenbosch | Date: 13 May | Breakfast served from 09:00 – 11:30 | Cost: R125.00 (Includes R40 conservancy permit fee) | Contact: 021 884 4752
Book Online: (credit card and EFT payments accepted. Payments must be received by 12h00, Friday, 11 May otherwise your table will be subsequently cancelled)
Oude Werf is the oldest running hotel in South Africa and they are serving a hearty family lunch in celebration of Mother's Day. Heavy platters of country goodness will be passed around your table: a tangy salad, three succulent roast meats, potatoes, Jollof rice, and fruity puds with homemade custard.
Where: Oude Werf Hotel, Stellenbosch | Date: 13 May, 12:00 – 15:00 | Cost: R350 pp (Bookings: minimum 6 per table) | Contact: 021 887 4608
The Garden Restaurant at Delheim is serving a traditional mouth-watering family lunch on Sunday. Think lamb springrolls, Springbok carpaccio, Cape Malay Chicken Curry, Ostrich Bobotie... hmmm! Delheim is situated high on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain, 50 km from Cape Town. Visitors will be greeted by breathtaking views and welcomed by a true sense of family hospitality.
Where: Delheim Wines, Stellenbosch | Date: 13 May, 12:00 – 15:30 | Cost: R195 pp | Contact: 021 888 4600 or email email@example.com (bookings essential)
Mother’s Day sounds like a three course wine choice menu and a glass of MCC on arrival. This family friendly wine estate offers an impressive menu and they have a choice of lovely pizzas for the kids. Bellevue Wine Estate is situated in the prestigious Stellenbosch wine growing region in South Africa. Recently a state of the art tasting room and restaurant has been furnished inside one of the historical wings of the cellar. Child friendly and with modern finishes and comfort, this proves a destination not to be missed.
Where: Bellevue Wine Estate, Stellenbosch | Date: 13 May | Cost: R290 pp | Contact: 021 865 2054 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Beyerskloof is planning to make Mother's Day memorable this year with their delicious menu. If oxtail ravioli and pork belly with a glass of wine sounds good for you, then this is the place to be. The Red Leaf Bistro at Beyerskloof offers one of most memorable culinary experiences in Stellenbosch. It is the perfect place to enjoy the calm and serene views across rolling Boland vineyards.
Where: Beyerskloof Wine Estate | Date: 13 May | Time: 11:00 – 17:00 | Cost: R375pp | Contact: 021 865 2685 or email email@example.com (Bookings essensial)
Treat your mother at Eight, Spier's acclaimed farm-to-table restaurant. Enjoy a complimentary glass of Méthode Cap Classique on arrival and indulge in the harvest table with a range of dishes all prepared with fresh, home-grown, seasonal ingredients sourced from the farm and nearby, trusted suppliers.
Where: Eight Restaurant at Spier | Date: 13 May | Time: 12:30 | Cost: R490pp, R240 for children <12 years
Enjoy a glass of bubbly, delicious teatime treats and fresh pots of tea at Spier Hotel Restaurant.
Where: Spier Hotel Restaurant | Date: 13 May | Time: 14.00 - 17.00 | Cost: R280 per adult, R140 per child <12 years old | Contact: 021 809 1188 or eight(at)spier.co.za
Kunjani Wine Estate is offering an impressive four course set menu. If you like the idea of amouce bouche, French seafood soup, linefish with asparagus and multicoloured macaroons, then you should say "hi" to Kunjani, because their fun dining restaurant is definitely worth exploring.
Where: Kunjani Wine Estate | Cost: R320pp | Contact details: 074 166 9029 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cavalli is home to award-winning wine, cuisine, design, architecture, indigenous gardens and art and has quickly become a recognised South African lifestyle brand with the estate's development on the R44 being widely regarded as a significant event for the Cape Winelands. They are serving a sublime six course lunch experience with a vegetarian menu available.
Where: Cavalli Estate | Date: 13 May | Cost: R600pp | Contact details: email@example.com (bookings essential)
Avontuur Wine Estate is offering a delicious macaroon and wine pairing. Avontuur is home to fine wines and fast horses and is nestled against the Helderberg between Stellenbosch and Somerset West.
Where: Avontuur Estate | Date: 13 May | Cost: R80pp | Contact details: 021 855 3450 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org (bookings essential)
With it's welcoming breath-taking views, Bodega offers a relaxing atmosphere with a Mother's Day Lunch Set Menu that will tickle all of your taste buds. All the wines can be paired with the lovely wines of Dornier.
Where: Dornier Wine Farm | Date: 13 May | Cost: From R395 pp | Contact: 021 880 0557 (bookings essential)
Stellenbosch Vineyards is offering a unique three course lunch menu created by chef Livinia Plaatjies. The menu offers a combination of fine dining and hearty home-style dishes, crafted with mom’s most loved memories in mind. In addition, moms will also be treated with a selection of treats and surprises from the Stellenbosch Vineyards team. The three course menu includes a complimentary glass of bubbly.
Where: Stellenbosch Vineyards | Date: 13 May | Cost: R375 pp | Swirl will be open from 10:00 to 17:00 (with the kitchen closing at 16:00) and bookings are essential. In addition, a children’s menu is available for those under 12 years of age.
For bookings and more information, contact Ruan or Tanya on (021) 881 8052 or send an email email@example.com.
For more information, contact the Stellenbosch Wine Routes Visitor Centre on 021 886 4310, email firstname.lastname@example.org or say hello at 47 Church Street in Stellenbosch.
Enjoy all the celebrations, pop a lovely bottle of bubbles and.. #thinkquality, #drinkStellenbosch.