Child Friendly Restaurants in the Winelands

Child Friendly Restaurants in the Winelands

Going out to the Winelands is a great way to escape the buzz of city life, but sometimes it can be tricky accommodating all members of the family. These restaurants, however, welcome kids of all ages with arms wide open.


96 Winery Road Restaurant 

96 Winery Road, set in the heart of the glorious Helderberg countryside, has been part of the Winelands landscape for over 20 years, starting in 1996, as per the name. This success can be attributed to decades of hardwork and passion to achieve. The restaurant has a country feel with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. There is a kid’s jungle gym located on the lawn in front of the restaurant.

For more information or bookings, contact them on 021 842 2020 or e-mail them at

96 Winery Road Restaurant 

Bodega Restaurant at Dornier Wines 

In the ragged folds of the Stellenbosch Mountain - between fynbos-clad hills and manicured vines – lies a culinary destination beckoning both food & wine aficionados and gastronauts.

Housed in the pastoral allure of a historic barn, Dornier Bodega pursues the perfect marriage between modern food preparation and classic elegance that has come to be expected from Dornier Wines.

Bodega at Dornier wines tops the list for most families, as there’s a choice between a contemporary a la carte menu, tapas and satisfying flammkuchen, meaning there’s something for everyone.

There’s a well-equipped outdoor play area for the kids with a jungle gym and sand pit.

Please note* Bodega Restaurant will be closed from 1 July 2019 to 31 October 2019.

For more information, contact them on 021 880 0557 or e-mail them at

Bodega Restaurant at Dornier Wines 

Eight Restaurant at Spier Wine Farm 

They use natural and organic ingredients from the farm and nearby, creatively combining them to create nourishing, healthy and delicious dishes.

Greens and fresh veggies come from their food garden where they are grown without the use of chemical fertilisers, pesticides or artificial chemicals. Their fillet, sirloin and sausages come from grass-fed cattle reared on Spier's pastures, along with delicious eggs laid by happy hens that scratch around freely in the fields. Both the chickens and cattle are raised without the use of antibiotics or hormones.

The kids can tuck into their special children's menu after they've played on the rolling lawns and wooden jungle gym outside or discovered the secret bamboo forest nearby. Their award-winning wines compliment the menu, along with freshly-squeezed vegetable and fruit juices and a selection of craft beers and artisanal sodas.

For more information or bookings, contact them on 021 809 1188 or e-mail them at

Eight Restaurant at Spier Wine Farm

Hudson’s at Vredenheim Wine Estate 

Hudson’s is a privately owned, award winning venue and restaurant situated on the Vredenheim wine estate.

They offer breakfast, lunch, picnics and afternoon tea daily and specialise in catering for celebrations and gatherings. The premises enjoys breathtaking views of their beautiful garden and the Helderberg mountains.

There is lots of space for the little ones to run wild and a small play area and jungle gym next to the restaurant.

For more information or bookings, contact them on 021 881 3590 or e-mail them at

Hudson’s at Vredenheim Wine Estate

Middelvlei Wine Estate 

Middelvlei Wine Estate is run by the Momberg family, inviting you to join them for a traditional South African Boerebraai experience. The farm, with a true rustic South African vibe, is very welcoming to families with plenty of entertainment for kids (and mom and dad!) While mom and dad relax with a bottle of Middelvlei wine, the kids can have a good time too. The little ones can play in the sandpit, feed the farm animals, enjoy the open space on the kick bikes or braai their own marshmallows.

For more information or bookings, contact them on 021 883 2565 or e-mail them at

Middelvlei Wine Estate 

Skilpadvlei Restaurant 

Nestled between the vineyards, Skilpadvlei Restaurant is renowned for its relaxed atmosphere and breath-taking views of the Stellenbosch Hills and surrounding mountains.

Skilpadvlei Restaurant offers an extensive menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their specialities are traditional South African favourites such as Lamb curry, tripe and flame grilled Pork ribs. For contemporary classics try their steaks, delicious Salads, woodfire pizzas and their famous Skilpadvlei Burgers. Still have some room left? Round your meal off with something sweet from their popular dessert menu.

They are child-friendly. Their menu includes kiddie’s meals and the in-and-outside play-area offers ample entertainment to keep the young one’s busy.

Seating is available outside on the veranda or inside by the fireplace. They also offer a venue for kiddie’s parties – in both summer and wintertime.

For more information or bookings, contact them on 021 881 3237 or e-mail them at

Skilpadvlei Restaurant 

Farm Kitchen at Spier Wine Farm 

If you would prefer to hang out with your kids on the lawn, you can order a picnic basket packed with farm-fresh goodies. The picnic baskets include salads, rotisserie chicken, handcrafted pies and sandwiches, and decadent sweet treats and MORE. To drink, there’s a selection of Spier wines, Juicebox juices, cider and beer as well as coffee to go. The kiddies’ picnic includes cold meats, root crisps and yoghurt.

There’s a wooden jungle gym near the picnic area for the kids to play on.

For more information or bookings, contact them on 021 809 1172.

Spier Farm Kitchen at Spier Wine Farm

The Bakery at Jordan Wine Estate 

The Bakery atmosphere is relaxed and fun, evident in the modern, yet simple décor in neutral shades with a splash of red, where visitors can unwind and enjoy the freshly produced fare amongst the aromas of baking bread, pastries and freshly brewed coffee. Alternatively one may dine ‘al fresco’ on either the lawns or the newly completed wooden deck.

Visitors can unwind and enjoy the freshly produced fare amongst the aromas of baking bread, pastries and freshly brewed coffee. There is no jungle gym but the beautiful lawns in front of the outside deck provide plenty of space for kids to play and explore around the dam.

For more information or bookings, contact them on 021 881 3004 or e-mail them at

The Bakery at Jordan Wine Estate

The Millhouse Kitchen at Lourensford Wine Estate

The Millhouse Kitchen is located on the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate. This charming, child-friendly restaurant is very welcoming and accommodating to families, and is ideal for small children with plenty of space to roam and play. The restaurant’s modern interior has a fresh appeal and there is seating inside and outside on both sides. The large garden has three natural wood jungle gyms and plenty of space for them to run wild and burn off all that energy.

For more information or bookings, contact them on 079 717 3799 or e-mail them at

The Millhouse Kitchen at Lourensford Wine Estate

Zevenwacht Restaurant 

In a setting of unsurpassed tranquillity is the Historic Manor house which has been converted into their delightful country style restaurant. The tastefully decorated Zevenwacht Restaurant, located within a turn of the 19th Century Cape Dutch Manor House, portrays both finesse and charm.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, the restaurant offers contemporary continental cuisine prepared to perfection. Magnificent views of the tranquil lake and park-like gardens are the perfect accompaniment to a memorable dining experience.

Their delicious range of picnic baskets are served in a paradisiacal setting on tree-shaded lawns sloping down to the lake. Enjoy a tasteful selection of bread and biscuits, cold meats, cheeses, and salads or pre-book a braai basket and cook your own meal over vine wood fires.

A fun-filled play park with a wooden jungle gym, provides recreation for children and keeps them happily and safely entertained.

For more information or bookings, contact them on 021 900 5800 or e-mail them at

Zevenwacht Restaurant

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