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Polo Club

Val de Vie Wine and Polo Estate, Paarl 7620, South Africa
+27 21 863 6169
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Our return to the Pavillion was like greeting an old friend. The welcome was sincere and relaxed... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
MaryLewis747
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Wedding anniversary celebrations at Val de Vie

We decided to celebrate our 43rd wedding anniversary at the Polo club. It turned out to be an... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
Kobus B
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Surrounded by the mountains and vineyards of the famous Paarl-Franschhoek valley, Val de Vie is one of the most spectacular polo estates in the world. Our passion for the sport has transformed the estate into an unrivaled polo destination. Apart from hosting international tournaments and high society events, the Val de Vie Polo Club also offers lessons and members play polo every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The polo season runs from October to April.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Val de Vie Wine and Polo Estate, Paarl 7620, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Our return to the Pavillion was like greeting an old friend. The welcome was sincere and relaxed, the service attentive without being intrusive and the food, well, predictably delicious. Clairissa ensured that we experienced a languid afternoon overlooking the expansive Polo field. The crispy and...More

Thank MaryLewis747
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We decided to celebrate our 43rd wedding anniversary at the Polo club. It turned out to be an excellent decision. Our Saturday lunch was tasteful with beautiful decor. The service was good and it was complemented with a friendly ambiance. After lunch the Polo games...More

Thank Kobus B
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I was taucht by Charl du Plessis, a so good polo teacher, to improve my polo during one week with him in his property. Charl invited me also in Val de Vie Polo Club to play with him and with Val de Vie Polo Club...More

1  Thank Jean-François E
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We went to the Polo Club whilst the Yearling Sale was on. If you are into horses check this out for a future year, this time there were over 100 yearlings on sale. The buyers have lunch in the main room and each horse is...More

Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We have visited this venue many times to watch polo. We usually order the pizza from the restaurant while the kids play on the climbing frame and run around on the grass. The restaurant service can be hit or miss but the pizza is always...More

Thank AfricaTraveler206
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Went for tapas with friends. Wine was great but the food was disappointing and expensive as the portions were small and not very well flavoured

Thank Elaine T
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Great setting, but menu not very exciting. The restaurant offers friendly service and good wines with a very relaxed vibe. I feel the menu could be updated.

Thank CherylT166
Reviewed 16 April 2014

The venue is absolutely perfect but there is NO service. On a quite week day lunch our food took forever and a day. Even if the meal is tasteful as it was, there is no excuse for poor service. I am sure if the POLO...More

Thank Paljas1976
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Our entry to the clubhouse was encouraging as it is certainly a magnificent building and setting. Beautiful polo fields, beatifully tended and green. But, sadly, that's where the experience ended. Before being seated, we were told that there is no sauvignon blanc. A very strange,...More

1  Thank Mike E
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Fantastic food, view, friendly staff - we love it! The salads are great - lamb rump at lunch was excellent too

1  Thank susiew09
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