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Tokara Wine Estate

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:30
Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
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Try the Director's reserve tasting, but BUY the 2017 Elgin Sauvignon Blanc for sure!

Beautiful location with plenty of space to sit with great views of the vineyard and great art... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Jeorge T
Pittsburg, California
via mobile
Go for an olive oil tasting

The vineyard is beautiful, with breathtaking mountains in the background. The wines are lovely... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Toronto, Canada
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  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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TOKARA is a picture perfect destination which offers visitors a unique combination of award-winning wines, brandy and olive oils, a gallery of fine art, a restaurant featuring one of South Africa’s leading chefs as well as a delicatessen.
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R310, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
+27 21 808 5900
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location with plenty of space to sit with great views of the vineyard and great art inside. Once you talk to one of the servers and agree on your tasting (the director's tasting, I think it's called, goes for R100 and includes their flagship...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

The vineyard is beautiful, with breathtaking mountains in the background. The wines are lovely, but the olive oils are even better. There aren't always options to do an olive oil tasting and learn about olive oils, so the tasting is unique and a nice change...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

If doing wine tasting in Stellenbosch, be sure to include Tokara as one of your stops. If the magnificent views as you enter, or the art inside, or the classic ambiance or the superb wines extremely well presented do not enthral you, then there is...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very beautiful spot surrounded by mountains on all sides. Boasting a restaurant and deli situated amongst vineyards and gardens and artwork inside and outside.

Thank LilavanZyl
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Went here with friends and family. Loved the art, views of the vineyard, and the food was delicious. Great attention to food restrictions as well. Excellent service for our rather large group, half of which was teenagers. We all loved our lunch. Lunch was followed...More

Thank MamaAyinde
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a must and one to start at first, great views all the way back to Cape Town. The wine is good and the staff have some great knowledge and stories to tell. Enjoy.

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

What a gorgeous property. Very good wines that rate very very high. I follow Parker, and not all the vintages were available that rate very high, but I was still able to buy and ship some cases. Great art to look at too. Very nice...More

Thank RenatodiCaprio
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Are you tired of being greeted and respected? Do you think the manager should ask your toddler to pipe down when she is talking to another toddler? Do you want to have something spoil the rest of your trip to Cape Town? Well, do they...More

Thank Joa_he
Management response:Responded 8 July 2017

At TOKARA our aim is to make our visitors feel welcome and to create a lasting memorable experience, so we're naturally concerned to read your review. If you could provide information regarding which venue on our estate and the date you visited - this would...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Sometime I wonder how people can have so much arrogance in business,yet they survive,if they were the best in the World,maybe,but they don't have the best. Guys stay on the ground,stay humble,we will try you one more time,nice olive oil tough,food.......?

Thank coen_12
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Arrogance and condescension at its worst. After five visits here over the last six or seven years - yes I keep hoping that thing will change because of its gorgeous location! - it becomes ever more unpleasant. The view of the management and staff in...More

Thank Robert T
Management response:Responded 15 June 2017

Hi Robert, I'm so sorry to hear about your experience and certainly not the impression we would like to have created. Please accept my sincere apologies, I do hope that you will give us another chance to welcome you to our estate, ensure you have...More

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Evie P
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Response from Culptivated | Reviewed this property |
No lunch that I am aware of but you can arrange a chocolate and tapenade sampler that is fantastic!