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Rust en Vrede

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Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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18:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bets meal we have had anywhere in the world - the tiny bite size tastings between courses were all a delight - everything was so artistically presented! Truly, an experience to carry for the rest of our lives.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was probably one of the nicest meals I have ever had. The food was just exquisite but what made the dinner outstanding was the way the staff were so trained and synchronised. Everything from when we arrived to the last piece of chocolate was simply top notch - add to that a beautiful setting and you can't ask for... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner at Rust en Vrede absolutely a top experience. Tp class staff, great food and presented as its best.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the six course dinner a lot, very exclusive, great and tasty dishes. However, we were even more impressed by the EXPERIENCE. We were basically greated on the way parking and then escorted. The perfect attention was kept at this level until the good bye with hand shake when leaving. Good job..! Take your time when there and book... More 

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1 Thank Susanna_Patrick
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very special Dinner and great wine. Best Dinner memory during out stay in South Afrika. Fantastisk service in a great surrunding.

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Berlin
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113 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love being at Rust en Vrede as the location is absolutely fantastic. We had dinner here before and our expectations were very high, as we had a great experience the last time. After being welcomed directely in fornt of the building by the very attentive and friendly staff, we had a glass of excellent French champagne and some small... More 

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1 Thank KSoho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definetly of the top restaurants in the Wineland, if not the entire South Africa. Excellent food, top wines, and impeccable service. For the dinner you have three set menu options: a 4-course, a 6-course, and the Experience Menu. This is serious slow food. Rust en Vrede suggest that you reserve 4 - 5 hours for the Experience Menu. Our party... More 

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1 Thank Juhani P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had amazing steak for lunch. The environment suits the food. And the young stuff are doing a good job in their servicing

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband treated me to a visit at Rust en Vrede restaurant for my birthday and what an amazing experience it was! Our waiter, Sandra, was fantastic and made the evening very special. All the staff work well together. The food is something out of this world. The only negative thing I can mention was that I was slightly disappointed... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I cannot speak too highly of our amazing experience at Rust en Vrede. From arrival the setting is stunning. The fabulous service starts there and doesn't end all evening. The young staff are friendly, helpful and professional. They all seem to work together smoothly and while there are a lot of them they are not obtrusive. We went for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?