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Rust en Vrede Restaurant

Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 881 3891
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 729 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our third visit to Rust en Vrede. The head chef has changed, but the general setup is still much as it was. For the first time we had the 4 course menu (well, 5 courses since we had cheese as an extra course)...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the evening the restaurant offers excellent food in a 4 or 6 course format. The food is excellently prepared but in relatively small "fine food" portions. In order not to leave the restaurant feeling one still needed a plate of french fries a platter...More

Thank Allan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first time at R&V since the new Chef, Daniel, took over. And we were very pleased. Quality of service and food is at least maintained, actually even a bit improved with changes made. It was simply delicious and again an enjoyable evening....More

1  Thank Dieter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful vinyard with friendly staff, outstanding wine and a great view. A story told about each tasted bottle, would highly recommend, our favourite was the Syrah.

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Excellent food and lovely ambiance. We were greeted by professional staff and well looked after, We had a lovely lunch and complimented by a sauvignon blanc, Historic beautiful building. Highly recommended

Thank edebeer33
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Based on recommendations from our hotel and others we managed to get a late booking for dinner at Rust en Vrede for dinner on a Tuesday night. We were not disappointed. The meal and service was one of the best we have had in South...More

Thank Vegemitelover
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We arrived and got out of our car, as we walked towards the restaurant a lady came to meet and greet us. What a great start. From there on it just got better. Our waiter was super nice and the somalier very knowledgeable and guided...More

Thank StefaninDubai
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Friendly and experienced staff, original and tasty dishes. Great and historic ambiance. Choose between four and six-course dinner, with matching wines.

1  Thank richardvaneck
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stopped at this restaurant at the insistence of friends we were visiting in Simonstown. We have a very enjoyable meal there and if you are in the area we recommend visiting it.

1  Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had one of the most memorable meals of our lives at Rust en Verde. From the moment we walked in, no detail was overlooked. The staff were uniformly great but the sommelier was outstanding! Excellent suggestions on wine pairings and helped us feel completely...More

Thank tjl202
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Questions & Answers
25 January 2017|
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Response from Rust en Vrede S | Property representative |
Good day Thank you for your enquiry! With our restaurant being small, intimate venue we do not generally take large group reservations (largest being 8 guests). However as your request falls in the lower winter season we... More
John R
9 January 2017|
Response from Rust en Vrede S | Property representative |
Good day Thank you for your enquiry! Unfortunately the restaurant is closed on Sundays and Mondays. We do apologize for the inconvenience! We are open for dinner from 18.30, Tuesday - Saturday evenings (with the exception... More
Danielle A
7 January 2017|
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Response from Rust en Vrede S | Property representative |
Good day Danielle, Thank you very much for your enquiry! Yes, we do have seating for 1 person only. Just to advise for further information; unfortunately the restaurant is currently fully booked until March 2017. However... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 881 3891
  • E-mail
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