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Walkerbay Estate and Birkenhead Brewery

R326, Stanford 7210, South Africa
+27 28 341 0013
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A good place to taste beer and wine

We came for a beer tasting and ended up having nice bratwurst and potato salad for lunch. Would... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
hanns b
hout bay
Not worth while

We almost had to plea to get any form of service and then the wine and beer tastings were warm... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Cape Town, South Africa
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As the first wine and brewing estate in the southern hemisphere, we run a small but growing micro brewery, water bottling plant, winery and vineyard situated in the Western Cape of South Africa. We have much to offer, not only to the beer and wine enthusiast, but to those just interested in visiting our beautiful country estate near Stanford in the shadow of the Klein Rivier mountains. Here you will find out about our exceptional beer,our country estate, our brewery. As of September 2015 the restaurant is under new management called "Birkenhead Galley" separately listed in Trip advisor by the new owners. Come and enjoy our delicious food and freshly brewed beer, and visit our vineyard and winery where we produce Walker Bay Vineyards wines.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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R326, Stanford 7210, South Africa
+27 28 341 0013
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

We came for a beer tasting and ended up having nice bratwurst and potato salad for lunch. Would recommend to share the beer tasting and order one that you like.

Thank hanns b
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We almost had to plea to get any form of service and then the wine and beer tastings were warm. Very unpleasant. Staff seem not to focus on any kind of client satisfaction...or interaction for that matter.

Thank TollieL
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We did a beer-tasting and sat outside overlooking the beautiful mountains and valley. The beers are generally great, although not one of us really liked the stout (which is admittedly an acquired taste). The service was friendly and efficient. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank A_v_Rensburg
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Two in one!!! Wine estate and brewery!! Not only was the wine tasting good - the scenery too!! This is quite a different brewery!!

1  Thank Andre H
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Being amateur beer makers, we booked a brewery tour and beer tasting over the Easter weekend. However, the tour did not take place since the brew master was absent without any notice (due to a personal problem we discovered later.) So we settled for the...More

Thank Arnold B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Amazing wines, the craft beer were some of the best I've ever tasted. The food was really nice and a great warm welcoming and hospitality from the GM, Paul. Lots of great things to come from this Estate :)

Thank LoakeNick
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is the perfect place to go at any given time for any given reason. Food is good, drinks are good and the view is gorgeous. Can't get much better!!

Thank Frosty777
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fun afternoon beer tasting. Beers were great, cider replacement not so much. Great views service and atmosphere.

Thank ClemD2014
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I was looking forward to this visit. From the non existent greeting at the door to the final attempt to purchase merchandise at the shop the entire experience was poor. The service was very slow and the waiters seemed tired and non responsive . There...More

Thank Quinton R
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place is very nice, had the beer fish and the batter was not too thick which is nice. Only complaint is the play area for the kids, could be a little bigger, also the one small fountain water is not really pleasant as it...More

Thank ronaldj67
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