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Babylonstoren Garden

R45 Road, between Paarl and Franscchoek | between Paarl and Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 863 3852
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“fruit” (47 reviews)
“wine tasting” (47 reviews)
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R45 Road, between Paarl and Franscchoek | between Paarl and Franschhoek, South Africa
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+27 21 863 3852
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"fruit"
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"wine tasting"
in 47 reviews
"greenhouse restaurant"
in 19 reviews
"bread"
in 17 reviews
"salad"
in 17 reviews
"babel restaurant"
in 12 reviews
"glass house"
in 10 reviews
"farm shop"
in 10 reviews
"scones"
in 8 reviews
"guided tour"
in 12 reviews
"plums"
in 6 reviews
"attention to detail"
in 5 reviews
"full bloom"
in 5 reviews
"tasting room"
in 5 reviews
"fresh produce"
in 5 reviews
"charcuterie"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens of Babylonstoren are really beautiful! We went there in the afternoon and had a wonderful experience. We had a small meal at the Geenhouse: tasty, organic (from their own garden) and fair priced. Babylonstoren also offers Winetasting (we didn't do it there) and...More

Thank alinezwk
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BabylonstorenFarm, Guest Relations Manager at Babylonstoren Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Aline Thank you for your review on the Babylonstoren Garden. Great care and love goes into the garden, so it's wonderful when our visitors get to experience it. See you soon! Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t think I’d love this place until I have been there. Against the backdrop of capes, the picturesque garden is impressive. You’ll find many different types of herbs, vegetables and fruits. Take some time to wander around the huge garden, admire the harvest, and what...More

Thank camel_nuts
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BabylonstorenFarm, Guest Relations Manager at Babylonstoren Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a lovely review! We are very pleased to hear about your experience on the farm. We hope to welcome you back soon for another special day. Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens are absolutely stunning and so beautifully set out. I can just imagine how magnificent they must be when the plants are flowering/in fruit. The whole property is beautifully maintained. We found the goods for sale in the shop very expensive, but guess they...More

Thank Carol R
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lizelazarus, Guest Relations Manager at Babylonstoren Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Carol Thank you for your kind words. We hope to welcome you back in spring when the garden is in full bloom! Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds, gardens and farmyard at this highly impressive vineyard. The backdrop is stunning. We wandered aimlessly around taking it all in and then enjoyed a delicious relaxed al fresco lunch, scoffing their home grown ingredients, at the greenhouse restaurant. Perfect.

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lizelazarus, Guest Relations Manager at Babylonstoren Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words – we are happy to hear that our grounds provided you with so much joy! Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The gardens were stunning, this 19th century Huguenot vine yard set in the valley south of the beautiful town of Franschhoek. The gardens are must to explore, so take your time, there lots to see.. The restaurant is quirky, the food really good. Staff at...More

Thank Marcus A
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lizelazarus, Guest Relations Manager at Babylonstoren Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Dear Marcus We are delighted to hear about your memorable experience and hope to welcome you back to the farm in the near future. Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

What an absolutely beautiful garden with such thought and passion behind everything that goes on. We had the most informative tour by a guide who had retired from Kirstenbosch - so knowledgeable and passionate about his field! An absolutely amazing visit whether you just pop...More

Thank Paula B
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lizelazarus, Guest Relations Manager at Babylonstoren Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear Paula We regularly host workshops, some also presented by Ernst – we highly recommend joining us for a day of passion and knowledge! Best wishes, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The gardens and surroundings are simply breathtaking. The effort gone into maintaining these grounds is commendable and I applaud you. I brought my partner who is visiting South Africa for the first time and this was his first wine tasting experience also. The platter and...More

Thank gtwillis79
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lizelazarus, Guest Relations Manager at Babylonstoren Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear George Thank you for this extremely valuable feedback and advice. Our management team will follow up on this immediately to ensure we maintain the high standards and attention to detail we are known for. For sure we all represent the farm! Best wishes, Lize...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous gardens that make you want to try! Food is delicious and super kid friendly. The shop is great too with cheese, wine and other bits. You can’t help but get lost.

Thank Erin G
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lizelazarus, Guest Relations Manager at Babylonstoren Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Erin Knowing you left the farm feeling inspired to start your own garden warms our hearts! This is what's most important to us. Farm greetings, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Babylonstoren is trying to be many things and generally succeeds at them all. However, it is the gardens that grabbed my attention. They are huge - full of all manner of fruit and vegetables - as well olives and vines. It could take half a...More

Thank leslie1667
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lizelazarus, Guest Relations Manager at Babylonstoren Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Leslie Thank you for your kind review – we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Farm greetings, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This is definitely a must see destination for all our visitors. The garden is stunning in every season. There is a surprise around every corner. Take a break at the Greenhouse restaurant. The shops with cheese, meat, bread etc and the fragrance room are all...More

Thank Dirmu G
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lizelazarus, Guest Relations Manager at Babylonstoren Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Dirmu Yes, the meat room and creamery are new additions to our Farm Shop and we are happy you enjoyed it! Farm greetings, Lize and the Babylonstoren team

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gw2588
29 September 2017|
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Response from Wasiemal | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are daily tours that start at 10h00.
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