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26 Klein Constantia Road, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 5190
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

You can taste about 18 wines for R40 which is great value for money. The ambience is great and the tasting centre relaxed. The tasting is "self service" in that you have to refill your own glass at the counter - not the worst thing...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank justordinarypeople
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I visited on a blistering hot day and enjoyed sipping some very fine wine on the shady lawn. It was very busy but the service (for what I wanted) was very good. Very nice bunch of wine makers. The wine ranges from very good to...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank LikeFully
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We returned to Buitenverwachting for a wine tasting. This was our 3rd time at the winery and the experience remains one of the best in the Constantia Valley. The farm, is understated and relaxed. The tasting room gets a great buzz with families, friends and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank BirgitteE_12
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed an afternoon picnic at Buitenverwachting with family, and could not have asked for more. When we arrived the hostess said "if you don't like it you don't pay" jokingly, as I don't think it is necessarily policy. The truth was we had a...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank ChrisG238
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful setting...under the trees, surrounded by vines, delicious food and wines. Not too busy on the lawns so felt like had loads of space. For R150 is good value for the food. Best being R80 über from Hout Bay so very close proximity...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Buitenverwachting (good luck pronouncing this) is very easy to find and is a very nice short trip from Cape town city center. The wine was good but the best part of this visit was having a pic nic in their garden. They provide everything: table,...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 7 November 2015

For years now we have been going to Buitenverwachting for their picnics. The past 2 years we had to skip as it only opens in November and we were visiting in October. Because of that we were really looking forward to it. Once again it...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank ducktrio
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Traveling through the Cape Wine Regions is a beautiful drive and fun with stops a Gros Constacia, Buitenweracting, Somerset. When visiting Cape Town I highly recommend a wine tasting tour of the Cape.

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Superb wine estate with beautiful gardens. Venue for the annual bear fair on 1 May every year which should not be missed.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank AndrewCTKC
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely tasting room and great wines. Chantelle is a great host and we really enjoyed it. The highlight was the 2015 Sauv Blanc and the Gin that they produce.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank 722nicolec
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