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Vredenheim

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Off R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Half Day Wine Tasting Big Cat and Wild Bird Sanctuary Tour
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Lions Tigers Eagles Owls Ducks and Wine Tasting
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Vredenheim is no ordinary wine farm! There's something for everyone at this family-owned estate - experience our range of wines, tasting room, unique Big Cats Park (home to lions, tigers, leopards and more), wildlife and game viewing, Angus cattle stud, picnics and beautiful gardens, Hudson's Restaurant, Barrique Restaurant, conference, wedding and function venues, vintage cars, boutique and more.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
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Off R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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"hudsons restaurant"
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"lion park"
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"wedding venue"
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"wild cats"
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"wine tasting"
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"animal farm"
in 3 reviews
"unexpected gem"
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"jungle gym"
in 4 reviews
"wine estate"
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"lovely experience"
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"beautiful garden"
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"nice wine"
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"tasting room"
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"cape town"
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"lions"
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"tiger"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Vredenheim farm in Stellenbosch today. The farm itself was an excellent experience however the food and service from Hudsons the on site restaurant is much to be desired. The waiter can be forgiven for forgetting to place our order resulting in over an hour...More

Thank Ray1H
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CharaltaB, Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience when visiting Hudson's at our estate. Whilst the restaurants operating at Vredenheim are not owned by us, it is still of great importance to Vredenheim that our guests enjoy every aspect of their...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review is about Hudson's restaurant, not about Vredenheim which was actually very nice. We were a group of 20 for brunch on Easter Monday. The venue is lovely with a nice jungle gym and grass area for the kids but the restaurant was disappointing....More

Thank SLP888
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CharaltaB, Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience when visiting Hudson's at our estate. Whilst the restaurants operating at Vredenheim are not owned by us, it is still of great importance to Vredenheim that our guests enjoy every aspect of their...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before living south Africa ,you must taste the wine .Choose the Vredenheim teh degustation will take place in a pleasant outdoor garden . We had an excellent lunch and tasted white Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet and Pinotage . The pinotage is according to me at the...More

Thank Alain P
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The Cat Park "Tour" is a waste of time. Nobody was at the gate to check if you have a ticket - pretty sure you can just walk in for free. The only possible "guides" I could see were two teenagers playing on their phones...More

Thank Dewald F
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CharaltaB, Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dewald, we're very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit to our Big Cats Park. That is certainly not the experience we wish for us guests to have when visiting. We would greatly appreciate the opportunity to discuss your experience in...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We arrived on Sunday morning around 11 am to meet friends and were greeted by indifference, overall we were ignored and when service was offered it was with attitude and generally left a bad taste. Food was mediocre and we only got something for the...More

2  Thank Wynand v
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CharaltaB, Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

We are very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience when visiting Hudson's at our estate. Whilst the restaurants operating at Vredenheim are not owned by us, it is still of great importance to Vredenheim that our guests enjoy every aspect of their...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Visited on Sunday afternoon for drinks and light meal. Service really needs a look at . Felt like I was putting the waitress out by asking questions. She seemed like she couldn't be bothered and made me feel like I was not really valued ....More

Thank SUZY R
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CharaltaB, Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

We are very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience when visiting one of the restaurants at our estate. Whilst the restaurants operating at Vredenheim are not owned by us, it is still of great importance to Vredenheim that our guests enjoy every...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We went to see the Big Cats but it was a hot day, and the cats were all sleeping. There are 2 restaurants on the farm, Barrique and Hudsons. Barrique was fully booked but Hudsons was able to seat us without a reservation. Service was...More

Thank Debbie M
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CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank you so much for this great feedback, Debbie! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal at Hudson's and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Our cats do enjoy sleeping when it's very hot, so in the summer months we...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for lunch. Arrived and we were told no table available. We waited half an hour ..no one offered us a drink ..no one came back to us. After I asked three times, we were offered a make shift table in the walkway....More

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CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

We are very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience when visiting one of the restaurants at our estate. Whilst the restaurants operating at Vredenheim are not owned by us, it is still of great importance to Vredenheim that our guests enjoy every...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Wow what a wonderful experience I had with Vredenheim wine farm. This is a must see on your list! There is to much to say do not want to leave anything out! Must see the Animal farm, Cat park, Book a game drive or enjoy...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful stay at a lovely decorated farm house with a beautiful view makes it the perfect stay. Everything is so beautiful and well done. The cleaning lady is great and doing a better job than anywhere else on our 4 week holidays. It is a...More

Thank susannelutkat
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R65 adults, R35 pensioners, R40 children
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
We didn't go for the wildlife game but for the restaurant...which was great hey! Wine was a bonus!...
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