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Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar

| Jakkalsvlei Farm, Herbertsdale, Mossel Bay 6505, South Africa
+27 44 333 0222
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What a win!

We arrived at Jakkalsvlei without a booking and were lucky to get a table and do a wine tasting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rochelle K
Good way to spend a Sunday

Was staying in Mossel Bay during winter so there wasn’t a lot of options on a Sunday. My guesthouse... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Karen317
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Palm Springs, California
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"Taste the Garden Route" Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar is situated 50km outside Mosselbay next to the Outeniqua Mountains. Tasting & Sales: Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 16:00. Things to do: Wine tasting, Craft Beer, Restaurant, Live Music, MTB Single Track, Hiking Trail. Take time off and come explore this unique off the beaten track wine farm, situated in one of the most beautiful areas in the Garden Route.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“cheese platter” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (69 reviews)
“wine tasting” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Jakkalsvlei Farm, Herbertsdale, Mossel Bay 6505, South Africa
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+27 44 333 0222
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"cheese platter"
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"pizza"
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"wine tasting"
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"great wine"
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"long drive"
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"craft beer"
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"scenic drive"
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"mossel bay"
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"sauvignon blanc"
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"the kitchen"
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"wonderful venue"
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"pork"
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"beautiful landscape"
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"onion marmalade"
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"out of this world"
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"western cape"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Jakkalsvlei without a booking and were lucky to get a table and do a wine tasting with the wonderful Miempie who introduced us to the excellent and delicious wines and muscadels of the winery. The tasting was informative and great fun! The...More

Thank Rochelle K
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Was staying in Mossel Bay during winter so there wasn’t a lot of options on a Sunday. My guesthouse recommended wine tasting. It was a nice drive and the place was fairly busy. It was a bit awkward though because I was asked 4 times...More

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Jantjie J, Owner at Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Good day Karen317 Thank you for sending us your valued review, we do apologise if we made you feel uncomfortable. We always strive to make all our guests feel at home. I am glad you enjoyed the wine pairing. Hope to see you at Jakkalsvlei...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Lunc was ok but then after lunch we were in the shop buying some wine. On our way out they accussed my friend of stealing a bottle of figs which were part of a cheese platter. This was very embarresing. I write an email to...More

Thank Duggie C
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Jantjie J, Owner at Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hi Duggie C One of our customers informed us what she saw and we just made sure that the item in question was payed for. I ask my manager to next day to phone your wife, which she did, and explain to her what happend...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The Jakkalsvlei vineyard is a bit hidden in a valley about 40kms from the N2; yet it is rather well known with the locals as the restaurant was quite full for a Sunday in the low season. We chose a wine paring (with ice cream)...More

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Jantjie J, Owner at Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi 960maartenr Thank you for visiting Jakkalsvlei and we are glad you enjoyed our wine pairing, hope to see you back soon for the other 6!

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

We have been to Jakkalsvlei now about 4 times on our own and with guests. The atmosphere remains great with a wonderful mix of people. The resident dog is the added 'treat' for us! Love seeing him wander around welcoming everyone. The pizzas remain very...More

Thank Lora V
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Jantjie J, Owner at Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Hi Lora V Thank you for your support, we do appreciate it. The rule in our kitchen is to throw all the food away our customers do not eat or want to take home. This has never happend before and I do apologise if that...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Went there for a second time, this time with my fiancé only. As we stepped in we got summonsed to the tasting table and enjoyed a taste of the first bottle of 2018 Sauvignon Blanc that was opened! Nice! Great wine, crispy and limited stock...More

1  Thank WillemlR
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Jantjie J, Owner at Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hi WillemIL Glad you enjoyed our new 2018 vintage, hope Vossie will keep your fiancé warm this winter!

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

What an unexpected pleasure our visit to Jakkalsvlei was. We were late for our reservation, but they had kept our table despite being fully booked. The staff were attentive, all wearing uniform (most unusual to find all staff dressed in uniform in any restaurant these...More

1  Thank 247LiveLife
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Jantjie J, Owner at Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hi 247LiveLife Thank you for your visit. Glad you enjoyed the Jakkavlei experience, and hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Somehow Herbertsdale seemed like such a dead-end place - but just a little beyond the town's limits sits a fabulous vineyard and eatery! It is worth the dirt road and effort as you are rewarded with stunning views of mountains, a lush valley and a...More

Thank Christopher K
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Jantjie J, Owner at Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Christopher Thank you for your visit, and we are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. The Rosé is everyones favourite!! Our Hanepoot picking is form mid February to mid March each year. Hope to see you sooner than later! Cheers

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Had a quick stopover at Jakkalsvlei. Good service and food. Beautiful views of the mountains and vineyards.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This place will never see me again. Got there at about 14:50(knowing they are only open till 16:00) to avoid the crazy lunch hour. We stood in the doorway. Waiting...not knowing whats going on. After about 5 minutes we got the attention of a waitron....More

Thank PierreMulder
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Jantjie J, Owner at Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Pierre So sorry about this, I can understand your frustration, this should not have happend and I do apologise.

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