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Deli review and riverboat cruise

We stopped at this wine estate today to enjoy a picnic lunch served from the deli before embarking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
onsbothas
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Durbanville, South Africa
via mobile
Day visit and boat trip

I suggest you book online to as the boat trip is mostly prebooked. Wine tasting is free. The cheese... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
1garthw
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this wine estate today to enjoy a picnic lunch served from the deli before embarking on their riverboat for a cruise on the Breede River The deli offered individual picnic items such as breads , cheese , cold meats and condiments They...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank onsbothas
Ashley J, Financial Manager at Viljoensdrift Wine Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day Thanks for the review. We do apologize for any inconvenience caused on the day of your boat trip. We will look into not getting too many people sit at a table. What normally happens is that guests book for a certain amount of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I suggest you book online to as the boat trip is mostly prebooked. Wine tasting is free. The cheese platter is great value. Ideal as a family venue. Kitchen is a bit overwhelmed when busy. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1garthw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in the boat cruise which was great fun. They have a shop on site where you can buy everything you need for a picnic. Can also do a free wine tasting before hand so you know which wine you’d like to buy -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Disco552014
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend viljoensdrift for a Sunday afternoon picnic. Venue is beautiful if you can sit on the tables on the lawn overlooking the river. There is a live band inside the main restaurant which can be heard outside. The deli is exceptional with the freshest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

We just ate at the daily ans it was great. It was very hot bit with the river nearby and the shade was good!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Juju26610
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Viljoensdrift Wine farm has a a mall boat on the Breede River costing R80 a adult. Before the trip, you can sample their range of red/ white wines or sparkling wines. they also have a deli where you can buy a selection of well priced...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank killinj
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

To be fair, we spent all of 10 minutes here, so perhaps we missed out... But arriving here we were underwhelmed. The atmosphere seemed more commercial and mass production than others we've been to. We met one member of staff (no one greeted us on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GLangerak
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Had some wine and something to eat on the grass with friends and our little ones. Live music on a saturday. Very lively atmosphere. Food was good and wine as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anke W
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We primarily came for the boat ride. We visited twice, the first time only to scout out the place and make a booking for the next day. Then we stayed an extra hour just sitting on the grass looking at the river. It was buzzing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ThysM10
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We booked a trip on the Breede River offered by the farm. We arrived early for our 2pm sailing and chose picnic ingredients from the shop. We could also have tasted their wines but we were driving so opted not to. We boarded at 2pm...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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