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Vergelegen Estate

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Address: Lourensford Road, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 847 1334
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Vergelegen - no ordinary Estate.

Founded on 1 February 1700, Vergelegen...

Vergelegen - no ordinary Estate.

Founded on 1 February 1700, Vergelegen (meaning "situated far away"), has been under the ownership of some of the world's great explorers and visionaries, each of whom, in their own way, have helped shape Vergelegen to what it is today: a world-class Estate.

With its world renowned handcrafted wines, history spanning over 300 years, heritage, exquisite gardens and refined cuisine, it comes as no surprise that Vergelegen continues to be the choice of the discerning visitor seeking a total sensory experience. For this reason, the Estate has borne witness to many visits of heads of state and celebrities from all over the world.

Think of Vergelegen to spend quality time on your own, with your family and friends or business associates - wine tasting centre and cellar tours, Camphors at Vergelegen Signature Restaurant, Stables at Vergelegen Bistro Restaurant and the Picnic, are only a few of a myriad of enjoyable activities at Vergelegen.

We invite you to experience the world of Vergelegen first-hand.

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o that beautiful estate

in a beautiful landscaped park lie the historical buildings the gardens are a delight so is the walk around the bigger landscaped estate, different vegetation, interplay of light... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

in a beautiful landscaped park lie the historical buildings the gardens are a delight so is the walk around the bigger landscaped estate, different vegetation, interplay of light and shadow, ponds, meadows, bamboo, a lot of different aspects of gardening: flowers, wetlands, a shadowed to grow fungi, an orchard, really a great place to walk around or just to muse... More 

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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

With its history, beautifully laid out gardens and grounds it very difficult not to be totally seduced by Vergelegen. Having done some research beforehand I managed to get a reservation (a necessity) for the picnic lunch available only from November to April. What a setting! Surrounded by majestic camphor trees with little clearings between where your picnic table awaits. The... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens, ancient trees, wine tasting, lovely extensive restaurant. Food was delicious, nicely presented. Excellent service. Everywhere you look the backdrop is the Heidleburg Mountain Range

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Thank Thistlewood
Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had our engagement at this place. Beautiful! Interior, fire place, service. It is definitely will always be our special place.

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Thank MilaLer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a very impressive cellar tour, had a wine tasting afterwards and then a picnic under the trees. This is a picnic in style at a table with proper linen and a waiter to serve it. The food was plentiful and one could chose between a 'normal' or vegetarian option. The tables are widely spaced and there is... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wine tasting is done extremely professionally - overlooking the most magnificent garden in the Cape.

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the afternoon at Vergelegen. The estate is very neat . It was a privilege to see the Camphor trees, homestead , rose garden and old Yellowwood tree. The wine tasting was also nice, the wines are good , but very much overpriced in my opinion.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food - if you can get a booking - service ranges from average to excellent. Have a walk around its really worth exploring the gardens

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Windermere, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow What a wonderful experience. We had the most fantastic picnic lunch. Excellent wine and had our own peacock to feed The Gardens were amazing Definitely worth a visit

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends for the picnic! Tables set in the woodlands! Fantastic! 4 courses & order your wine excellent value & fully recommended! Do pre book your table!

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