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The Restaurant at Clos Malverne

Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 865 2022
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Clos Malverne have a monthly 5 star dinner designed around wine paring. Ours was the last one of 2017 with another couple. Where to start! Well fist the setting. The dining room is already well appointed and furnished to set an exciting and comfortable tone....More

Thank DFK2013
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We at the lunch in this restaurant. The foods were nice - avocado salad and mussels with garlic. The big portions. The best was white wine from Stellenbosh - very fresh fruity wine. I cannot say the same about the service. But, I can recommended...More

Thank svetlana e
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a wonderful afternoon at Clos Malverne, we chose the wine pairing menu, 4 courses with a choice of 3 plates on each matched perfectly with a wine from this vineyard. Fantastic views across the wine region. Highly recommended and great value.

Thank RWC2003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is long over due!! We first went here in May 2016 - and loved it so much we brought our friends back with us. We were a group of 8. This restaurant is just so accommodating. On the day I had to move...More

Thank Carmel K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yesterday, we went to the Clos Malverne on Devon Valley Road and we were NOT disappointed. We already expected a very good experience but, it was so much better! Parking was a charm with men showing you where to park. We walked into the restaurant...More

Thank potaracke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

10 friends went for lunch and we had a simply stunning lunch. We had the tasting menu with matching wines and each and every course was exquisite. Service was attentive. I would unreservedly recommend this restaurant

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunchtime. A table by the huge picture window overlooking mountains and vineyards. A glass of fizz. Then 4 sublime courses, each with a paired wine. Superb service. Wonderful food. Total cost for 2 ZAR1165 (including large sparkling water and 2 coffees. UK READERS - That's...More

1  Thank davidh of england
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even after living in Cape Town for many years, only recently found this restaurant. We went for the 4 x course lunch with wine pairing, and found this to be really good value for money - usually these types of degustation menus go for a...More

Thank CharlCW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch meeting with 1 vegetarian and 2 non-veg. Took the pairing menu - they have a la carte too. European cuisine, mixed with local game and fish. Great value, good food, nice location to chat, and great service. Rated no1 on tripadvisor, am sure there...More

Thank vik2100
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just incredible. The wine pairings were so perfect - I've never had a pairing where I felt so strongly that the wine complemented the food. And the food... incredible all around. Gorgeous, we had the corner table with an open view, stunningly gorgeous (exactly like...More

Thank NinaYogi
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25 November 2016|
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Response from ClosMalverne | Property representative |
Good Day Me Anderson Thank you for your message. Inside 1 and 2 refer to the main restaurant floor and the side terrace respectively. The balcony tables are our most popular seating as you can imagine and this time of the... More
8 June 2016|
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Response from ClosMalverne | Property representative |
Good Day Christene, thank you for your message. While we do cater for younger guests in terms of the food, we unfortunately have no designated "play area" or child minders. Should you have more questions or queries, feel... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 35
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 865 2022
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We invite you to join us at the Restaurant Clos Malverne for the ultimate Food and Wine Experience. Our Restaurant offers you an utterly enjoyable intimate and friendly dining experience in unpretentious but beautiful surroundings. It is not surprising that the bulk of our clientele are people who have been here before as well as their friends and colleagues who have recommended it. As you dine, you and your guests will enjoy an unbelievable vista of the softly sweeping vineyards and rolling hills of Devon Valley - so reminiscent of their English counterpart - and the pastel-coloured mountains behind them. It is an incomparable view that will help create a pleasurable and utterly memorable experience. You'll also enjoy fine gourmet dishes prepared by Executive Chef, Nadia Louw-Smith, renowned for her impeccably-prepared and delicately spiced dishes that seduce the palate. She is one of the most experienced chefs in the country and has been voted Chef of the Year for her sublime dishes. It is not surprising then, that Clos Malverne restaurant has become a favourite of gourmands and has received rave reviews from critics and clients, both in South Africa and abroad. Our kitchen closes at 15:00.
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