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The Restaurant at Clos Malverne

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Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 865 2022
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12:00 - 16:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 16:30
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Devon, UK
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful lunch in this establishment. We arrived early having expecting to do some wine tasting. However, the staff suggested we had lunch first then carry on with the wine tasting. We had four amazing courses with the wonderful wine pairing, although one wine matching wasn't quite to our taste. The staff were unobtrusive and just arrived when... More 

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Uithoorn, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the perfect place for a lunch. Wine-food pairing is offered at reasonable prices. The view from the restaurant is magnificent. The food is a real treat, you can select from a menu or eat a la carte. We have chosen the 4-course meal with wines matching the food. The knowledge of the staff about the wines was perfect.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been away for 3+ years, but were eager to go back to Clos Malverne for one of their amazing meals - it was always one of our favourite places. We joined friends for a Gourmet Evenings (R498/person) and it was expensive! But, the food and service were fabulous, as we remembered. The gourmet evening consisted of 5 courses, each... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at Clos Malverne for lunch. Three of us had the menu matched with wine while the others had a la carte. The table was on the balcony with a view across the vineyard to a crag in the distance. Another amazing vista. The appellation menu consists of four courses with matched wine. They did allow the odd change but... More 

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Thank BigAlister
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wine paring lunch menu is an awesome experience. The wine portions are generous and you get a good taste of what their wines taste like. The food is made with excellent ingredients and wonderfully displayed. The portions are generous and the service & staff are wonderfull. The view compliments the good wine & cuisine perfectly. We will be back... More 

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

This was our second visit and it didn't disappoint. We have visited a lot of wine estates and eaten at several and this is by far the best in terms of value,quality and service. The menu is imaginative and the food is perfectly cooked. The dining room overlooks the vines and mountains.Unlike most taster menus, at Clos Malverne they are... More 

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Andorra la Vella, Andorra
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good and well presented but sadly the place is so busy that it loses it a bit. A very noisy room and speedy ultra busy waiters made us feel like being in a school canteen rather than in a fancy restaurant. Pity, because the place is really beautiful and the staff friendly but this restaurant simply seems to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great table today and were highly motivated for a great experience. Service and ambience perfect and the wine pairing worked well with some adjustments from our side. Great food but my main dish of asparagus and mascarpone ravioli was a disaster as acknowledged by the competent lady manager and taken of the bill. We would certainly come... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first ever review and what a great start. Found Clos Malverne on Trip Advisor and it met and exceeded all expectations. Have the set menu with matching wines -amazing food, wonderful wines, excellent service and incredible value for money.

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Egham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Put this restaurant at the top of your list! Have the lunch with wine pairings- fabulous value and the menu is designed around the estate wines and the results are exquisite! Noted also the great service, sadly NOT often a given in these parts. A special mention to Bongi our waitress who enhanced an altogether great day!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 32
Cuisine
International, European
Meals
Lunch
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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:30
Thursday
12:00 - 16:30
Friday
12:00 - 16:30
Saturday
12:00 - 16:30
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
Description
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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