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Overture at Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley | T4 route, off Annandale road, R44, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 880 2721
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“souffle” (15 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (16 reviews)
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European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Hidden Valley | T4 route, off Annandale road, R44, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 519 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view, the food, the service and oh the pudding a truly splendid experience. We chose the 6 course meal and chef Adele outdone herself with each course. Nicely spaced between courses it becomes an unforgettable evening. Will visit again

Thank DedreTrip
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We have eaten at Overture on numerous occasions over the past 5 years and selected your restaurant to celebrate a special birthday of a friend visiting from overseas and were totally embarrassed. Although when originally booking (6 weeks in advance) we requested a table towards...More

Thank rhody2016
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Seemed like they were trying too hard with the food. Service needs a lot of work if it wants to be rated as it is- don’t expect people grunting to carry trays or as they put down cutlery. Superficially food was seasoned well but as...More

Thank rsavage009
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

It is not easy to get a reservation at short notice in this place - for dinner not possible. I did manage a lunch reservation . What an experience. The best meal ever ! How about an edible candle made of beef fat, which melts...More

Thank tosellisw5
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here on a whim and wow what a place to go. The food was of the highest quality and the presentation was something else. This is the place to go if you want to experience high class food at such...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We recently celebrated my husband's birthday here with friends who were visiting from abroad. The setting is spectacular and really shows off Stellenbosch scenery at it's best so a good place to take visitors. The parking is challenging, so I suggest you reverse in and...More

Thank Bernice B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

6 of us had the 3 course set menu for lunch, ( being a warm summer day the 6 course was deemed overkil). The food was an oral orchestra of tastes; between is we sample all the offerings, pretty damn amazing. The service was excellent,...More

Thank Bronwen E
Reviewed 7 November 2017

6 of us had a wonderfull Sunday lunch at Overture last Sunday. It is an absolutely stunning location, loved the architectural style of the buildings. The food was amazing, we chose the three course option, but it was much more than three courses. The staff...More

Thank Gerda W
Reviewed 1 November 2017

8 of us recently celebrated my Dad's birthday at Overture and what a fantastic afternoon it was. The service is not fantastic at all but the food, wine and view made up for it. The 3 course experience that actually ends up being about 6...More

1  Thank TLOK
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We were bitterly disappointed with our meal and service. The food was at best average and they seemed to be very short staffed for a restaurant of such standing. The amuse bouche were very good and imaginative but it went down hill from there. The...More

2  Thank JGraham12
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Not that I can tell but it is a smart venue so don't wear your gym clothes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hidden Valley | T4 route, off Annandale road, R44, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 880 2721
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Description
In November 2007 Overture Restaurant, situated on Hidden Valley Wines - a wine farm anchored into the side of the Stellenbosch hills - opened its doors for the very first time. Starting from humble beginnings, Overture soon became a destination for great food, service and wines. Since then, Chef Owners Bertus Basson and Craig Cormack have taken Overture to new heights with accolades as prestigious as being in the Eat Out top 10 for five years in a row and acquiring three stars in the Rossouw's Restaurant guide for four years running.You will find Bertus behind the pots at Overture while Craig focuses on his salt range, Amouleh.
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