Stay and wine down in Stellenbosch

Nothing beats the freedom of long lazy days or makes for a better way to wine down after a busy day of sightseeing than settling into a stylish wine bar with a glass of your new favourite. Feel free to be yourself in the warm-hearted town of Stellenbosch.

The historic, oak-lined streets are the setting for a vibrant pavement culture. Stellenbosch offers a fantastic diversity of accommodation, from ultra-luxurious to heritage and boutique options in the very heart of town. You’ll be ideally situated, within walking distance of hip and trendy wine bars.

Guests are utterly spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a spot to grab a sundowner and sample the region’s finest wines. Hop from one wine bar to the next and enjoy a variety of tastings – by the glass or bottle – with delicious food and snacks to ease any hunger pangs.

This is the perfect way to toast a memorable getaway: soaking up the festive atmosphere, glass in hand. From sultry summer days to cosy winter evenings, stay and wine down in Stellenbosch for the perfect-fit year-round holiday. Cheers!

Baruch Guesthouses  

These four-star boutique guesthouses in Stellenbosch provide warm hospitality and attention to detail for leisure and business visitors alike. Many wine farms and two
golf clubs are within easy reach. Click here for more information or contact
 021 882 9013.

Bertha’s Guest Flats

This small block of four fully furnished flats in the historic centre of town offers free Wi-Fi, safe parking and a small pool and it’s within walking distance of all attractions. Click here for more information or contact 083 787 4113.

Bonne Esperance Guesthouse

A boutique guesthouse in the historic centre of Stellenbosch, Bonne Esperance is a Victorian villa built in 1907 that retains its heritage charm while welcoming guests with modern luxuries. Click here for more information or contact 021 887 0225.

Eikendal Lodge

Nestled among vineyards, each beautifully appointed en-suite room offers a private terrace and spectacular views. A restaurant, wine-tasting room and swimming pool are on site, with excellent golf courses nearby. Click here for more information or contact 021 855 3617.

Erinvale Estate Hotel and Spa

Part of Historic Hotels Worldwide, this farmstead in Cape Dutch style is an elegant, luxurious and modern sanctuary set in beautifully landscaped gardens, with grand old oak trees towering overhead. Click here for more information or contact 021 847 1160.

Hawksmoor House

Meticulously restored and decorated with exquisite antiques, this Cape Dutch-style country retreat offers a cosy stay on a working wine farm with easy access to the surrounding wine routes. Click here for more information or contact 021 884 4815.

Le Grand Jardin

Discover old-world charm in this enchanted and elegant Sir Herbert Baker-style manor house. With a vineyard backdrop, it is surrounded by roses, lavender fields and the tranquillity of rolling lawns. Click here for more information or contact 082 803 9194.

Life & Leisure co-living

Luxury accommodation for the discerning traveller. The guesthouse’s central location enables visitors to experience the rich heritage, exceptional restaurants and vibrant nightlife of Stellenbosch on its doorstep. Click here for more or contact 021 887 0713

The Luxury Suites at Jordan

These suites on Jordan Wine Estate enjoy panoramic views of the vineyards and Stellenbosch Mountains. Spacious and individually designed and decorated, they are an ideal choice for a Winelands getaway. Click here for more or contact 021 881 3441.

Spier hotel & wine farm

Village-style buildings, lush green lawns and spacious rooms situated next to the calming Eerste River are the defining characteristics of the family-friendly Spier Hotel. Click here for more or contact 021 809 1100.

Stellenbosch Wine Bars

Simon Wine Bar at De Warenmarkt

The difference between style and fashion is quality. Meeting with old and new friends, ordering wine and snacks, surrounded by strangers. Here are 10 wine bars worth visiting in Stellenbosch.

Beyerskloof Wynbar Take in the unique atmosphere from a Stellenbosch original offering their celebrated Beyerskloof range of wines before alongside a few snacks. 19 Ryneveld street

Bartinney Wine & Champagne Bar One of the first in town, still super chilled with perfect wine and simple tasty bar tapas. 5 Bird Street

Stellenbosch Wine Bar A lovely wine list, Bistro-style menu with an Namibian accent and a alfresco setting makes for a good time. Corner of Andringa and Church streets

Brampton Wine Studio A wine-centric haunt with lots of good energy, local vintages, snacks, music and good times. 11 Church St

Le Grand Domaine Enoteca Take in the ambience of this beautifully adorned space that spills over onto the pavement outside – a combination of wine emporium, wine bar and bistro. 7 Church Street

The Wine Glass Stellenbosch 130 wines, bubbly and beers from the Stellenbosch region paired with local cuisine in a lovely setting. 13 Ryneveld Street

Qbar by Quoin Rock Located in the vibey De Wet Courtyard, this unique wine bar serves drinks from the Knorhoek Valley Estate’s Quoin RockNamysto and Knorhoek wines. Church Street.

Spek & Bone A unique historic site next to the original Stellenbosch market, behind Oom Samie se winkel, offering a range of award winning wines and delicious small plates. 84 Dorp Street

Jardine Food and Wine Bar Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, unique wine and lovely food in the heart of Stellenbosch. 1 Andringa Street

Simon @ dewarenmarkt An extensive wine list with a special tapas menu around the cosy fireplace in a heritage building that dates back some 300 years. 20 Ryneveld Street