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Glen Carlou Vineyards

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Exit 47, off the N1 | Simondium Road, Klapmuts, Cape Town Central 7625, South Africa
+27 21 875 5528
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A bit out of the way

This vineyard is a good bit out of Franschhoek so it is a bit of a stretch to call it a Franschhoek... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
leslie1667
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Twyford, United Kingdom
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Great wines and great food

The wines were excellent and the staff very superb in their knowledge of the wines and the farm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maria P
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Glen Carlou's custom-designed cellar features an open-plan inner arena where visitors have the opportunity to gain insight into the vintner's art. To delight the eye, our attractive, wood-beamed tasting room offers panoramic views of the Paarl Valley and the Drakenstein Mountains in the distance. To reward the palate, a variety of memorable wines can be savoured. Visit us soon!
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
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LOCATION
Exit 47, off the N1 | Simondium Road, Klapmuts, Cape Town Central 7625, South Africa
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+27 21 875 5528

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This vineyard is a good bit out of Franschhoek so it is a bit of a stretch to call it a Franschhoek vineyard. However, it does sit a little higher up the pass so commands some nice views and picture opportunities on a warm day....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The wines were excellent and the staff very superb in their knowledge of the wines and the farm. Enjoyed a lovely lunch at the restaurant. Staff was very friendly. Beautiful venue for a visit.

Thank Maria P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second last stop on the purple line and it’s well worth doing! I’d say it’s the most picturesque winery we saw during the whole day. The tasting is outside on a beautiful deck with the most magnificent views over not only the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the Purple Line Wine Tram and visit Glen Carlou and enjoy the wine tasting menu. Not normally a white Chardonnay lover my mind was changed with the 2016 Quartz Stone Chardonnay in Prestige Range was delicious. The Classic Reds were also exceptional and would...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

I feel like the title of my review really does sum my experience at Glen Carlou so well. My husband and I were leaving Franschoek (after a 3 night stay), and we ended up stopping at Glen Carlou on a whim. And i am so...More

Thank NikkiSewpersad
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Don’t be put off by this busy vineyard . The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and the wine tasting is superb. They have time to look after you and talk through the wines. One of the best we visited.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This as an OK place to taste. All the wine descriptions were a bit the same, as if the hostess had forgotten her lines.

Thank vincenth1959
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We went to the restaurant at Glen Carlou, for my wife’s birthday. The food was heavenly, the best food we had tasted for a while and the views are absolutely stunning I highly recommend the Pork Belly, it is so tender that you don’t even...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Tarone, (sorry, not sure of the spelling), the wine server who made our wine tasting experience even better. She was so helpful and knowledgeable. Lovely venue with beautiful views, an elegant art gallery and some of the best wines in Stellenbosch. Although...More

Thank Nicole B
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We were on a private wine tasting tour with Camino Wine Tours (we highly recommend them) and after our stop at the Anthonij Rupert Tasting Room, our guide said we needed to see Glen Carlou so she drove us there. What a beautiful tasting room...More

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