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Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate

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Nestled between two gentle hills on the banks of the Botrivier Lagoon, lies the Benguela Cove Coastal Wine Estate. Located only one hour from Cape Town , 45 minutes from Cape Town International Airport and just 10km from the historical seaside town...more
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R43, Bot River Lagoon, Hermanus, Overstrand 7201, South Africa
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+27 83 645 6198
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Reviewed yesterday

Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, is an enchanting place, the vineyards that surround the buildings can be considered as belonging to one of the most beautiful wine estates of the coast of South Africa! The extremely personal welcome at the entrance, the kindness of the...More

Thank JLEM53
PStreeter, Owner at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your fantastic review of Benguela Cove, your comments regarding our estate, its staff and the facilities are greatly appreciated. We do hope you will be back again soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome champagne and wine in an exquisite environment environment. Well supported by Henry and other staff. Recommended for a bite or tasting.

Thank Gordon T
PStreeter, Owner at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review and we are glad that you enjoyed are sparkling wine and tastings that we have on offer. Your recommendation is appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a super wine tasting experience. Our teenagers ate the chocolate and we drank the wine and ate charcuterie. Very relaxing environment and informative and friendly staff. Great views.

Thank VisitorfromWales123
PStreeter, Owner at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are pleased to hear that you had a great wine tasting experience with us. Our tasting room staff aim to make visitors of all ages feel relaxed and happy whilst they gaze across the lagoon at our amazing views.

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the tasting room on a recommendation of someone else, and was not overly impressed, didnt really see any form of managment in there, so I'd say the tasting room or as they call it The Cellar Door... is well meh... nothing really to right...More

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PStreeter, Owner at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a review and I hope you have a better experience next time.

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

It was all a surprise to me and the biggest one I will ever receive!! They planned en coordinated and made it sooo special! From the best MCC to amazing platters and even a special love song! Thank you sooo much!!

Thank 711elmav
PStreeter, Owner at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for celebrating your engagement with the Benguela Cove team. We are so glad that you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I ordered battered hake and chips that was presented magnificently, but undercoocked with connective tissue stringy and flesh glaced and raw. The manager visited the table to tell me that in her opinion the fish was perfectly cooked and that they were trying out a...More

Thank GertK225
Penny S, Owner at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

I am sorry to hear that you had a bad experience when you visited Moody Lagoon, and I am sorry that you were not impressed with the way our Restaurant Manager handled your complaint. We do take issues like this seriously and will work to...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

We have been here a couple of times now. and it is classy inside and out. What a beautifully designed place. The whole visit is an experience and we absolutely love it. Just walking around is an experience. Beautiful views and amazing hospitality. There is...More

Thank Chris_Wray9
Penny S, Owner at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you for your review and I am glad you enjoyed the facilities we have created at Benguela Cove. We hope to add more to the offering over the next few months and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 17 August 2018

we had organized a 80th bthday party for a freind. the welcome and attitude of Sharon and the staff were marvellous, food outstanding, what a treat ! we will be back , amazing !

Thank nicolass208
Penny S, Owner at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

I am so pleased to hear that your birthday party at Moody Lagoon went well and that the team as a whole looked after you. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Why is one of the few things on your menu that can be eaten without fear or regret — a lunch-only sandwich when it resembles that item about as much as you resemble Emily Dickinson? The Benguela wine? Any idea why it tastes like some...More

Thank fredas86
Penny S, Owner at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

I am sorry you had such a bad experience on the day that you visited. Our Executive Chef was horrified to hear your comments and it is such a shame that you did not raise any issues directly to us when you visited.

Reviewed 26 July 2018

It's the most stunning wine estate in South Africa! We made a wine tasting on a boat and drove to a really nice empty beach. If you are in or near Hermanus, you have to go there!!!

Thank Marie A
Leila B, Guest Relations at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you Marie A for the wonderful review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our wine tasting and lagoon cruise. We hope that you will visit us again soon.

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