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The Restaurant at Clos Malverne

Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 865 2022
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since this restaurant already has had almost 1000 positive reviews, I thought I would add something a bit more real and tangible. The staff was friendly and personal, they pour wine paring with a VERY liberal hand (VERY positive) and they were prepared to look...More

1  Thank WineloverSouthAfrica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before departing for South Africa on our annual holiday I always make a point of reserving a table for lunch at Clos Malverne. This year was no exception. The staff were their usual friendly professional selves. We were seated on the balcony and the views...More

Thank akay07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined at Clos Malverne many times over the years, and always enjoyed it. The last two times however, the food has been beyond disappointing, whilst significantly more expensive. The current menu has a range of bland options available: the duck curry was “spot...More

2  Thank DebraU525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here after walking out of JC le Roux - fabulous view, brilliant service great ambience. Will definitely return and return

1  Thank Dale F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and was served by Brandan. What a gent... great service, attentive, and interactive. A gem of a place and memorable service.

Thank Houdiniccccc
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Our family had lunch here over the weekend. Clos Malverne is beautifully situated in the Devon valley with views to die for. The staff are very friendly and helpful and really makes you feel welcome. Again we were welcomed with a glass of refreshing sparkling...More

Thank lindafrompotch
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We took our adult kids and their partners to this wine estate restsurant and we all chose the 4 course wine pairing menu. The choices were varied enough for every taste and the food was tasty andcwrll presented. They were very generous with their wine...More

Thank KathyS3883
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Off the beaten track and a great place for a super lunch. Don't be out off by the side rise - it's all worth it when you get there!! Outstanding service and an amazing menu

Thank Houtie123
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We always try to come here when we are in Stellenbosch and it's always fantastic. Reserve ahead of time in order to get a good table. They have an a la carte menu as well as the pairing, this time we tried both and loved...More

Thank Jeanny89
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This was a fine lunch to fill us up during a day of wine tastings in the area. And the accompanying wine was good too. Had a window table and views were beautiful. Service felt rather rushed and food was good albeit a little bland....More

Thank Nicklas S
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25 November 2016|
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Response from ClosMalverne | Property representative |
Good Day Me Anderson Thank you for your message. Inside 1 and 2 refer to the main restaurant floor and the side terrace respectively. The balcony tables are our most popular seating as you can imagine and this time of the... More
8 June 2016|
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Response from ClosMalverne | Property representative |
Good Day Christene, thank you for your message. While we do cater for younger guests in terms of the food, we unfortunately have no designated "play area" or child minders. Should you have more questions or queries, feel... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$35
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 16:30
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
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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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