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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Devon Valley Road | Devon Valley, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Lunchtime. A table by the huge picture window overlooking mountains and vineyards. A glass of fizz. Then 4 sublime courses, each with a paired wine. Superb service. Wonderful food. Total cost for 2 ZAR1165 (including large sparkling water and 2 coffees. UK READERS - That's...More

Thank davidh of england
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even after living in Cape Town for many years, only recently found this restaurant. We went for the 4 x course lunch with wine pairing, and found this to be really good value for money - usually these types of degustation menus go for a...More

Thank CharlCW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch meeting with 1 vegetarian and 2 non-veg. Took the pairing menu - they have a la carte too. European cuisine, mixed with local game and fish. Great value, good food, nice location to chat, and great service. Rated no1 on tripadvisor, am sure there...More

Thank vik2100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just incredible. The wine pairings were so perfect - I've never had a pairing where I felt so strongly that the wine complemented the food. And the food... incredible all around. Gorgeous, we had the corner table with an open view, stunningly gorgeous (exactly like...More

Thank NinaYogi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, friendly staff and fantastic views, what do you want more. We like to return to this place as we were never disappointed. We always go for the Food and Wine pairing option. Fantastic!

Thank Durbella
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location, lovely food, staff was friendly and the food very affordable. We took an Uber from the town centre which was a 15minute drive for ~40 zar.

Thank Pekka R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is just the best place i think. We had my Dad's 80th birthday lunch here. I was a bit daunted when we arrived and it was packed, but my fears were unfounded,everything was so professional. The great feat of serving 17 of us all...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blue sky and sunshine on a languid warm afternoon — we sit outside on the wraparound balcony with a panoramic view of the Clos Malverne vineyards. They stretch over the rolling hills seemingly for miles with the majestic Hottentots-Holland Mountains in the background. It’s a...More

Thank I2571SVjamesb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful setting and restaurant ambience. Waiters attentive and helpful, Dishes beautifully prepared. Party of four each ordered a different meal and everyone well pleased. Certainly a venue worth visiting.

Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a marvelous time at Clos Malverne. the food was incredible, waiter amazing and so friendly and engaging. The setting beautiful. they really tried hard to make it a wonderful lunch for my daughter.

Thank Jane L
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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$18 - US$36
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, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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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