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Joostenberg Bistro

Klein Joostenberg Farm | R304, Stellenbosch 7606, South Africa
+27 21 884 4208
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork” (15 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
08:00 - 17:00 Hours
French, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Klein Joostenberg Farm | R304, Stellenbosch 7606, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast on patio. Also a nice fireplace inside. Beautiful views over the mountains and dams. Beer brewary on premise. Admire the beautiful ludwig's roses. Also acro branching available and a well equipped deli. Can also order picnic baskets.

Thank Derica2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the better breakfast spots out, lovely fire in winter and great views. Food and staff are great

Thank Timothy_M_S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect breakfast spot. I love this place and can’t wait to go back. Visited Cape Town in June and went for a weekday breakfast to this superb venue. Inside there is a cozy fireplace and the view is lovely. Breakfast was delicious, every element...More

Thank NatashaDawson
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! Lovely feedback for us. Please do come back!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great meeting place to enjoy business breakfasts or luncheons. A awesome delicatessen shop & butcher next door with a very good variety of pork products.

Thank piet339
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, we appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful food next to a fireplace on a cold rainy autumn day I had the smoked trout on sliced baby potatoes in a creamy chive sauce. Delicious! My husband had the Croque Monsieur .....really nice! Will be back!

Thank Judy-lynne H
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you for posting your review, glad to hear you enjoyed your lunch in front of the cosy fireplace!

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Sat down for lunch with my family. I am the only vegetarian and they only had an omelette with mushrooms as an option to eat. I asked if they can make anything else and the chef made me vegetables and pasta. The taste was not...More

Thank Hanneke V
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Hello Hanneke Thank you for your review and feedback. I am sorry that you were disappointed by your visit to Joostenberg Bistro, especially about the confusion of getting the right dishes to the right table. We aim to offer efficient, friendly service, and we will...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the Joostenberg Bistro for brunch and had an amazing time. It is a lovely bistro with great views. The service is excellent and the food fantastic.

Thank ivanmare
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you, we appreciate your lovely feedback!

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Stayed in SA for a 3 month, and went to here a couple of times food and wine excellent, staff great very helpful, nice brewery with great beer, love the chicken's wondering around, a must visit.

Thank robert p
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visits & hope to see you again. Thanks for posting the review.

Reviewed 14 May 2018

You know when you have friends with young children, you're a bit older and not that keen on kids that keep interrupting and wanting and demanding etc? :-) This bistro is the perfect place to meet. Tons for the kids to do and tons of...More

Thank TanyaAllan
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you for lovely feedback. It's much appreciated and encouraging.

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We had a lazy Saturday lunch in the garden. Friendly service. All the dishes we ordered were superbly prepared and beautifully presented. While Joostenberg specialises in pork, there are many other options on the menu. Nice selection on wines too. The way out is through...More

Thank agewebb
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for your lovely feedback! We hope to see you again.

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Questions & Answers
Michiel K
3 April 2016|
Response from Susan D | Property representative |
Hi Michiel Yes you may, but I suggst that you book ahead & ask for an outside table. And please do keep your dog on a leash & close to you as we have dogs who live on the farm, as well as chickens & geese wandering around... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$70 - US$365
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klein Joostenberg Farm | R304, Stellenbosch 7606, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 884 4208
  • E-mail
Joostenberg Bistro is a casual eatery situated on Klein Joostenberg farm in the Stellenbosch winelands. Head chef Garth Bedford and team serve simple, delicious bistro style breakfast and lunch dishes working with seasonal, local ingredients, and specialise in nose-to-tail cooking. The atmosphere is relaxed, gardens spacious and the service friendly and efficent. We have seating outside on our shaded stoop, or inside the fireplace on cold, rainy days.
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