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Joostenberg Bistro

Klein Joostenberg Farm | R304, Stellenbosch 7606, South Africa
+27 21 884 4208
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork” (17 reviews)
“cured meats” (3 reviews)
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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

I had the wonderful opportunity to visit this bistro Friday for lunch for business and then Sunday with friends also for the Sunday lunch.The Friday lunch was very good and the food was very well prepared.The Sunday lunch was a party of 6 and it...More

Thank CG V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here yesterday, largely to go to the brewery. Stumbled in to this place because the brewery was a bit naff. Found the menu a bit limited, so went for the safe option of the burger. Pleasantly surprised. The service was a bit slow because...More

Thank Buggeritwillthisdo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my Aunt out for lunch and we had a lovey bottle of the local wine, very nice, the starter was very good, lovely little bits of pork preserve and hams, Bread nice, My main was very tasty but not exactly what I had expected....More

Thank VPVerwey
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

After being in the Cape for a week and enjoying a breakfast at the Joostenberg Bistro, I arranged to meet family for a lunch the following. Day. So much to do on the farm and people everywhere! The place was tidy and felt safe. On...More

Thank SandraLgh1966
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visits to Joostenberg Bistro. Thank you for your encouraging review!

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch for my best friends birthday. We mostly ordered the pork dish apart from 2 fellow Diners. As his wife summed it up , “it tastes like hostel food”. Our one diner ordered the pork and there was a big fly in...More

Thank EvanT217
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hello Evan We are very sorry that you didn't like your meal with us and that you were disappointed on Sunday. It is unfortuanate that a fly fell into the plate. We did try and compensate by replacing the dish straight away, We are also...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Nice food but a little over priced. We were served quickly and the food was good but I feel we paid extra purely because of the location. The burger was lovely and came with a decent portion of chips. Kids meal was a little too...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the resraurant various of times. The beautiful garden and relax atmosphere was what the doctor ordered. Maybe the coffee can be warmer on a cold winter's morning. Definately be back. Love the place.

Thank moments_ago
Reviewed 28 July 2018

As I entered the Joostenburg Bistro via the delicatessen, I realised that this was not a restaurant ideally suited for vegetarians. It is also not children friendly - there was no baby chair available for my grandson of a year old, and we had to...More

Thank Hannelie C
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Restaurant has a great menu, good craft brewing center and an excellent butchery and farm stall. Very nice setting and well worth a pit stop

Thank piet339
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Lovely feedback, thank you!

Reviewed 11 July 2018 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
Susan D, Owner at Joostenberg Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thanks taking the tme to post a review and for lovely feedback : )

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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
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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