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Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia 8000, South Africa
+27 21 794 5128
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Groot Constantia is South Africa's oldest wine producing estate, (est: 1685). Situated 20 minutes from Cape Town central and one of the Big 6 tourist destinations, Groot Constantia is a must visit. With two outsourced restaurants, Jonkershuis and Simon's (Please post restaurant reviews on their TripAdvisor page), wine tastings, chocolate and wine pairing, cellar tours and a museum that reminds one of a bygone era, this beautiful historic winery is a popular attraction.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest winery” (24 reviews)
“wine tasting” (271 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Groot Constantia Estate | Groot Constantia Road, Constantia 8000, South Africa
+27 21 794 5128
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having been to Cape Town hundreds of time and to numerous wine farms I can not believe I have never visited the oldest wine farm in the Cape, Groot Constantia. Very close to the city, they have a museum, wine tasting and a restaurant. The...More

Thank WBronkhorst
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very touristy winery near Cape Town. I was not overly impressed by the wine tasting but we had a fabulous curry in the café.Well worth with the visit. A beautiful domaine.

Thank angelo65Geneva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for conference dinner. Group was mixed: International and South African, black and white. Several of us were seated at a table. The (white) waiter came by with hors d'oeuvres and served all the white people but not the black guy. I'd like to...More

Thank Mike-OWaterloo
Grant_Newton, Manager at Groot Constantia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Please allow me to apologize for any embarrassment or discomfort this incident may have caused you and your colleagues and be assured that we take complaints like yours very seriously but in order to deal with it appropriately I would need more details. There...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The oldest vineyard in the Cape region offers a warm welcome, informative tours and an opportunity to taste (and buy) award winning wines. Easy to drive to from Cape Town or accessible via the blue route hop on hop off bus (bus ticket can include...More

Thank Diana W
Grant_Newton, Manager at Groot Constantia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review... I’m happy to hear that you had a good time. Visit again soon Cheer! Grant

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the hop on off bus tour. This was the first stop and by far the best. We went for the chocolate and wine pairing. We were talked through each wine and chocolate- they were all nice! Really enjoyed the tour of the wine...More

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If near Cape Town this winery is a place which must be visited. Great wines and unforgettable emotions.

Thank George_FIL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovin’ my first experience of vineyard visit & wine tasting. The purple route of hop on&off bus conveniently took me there. Unfortunately the tour guide assigned for the lot I was in that day seemed to be a rookie, struggled for words & didn’t really...More

Thank REALMoi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a fantastic day at Groot Constantia, especially the Wine tasting. The local scenery and the estate architecture was wonderful. I wish I lived a bit nearer.

Thank AuldJimmy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful estate that offers a fantastic wine tasting experience at very lost cost. Candice, our server, was knowledgable and polite and guided us through 5 different wines, whilst offering snippets of history. Well worth a visit. And you get to keep the...More

Thank dat9517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So we have done the wine with the chocolate tasting and I can tell you one thing, it is AWESOME!!! The chocolates go so well with the wine. It had rained hard that day, but it did not stop us from having fun :) Very...More

Thank Stunter02
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25 May 2017|
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Response from williansmedeiros | Reviewed this property |
Cellar tour and tasting will last 45 minutes.
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26 February 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline478 | Reviewed this property |
Forgot we never ate here it's was to busy. We ate at the next stop Eagles Nest fabulous antipasta for two I think it was about £10 / 160 ZR