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47 Church Street, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
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Wonderful walking tour

We had an amazing time walking the streets of Stellenbosch with Marlene. We were shown the historic... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Keith G
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Kayamandi walking tour with Thembi

Thembi,our guide, who she herself lives in Kayamandi, was an excellent guide! It was the best thing... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
miavaes
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Excite your taste buds with a culinary walking tour or an inspiring township tour in Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands. Sample the flavours, meet the locals and discover the hidden gems of this beautiful, historic town. It's culture on a spoon!
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“walking tour” (13 reviews)
“tea tasting” (7 reviews)
“bobotie” (6 reviews)
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47 Church Street, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time walking the streets of Stellenbosch with Marlene. We were shown the historic houses of the town and taken to a number of establishments to sample their fayre and taste the local wine. It was a really rich experience and I...More

Thank Keith G
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Thembi,our guide, who she herself lives in Kayamandi, was an excellent guide! It was the best thing we did while in South Africa. We learned so much about the people and their history. Top of the bill was our visit to Jimmy, a ceramist with...More

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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Our Kayamandi team will be so happy to hear your heartfelt feedback! Thank you very much.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

14 of us were shown around on this trip, which was superb . The information was judged just right , the nibbles stops were 1st class which included various teas and cakes, then wine tasting with Brampton’s which was brilliant followed by a sample lunch...More

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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

The private groups are often larger than our standard small group tours, but we always strive to make it feel personal. We're delighted that you enjoyed the traditional Cape food and drinks. Thank you for your enthusiastic review!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Our tour comprised the guide and six guests, which was a manageable number - any more might have become rather awkward. We wandered around the compact old area of Stellenbosch, taking in a traditional house, artisan chocolates, cold brew coffee (takes 24 hours to make,...More

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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thank you for the review. It's always good to hear that our guests feel well fed after our Foodies on Foot tour. We share your sentiment about group size - we take a maximum of 8 guests on our scheduled tours, as it is important...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Louise, our guide was such a lovely lady. Louise's knowledge of the area was excellent and she showed us many interesting features about the town as we walked through the area. Then we went to a lovely restaurant for lunch which was delicious. South Africa...More

Thank Marianna M
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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thank you very much! Louise will be thrilled about your feedback! We hope to welcome you back in Stellenbosch in the future.

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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

End of November we had a tour of Stellenbosch, the 2 of us, a German couple and Simone, our guide. We walked around, heard a lot of interesting facts about Stellenbosch and this during a wine and tea tasting and a nice lunch where we...More

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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thank you - we love Stellenbosch and are glad that you enjoyed your introduction to this beautiful town. (And yes, the jokes at the butchery always make our guests smile!)

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My group of 16 met with Henley and Simone to tour the historical sites of Stellenbosch while stopping frequently to try local food delicacies. We tired biltong, artisanal breads and wine tastings..... then went on to lunch where we were served the most delicious bobotie...More

Thank Deborah C
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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thank you for this wonderful review. We loved having your group on tour. PS: Chef Moskou (whose other passion and talent is drumming) has now opened his own restaurant in Stellenbosch, named after his favourite instrument. It is a culinary gem!

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This walking tour was wonderful! We were able to learn about the history of the town and taste delicious artisanal food. We highly recommend this walking/eating tour!

Thank Julie M
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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

We're glad you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for recommending it.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

On a sunny autumn Stellenbosch morning, we met our guide Simone, and our fellow foodies, on the corner opposite a gorgeous white church. Simone's enthusiastic personality and love of her work punched through from the get go, this was to be her days off, but...More

Thank Catherine C
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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Simone does a sterling job, so glad you agree! She insists that when she is guiding our tours, she is actually on holiday... It is obvious that you paid close attention along the historic route and the tasting stops - this makes us as guides...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Once again I was fortunate to be able to join Simone with my guests, Candy + Jim and it was Jim's birthday. What a treat all round! The Brampton guys, the Oude Werf meal, the Delicious desserts all made his day very special. I learnt...More

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Hanli F, Owner at Bites and Sites Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you so much for joining us again and for taking the time to write about it! We love to make guests feel special on tour, and even more so if we know about birthdays / special occasions in advance. We look forward to your...More

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