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Abingdon Wine Estate

$$ - $$$
Wine Bar
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D369, Lions River, Howick 3260, South Africa
+27 83 463 8503
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Sandton, South Africa
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended for a lazy Sunday lunch. Make sure to book your table under the Oak trees surrounded by the vineyards. Service was brilliant. Food delectable! The Estate wine was lovely.

Thank diane12342015
Durban, South Africa
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped out of curiosity, beautiful dining place, food looked very good, Both fireplaces burning and was just a little bit to warm inside for us, but had some wine tasting and was a nice experience. Good history on the wines etc..

Thank wilnaventer
Pretoria, South Africa
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We popped in to Abingdon Vineyard for the very first time, on a whim. late last Saturday afternoon, and had THE MOST DELIGHTFUL experience. We tasted many different wines produced on the farm and all were equally excellent. Jane and Ian, the owners, were so hospitable and friendly. We will always make a point of visiting again, at any time... More 

Thank Scotties2014
Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

a fabulous setting for a celebration. great food and wine, wonderfully warm and welcoming owners. we've been twice, and both visits felt special.

Thank ryanm77330
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stopped at Abingdon out of curiosity and found ourselves at the bar sitting down for a tasting of the wines made on the farm. We were served by the Owner himself who gave great insight into the wine, the history of the farm and the vineyards. Absolutely impressive and a fantastic surprise. The wine is fantastic as well.

Thank Phillip D
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Saw the sign and decided to visit Beautiful vineyard with wine tasting bar and also restaurant Lovely local wines Definite treasure for you to visit.

Thank Lizelle7
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Heard great things about the Abingdon wine farm but really can't attest to it. With no one picking the phone it seemed reasonable to just drive there but the bad reception and service of a more than haughty Mrs had us turning back just as soon as we came. Perhaps the food is good...but wouldn't support a business that has... More 

Thank shiko N
AbingdonEstate, General Manager at Abingdon Wine Estate, responded to this review

We were unable to assist these three clients for lunch as the restaurant was fully booked and last orders had already been placed as it was after 3pm. Despite our best efforts to answer all calls that come in during the lunch period, it is sometimes impossible on busy days. We did however, offer the guests the opportunity to do... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Despite the Howick tourist office not having a clue, we were able to find this very lovely wine estate by chance. The dirt road leading to the estate was a concern, but persistence payed off. The wine estate is very small, but picturesque! The lunch time menu is very popular and tables go fast. I recommend tasting all the whites... More 

Thank Wezlove
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The wine tasting was lovely. Their Abingdon syrah/cabernet blend is exquisite. Father and daughter did the wine tasting and mom was in the kitchen. A very special place. Pleasantly surprised this vineyard in the Midlands.

Thank Samantha N
Durban, South Africa
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Friends were visiting from Switzerland and without hesitation we decided to take them to KZN's Jewel .Our one wine estate ! Once again the service was Top Class with Ian, Jane and Laurie being superb hosts.We were fortunate to arrive minutes before the Sauvignon Blanc went on sale , and were able to complement our meal with an Abingdon wine.The... More 

Thank Timboos

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D369, Lions River, Howick 3260, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Howick
  • Phone Number: +27 83 463 8503

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?