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Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 888 8000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
“macaroons” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sansibar is a beautifully placed venue. We dropped in to try the Gin tasting selection. The view was great on the terrace and the service was attentive. Our waiter was well versed and knew his product well. The Gin Selection was fun and offered a...More

Thank HenryGreeff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sansibar restaurant at the 5 star Asara wine estate hotel is like a breath of fresh air in posh surroundings. Casual eating meals in a wonderful setting. From pizza to steak, fish, there is something to satisfy everyone. Their gin offerings are something special. There...More

Thank 696barryb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a spontaneous stop here for some quick wine tasting and a lunch break. The wine tasting was ok although most wines had been more average but the atmosphere made it a nice experience. However when we entered the restaurant we had been surprised...More

Thank hoopy42
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I cannot fault the food, decor or location of this restaurant. The food is simple, tasty and devoid of pretense, unlike the management and waitpersons.

Thank Reshma R
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I convinced my friends to celebrate their respective birthdays with gin tasting after seeing a post on Facebook. If you love gin then this is the place to be!! My friends were not big into gin so I ended up drinking theirs - and I'm...More

Thank Sandy-Lee H
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We've always enjoyed Sansibar. It's close to home, used to be reasonable (never been cheap) However; the last time we went my jaw literally dropped to the floor. Their prices have become insane. Clearly not catering for their local market anymore. The interior is cold,...More

Thank Michaela V
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I have been visiting Asara for a few years now. I fell in love with the stunning view. I tried their huge hamburgers at the Sansibar as well as their pizza and watched rugby next to the warm fire. It is clear that the owner...More

Thank D E
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

So we had a shocking experience in May when visiting Sansinar at ASARA wine estate, we got greeted by the hotel reception and that was where service ended. We seated ourselves in the bar to wait for a table, after several minutes i approached the...More

Thank Coincut
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Lovely restaurant just outside Stellenbosch. Gorgeous setting, overlooking dam and Stellenbosch mountains. Service was very slow on the day we visited; food good but not memorable. Pizzas nice! Overall, a nice family Sunday outing.

Thank Esmare W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

An amazing experience. The views are picturesque and the food was wonderful! The staff were very friendly too. If I had one request, it would be for a little bit of background music.

Thank Jayne L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 888 8000
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Wood-fired oven, eclectic bistro-style menu, magnificent views, casual ambience.
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