Win an Overnight Stay + Dinner at Grande Roche Hotel worth R5 960


Competition closes

Until 20 May

Prize is redeemable

Until 31 August 2024

Total prize value

R5 960

A winter treat for two in the Paarl Winelands.

A property steeped in history, first established in 1717 and converted into a hotel in 1992, today the Grande Roche is a five-star country inn known for its luxury and warm hospitality. The magnificent gardens create the perfect setting for the national monument Manor House and surrounding outbuildings, against the backdrop of the iconic Paarl Rock.

And now you can enjoy this splendour with the “Pearl of Paarl” giveaway. The package, available from 1 May 2024 until end-August 2024 for only R5 960 per couple, includes a night’s stay for two in a newly revamped Terrace Suite, a four-course dinner experience by chef Christiaan Campbell, with a bottle of Under Oaks estate wine of your choice, and a full English breakfast.

Overnight delight

Grande Roche Giveaway Accommodation

The 18 Terrace Suites – Old Cape-style thatched buildings with shutters – sit on manicured lawns, surrounded by lush gardens and vineyards. You could not ask for a better sense of place. The suite’s terrace, draped in trailing vines, offers fantastic views.

Inside, they are an elegant evocation of the hotel’s rich history combined with a modern Winelands aesthetic: gorgeous fynbos-inspired wallpaper, art and vintage finds, bespoke cabinetry and the finest linen. Comprising a bedroom, bathroom and living area, the suites were reimagined as charming “cottages” – with space for eating, relaxing and working.

Dining experience

Grande Roche Giveaway Restaurant

With some 30 years in the industry, chef Christian Campbell was a pioneer of seasonal menus and hyper-local sourcing, quietly creating a food revolution all over the Winelands. Having worked at the likes of Delaire Graff and Boschendal, he has brought his fresh, modern approach to dining at the Grande Roche.

Grande Roche Giveaway Restaurant Chef

His dinner menus are a culinary adventure, inspired by global cuisine but using seasonal, home-grown produce. They change often, but might include Cantonese potstickers, Indian-spiced fish, pork belly with nori jam or coffee-spiced game loin. The winelist, of course, is proudly local, including the Grande Dame, a red wine crafted from the micro-vineyards in front of the manor house.

In addition, there’s the hotel-style breakfast menu, a more casual all-day menu (taking care of brunches, light lunches and coffee meetings), plus a sumptuous high tea offering and cocktails. Not only for hotel guests, the restaurant at Grand Roche welcomes day visitors, pop-ins and special celebrations – making it a convivial hub in Paarl.

Relax and enjoy

Grande Roche Giveaway Accommodation Pool

Other attractions at Grand Roche include a spa, a choice of swimming pools for guests, tennis courts and pickleball (like padel, played on a smaller court). If this sounds like a Winelands visit perfect for you, enter our competition and stand a chance to win.

How to win your wonderful Winelands stay

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The winner’s name will be drawn on 20 May 2024, and the prize is redeemable until 31 August 2024 (subject to availability). The total prize is valued at R5 960, and includes a night’s stay in a Terrace Suite for two people sharing, including a four-course dinner with a bottle of Under Oaks estate wine, and a full English breakfast.

This competition and its prizes are being offered by Grande Roche, which is solely responsible for ensuring that the winner receives his/her prize. The Inside Guide shall not be liable to entrants of this competition for any prizes, loss or damage whatsoever and howsoever arising from the running, or otherwise, of this competition. The winners will be notified by email and should reply within 24 hours. If you do not respond within 24 hours, you will forfeit your prize and another winner will be drawn. The prize is redeemable until 31 August 2024. Once we have received your email, we will put you in touch with the organisers to arrange your prize. Please note prizes are nontransferrable. Ts & Cs apply.

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Time of publication: 22 April 2024

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