Guardian Peak Winery & Grill: Comfort Food Classics on a Hillside in Stellenbosch

Guardian Peak Winery & Grill: Comfort Food Classics on a Hillside in Stellenbosch

Autumnal comfort food with spectacular views.

Overlooking a spectacular slice of the Stellenbosch Winelands, with views of the real-life Guardian Peak, this wine farm has garnered a reputation as an easygoing country destination.

Guardian Peak Stellenbosch: Views

Its enviable location on the slopes of the Helderberg creates the perfect backdrop for a relaxed meal in the country. Although known for its sensational steaks, the bistro-style restaurant also offers an array of seafood, Italian, vegetarian and local delights.

On the table

Guardian Peak Stellenbosch: Inside Restaurant

As the seasons change, so does Guardian Peak’s menu, which is created with the property’s wines in mind. Think tempting, comforting dishes paired with the perfect nectar.

For starters, diners have a choice between bobotie spring rolls, creamy Thai fish curry, Karoo lamb skilpadjies (minced liver wrapped in caul fat) and steak-and-harissa-roasted butternut salad. For mains, Guardian Peak’s famous steaks come highly recommended – this time of year calls for gamey cuts such as blesbok or springbok.

Guardian Peak Stellenbosch: Food

And there’s also pork chops, lamb chops, fresh fish of the day and peri-peri chicken. A sweet ending comes in the form of baked cheesecake, Amarula panna cotta or crème brûlée, to name a few.

In the glass

Guardian Peak Stellenbosch: Wines

Fancy stocking up on your wine collection for winter? The cellar is open daily for tastings (with platters) and to purchase any of Guardian Peak’s everyday-drinking wines as well as a selection from The Stellenbosch Collection.

If the sun’s out, relax on the terrace and soak up the views. If it’s cooler, cosy up next to the blazing fireplace with a bottle of red and watch the fiery autumn sunset over the mountains, followed by a memorable dinner. We’ll raise a glass to that!

View the menu

Opening times Lunch: Monday – Sunday, 12pm – 3.30pm
Dinner: Tuesday – Saturday, 6pm – 10pm
Wine-tasting: Monday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm
Contact 021 881 3899,
Where to find it Annandale Road, Stellenbosch
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