The Vine Bistro at Glenelly: French Flair in The Heart of The Winelands

The Vine Bistro at Glenelly: French Flair in The Heart of The Winelands

A Gallic eatery majoring in flavour, passion and heartfelt authenticity.

The Vine Bistro’s picture-perfect terrace, with 360-degree vineyard views, epitomises dreamy lunches in the Winelands – perfect for special occasions and spontaneous outings alike.

The Vine Bistro Outdoor Area

After enjoying substantial winter rains, the farm is gearing up for an abundant spring, with the likes of truffles, artichokes, asparagus and strawberries landing starring roles in the new season’s menu.

French class

The Vine Bistro French Dinner Menu

This season, the restaurant is hosting a series of French-inspired dinners on select Fridays, featuring a lip-smacking selection of iconic Gallic dishes that chef-patron Christophe Dehosse calls “must-try-once-in-your-lifetime meals”.

Friday, 3 September 2021
Starter Truffled scrambled eggs in puff pastry
Main Pot au feu (beef brisket, oxtail and shin, poached with winter vegetables, and served with gribiche sauce.)
Dessert Pears in red wine
Cost R520

Friday, 1 October 2021
Starter Mussel soup infused with saffron
Main Quenelle de Poisson with Nantua Fish mousse (poached fish mousse, baked in the oven, served with a shellfish sauce, pilaf rice and spring vegetables)
Dessert Strawberry tart
Cost R350

Lunch and dinner for 20-somethings

The Vine Bistro Jeunes à Table Special

If you are between 18 and 29, and partial to gourmet fare accompanied by award-winning wine, and warm Winelands hospitality, you might like to book a seat at The Vine Bistro for the Les Jeunes à Table experience. French for “the youth at table” is a concept started in France to generate a passion among the youth for quality food and wine by making it more affordable, accessible and fun.

In this Stellenbosch rendition, under-30s will be treated to three delectable courses served with tasting portions of wine, as well as water and coffee, for R290 per person (normally priced at around R420). Waiters will make a special effort to explain the dishes in detail and hopefully spark a lifelong passion.

Good to know

  • The chef custom-creates a menu for your party of four (or less); dietary requirements need to be specified when booking.
  • Booking is made via email only (, which should be accompanied by an ID for each guest in the group.
  • This special is valid for a maximum of four under-30s per table.
  • Bookings will open at the beginning of every month for the month ahead. Only one booking per guest is permitted per month.

Opening times Sunday – Thursday, 12pm – 3pm (closed on Mondays)
Friday + Saturday, 12pm – 3pm; 6pm – 7.30pm
Contact 021 809 6444,
Address The Vine Bistro, Glenelly Estate, Lelie Street, Idas Valley, Stellenbosch
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