Things To Do in Stellenbosch

Eating Out

Stellenbosch is known for its excellent and numerous restaurants, serving either traditional South African fare or various international cuisines. From fine dining to laid-back bistros, sidewalk cafes and coffee shops to fast food outlets, there is something to satisfy every taste and pallet.
The neighboring La Gratitude, built in 1798, houses the renowned Big Easy, Ernie Else’s signature wine bar and restaurant. Here the finest cuisine is prepared using the freshest ingredients, served in laid-back luxury, with a selection of more than 170 wines to choose from.

Wine Tasting

Stellenbosch and the surrounding areas of Franschhoek and Paarl, are famous for their world-class wines. Special wine tasting trips can be organized by reception, or visit the individual wine farms at your own leisure.

Historical and Architectural Diversity

Take a guided walking tour of Stellenbosch, or set out on your own to explore the stunning architecture and historical buildings and museums of Stellenbosch. This is a photographer’s dream...


There are 5 excellent golf courses situated around Stellenbosch, and a further 7 courses are within 20 minutes drive from the centre of town. The ideal way to relax and enjoy!

Explore the Cape

Stellenbosch is centrally located and within easy driving distance of most of the Cape’s sought after and well-known attractions. Our reception will assist in organizing exciting day-trips to explore the Cape of Good Hope.