Boschendal is a renowned wine estate situated in Paarl in the Western Cape. The estate offers excellent dining and wedding venues, stunning gardens, and various tastings and tours to keep everyone happy. Here are a couple reasons why you should visit Boschendal Wine Estate today:
Boschendal has 3 superb restaurants and a wine bar with food and prices to suit all needs and budgets.
- The Restaurant
- Situated in the original cellar of the Manor House, this restaurant serves buffet luncheons from 12h00 daily. The tasty Cape cuisine is paired with Boschendal wines directly from the cellar.
- Le Pique Nique
- Enjoy a laidback picnic on the Pavilion lawns of the estate with mountain and vineyard views. Picnics can be collected between 12h15 and 13h30. Booking essential.
- Le Café
- Le Café is a laidback bistro located in the original slave quarters of the Boschendal Manor House. Enjoy seasonal menus and alfresco cuisine, ideal for brunches, lunches, or afternoon teas from 10h00 – 17h00 daily.
- The Wine Bar
- The Wine Bar is located beside The Restaurant and offers a relaxed alternative to enjoy the diversity of Boschendal wines.
Boschendal Manor House
Dating back to 1812, the Cape Vernacular Manor House is now a museum. It is one of the only period restored residences offering a look into life of a Huguenot family that made Boschendal one of the most important farms of their time. 09h30 – 17h00 daily. R15 for self-guided tour, R20 for guided tour.
Boschendal caters for small and large weddings with a world class venue and facilities.
- Rose Garden: 70 guests - Manor House: 40 guests - Boschendal Restaurant: 120 guests - The Pavilion: 300 guests
Tastings and tours
- Vineyard tours: 10h30 and 11h30 (November to March). Booking essential.
- Cellar tours: 10h30, 11h30, and 15h00 daily. Booking essential.
- Manor House tour: 09h30 – 17h00 daily
- Chocolate and wine tasting: 09h00 – 16h30 daily
- The Rose Garden
- The Garden of Healing
- The Herb Garden
- Waenhuis Gift & Wine Store
- Fauna and flora (antelope, baboon, porcupine, antbear, and caracal)