Classic Cape Cuisine Walk

Duration: 3.5 hours

Location: Central Stellenbosch

R1 195

The original food experience that introduces you to the authentic flavours of Stellenbosch.

  • A Leisurely-paced walk coupled with entertaining stories about the town.
  • Sample home-grown teas paired with typical Cape sweet treats.
  • Taste traditional beef snacks.
  • Enjoy award-winning wines accompanied by appetizing delights
  • Relax for a heritage lunch platter at the oldest hotel in Stellenbosch.

Includes food / drink tastings and lunch, as specified.

Mon - Sat from 10h00 until 13h30.

Tour runs rain or shine.

Languages: tours are conducted in English. Contact us for German language tours.

Not suitable for guests who require lactose and gluten free meals.

No Mask - no tour.

All guests must have their temperatures recorded; 37.5 *C or higher - No tour.

Your tour guide will greet you, in her red apron at 09h30.

We will sanitize, scan our temperatures and sign in.

Then, together we head off to find the mysterious island where Stellenbosch was founded.

A visit to a beautiful eatery will ignite your senses when you are introduced to delicately crafted wines accompanied by appetizing treats. Equally enticing are our visits to local spots where each one will spoil you with traditional teas, desserts and lunch.

Experience South African culture through the stories, the food and the architecture along the oak-lined streets of this historical town.





Look out for the Red Apron at Visit Stellenbosch office located on 47 Church (aka 'Kerk') street , Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch 7600.

Incidentally, street names are on the BOTTOM of the sidewalk, in yellow and black, therefore not at eye level.

Also, parking options (credit card payments ONLY):
a) On-street parking around our meeting point in Church/Kerk street.
b) Open-air parking area in Plein street (between Decameron Restaurant and Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden).

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Is there parking available?

Parking is available at each tour’s starting location. After you purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with parking suggestions.

Do we only walk around and sample food?

Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, outdoor art, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3.5-hour experience. Imagine walking through the city eating our local artisans’ most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

Does the tour come in other languages?

You can book a German-speaking guide for a private Classic Cape Cuisine walk or private Foodies on Foot tour. Subject to guide availability. Rates depend on the group size, please contact us for details.

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We absolutely loved the tour! Our host was incredibly knowledgeable about Stellenbosch and it's history. We learned so much while enjoying local foods and beverages. The entire outing was incredibly organized and we felt so welcomed by all of the stops and restaurants. We highly recommend this.

Jackie Wrotniak, USA

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