96 Winery Road Restaurant – A Somerset West Institution

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96 Winery Road Restaurant

Nestled in the heart of Somerset West, 96 Winery Road Restaurant has been a local institution for over 24 years. This warm and welcoming restaurant is known for its hearty dishes and friendly atmosphere. Owned and run by the same team since it opened, it has become a Somerset West staple, drawing in visitors from all over the Cape.

A Welcoming Atmosphere

The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating, with the outdoor patio being shaded and the perfect spot for a lazy lunch or a romantic dinner. The restaurant is family-friendly, with a jungle gym and play area for children, ensuring a peaceful meal for parents.

A Menu Created by Head Chef Adrian Buchanan

Head Chef Adrian Buchanan has created a plate menu for lunch and dinner, with guests able to choose between two, three, or four plates. The plates are classically inspired, with smaller versions of main dishes such as lamb loin, pepper fillet, confit duck, and spinach and ricotta tortellini. The panko-crumbed Brie served with wild rocket and spicy bacon jam is a must-try, while the crème brûlée is the perfect ending to a delicious meal. With Ken Forrester as one of the owners, the wine menu is extensive, offering a variety of wines to pair with the food.

If you’re looking for a light breakfast, the restaurant offers a concise menu of muesli, omelets with your choice of fillings, croissants, sandwiches, and a savory waffle. The on-site deli stocks a selection of local produce, wagyu meats, jams, preserves, and sauces.

Access to the Wannabees Trail at 96 Winery Road Restaurant

For those looking for a bit of adventure, the restaurant offers access to the Wannabees trail, which starts and finishes at the restaurant. Day passes cost R60 and can be purchased from the restaurant.

Drive-Through Option

While 96 Winery Road remains open for sit-down dining, it also offers a drive-through option, so you may enjoy your favorites at home. Order via WhatsApp (078 924 1713) and then drive through the parking area, where one of the friendly staff members will place your meal in your boot.

Contact Information for

If you’re interested in visiting 96 Winery Road Restaurant, here are some details you need to know:

  • Phone: +27 21 842 2020
  • Address: Zandberg Farm, Winery Road Off the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, Raithby, 7599, South Africa
  • Area: Raithby
  • Email: wineryrd@mweb.co.za
  • Website: 96 Winery Road Restaurant

Opening Hours

The restaurant is open at the following times:

  • Monday – Sunday: 9 am – 11 am, 12 pm – 3 pm, Wednesday – Saturday: 6 pm – 9 pm

Environmentalist and Outdoor Enthusiast. Amanda is a nature-loving, energetic, and enthusiastic environmentalist who has dedicated her life to exploring and protecting Cape Town's stunning natural landscapes. She is an experienced hiker, wildlife enthusiast, and advocate for sustainable tourism.

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