Nestled in the serene Jonkershoek Valley, Postcard Cafe at Stark-Condé Wines offers a breathtaking setting for a relaxed Winelands meal with family and friends. From every angle, the views are spellbinding. Whether you sit inside or on the shaded verandah of the Postcard Café overlooking the rolling lawns and a millpond-like dam, you’re guaranteed an unforgettable dining experience.
The Menu of Postcard Cafe
Head chef Munetaka Kimura and his team offer various options that showcase locally sourced ingredients and diverse cuisines, including vegetarian and vegan dishes. The menu changes often, but here’s a taste of what you can expect:
- Homemade granola with Dalewood Jersey yogurt and fruit compote
- Poppyseed bun with hummus and grilled vegetables
- Smoked trout with scrambled egg and lemon-and-dill crème fraîche
- Home-baked croissant with cured pork loin and white cheddar
- Omelette, French-toast brioche, and the Valley Breakfast
Beverage options abound, including:
- Five kinds of latte
- Five teas
- Hot chocolate
- Freshly squeezed orange juice
- Cloudy apple juice
- Fresh fruit cordials
- Iced coffee or homemade lemon iced tea
If you’re looking to enjoy the estate’s wine, the menu also has generous antipasti and cheese platters. Breakfast or brunch requires a decadent sweet touch. In that case, there are a dozen choices, from crème caramel, red velvet cake, and sachertorte to baked cheesecake, carrot cupcakes, chocolate mousse cake, and homemade ice cream and sorbet.
Postcard Cafe is also an ideal spot for lunch, with dishes designed for guests to linger longer, such as:
- Asian chicken and rice noodles
- Beef fillet with ratatouille niçoise
- Teriyaki burger
- Red lentil dahl
- Pork bobotie
The menu features expertly prepared dishes for a lazy family meal paired with the estate’s wines.
Wine Tasting Room
Don’t miss the wine-tasting room, hovering over a lily-studded dam. Visitors can taste Stark-Condé’s award-winning single-vineyard wines, most notably the three distinct Cabernets grown at high elevations. Other wines include a unique blend of four white varietals, the Petite Sirah and the rosé, which sips beautifully on a sunny day.
Contact Information for Postcard Cafe
Address: Stark-Conde Wine Estate Jonkershoek Valley, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
Phone: +27 21 861 7703
Website: Postcard Cafe
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 9 am to 4 pm.
With its beautiful setting, expertly prepared dishes, and world-class wines, Postcard Cafe at Stark-Condé Wines is a must-visit destination in the Winelands.