Walking and Wining with Banhoek Lodge
Situated on the mountain slopes of the Banhoek Valley just off the Helshoogte Road, Banhoek Lodge is surrounded by some of Stellenbosch’s top wine farms and tasting experiences. Many of these are within easy walking distance from the guest house, allowing guests to get out and explore the spectacular scenery of the valley, as well as its fabulous vintages on foot.
Banhoek Lodge guests receive complimentary wine tasting vouchers, which can be redeemed at the nearby Zorgvliet Wine Farm and at Thelema Mountain Vineyards. Slip your tasting vouchers (which can be found in the welcome pack in your room) in your pocket, put on your walking shoes and set out on a wine and walking adventure visiting the following spots:
The Bartinney Wine Farm is less than 2km from Banhoek Lodge and the charming Tasting Shed offers well-priced tastings with panoramic views from their terrace.
Tastings at the Zorgvliet Winery, which is about a 500m stroll from Banhoek Lodge, are complimentary for Banhoek Lodge guests. The farm’s wine tastings are
Situated 400m above sea level on top of the Helshoogte Road, Tokara offers award-winning wines, an excellent restaurant, a fabulous delicatessen and the added bonus
Just across the road from Banhoek Lodge is one of Stellenbosch’s lesser known gems, Camberley Wines. This winery hand crafts a range of excellent wines
This family owned and managed wine estate, situated in the spectacular Simonsberg Mountain Range, boasts some of the highest elevations in Stellenbosch which makes it
IN THE BANHOEK VALLEY
Situated in the beautifully revamped original cellar of Boschendal Estate, The Werf Restaurant presents contemporary soil-to-fork dining using the best available local, seasonal and ethically-sourced
Also located on the Delaire Graff Estate, Indochine Restaurant’s adventurous menu draws its inspiration from a combination of old Cape Malay recipes and contemporary Asian
Serving impeccably plated, creative bistro favourites with a South African touch and paired with peerless wines in a breathtakingly beautiful setting, the Delaire Graff Restaurant,
Tokara also boasts a fantastic delicatessen which can be located by following the driveway further down the mountain. This beautiful venue boasts a gourmet food
Situated on top of the Helshoogte Road, Tokara’s Restaurant offers terroir focused contemporary cuisine inspired by the South African countryside. These are paired with award-winning