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:


Zorgvliet a 500m stroll from Banhoek

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


Tokara Wine Farm

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


Camberley Wines

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


Thelema Mountain Vineyards

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

banhoek lodge icon


Dining Spots


the werf

The Werf Restaurant at Boschendal

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

Indochine restaurant interior at Delaire Graff Estate Stellenbosch 1900x1330 1

Indochine Restaurant at Delaire Graff

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

delaire graff restaurant

The Delaire Graff Restaurant

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 Delicatessen

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

Tokara 1

Tokara Restaurant

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

Local is Lekker

We have a treat just for our South African residents.

Use the code EXPLORESA to receive up to 15% off your stay!

Valid until 30 April 2024

T&Cs apply.