Where to have your Christmas feast in the Cape Winelands and beyond

We’ve rounded up all the Christmas offerings in the Winelands so you can eat, drink and be merry this 25 December.

Backsberg (Klapmuts)

Start your Christmas festivities the right way, with a glass of Backsberg Brut MCC and the tableside lunch buffet for R595 per person.

Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)

Take in the stunning views in true Cavalli Estate style and enjoy a spectacular seven-course lunch menu for R1,100 per person, which includes a welcome drink.


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Chez Shiraz (Stellenbosch)

Enjoy a hearty Christmas Day lunch packed full of festive flavours for R600 per person. To book, email

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate (Franschhoek)

Enjoy a four-course festive feast for dinner on Christmas Eve or lunch the following day, which includes smoked trout, turkey ballantine, cherry clafoutis and Christmas cake ice cream for R795 per person.

Hazendal (Stellenbosch)

Celebrate Christmas Day with a glass of bubbly and a three-course feast with live music and special crafts for your little ones. It’s R750 for adults and R550 for children under 12.


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Kunjani Wines (Stellenbosch)

Enjoy the decadent three-course lunch at Kunjani Wines for R720 per person and R360 for children under the age of 10. Delights on the menu include smoked chicken and mango salad turkey roulade, and baked passionfruit cheesecake.

Le Petit Manoir (Franschhoek)

Festive celebrations and live entertainment at Le Petit Manoir on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day cost R995 per person. This includes a welcome drink and a five-course festive feast.

Le Pommier Restaurant (Cape Winelands)

Le Pommier offers an inviting taste of home with its traditional Christmas buffet lunch for R600 per person (R300 for children under the age of 12). Classic Christmas dishes on the menu include a cheeseboard, slow-roasted leg of lamb, chicken and mushroom pie, and cheesecake.

Nitida (Durbanville)

Tables at Nitida has a festive offering that starts with bubbly and merignue kisses this year, if that’s not enticing enough there’s apricot and apple glazed gammon to look forward to along with a gingersnap cheesecake trifle. The festive menu is five-courses and goes for R625 per person. Or you could enjoy a festive sangria and five lavish courses at Cassia Restaurant for R725 per person. Look forward to things like braised beef short-rib Wellington and stone fruit tart tatin with a special Christmas spiced ice cream.


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Moody Lagoon at Benguela Cove (Hermanus)

For R650 per person, enjoy a three-course festive menu, a welcome drink and a Christmas cracker. Available for either Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day lunch.

Origins at the Marine (Hermanus)

For a home-away-from-home Christmas feeling, book to enjoy a festive three-course feast for R985 per person, welcome drink included. Available for either Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day lunch.

Oude Wellington Restaurant (Wellington)

Celebrate with a five-course menu that includes melon-and-salmon tequila, assiette of duck, nut semifreddo and boozy berry meringue crumble. Available for either lunch (R485pp) or dinner (R435pp) on Christmas Day.

Roca Restaurant at Dieu Donne Vineyards (Franschhoek)

Enjoy the amazing view of the Franschhoek Valley as you celebrate Christmas this year by building your own Christmas lunch from the festive menu at Roca. Booking is essential and a deposit of R200 is required.

The Table at De Meye Wine Estate (Stellenbosch)

Enjoy the festivities under the trees at The Table at De Meye for R595 per person on Christmas Day. This includes a three-course sharing-style menu plus their famous bread board to start.


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Webersburg Estate (Stellenbosch)

Guests can soak up the breathtaking views of Stellenbosch while enjoying an indulgent breakfast until 1pm. Start with a glass of bubbly and a choice between the continental (R280), hot (R220) or all-inclusive (R380) breakfasts. Or enjoy a Christmas Day picnic for two. The Webersburg Estate picnic costs R650 and is packed with a turkey, cranberry-and-feta quiche, charcuterie, cheeses, and double-chocolate brownies.

Have we missed a Christmas special in the Cape Winelands? Let us know in the comments below.

Please note that while we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information, some prices and deals might change without our knowledge. Bookings are essential and these specials are subject to availability.

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