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Savour Award Winning Wine In The Cape’s Grandest Estate

The moment you enter Groot Constantia wine estate you’ll realise you’re in for a unique experience. This is the South Africa’s oldest wine producing estate, established by Simon van der Stel in 1685, and it is a certified national monument. What awaits you is a captivating culmination of South African heritage, delectable dining at two restaurants, a museum, art gallery, and, of course, an award-winning selection of wines, all available for tasting. The dramatic oak-lined avenue takes you directly into the Historical core of the estate, where you’ll find the 17th century Manor House, arguably the finest surviving example of Cape Dutch architecture in South Africa, and the view from in front of this grand old homestead will most certainly put you in the perfect mind-set to experience what is easily the Cape’s finest estate.

  • Visit one of two tasting rooms to sample and purchase a selection of Groot Constantia’s award winning wines
  • Take one of the daily guided cellar tours and tastings, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the wine-making process
  • Explore the vast estate on foot – there are numerous walking paths, and joggers and dog walkers are also welcome to enjoy the surrounds
  • Dine at one of two celebrated restaurants – Jonkershuis and Simon’s at Groot Constantia
  • Take a journey back in time and explore the grand Manor House museum, which houses displays portraying early years on the estate
  • Combine a visit to Groot Constantia with a tour on the hop-on, hop-off City Sightseeing busses
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Tel: +27 (0)21 794 6255 | info@jonkershuisconstantia.co.za
Jonkershuis restaurant at Groot Constantia is in the heart of the historical core of the estate, and is perfectly situated between the grand oaks and pristine vineyards, with panoramic views across the estate towards False Bay. The menu is diverse and very accessible, with a strong Cape Malay influence. They are open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light meals and drinks throughout the day. It’s also the perfect wine estate location for weddings, private functions, corporate events and conferences.


Tel: +27 (0)21 794 2984 | simons@kristensen.co.za | www.kristensen.co.za
Simons at Groot Constantia is located in an old cellar that has been converted into a superb restaurant ideal for a superb alfresco lunch, or to dine-in at their new restaurant. Simons offers a range of dishes to suit all tastes, with everything from light lunches to magnificent dinners. It’s also a great location for large private functions, with seating for up to 400 guests.



Groot Constantia gives you the chance to taste and purchase their award winning wines at two locations on the estate. The popular wine shop also offers a range of gifts and souvenirs to purchase. Wines can also be ordered for shipping to your front door by contacting Groot Constantia directly enquiries@grootconstantia.co.za


Art@Constantia is Groot Constantia’s resident gallery whose art represents a cross section of well-known and very talented local and international artists. Magnificent canvases of all sizes adorn the walls of both tasting facilities and can be purchased on-site, professionally packed and delivered to most parts of the globe. The gallery can be contacted directly info@artatconstantia.co.za

Be it five-star luxury or budget accommodation, you’ll fall asleep to the sound of lapping waves and wake up to the sun rising over the ocean. Within walking distance of the city centre, stadium, and Cape Town Convention Centre, the V&A Waterfront is the perfect place to stay for holidaymakers and business travellers. For more detailed information, visit the Information Kiosk or visit the V&A Waterfront website for more information.
Groot Constantia is easily accessible and is just 25 minutes outside of the Cape Town City Bowl, in the heart of the Constantia wine region.


  • Drive onto the N2 / Nelson Mandela Boulevard, following signs to Muizenberg
  • Merge onto De Waal Drive, and continue following signs to Muizenberg
  • Take exit 14 for M41/Constantia Main Road toward Hout Bay/Constantia
  • Turn left onto Constantia Main Road and drive for 2.9km until you reach Groot Constantia


Tel: +27 (0)21 794 5128
Email: enquiries@grootconstantia.co.za


Tel: +27 (0)21 795 5149


Tel: +27 (0)21 794 6255


Tel: +27 (0)21 794 1143

Tasting and Sales – 10:00 to 18:00 daily
Cellar Tour – Every hour, on the hour. First tour at 10:00, last tour at 16:00 | Private Tours and Tastings – By special arrangement only
Jonkershuis – 09:00 to 22:00 (Monday to Saturday), 09:00 to 17:00 (Sunday) | Simons – 12:00 (lunch), 18:00 (dinner)

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