Webersburg Bistro – Lovely Indulgence in an Idyllic Locale

The Stellenbosch Winelands are foodie heaven. The restaurants serve gourmet cuisine, which is always best accompanied by the region’s world-famous fine wines. Add to this the scenic landscape of mountains and vineyards and you have a winning combination for a holiday that is both indulgent and tranquil.

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The Webersburg Bistro, situated on the Webersburg Estate, is one such venue that offers a superb menu and fabulous wines. Here you can sample some of the best that the Winelands has to offer. It is conveniently located close to the town of Stellenbosch, yet guests can enjoy the solitude of the idyllic countryside.

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The setting is unbelievably peaceful and tranquil. Sitting on the verandah overlooking the picturesque dam, vineyards and surrounding mountains is the perfect way to while away an afternoon.

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In cooler weather, there is seating indoors with a fireplace for a cozier atmosphere. The ambiance at the Webersburg Bistro is a combination of the relaxation of the countryside with the refinement of an established wine estate.

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The service suits this ambiance perfectly. Here you can expect friendly, warm, welcoming hospitality that is also attentive and professional at all times. As such, the wine tasting is an informative experience that is enjoyable and refreshingly free of any pretension.

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Guests who select to experience wine tasting will be treated to two sparkling wines, white wines that last longer than most due to the climate, and red wines that are matured in carefully selected French oak barrels. These delightful wines are the perfect accompaniment to the delicious cuisine on offer.

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The menu features fresh local farm produce, including berries and other ingredients from the Webersburg garden. The dishes are delightful and refreshing combinations of flavors and textures. They perfectly complement with estate wines without being too heavy on the palate.

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Some of these wonderful dishes include Fresh West Coast Mussels (steamed in Webersburg Sauvignon Blanc and served with crispy local bread), Grilled Norwegian Salmon (set on a bed of horseradish mash, served with long stem broccoli and asparagus, with tomato and pepper salsa) and Oven Roasted Strawberries (served with vanilla and Halva ice-cream and pastry wafers).

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A perfect way to end off the meal is with an informal tour of the Webersburg cellars. Here again guests will experience the warm and informative service that makes any meal at the bistro a wonderful and relaxing occasion.

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Webersberg Wine Estate Somerset West South Africa 7129 Tel: +27 (0)21 881 3636 Fax: +27 (0)21 881 3217 Email: info@webersburg.co.za Website: www.webersburg.co.za/

Emma Flemming

As well as being a contributing writer for LuxeInACity, Emma is a teacher, freelance writer and has her own blog. She has four university degrees and qualifications in English, Psychology and Education. Over the years Emma has enjoyed travelling to and experiencing luxury in several countries. Apart from travelling and writing, her interests lie in art, yoga and trying out new dining hotspots. Emma lives in South Africa and when she is not writing, can be found scuba-diving in the Indian Ocean.