Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)

 
 
R44
7129

Somerset West
Western Cape
 
 
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Led by talented local chef, Henrico Grobbelaar, Cavalli’s approach to cuisine can be described as ‘a contemporary take on the classics’, contextually driven, and encompassing a combination of freshness, flavour and flair.

Real, humble food cooked textbook style, paired with an expertly crafted local and international wine list, artisanal cocktail, craft beer and a notable selection of single malt whiskeys.

Herbs and a selection of vegetables on the menu are grown in the Estate's self sustained heirloom garden.

The restaurant is set to establish itself as a premier fine dining destination locally and internationally and is now open for lunch and dinner 4 days a week, Wednesday through Saturday for relaxed, generous Bistro lunch and Fine-Dining Dinner and Sunday Fine-Dining Lunch.

Open:
Lunch Wednesday - Sunday
Dinner Wednesday - Saturday
 
 

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Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch) 4out of 5 based on 17 ratings. 17 user reviews.
 
Price Range: Upper
Seating: Unknown
 
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      Anny Mac Donald
      Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Art on a plate with substance. Well run open kitchen Very good lunch menu. I appreciate all the hard work that was done in the kitchen. Lovely flavours and food combinations. Beutiful setting. Great experience .
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      Petri du Toit
      Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      I loved it! Superb food, superb setting, excellent service. Will be back as well.
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      Dilys Marais
      Friday, June 20, 2014
      Superb. Excellent food, stunning setting and outstanding service (thank you Feeedom).
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
       
       
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      Anny Mac Donald
      09/07/2014 09:38
      Art on a plate with substance. Well run open kitchen Very good lunch menu. I appreciate all the hard work that was done in the kitchen. Lovely flavours and food combinations. Beutiful setting. Great experience .
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      Petri du Toit
      25/06/2014 03:55
      I loved it! Superb food, superb setting, excellent service. Will be back as well.
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      Dilys Marais
      20/06/2014 01:57
      Superb. Excellent food, stunning setting and outstanding service (thank you Feeedom).
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      GenéCilliers
      15/06/2014 04:03
      Wow, what a lovely lunch. Was there today for Father's day with our 2 & 6 year old. What a sublime experience, food excellent, no frowns on the kids all and all a rememberable experience. We will be back!
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      Cheryl Bradshaw
      14/06/2014 10:13
      We have been to Equus a few times and the food is consistently excellent. Wonderful venue and fantastic service. Highly recommended!!
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      John Feller
      09/06/2014 11:47
      Had lunch at EQUUS on Saturday and it is probably the best dining experience I have ever had. The venue is spectacular with a fine attention to design and the food was simply exquisite. I really enjoyed the fact that the chef was completely hands on and personally inspected every plate leaving the kitchen and checked every plate at completion of the meal. Well done EQUUS - I will recommend this to all my friends.
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      Lana Sinclair
      19/05/2014 01:41
      Again an amazing experience that i will recommend to everyone i know and meet!!! A Brand with style and flair right through from beginning to end. LOVE IT!!!!
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      Cate Edgar
      07/05/2014 05:32
      Excellent food. Huge portions. Felt like a queen for the day. Thank you to the chef for an incredible experience. I will definitely be back! Highly recommended to all my friends.
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      Gavin Cooper
      27/04/2014 09:08
      For those who are looking for fine, exciting dining then Equus in my book is a must. To use the old cliché, it ticks all the boxes. Driving into Cavelli is an experience in itself as to the detail which has gone into the estate ( and this is an estate in the true sense ) and this is carried through to the restaurant building, furniture, crockery and cutlery. Clearly a substantial investment in terms of money but also in detail to create something different. The view from the restaurant across their dam and out to the Stellenbosch Hills is just superb but I suspect that in summer it might be a tad hot. The staff were friendly to a fault and were constantly in hand to look after you. To me good service is service which you do not have to look for, and this was the case here. The food was superb and detail in the presentation was incredible. I am a pork belly man and theirs was one of the finest I have had for a while. For sweets we had a chocolate fondant which was again of the finest which we have had for a while. The wine list has a wonderful, diverse selection and all available by the glass which is a rarity at most Cape restaurants. In most instance the wine by the glass list is a real “B” list. Not the case here which allows one to pair a wine of your choice with your meal. So if you are looking for a culinary experience for lunch in the winelands and are not too concerned of price then this is a place to try. We will certainly be back.
      5 Equus Cavalli Estate (Stellenbosch)
       
      Elizabeth
      25/04/2014 09:49
      There's a fine line between fine dining and being ripped off. I understand the concept of fine dining, but nobody wants to pay R150 for a steak the size of a R5 coin. Unfortunately the experience is just not that nice to make up for the little food. It reminds of the story about the emperor's new clothes. Everyone is just too polite to say something, but inside we all know we are being fooled.
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