January accommodation special – Tulbagh, Capewinelands

Raptor Rise farm in Tulbagh offers two great January accommodation specials:

This is an ideal Christmas gift or a perfect Capewinelands getaway. Recover from the stress of the festive season before you head back to work 😉

Book now with Raptor Rise on 0725553782 or reservations@raptorrise.co.za

Raptor Rise is a working olive and cattle farm with several well-appointed accommodation options. Located in Tulbagh’s incredible ‘Valley of Abundance’, only 90km from Cape Town its beauty defies description.

Your hosts, Bill and Averil Slater, have gone to great lengths to provide you with a blend of comfort and privacy, whilst ensuring that each suite has unique views of the magnificent setting. Quality finishes, crisp white linen and so many special touches delight the heart and extend a warm welcome.

Garden to Table Harvest Dinner at the Tulbagh Hotel

An evening in Tulbagh of good food and wine featuring Jayson’s botanical tales and Tara’s fine kitchen faire.

R290 per person which includes welcome cocktails and a three course meal mostly out the garden. Vegetarian options also available. Join us for a fun and stimulating evening which will include a fund raising auction towards the completion of the Church Street Kitchen Gardens. Botanical styling: Design by Marcel. Please RSVP before the 4th December to dreamtulbagh@gmail.com or reservations@tulbaghhotel.co.za

Those wanting to join us for a tour of the new developments in the garden, should meet in the garden at 6pm before the dinner.

An initiative by Dream Tulbagh 

Rijks Country House to open braai bar in Tulbagh!


Braai bar opening soon at Rijks!

You can now enjoy relaxed, open-air dining in Tulbagh.

Coals offers a true South African braai (BBQ) experience in a farm environment. Come and enjoy fire-baked potbroode (pot breads), papballe and roosterkoek as it cooks alongside steak, wors, tjoppies and sosaties with freshly made salads and warm dishes to accompany beautiful wines.

Watch the sunset, and stars come out as you enjoy your meal. A true South African dining experience, not to be missed!

Require accommodation after your braai? Have a look at our recommended self-catering establishments.


About Rijks Country House:

Just 80 mins from Cape Town, Rijk’s Country House is set on the award winning Rijk’s Wine Estate and is surrounded by vineyards and the majestic Witzenberg, Winterhoek and Obiqua Mountain ranges. Within the framework of beautiful Cape Dutch architecture, 12 luxury rooms and three cottages are individually decorated and each has a private terrace leading onto rose gardens, lawns, dam and pool.

With beautiful churches, stunning photographic opportunities and special attention to every detail, Rijk’s is the perfect winelands wedding venue and destination.

Separate conference facilities are available with space for a company product launch and team building event.

Govenor’s Restaurant serves bistro-style country cuisine and picnics are available to order. They also have fun and informative Rijk’s wine-tasting sessions in the hotel.


Boxing Day Blues Bash at Saronsberg, Tulbagh

The Boxing Day Blues Bash at Saronsberg Cellar this year features top musicians – the Robin Auld Trio, Albert Frost Trio, The Blues Broers as well as The BLACK CAT BONES

Bring a picnic, as well as your friends and family to enjoy the afternoon under the shady oaks. Beers and soft drinks available. Saronsberg Cellarwine available in the wine tasting room. 

Bring a box of unwanted gifts/bric-a-brac/clothes/kitchenware/toys for distribution by Huis Disa.

Tickets at R150 at Webtickets, and for R130 at Saronsberg Cellar until Christmas Day. Thereafter R150 at the venue. Children under 13 free. 

For queries, phone Maggie on 082 577 7711 or maggie,nagel@gmail.com