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Cafe culture in #Stellenbosch is BIG - with a choice of excellent #coffeeshops all around.

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Cafe culture in #Stellenbosch is BIG - with a choice of excellent #coffeeshops all around.

Some of the beautiful wooden statues at Tokara Wine Estate, Stellenbosch - Western Cape - South Africa

Tokara, Stellenbosch

Yesterday morning, an impulsive little trip towards Stellenbosch materialised and I found myself taking the Franschoek turn-off and Tokara caught my eye. It was well worth exploring. Set amidst vineyards and olive plantations with a back-drop of mountains - it couldn't wish for a more perfect setting. I ended up at the Delicatessen - a short drive from the Main Road. As if the breathtaking landscape isn't enough - I was quite taken aback with the architecture and the surprise elements Tokara…

Dorp Street is the old wagon road from Stellenbosch to Cape Town and, just like three centuries ago, visitors still enter the town along the same road. On both sides of the street one sees the beautiful, shady old oak trees of which the biggest old giants date back to 1760. Dorp Street is one of the longest rows of old buildings surviving in any major town in southern Africa, it oozes with an old world charm. #Stellenbosch #DorpStreet

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Dorp Street is the old wagon road from Stellenbosch to Cape Town and, just like three centuries ago, visitors still enter the town along the same road. On both sides of the street one sees the beautiful, shady old oak trees of which the biggest old giants date back to 1760. Dorp Street is one of the longest rows of old buildings surviving in any major town in southern Africa, it oozes with an old world charm. #Stellenbosch #DorpStreet

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Do you want a view of Stellenbosch & Cape Town from the slopes of the Helderberg mountain from either an award winning wine estate's stoep or - at the same venue - from one of the top 10 restaurants (for the last 6 years running) in South Africa? Try Hidden Valley Winery & Ouverture Restaurant. Phone: +27 21 880 2646 Ouverture Restaurant: www.dineatovertur... ‪#‎HiddenValley‬ ‪#‎Ouverture‬ ‪#‎wineestate‬ ‪#‎restaurant‬ ‪#‎SomersetWest‬ ‪#‎Stellenbosch‬ ‪#‎Helderberg‬

Stellenbosch Area Profile

Do you want a view of Stellenbosch & Cape Town from the slopes of the Helderberg mountain from either an award winning wine estate's stoep or - at the same venue - from one of the top 10 restaurants (for the last 6 years running) in South Africa? Try Hidden Valley Winery & Ouverture Restaurant. Phone: +27 21 880 2646 Ouverture Restaurant: www.dineatovertur... ‪#‎HiddenValley‬ ‪#‎Ouverture‬ ‪#‎wineestate‬ ‪#‎restaurant‬ ‪#‎SomersetWest‬ ‪#‎Stellenbosch‬ ‪#‎Helderberg‬

The Deli at Boschendal Wine Estate between Franschoek and Stellenbosch / Paarl.  #Boschendal #Franschoek #deli

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The Deli at Boschendal Wine Estate between Franschoek and Stellenbosch / Paarl. #Boschendal #Franschoek #deli

There are also plenty of boutique shops with various bookshops, trinkets and African curios in Dorp Street, Stellenbosch. Don’t forget to check out Oom Samie se Winkel which has a mixture of antiques and souvenirs. Restaurants include the Dorp Street Deli, The Big Easy, The Trumpet Tree Social Café, Cognito Restaurant, Casparus Restaurant, Gino’s, and Jan Cats Restaurant. #Stellenbosch #bookshops

Stellenbosch Area Profile

There are also plenty of boutique shops with various bookshops, trinkets and African curios in Dorp Street, Stellenbosch. Don’t forget to check out Oom Samie se Winkel which has a mixture of antiques and souvenirs. Restaurants include the Dorp Street Deli, The Big Easy, The Trumpet Tree Social Café, Cognito Restaurant, Casparus Restaurant, Gino’s, and Jan Cats Restaurant. #Stellenbosch #bookshops

Old Mac the miner - relocated from Johannesburg to Dorp Street in Stellenbosch. Dorp Street has one of the longest rows of old buildings surviving in any major town in Southern Africa, it oozes with an old world charm. Take a stroll down the street and admire the beautiful Cape Dutch architecture, restaurants, boutiques, book and coffee shops; one of the best historic walking areas in the town with plenty to see and do. #Stellenbosch #DorpStreet #OldMac

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Old Mac the miner - relocated from Johannesburg to Dorp Street in Stellenbosch. Dorp Street has one of the longest rows of old buildings surviving in any major town in Southern Africa, it oozes with an old world charm. Take a stroll down the street and admire the beautiful Cape Dutch architecture, restaurants, boutiques, book and coffee shops; one of the best historic walking areas in the town with plenty to see and do. #Stellenbosch #DorpStreet #OldMac

Harvesting lavender in the Stellenbosch region - preparing the flowers to be hang dried in bunches. #stellenbosch #lavender #flowers #driedflowers #flowerbunches #harvesting

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Harvesting lavender in the Stellenbosch region - preparing the flowers to be hang dried in bunches. #stellenbosch #lavender #flowers #driedflowers #flowerbunches #harvesting

Helderberg mountain during June - as seen from Root 44 and the R44 - between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. Last brownish vineyard leaves still visible just before they fall off. #Helderbergmountain #Stellenbosch #SomersetWest

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Helderberg mountain during June - as seen from Root 44 and the R44 - between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. Last brownish vineyard leaves still visible just before they fall off. #Helderbergmountain #Stellenbosch #SomersetWest

Autumn clouds in Banhoek Valley - between Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschoek - Western Cape- South Africa #banhoekvalley #stellenbosch #franschoek #paarl #westerncape #southafrica #autumn #clouds

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Autumn clouds in Banhoek Valley - between Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschoek - Western Cape- South Africa #banhoekvalley #stellenbosch #franschoek #paarl #westerncape #southafrica #autumn #clouds

M12 at Polkadraai Strawberry Farm stall between Kuilsrivier & Stellenbosch. #Polkadraai #Stellenbosch #Kuilsriver #farmstall #strawberries

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M12 at Polkadraai Strawberry Farm stall between Kuilsrivier & Stellenbosch. #Polkadraai #Stellenbosch #Kuilsriver #farmstall #strawberries

Sculpturing the mountain lines - Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden - Stellenbosch - South Africa #sculpture #mountain #art #dylanlewis #stellenbosch #southafrica

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Sculpturing the mountain lines - Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden - Stellenbosch - South Africa #sculpture #mountain #art #dylanlewis #stellenbosch #southafrica

Simonsberg mountain - most wellknown Stellenbosch backdrop. #simonsberg #Stellenbosch

Simonsberg mountain - most wellknown Stellenbosch backdrop. #simonsberg #Stellenbosch

Simonsberg mountain - most wellknown Stellenbosch backdrop. #simonsberg #Stellenbosch

Simonsberg mountain - most wellknown Stellenbosch backdrop. #simonsberg #Stellenbosch

De Zalze Golf Estate in Stellenbosch.  #stellenbosch #dezalze #golfestate

De Zalze Golf Estate in Stellenbosch. #stellenbosch #dezalze #golfestate