A Taste of Summer at Nederburg’s The Manor

No visit to the glorious Cape Winelands this summer is complete without a stop-over at Nederburg’s The Manor eatery and wine bar in Paarl, located in the historic 1800 manor house that’s flanked by lush gardens and a sprawling lawn area with towering trees providing pockets of cool shade.

A convenient hub for great wine and food experiences, there’s something on offer for everyone here, especially with summer now showing its face and a brand-new summer-inspired menu to match. Are you ready?

Top 13 reasons to visit The Manor at Nederburg this summer: 

  1. Award-winning wines

Home of one of South Africa’s best-loved and most admired heritage wineries. Taste and purchase a selection of familiar favourites, some new offerings, like Double Barrel Reserve, as well as exclusive releases like Private Bin Two Centuries Cabernet Sauvignon.

  1. Vintage tastings

A rare opportunity to taste and discover some exquisite wines that have stood the test of time and can mature for even longer (if cellared under suitable conditions). Presented by a wine ambassador. Pre-booking essential.

  1. Flavourful, seasonal food

A small, ever-changing menu inspired by the freshest in-season produce and sustainably sourced meat and fish. Served inside the elegant manor house, outside on the stoep, or under the trees on the terrace. Click here to view the summer menu. 

  1. Family-friendly picnics

Indulge in a delicious picnic under the trees in the lush garden, with an array of fun lawn games on offer. Picnic baskets are filled to the brim with a mouth-watering picnic fare and fine wine. Kiddies’ picnic boxes are also available. Pre-booking essential.

  1. Wine & cheese-dish pairing

A melt-in-the-mouth selection of five delightful cheese-inspired mini dishes, each served with a specific wine as ideal partner. A great way to get seriously clued up on wine and cheese! Pre-booking advised.

  1. Bubbly & oyster pairing

Nothing says summer celebrations quite like a glass of something deliciously sparkling and some fresh, briny oysters. Try The Manor’s exquisite tasting of three oysters, each dressed to impress and exquisitely paired with two bubblies and a bubbly cocktail. Pre-booking advised.

  1. Five Senses Wine & Food Experience

Taste your way through a three-course canapé-style food and wine pairing, first blind-folded, and then sighted, with the second and third courses presented not only unseen, but also with the addition of evocative sounds. Devised to indulge your senses, challenge your perception of flavour and enhance your imagination. Presented at 11:00 and 15:00 every day except Tuesdays. Pre-booking essential. 

  1. Summer Sunset Stoep Sessions

Wine down with The Manor’s weekly sunset stoep sessions every Friday during summer. Take in the relaxing sounds of popular live music while savouring some fine wines, and watch the sun set over the majestic mountains and lush vines. Wide range of sharing plates available. Pre-booking advised.

  1. Steak Thursdays

Bringing you lip-smacking aged beef ribeye steak, seamlessly matched with Nederburg’s Cabernet Sauvignon and Edelrood red blend. Served with red wine onion jus, salted potato wedges and chimichurri roasted baby root vegetables, with creamed peppercorn or forest mushroom sauce as an optional extra. Every Thursday (lunch and dinner).

  1. Entertainment galore for children

Scouting for fun ways to entertain the kids? The Manor has you covered with a delightful kids’ menu and a sweet treat and flavoured milk pairing, kiddies’ picnic boxes, lawn games, jungle gyms and zip-lines, a tree house, swings and more! All of that while you sip and savour away and take in the vibe.

  1. Heritage

Beautifully gabled and finely proportioned, Nederburg’s manor house, completed in 1800, is an iconic venue. To enter the peaceful tranquillity of the thatched-roofed, white-washed, H-shaped historic manor house is to experience a distillation of life lived over 200 years ago. Relax in the gorgeous bar area with some wine, an unusual wine cocktail, or simply enjoy a coffee served with a delectable freshly-baked treat.

  1. Weddings, conferences/meetings, and other special events

Host your wedding or elopement, special celebration, conference or business meeting at Nederburg, no matter the size! Choose between a range of one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor venues and talk to the team to find out how they can tailor-make the event to cater to your unique needs.

  1. Slow Market, launching in summer 2021/2022

After more than a decade in Stellenbosch, the hugely popular Slow Market is relocating to Nederburg this summer! This proudly Boland market will be open on weekends and the occasional Friday evening. Expect scrumptious food, fine wine and other drinks, design stalls, entertainment, live music and a dedicated kids’ area. 

Trading hours:

Mondays to Sundays (except Tuesdays when The Manor is closed): 09:00 to 16:00

‘Steak Thursdays’ (only Thursdays): 12:00 to 21:00

Summer Sunset Stoep Sessions (only Fridays): 16:30 to 19:00

Make your reservation by contacting The Manor on 021 877 5155 or info@nederburg.com and when doing so, confirm allergies and dietary requirements. 

Some considerations: Strict Covid-19 hygiene and safety measures are in place at The Manor. Wearing of masks is a must (apart from when seated). Right of admission reserved. Nederburg supports the responsible consumption of alcohol.