With so many function venues in the winelands, we've rounded up some of our favourite wedding venues in Stellenbosch. Surrounding the vineyards of the Cape Winelands and the mountainous nature reserves of Jonkershoek and Simonsberg, Stellenbosch is one of the Western Cape's most popular towns for weddings.
Whether your looking for a small, affordable venue or an elaborate space with guest accommodation and a chapel, we've got you covered with some incredible wedding venues in the Cape Winelands.
If you're looking for a beautiful forest venue, here's your answer! Winery Road Forest is situated on Winery Road and has uninterrupted vistas consisting of rolling lawns, sweeping vineyards and beautiful mountains within the Helderberg basin. Who could ask for more?
Tie the knot under a natural pine canopy and live the fairytale wedding you've always fantasized about. The forest also boasts a large clearing, ideal for hosting 120 – 250 guests for a unique and exclusive reception under the stars.
The Cooperage is the latest addition to the Anura Collection. An architectural masterpiece of space and light, with its contemporary industrial style finishes, comprising of stone, concrete, steel and rare African wood, encompassing 360 degree views of the Simonsberg mountain range, vineyards and water. As the name suggests, much like the work of a barrel cooper, The Cooperage is a hand-crated, artisanal event space.
Home to our Bride of the Year 2017, The Cooperage is a stunning modern venue for a wedding of any kind.
The expansive gardens complete with a picturesque dam, glorious floral displays and stunning mountain views make the ideal location for wedding ceremonies and offer abundant opportunities for photography.
With two indoor venues to choose from, Hudson's cater for every need and every kind of weather situation. The Hall Venue has a fully air conditioned function room which can accommodate from 50 up to 120 guests. A unique fiber optic starlight ceiling, beautiful mirrors and stunning chandeliers featuring 60 kilos of Egyptian crystals create a magical atmosphere. This converted barn opens up on to a wonderful view of the gardens with the dam and majestic mountains in the distance.
The loft venue is exquisitely furnished with signature crystal chandeliers and chic African décor, and boasts its own hand crafted natural wood bar, lounge areas and an outdoor deck.
Nestled in the Banghoek Valley near Stellenbosch, you will be amazed at the breathtakingly spectacular views of the Simonsberg Mountains and vineyards, and your wedding pictures will afford you absolutely classic memories.
For the guests who would like to stay over, Zorgvliet has a Country Lodge on the premises that is walking distance from the venue. For pre or post wedding activities, the bridal party and guests can enjoy a wonderful picnic, country styled restaurant or a BBQ under the stars.
Steeped in a history dating back to 1692 and nestled in the foothills of the idyllic Jonkershoek Valley, the 326 year old Lanzerac Wine Estate is synonymous with old-world charm and rich Cape heritage. A mere five minutes from the historic town of Stellenbosch, the Estate boasts dramatic mountain ranges, endless rows of lush vineyards and hectares of landscaped gardens shaded by giant Oak trees.
Lanzerac’s beautifully appointed and newly refurbished Cellar Hall Venue offers the reception capacity of up to 150 guests. All ceremonies and outdoor receptions are conducted against a scenic backdrop of the Cape Dutch Manor House. Lanzerac guarantees an unforgettable celebration defined by world-class hospitality and exclusive personalized service.
Stellenrust Venue has a remarkable view over Table Mountain and the whole of Stellenbosch. Situated amongst lush vineyards and the Stellenbosch Mountains, this venue evokes a feeling of freedom and peace. Stellenrust offers a 330m² venue space, with pine flooring and gothic chandeliers from a reed ceiling.
This makes the venue easily suitable for functions 60 to 220 guests with a dance floor and 300 without a dance floor.
In the heart of this scenic area, 11km from the town of Stellenbosch, lies 401 Rozendal – a wine farm with an undeniable country allure. 401 Rozendal is nestled amongst the Stellenbosch mountain ranges and colourful vineyards creating a striking setting for your “never-to-be-forgotten” wedding.
The building’s style is warm and inviting, capturing the essence of country living. The Cellar Dining room can comfortably seat up to 130 guests. The marriage between the historic remains of the original building and its clean, modern additions results in a venue that lends itself to many different wedding themes or décor styles and gives couples a chance to transform the space with their own creative vision.
Besides the reception area and outdoor veranda/garden used as a lovely area for pre-drinks, the venue also offers an indoor chapel, a cosy lounge with a fireplace, dance space and a stylish bar.
Situated in the Stellenbosch winelands, Cultivar offers a tranquil and scenic settings with magnificent views towards the mountains.
A wedding ceremony can take place in the expansive garden with great views – getting married at the beautiful pool that provides you with a special touch of colour and privacy while still having all your loved ones and friends around you on your special day. The ball room “Napoleon” caters from 60 to 120 guests and even offers access to an outdoor terrace where you can once again enjoy stunning views and still have a feeling of an outdoor reception while you celebrate and, if you like, party inside, all completely independent from the weather.
The concept of 'down-to-earth' takes on a magical charm at Towerbosch Earth Kitchen, one of the best kept Winelands secrets just outside of Stellenbosch, where unpretentious 'ouma's kos' defines an enchanting haven of old-fashioned culinary bliss. The thatch-roofed venue is situated in the bend of a mountain stream, flanked by nasturtium carpeted woods and sweeping lawns.
Towerbosch is any bridal couple's dream. Situated on Knorhoek wine farm, it is designed to ease the planning and set-up of décor on the wedding day, giving couples the liberty of focusing on the smaller details.
Towerbosch captures the eye and imagination with a bespoke ceiling chandelier installation made of farm twigs painted white and draped with vintage treasures, old crockery and family trinkets. The floor is filled with unique chairs and tables of all shapes and sizes which give it an eclectic, yet inviting feel. An array of family silverware and mixed china sourced from nearest and dearest cupboards adorns the tables. A large fireplace and comfy library nook with old books and oversized leather sofas, round off a relaxed, homely ambience.
Floreal at Marianne wine estate offers a unique setting, nestled between estate vines, overlooking a pond complete with water lilies home to many ducks and beautiful peacocks. With views over mountains and vineyards, you can celebrate with top wines from the winery and bespoke menus from the in-house kitchen.
Floreal offers the space and surroundings for your special day. The dining room can seat up to 120 guests with options of plated set menus or buffet stations. The white walls lends itself to complete transformation to your perfect look, easily done with the help of trusted partners and coordinators.
Nestled between the beautiful Stellenbosch mountains and luscious vineyards lies the majestic Cultivar Guest Lodge & Multi-Venue.
Welcome to Hudson’s at Vredenheim Wine Estate
Our breath-taking forest offers various options for a customised wedding ceremony under a natural pine canopy
Floreal at Marianne wine estate offers a unique setting, nestled between estate vines
Share our haven and you will never be the same again as you will become a beholder of the spirit of the Banghoek Valley.
Lanzerac Hotel & Spa is a true Stellenbosch icon – steeped in history and luxury, the old grande dame is synonymous with old-world charm and rich Cape heritage.
Stellenrust's modern facility is only the beginning of amazing possibilities.
One of the best kept Winelands secrets just outside of Stellenbosch, where unpretentious 'ouma's kos' defines an enchanting haven of old-fashioned culinary bliss.
Be unforgettable! If you are in search of a unique wedding venue that will make your special day unforgettable, 401 Rozendal is definitely for you…
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