Lanzerac Hotel & Spa – a variety of dining options


The dining options at Lanzerac Estate are endless, something for every mood and palate


The Governors Hall Restaurant – Chef Stephen Fraser, has put together a tantalizing menu and it will awaken all your senses. This is a more formal setting for romantic dinners and is a journey of marvelous food. They offer a la carte lunch and dinner menu as well as buffet style breakfast.

The Terrace Restaurant – this is ideal for casual dining and offers an alfresco menu that can be enjoyed inside the restaurant or on the outside terrace overlooking the picturesque estate.

The Lady Anne Courtyard – named after the artist who lived in Cape Town for only 5 years but had a huge impact on the cultural and social life during her brief time in Cape Town. Breakfast, Lunch and evening drinks can be enjoyed in this beautiful setting.

The Craven Lounge – if you want to simply relax, read a book or newspaper and enjoy a good cuppa, this is the best place to be. In case you forgot what this space was called, all the rugby memorabilia adorning the walls will remind you.

The Taphuis Bar – one of the oldest bars in the Western Cape. The barman who has been working at the hotel for over 40 years,  has some interesting tales to tell with all the changes he has seen over the years. Taphius is open daily in Summer and Winter.

Esquire Whiskey & Cigar Bar – This luxurious space is a sophisticated lounge where you can enjoy rare whiskeys and malts among other luxurious vodka’s and cognacs. They also offer a well-stocked cigar bar. The bar opens at 17h00 daily and stays open till late.

Lanzerac Deli – housed in the same area as the Wine Tasting area and cellar, it’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunches and they also have some extra tid bits for sale.

They offer the following eats:

         Breads, cakes and pastries baked daily.

         Delicious home-made jams, chutneys, preserves and sauces to purchase.

         Aromatic coffees, specialty teas, homemade ice tea & juices.

         Open or closed sandwiches served on Ciabatta, French Baguette, Light Rye, Sour Dough or          Seedy Whole-wheat.

         Cheese and charcuterie boards to share.

         Picnic baskets available to be enjoyed in the Deli’s garden overlooking the vineyards.

         Pre-ordering facilities for take-a-way deli items available.

We had the pleasure of having lunch at the deli and what a pleasure it was, it reminded me of the days gone by when you went to visit your old aunties on the farm, delicious farm style meals with a 5 star twist.

From the Deli - the best quiche ever
                                       From the Deli – the best Quiche ever
From the Deli - the best quiche ever
                  From the Deli – the best Quiche ever
From the Deli - Buttery French Criossants
                                   From the Deli – Buttery French croissants
From the Deli - Scones with all the trimmings
                            From the Deli – Scones with all the trimmings
From the Deli - large a seletion of open sandwhiches
                                From the Deli – large a selection of open sandwiches
From the Deli - large a seletion of open sandwhiches
                              From the Deli – large a selection of open sandwiches

The on site Spa offers a variety of treatments. We didn’t get to enjoy the Spa this time round, but will definitely be back as there is simply so much to do at Lanzerac. The weekend was just too short.


We got so stay in the exclusive Royal Pool Suite, besides having all the standard features like all the other rooms and suites on the estate there were some awesome added extras.

Royal Pool Suite - your own private pool
                                  Royal Pool Suite – your own private pool

Standard Features include:

         Underfloor heating

         Heated towel rail

         Personally controlled air conditioning

         Hair dryers

         Electronic safes

         Fully-equipped luxury bathrooms

         Mini bar

Royal Pool Suite - King Size bed
                                             Royal Pool Suite – King Size bed

The Royal Pool Suite however has these added extras:

         80 sq. meters of living space

         Enclosed courtyard with its own private swimming pool

         Outdoor dining facilities and loungers around the pool

         An additional private bath and separate shower adjacent to the private pool area

         International direct dial telephone

         A state-of-the-art TV and sound system

         DSTV

         Air-conditioning

         King sized bed

Royal Pool Suite -
                                          Royal Pool Suite 

We certainly cant wait to go back Lanzerac Estate definitely in our Top 5 best places we have ever visited.


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