Sansibar is situated at the Asara Wine Estate and Hotel just outside of Stellenbosch, and is the hotel’s casual-dining option.

Almost all the dishes at Sansibar – salads and some desserts aside – are prepared in a wood-fired oven. Cooking is at high temperatures, which means that the food cooks quickly and gets a little extra flavour from the oven, depending on what type of wood we are using that week.


Sansibar has become known for its selection of fantastic flat-bread pizzas, but there is also a range of delicious wood-fired bistro-style main courses on the menu including baby chicken, ribs, burgers, salmon and more.


The ambience at Sansibar is casual and lively. There is seating inside the restaurant but, weather permitting, prime location for guests is outside under the umbrellas on the terrace, with full exposure to stunning views of the dam, vineyards, valley and mountains.

The Sansibar Gin Lounge & Terrace is just next door to the bistro, and its extensive list of local and imported gins, classic and in-house cocktails, sundowners with or without alcohol, and all imaginable beverages, is available at the bistro. As well, of course, as the full range of the estate’s own fine wines.




From N2 / Airport

Travel along the N2 from Cape Town to Stellenbosch and take exit 33 (Baden Powell & Stellenbosch) on the left. Shortly after taking this turn off you will reach a Stop sign – turn left onto the R 310 here. Travel along this road (you will pass Vlaeberg Road on your left and Annandale Road and Spier on your right) until you come to a T-junction. Turn right towards Stellenbosch (still on the R 310). Shortly hereafter, you will find the gates to Asara Wine Estate on your left hand side.

From N1

Travelling from Cape Town to Paarl on the N1, take exit 39 to left. Shortly hereafter you will reach a Stop street - turn right here onto the R 304. Travel straight along this road, past Kyamandi and into Stellenbosch, until you reach a set of traffic lights and a sign on the left that reads: Strand (R44) and Kuilsrivier (R310) with an arrow to the right. Turn right at this set of Traffic Lights onto Adam Tas Road (Volkswagen dealer on the right and Seven Eleven and Eikestad Motors on the left). Continue along that road for 1.4 km and you will find a sign that reads: Kuilsrivier and Kaapstad R310. Turn right at this sign and continue along this road for 4km. The gates to Asara Wine Estate will be on you right hand side.


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