The Stone Kitchen is situated on Dunstone Estate, in the most beautiful valley in Wellington. It has some tables in the cool of the cellar, offering customers a peek at winemaking during harvest, and alfresco settings for those who wish to take advantage of the spectacular mountain views, expanse of lawn and fun kid’s play area.
An owner managed family bistro offering simple home-cooked dishes to enjoy with wines, dishes include The Stones Burger, filled baguettes and vineyard platters. The Stone Kitchen has the most amazing views of the majestic Haweka mountains, situated off the beaten track along a gravel road - a truly rural and homely dining experience.
The Stone Kitchen is child-friendly and offers kiddie snacks and a great play area. We also cater for functions of all kinds.
Drive on the N1, travelling North from Cape Town. Turn left on the R44 turnoff to Wellington. At the stop, zero your odometer and turn left to Wellington. After 500m you will notice sign boards on your left indicating the start of the Paarl Wine Route and Animal Zone on your left.
After approximately 18km, you will pass Nelsons Creek Estate on your left. After 20.2km you will reach a 4-way stop intersection. Continue straight towards Wellington. This is also the start of the Wellington Wine Route. Continue straight through the first traffic light at approximately 23.5 km's and turn left at the third traffic light. Turn right at the next traffic light (Kerk Street)(25.6km's), you will see the Andrew Murray statue on your left in front of the Church.
Head straight through the Central Business District, cross the 3-way stop street at 26.7km's and the 4-way stop 27.2km's. Pass Bovlei Winery on your right hand side at 28.2km's. After 28.5km's you will see the following sign, turn left here into Hill Road. You will see Redemption Shop on your left.
50m on and you will see the following sign to Bovlei Valley Road, turn right here. At the next intersection turn right (29.1km's) and continue straight onto the gravel road. You will see the signage to Bovlei Valley Retreat on your right hand side after 31.1km. Turn right here. At 31.3km's you will see the entrance to Bovlei Valley Retreat on your left hand side.
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Wednesday - Sunday: 09:00 - 16:00
We are open for dinner but reservations are essential. Reservations for dinners must be made before 4pm.