De Meye Wine Estate
Nestled in the picturesque countryside, this hidden gem of a wine farm offers an unforgettable dining experience. Recently taken over by Leigh Williamson and chef Brendan Thorncroft, The Table at De Meye is entering an exciting new chapter while preserving the authenticity and charm that made it beloved by patrons. Surrounded by a delightful garden and shaded by trees, this idyllic restaurant evokes the ambiance of the French or Italian countryside, inviting guests to indulge in languid lunches and savor delicious home-grown cuisine.
Renowned chefs have hailed The Table at De Meye as the epitome of casual, yet exceptional dining. With a commitment to passion and hands-on dedication, Brendan and Leigh have seamlessly taken over from the previous owners, ensuring a seamless transition for guests. The restaurant's tables, chairs, cutlery, crockery, and stemware have been retained, allowing visitors to relish the same idyllic country-style dining experience. Whether seated under the shade of ancient trees or in the historic white-washed farm building during colder months, guests can expect a truly delightful atmosphere.
Led by chef Brendan, a protégé of the legendary George Jardine, The Table's kitchen promises a culinary journey that celebrates simplicity and flavor. Partner Leigh oversees the front of house, ensuring a warm and welcoming experience for all. The menu features a three-course sharing concept, with weekly variations based on the freshest seasonal produce sourced from local farmers. From freshly baked sourdough bread with homemade farm butter to succulent 12-hour braised lamb shoulder and decadent desserts like millionaire chocolate tart with orange-blossom ice cream, every dish is a testament to the restaurant's commitment to delicious, uncomplicated fare.
Situated in Muldersvlei on the esteemed Stellenbosch Wine Route, De Meye Estate is a family-owned winery with a rich history spanning five generations. The Myburgh family's dedication to winemaking excellence is reflected in the carefully selected vines that thrive in the unique terroir of the area. Red varietals such as Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Shiraz, along with white varietals like Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc, flourish on the farm's 100-hectare estate. With an in-house process that encompasses vineyards, cellar, storage, and sales, De Meye ensures the highest quality and authenticity in every bottle.
Immerse yourself in the refined comfort and beauty of The Table at De Meye, where exquisite cuisine and exceptional wines harmonize to create an unforgettable experience.