The Local Grill @ VDC

Circa 1699, Val du Charron has plenty of history but The Local Grill restaurant on the farm is brand spanking new– dated October 2015.

The Local Grill is simply nirvana for carnivores: grain-fed and grass-fed beef, dry or wet aged, is all aged between 22 and 55 days - plus there’s steak tartare, oxtail, brisket, marrow bones, biltong and beef burgers too. Venison, pork and chicken feature prominently along with salmon, prawns and calamari, and there are also vegetarian options on the menu. Trawling the extensive menu could take a while, enjoy it with a glass of the Estate’s award winning wines. If you love meat as we do, though, this is a little bit of heaven with views to match.

Airy, understated European elegance epitomizes the restaurant’s interior, which is glass fronted to showcase the panoramic views from the vineyards and olive orchards to the blue-hued mountains that encircle Wellington. On a sunny day choose a table on the deck and sit side-by-side to enjoy the natural theatre.

To view our menu: The Local Grill Menu

Open: Monday to Sunday, breakfast, lunch, and dinner
To book: lg@vdcwines.com or call +27(0) 21 8731256

Directions from Cape Town International 

From Cape Town take the N1 north. Take the off-ramp to Stellenbosch Wellington, Klapmuts (No. 47). At the stop street turn left. Follow the R44 to Wellington. Pass the Redstar farmstall, Nelson's Creek and four way stop at the Florida farm stall. The R44 intersects with the R301 at a set of robots. The Checkers centre will be in front of you. Turn left on to the R301 into the town of Wellington. At the next set of robots there is a beautiful church with a statue of Andrew Murray in front of it. Turn right here in to Church Street. Go through the commercial section of Wellington. Proceed through two stop streets through the residential area. Proceed until you have reached Bovlei Cellar. Your will see our first brown tourism sign to Val du Charron. Almost immediately after the Bovlei Cellar turn left into Hill Road (Redemption leather shop will be on your left and another brown sign) and then immediately right in to Bovlei Road. This ends at a stop street at a T junction. Turn right as indicated on the brown tourism sign and proceed 200m. Turn left at the sign to Val du Charron and from this point on follow our signage to reception.

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