About Fraai Uitzicht 1798
Fraai Uitzicht 1798 lives up to its name: “Beautiful View”. This gem of a retreat lies in the heart of the Robertson Valley on the scenic Route 62. Here, nestling among the majestic Langeberg hills, a historic wine and guest farm with an award-winning restaurant welcomes you to a real vineyard experience.
Stylishly appointed guest cottages, superior garden suites and garden suites, in the midst of exquisite flower-, herb- and rose gardens, provide superior accommodation. Spectacular views of the Robertson Wine Valley, Sonderend Mountains, fruit orchards, olive trees and vineyards - some of them right outside your door, are only surpassed by the absolute tranquillity offered by this enchanting wine land estate.
Cape Dutch Style cottages, situated by the pool, feature open reed ceilings, modern interiors and French doors opening onto the verandas, and cottages situated beside the Historic Wine Cellar keeps the original charm of the 1800’s, with wooden ceilings and natural colours. Modern conveniences such as open fireplaces, CD-music stations and televisions may be found, whilst hand-embroidered linen adorns queen-sized beds and original, handpicked artwork indicates personal attention to each unit. Picture this: relaxing on an orange leather couch looking over the beautiful pool and garden..
The individually appointed superior garden suites, each with air conditioners and a private outside entrance, offer spacious bedrooms and modern en-suite facilities. Have you had a shower without an enclosure standing on a 'handmade' shower base? Bathe in an oval bath (the only one on the farm) or for the fun of it, have a shower standing in a rustic outside enclosure looking out over the beautiful Langeberg Mountains.
The garden suite finishes off the ensemble of accommodation types to be enjoyed at Fraai Uitzicht 1798 with a bedroom en-suite, heater/fan, tea- and coffee making facilities and a mini bar.
Experience the delights of a truly great restaurant in the heart of the Robertson Valley, while attentive hosts provide a friendly and cosy ambience for a fine dining experience in the award-winning restaurant. The menu portraits country style cuisine offering seasonal fresh dishes made from fresh vegetables and just-picked herbs from the garden, ensuring culinary delight.
Exquisite desserts and the best wines of the Robertson Valley compliment a memorable meal. Highly recommended and one of Fraai Uitzicht 1798 most indulgent experiences is The Fine Wine and Dine Menu, a seven-course set menu, with specially selected wines, including the handcrafted Fraai Uitzicht 1798 Merlot, to accompany each course.
Historic Wine Cellar
In the ancient atmosphere of the Historic Wine Cellar, with its original woodwork and handcrafted beams, a Merlot is produced as a joy of life. Recognised as a quality handcrafted wine this Merlot is harvested by hand from one single vineyard, showing a true “terroir-character”.
Fraai Uitzicht 1798 offers a tranquil retreat, balm for the soul, the ideal place to spend a relaxing, comfortable and culinary few days.
Awards & Accolades:
• Top 100 Restaurants in South Africa ( Wine 2004 & 2005)
• American Express Platinum Fine Dining Program (2003 - 2010)
• 4 Star Grading (TGC of SA 2003 - 2010)
• Superior Accommodation (AA Quality Assured 2003 - 2010)