Up your holiday ante at Avondale Wine Estate and FABER Restaurant this summer

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Up your holiday ante at Avondale Wine Estate and FABER Restaurant this summer
Up your holiday ante at Avondale Wine Estate and FABER Restaurant this summer

As 2022 draws to a close, we invite you to ‘up your holiday ante’ at Avondale Wine Estate and FABER restaurant this summer. Offering a host of memorable activities and experiences, including fabulous fare and award-winning wines, it guarantees something for everyone!

Situated just outside Paarl on the slopes of the Klein Drakenstein mountains, Avondale is well-known for its range of extraordinary award-winning organic and biodynamic slow natural wines as well as being home to the award-winning FABER restaurant.

  • Carols in the Gardens
    Book your diary now to make sure you don’t miss this year’s carols in the garden taking place at the highly acclaimed FABER Restaurant – an evening of carols, musical performance, conviviality, fine music, food and wine all in the shadows of candlelight. A must in your diary for the start of the festive season. Please note – booking is essential.Saturday, 3 December 2022 @ 18h30
    R 750/ adult
    R 400/ child 12 and under
    A FABER 3 course meal experience accompanied by a welcome glass of Avondale Armilla MCC, HQMusic performance, candles
  • Christmas Day Lunch
    Celebrate Christmas Day with the whole family at FABER restaurant with a special family-style sharing Christmas lunch on Friday, 25th December.
    Dig into our 3-course menu that includes a welcome drink, breadboard, 2 starters, 1 main course, 2 side dishes and dessert.Sunday, 25th December 2022 @ 12h00 – 17h00
    R 895/ adult
    R250 children under 12 yrs.
  • New Year’s Eve Dinner
    Wave 2022 goodbye and step into the new year at your favourite restaurant in the heart of the Winelands, with a farm-to-fork meal, organic and biodynamic Avondale wines and views of the gardens, vineyards and mountains.

Saturday, 31st December @ 18h30 – 23h30
6 course tasting menu R 1100/ person
6 course tasting menu with Avondale wine pairing R 1470/ person

  • Avondale Garden Bar
    Join us in the Avondale Gardens whilst enjoying a glass of wine or gin cocktail accompanied by a cheese platter from OCHRA Deli.
    Friday afternoons from 15h00 to 18h00.
  • Avondale Bike Park
    The Avondale Bike Park is located on Avondale and forms part of our exciting new outdoor and active offering. The Avondale Bike Park SHUTTLE DAY takes place on the longest flow trail on the African continent. Come and experience the thrill of the Avondale Flow Trail, a terrain-induced roller coaster experience. The Avondale Flow Trail starts high up in ECHO VALLEY where you can enjoy magnificent views of Paarl and beyond. You then move at high pace through the epic ROCK N ROLL section which includes some incredible jumps. This is followed by a cruise through the shady PINE LAKE section and then into the bouncy terrain of BUCHU BOUNCE. Watch out for PUFF ADDER ALLEY, a place of exhilarating jumps and wildlife. The flow trail then finishes with a bang in the END OF EDEN section. The Avondale Flow Trail is an epic adventure that is not to be missed!
    To find out more, please visit: https://www.avondalewine.co.za/experience-avondale/avondale-bike-park/


  • Regular and Ongoing Avondale Wine Estate Activities
    • FABER Restaurant
      Top 30 Restaurants in South Africa, Best Garden Restaurant in Africa, Most Unique Experience in Africa and Best Restaurant View in South Africa
      An extraordinary farm to fork experience every week from Wednesday to Sunday (lunch) and Thursday to Saturday (dinner).
    • Avondale Wine Tasting
      Experience 7 extraordinary wines @ R 130/ person or 4 extraordinary wines @ R 75/ person. Monday – Sunday (10h00 to 16h00).
    • Avondale Picnics
      Choose from one of six private picnic spots with breath taking views or be seated in the shade of the oak trees next to a stream. The picnic includes a picnic basket filled to the brim with delectable treats from FABER Restaurant and OCHRA Deli. Available Saturdays and Sundays. Booking essential (48 hours prior).
      Avondale Deluxe Picnic basket for two people – R 550/ basket
      Avondale Standard Picnic (in a bag) for one – R 175/ bag
      Avondale Kids Picnic for one – R 150/ bag
    • OCHRA Deli
      Nature’s panty! Experience OCHRA Deli, the source of nutrient-rich foods, locally sourced and artisanally made. Open daily from 09h00 to 16h00.
    • Farm Walks
      Experience the beauty of the Avondale Wine Estate and Paarl Valley every Saturday from 09h00 to 12h00 @ R 25/ person.
    • Eco Wine Safari (7 wines)
      A truly unique and wonderful experience, the Eco Wine Safari takes you on a journey through the beautiful and bountiful Avondale Wine Estate and vineyards.
      By appointment only, R 400/ person (farm tour and wine tasting)
  • Cellar Tours (7 wines)
    Enjoy a guided tour through our wine cellar explaining the winemaking process and what makes Avondale Wines Estate so unique.
    By appointment only, R 150/ person.
    • Avondale Equestrian ‘Bring and Ride’ Centre
      Out rides are open to the public and take place on the beautiful Avondale 300ha Estate. You will have the opportunity to explore the rivers, dams, farm roads, vineyard paths, trails and mountain tracks.


To find out more, or to book for any of the above mentioned activities or events, please contact Avondale Wine Estate on 021 863 1976 or email [email protected] or FABER Restaurant on 021 202 1219 or email [email protected].