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Boschendal wine farm boasts some of the most picturesque views in the Cape Winelands, with dramatic mountain vistas visible from the lush lawns. So, it’s no surprise that the estate has become a popular picnic spot, as families and friends come together for a day out.

Our two picnic lunches offer guests distinctly different experiences. But there is one similarity – the food. Only naturally grown produce from the estate, as well as locally made artisanal goods, are used, ensuring guests receive a basket filled with delicious, healthy and wholesome food.

The seasonal picnic menus do change depending on what our food garden is producing.

The two picnic areas, are 1km apart, namely the Rhone Rose Garden Picnics and Werf Farm Picnics, so be sure to remember which one you booked for.

Please note that we welcome all our Werf Picnic guests to bring their own blankets, chairs and tables.

Picnic areas

Rhone Rose Garden Picnic

Our classic Boschendal picnic is located at the Rhone lawns - this is in the wine-making and wine-tasting hub of Boschendal. 

The picnic area has spectacular mountain views and is surrounded by the exhibition vineyards, the Rhone Homestead, the Cellar Door and our Winery. 

Picnic baskets can be enjoyed at carefully-laid out tables or on a picnic blanket under the shade of the oak trees. This is a full-service area.

In the basket

Rhone Rose Garden picnic baskets include food made from our natural farm produce including delicate pates, freshly baked bread, salads from our Werf Food Garden, coronation chicken, a selection of cold meats, homemade preserves and one of our celebrated desserts.

Download menus

The seasonal picnic menus do change depending on availability of fresh farm produce.

Rose Garden Picnic Menu

Rose Garden Picnic, Vegetarian Menu

Rose Garden Picnic, Kiddies Menu

Rhone Rose Garden Picnic
Wholesome food from farm to table
A picnic basket on a table
The Rhone homestead at Boschendal
A couple sitting on a grass lawn
Rhone Rose Garden picnic
View of Rhone Homestead Heritage Rose Garden
A waiter pouring Boschendal MCC
A picnic basket on a table

BOOKINGS

Booking 24 hours in advance is essential.

Book NOW

For groups more than 20 people kindly contact reservations@boschendal.co.za or  021 870 4273/4274 to make a booking.

OPENING HOURS

May 2019: Closed Wednesday and Thursday.

June - August 2019: Closed

September 2019: Picnics will re-open

Basket collection from 12:00 - 14:00. Please note that your basket will only be ready for collection at your booking time.

PRICE

R520 Basket for 2 | R275 Basket for 1 | R105 Kids basket (3 - 10 yrs)

The price above is for a standard picnic and excludes special occasion menus and events.

*New menus and prices for September 2019 will be released shortly.

A 10% gratuity will be added to the total bill for our friendly waitrons.

No banting or gluten-free options.

Kindly take note that we are not halaal, kosher or allergy friendly, all of our kitchens use ingredients that may contain milk, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, fish, shellfish and other allergens.

Werf Farm Picnic

Under the trees of the Pavilion lawn is where you’ll find this picnic spot, next to the main werf and our farm-to-table food hub.

It’s a more relaxed affair with the focus on lazing about and enjoying the wholesome farm produce and Boschendal wines on offer.  Guests are welcome to bring their own blankets, chairs and tables and enjoy a leisurely afternoon under the trees with family and friends. Bean bags are available for rent on the day. Kids can enjoy playing on the jungle gym and the extensive lawns. 

In the basket

In the basket you’ll find wholesome farm produce and artisanal goodies courtesy of Boschendal’s bakers, butchers and chefs. Expect fresh bread, a seasonal salad from our food garden, free-range whole rotisserie chicken, homemade preserves and homemade ice cream.

Download menus

The seasonal picnic menus do change depending on availability of fresh farm produce.

Werf Farm Picnic Menu

Werf Farm Picnic, Vegetarian Menu

Werf Farm Picnic, Kiddies Menu

Werf Farm Picnic
Scenery at Werf Picnics
A loaf of bread arranged with cheese, cold meats, and preserves
A person drinks a glass of wine while lying in a hammock
Look and feel of boxes being packed

BOOKINGS

Booking 24 hours in advance is essential.

Book NOW 

For groups more than 20 people kindly contact reservations@boschendal.co.za or 021 870 4273/4274 to make a booking.

OPENING HOURS 

May 2019: Only open Saturday and Sundays. Live music performances on Saturdays between 13:00 and 15:00.

June - August 2019: Closed

September 2019: Picnics will re-open

Basket collection from 12:00 - 14:00. Please note that your basket will only be ready for collection at your booking time.

PRICE

R460 Basket for 2 | R245 Vegetarian basket for 1 | R105 Kids basket (3 - 10 yrs)

Saturday Live Music Picnic R510 Basket for 2 | R270 Vegetarian basket for 1 | R130 Kids basket (3 - 10 yrs)

The price above is for a standard picnic and excludes special occasion menus and events. 

*New menus and prices for September 2019 will be released shortly.

No banting or gluten-free options.

Kindly take note that we are not halaal, kosher or allergy friendly, all of our kitchens use ingredients that may contain milk, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, fish, shellfish and other allergens