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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 menu does 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 are enjoyed at carefully-laid out tables 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

Rose Garden Picnic Kiddies Vegetarian 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 of more than 20 people kindly contact reservations@boschendal.co.za or  021 870 4273/4274 to make a booking.

OPENING HOURS

September 2019: Closed Wednesday and Thursday.

October 2019 - April 2020: Open 7 days per week.

May 2020: Closed Wednesday and Thursday.

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

PRICE

R580 Basket for 2 | R310 Basket for 1 | R125 Kids basket (3 - 10 yrs)

Vegetarian and vegan baskets are available.

R540 Vegetarian Basket for 2 | R290 Vegetarian Basket for 1 | R125 Kids vegetarian basket (3 - 10 yrs)

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

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. The Tree House Playground is accessible from the picnic lawn for children aged 4 -14 years, parental supervision is required at all times. Local bands play throughout the afternoon from the Pavillion.

In the basket

In the basket you’ll find wholesome farm produce and artisanal goodies courtesy of Boschendal’s bakers, butchers and chefs. Expect 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.

Werf Farm Picnic Menu

Werf Farm Picnic Vegetarian Menu

Werf Farm Picnic Kiddies Menu

Werf Farm Picnic Kiddies Vegetarian 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 

September 2019 - May 2020: Only open Saturday and Sundays. Live music performances on Saturdays between 13:00 and 15:00.

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

PRICE

R580 Basket for 2 | R310 Basket for 1 | R125 Kids basket (3 - 10 yrs)

Vegetarian and vegan baskets are available.

R540 Vegetarian Basket for 2 | R290 Vegetarian Basket for 1 | R125 Kids vegetarian basket (3 - 10 yrs)

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

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