Riebeek Kasteel

Riebeek Kasteel

Riebeek Kasteel is one of the oldest towns in South Africa, situated at 75 km from Cape Town in The Riebeek Valley together with its sister town Riebeek West.

The town is home to some of South Africa’s most famous painters attracted by the picturesque surroundings of the valley where Riebeek Kasteel is especially popular for that esthetical beauty and rural atmosphere.

The town also serves as a satellite, a residential settlement for Paarl, Malmesbury and even the Cape Town Metropole. Often Riebeek Kasteel is referred as “the best kept secret of the Western Cape.”

The grand old Royal Hotel is located in this picturesque village of Riebeek Kasteel, part of the Wineland route. The Royal Hotel is the oldest and most colonial hotel of the Western Cape and offers the most beautiful and most luxurious accommodation in Riebeek Kasteel, and the Swartland for that matter. The hotel offers accommodation in true old world luxury at affordable prices. All areas have air conditioning.

The rooms are recently upgraded to the highest (five star) standards. Great views of the valley and the Kasteelberg from our garden, our swimming pool and our pool deck. Our 150 year old colonial bar you can find next to our restaurant while our pool bar caters for the pool, garden and outside lounge. Our spa service offers total relax massages in the privacy of your room or in the gazebo in


Café Felix

Café Felix is a popular restaurant in the picturesque Riebeek Valley. The original food concept was based on the popular Olympia Café & Deli in Kalkbay, which involves a blackboard menu that changes continuously depending on the type of fresh produce that is available. The menu has evolved slowly over time and today the cuisine at Café Felix can be described as sumptuous French-Italian inspired country cuisine

The Du Vlei farmstall and restaurant is situated between Riebeek Kasteel and Hermon on the R46.

Breakfast and lunch are served daily from 08:00 until 17:00. Closed on Mondays. The restaurant can be rented for private functions in the evening for up to 30 people. Freshly baked bread is available daily. Come and enjoy our Koeksisters and Hanepoot grapes on sale now


Bar Bar Black Sheep Restaurant, Riebeek Kasteel is an easy 45min drive North West from Cape Town on the N7. Rustic, slow-cooked country fare with fresh seasonal ingredients, such as Courgettes freshly picked with their flowers, lightly battered and deep fried and served with a fresh squeeze of lemon juice, olive oil and parmesan cheese.
We are proud to be able to say that most of our plated vegetables are grown on the premisses and harvested fresh each morning and afternoon. Everything else is sourced locally and to the season.


Red Tin Roof is one of the highly recommended Riebeek Kasteel guest houses and provides accommodation in 5 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Swartland region

The five en-suite bedrooms are stylish and cozy and set around a huge fireplace. All the rooms have balconies. Lounge at the pool all day and enjoy cocktails in the summer bar or watch your favourite rugby team on our enormous flat screen in the kroeg. Our chicken and Django our giant eared dog wait for you on the old, red stoep

Chic Shack is a highly recommended guest house with self catering option, providing accommodation in Riebeek Kasteel for tourists visiting the Swartland region

Boasting views of the Riebeek Valley, Anna Katarina is situated in a quiet street in Riebeek Kasteel. Shops, art galleries and restaurants are all within walking distance The rooms are decorated in an eclectic mix of French and contemporary aesthetics. The rooms are furnished with extra length Queen-size beds and have an en-suite bathroom. Facilities include air-conditioning, a balcony, complimentary toiletries and wonderful views


The Olive Boutique
The Olive Boutique was established in 2000, in the village of Riebeek Kasteel, when its first olive press was imported from Italy. The Boutique offers local olive producers contract olive pressing services and an opportunity to blend in-house extra virgin olive oil brands.

The Olive Boutique has became known for its premium range of award winning extra virgin olive oils, cured table olives and olive pastes, along with its distinctive skin and hair care products.

The farm dates back to 1704 and got its name from church-going folk who returned to the farm to find that a fire had destroyed the property. “Allesverloren!” someone exclaimed and that became the name of the farm (Allesverloren is Afrikaans for “all is lost”). One of South Africa’s prime ministers,

Not only can you taste and buy wines from their tasting room, you can also enjoy a wholesome meal at their restaurant, The Pleasant Pheasant. There’s also an outdoor play area for kiddies