Your resolution for 2017, start every day with a cleansing smoothie. Here is Chef Jeromy’s favourite detox smoothie recipe. Get ready to be energised.

Enter our Heritage Week competition! To celebrate Heritage Week we’re giving away a dinner for two. What is your favourite song from the road-trip soundtracks of your youth? Tell us and you stand a chance to enjoy a dinner for two at Oude Werf Restaurant.

Stellenbosch is the perfect spot to celebrate Mother’s Day. And Oude Werf Hotel is waiting to welcome you and make your mum feel special.

Taste the liquid gold of Tokara’s award-winning extra-virgin olive oils, followed by tapas under the vines in the Oude Werf’s courtyard. Join us at 11h30 on Saturday, 6 May. R65 per person includes tapas.

Stellenbosch is the highest ranked wine and food tourism region in the Western Cape. Karl Parkinson, Group Sales Manager for the Vineyard, Oude Werf and Townhouse hotels, reports

  As a creative think tank Stellenbosch has a number of bespoke book clubs and similar groups looking for spaces with the perfect ambience for discussion and debate. “Oude Werf is in the unique position to offer small groups, like book clubs a quiet setting just off busy Church Street,” says general manager (and book […]

The first ever Business of Wine and Food Tourism to be held at Spier Estate, near Stellenbosch and our own Karl Parkinson, Group Sales Manager will be participating.

Don’t worry if you left preparing for spring a little late – there’s still a lot you can do to ensure your garden is a blooming success. Here are seven gardening tips from our group environmental manager, Chris van Zyl, on what to focus on in spring.

Learn more about Nina Daniels, our dynamic new General Manager.

We would like to acknowledge our dear Oom Cyril, who has been working at Oude Werf for 12 years. His smile is legendary and we are so grateful to have his warm and friendly self on our stoep every day helping guests with luggage, welcoming international travellers and greeting regulars like old friends. Oom Cyril […]

Stellenbosch is a city of oaks and vines, but we love our indigenous flora too. Threatened in its natural habitat and thought to have been extinct at one point, Blushing Bride (Serruria florida) is one of South Africa’s most-loved and most beautiful protea species. Its attractive flowers at this time of the year are a […]

Spring is for spontaneity with HA! and Oude Werf Hotel. Join us on a spontaneous journey of musical improvisation, poetry, story-telling and song. Friday, 2 September at 18h30. Tickets include a 3-course Spring-themed dinner.