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Groote Post Restaurant
Welcome to Groote Post. We appreciate your visit to our oasis on the West Coast and sincerely hope you enjoy your time with us. Our Modern Country cooking only uses the freshest of produce, much locally sourced and grown and the menu is designed to complement the outstanding range of Groote Post wines.

Welcome to Hilda’s Kitchen
Hilda’s Kitchen has become a very popular wedding and functions venue so please contact us to discuss your next special event.
The only restaurant in South Africa to be nominated by Eat Out 2013 in both "Best Bistro" and "Best Country-Style" categories in its region. Why not enjoy a lunch before a show at Evita's Peron in Darling on Saturdays or Sundays. 
Please note that our menu changes daily.


  • Roast beetroot, goat's cheese salad
  • Springbok Carpaccio served with a homemade relish
  • Blue cheese and caramelized onion tart
Main course:
  • Old Man's steak roll served with garlic crème and hand cut chips
  • Penne served with creamy basil pesto sauce
  • Slow roast pork belly with plum sauce and noodles
  • Lamb paprish
  • Buttermilk tart with coconut ice cream
  • Flourless chocolate fudge cake with cream
  • Meringue with fresh fruit
10% Service charge added to tables of 6 or more
Opening Hours

Bookings Always Essential

Trading Hours:
Open for lunch only: Wednesday to Sunday (12h00 - 14h00)

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • Follow the R27, the West Coast Road towards Langebaan. 
  • Turn right onto the Darling Hills Road opposite Grotto Bay turnoff. 
  • After 10 km turn right to the Groote Post cellar. 
  • Alternatively, take the R307 out of Darling towards Cape Town and turn off at the Darling Hills Road. 
  • After 7km turn left to the Groote Post Cellar. 

  • GPS Coordinates:
    18° 24' 38'' E | 33° 28' 58'' S 

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    GPS Coordinates and Map
    Latitude:-33.48000000  Longitude: 18.41000000

    Phone +27.224922825
    Fax +27.224922693
    Large groups welcome  Child friendly  Wheelchair access
      Open - Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa  Su
    WINE ROUTE: Swartland
    Tel: +27.224922825   Fax: +27.862713993   Email:  
    P.O. Box 103, Darling, 7345, South Africa