events at and around bartholomeus klip

The Cape Winelands around Bartholomeus Klip, including Riebeek Valley, Wellington and Tulbagh – are buzzing with activity, throughout the year. Harvest festivals, art exhibitions, concerts, magnificent wine estates and excellent restaurants are very popular with the locals, so why not immerse yourself in some local folklore and have your finger right on the pulse of what’s happening in our communities | View events calendar

To view what’s happening on the farm and in the Elandsberg nature reserve, have a look at our ranger diaries

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Early Supper Club

Tuesdays & Fridays

18:00 – 22:00 – Join us with friends and family for an early supper, while enjoying watching the sun go down behind the Elandskloof Mountains, and make the most of your winter nights in the Swartland / 2 Course R180 pp / 3 Course R210 pp

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Smoke & Fire Pop Up

Our next Pop-Up will be on 21 JUNE 2019. Watch this space for details … read more

Pop-Up Restaurant at Bartholomeus Klip

21 JUNE 2019 / 6pm till late / R750pp includes all drinks and food * We gladly cater for vegetarians – Do let us know in advance / BOOKINGS +27 (0)22 448 1087 |

Riebeek Valley Olive Festival
4 & 5 MAY

[ 4 & 5 MAY ] In celebration of a good olive harvest, twin Swartland towns Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West host the popular annual Riebeek Valley Olive Festival, about 20 minutes’ drive from BK. Experience an abundance of local olives, people, wine, craft beer and good food.

BK offers tickets to the festival and a bottle of Kloovenburg Brut to all couples booking Bed & Breakfast during the weekend of 4 and 5 May 2019.

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Sunday Lunch

Every Sunday

Join us with friends and family for a relaxed, informal lunch at the farm, every Sunday. Enjoy a delicious seasonal menu, family-style, at the deckhouse. Children of all ages are welcome.  Only on Sundays. Booking essential. Subject to availability

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Diemersfontein Wine Tasting and Pairing
Diemersfontein Wine Dinner

12 APRIL R485.00pp including wines and water / Tea and coffee

Flavours of autumn

Award-winning and proudly Wellington-based Diemersfontein Wine Estate will be sharing wines and stories over paired dishes from Louise Gillet’s kitchen. A night not to be missed!

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MENU / Snacks Beer Chips, Bread, Homemade with churned butter, Wine Ovation Spumante / Risotto Cauliflower, pangritata, vermouth, white chocolate, dried cauliflower, Wine Carpe Diem Chenin Blanc / Venison carpaccio Elandsberg Springbok, mushroom emulsion, herbs from the veldt, savoury granola, parmesan, Wine Diemersfontein Shiraz / Pickled fish Bokkom butter, boerenkaas croquette, patats, samphire, mosbol toasts, Wine Carpe Diem Viognier / Beef Rolled fillet of Elandsberg beef , parsley crumbs, crisp shallots, celeriac remoulade, potato cream, edamame beans, bone marrow jus, Wine Carpe Diem Pinotage / Apple tart Granny Smith apple tarte tatin, sour cream ice-cream, bacon salt, gold leaf, Wine Sweet Sue

Something to Celebrate?



Something to celebrate? BK is perfect for private, intimate and personalised celebrations, with plenty of options for medium to small groups of people:

  1. FRIENDS – A birthday, an engagement, renewal of your wedding vows, or just time to get together with the friends and catch up on all the stories, memories and future plans, in a private, intimate and remote location amidst a nature reserve, working farm and antique interiors … Read more
  2. CORPORATE – About one hour drive from Cape Town, Bartholomeus Klip also offers the perfect venue for conferencing, corporate celebrations, team building or brain storming sessions … Read more
  3. WEDDINGS – Weddings have become a speciality at Bartholomeus Klip. Couples have chosen to marry in all sorts of unusual places around the farm or in the reserve, and we are happy to accommodate any wish wherever we can … Read more


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