Steenberg News

November 4, 2020


CHILDREN STAY FOR FREE AT STEENBERG HOTEL & SPA Children under the age of 12 years stay for free at Steenberg Hotel & Spa. Positioned on a wine farm in the Constantia Valley; Steenberg Hotel & Spa is the perfect base from which to explore the city, the peninsula and the Western Cape. Take in the natural vistas of the farm by embarking on a walking or cycling trail or indulge in a spa treatment or delicious meal and wine […]
November 4, 2020


CHRISTMAS CAROLS 2020 We are very excited to announce that Steenberg Christmas Carols will be going ahead this year! We are strictly limiting the number of tickets sold as well as ensuring the highest standard of Covid-19 precaution protocols at the event. In light of the reduced capacity allowed, we will be hosting two Christmas Carol evenings on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 December 2020. Confirm your ticket before the event sells out by creating the best pre-Christmas festive experience […]
November 4, 2020


POOLSIDE MANICURES & PEDICURES We are very excited to open up our pool area to all guests at Steenberg Spa who book a manicure or pedicure treatment this November and December.   Normally only available to guests staying at Steenberg Hotel; our pool area and sun lawn are wonderful spaces to relax, unwind and soak up the sunshine.  Lounge into our soft chairs while gazing at the pool and surrounding gardens while you are pampered with your chosen manicure or pedicure.  […]
November 4, 2020


AL FRESCO FAMILY FUN AT TRYN RESTAURANT Celebrate summer with picnics and lawn games in the magnificent gardens at Tryn, our family friendly signature restaurant in the heart of the Constantia Wine Valley.  Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin has extended her menu with new Al Fresco Boxes brimming with culinary delights ideal for a leisurely morning or afternoon with the little ones under grand old oak trees. For the young at heart, we have plenty of fun-filled lawn games to keep […]
November 4, 2020


TRYN UNLOCKS ITS WINE LIBRARY FOR LUNCH & DINNER GUESTS There are few things in life that surpass the marriage of good food and a well-matured vintage wine. At Tryn, our vibrant signature restaurant, guests who depleted their own collections during the months of lockdown, now have the opportunity to savour rare vintages from a selection of private cellars. The extended list of vintage wines is available daily for lunch and on Friday and Saturday evenings, Tryn’s new post-lockdown dinner […]
November 2, 2020


MOVIE NIGHT UNDER THE STARS We have partnered with Galileo Royale to bring you an exclusive and intimate movie night experience under the stars. Up the romance and linger a bit longer by booking a room for the night at Steenberg Hotel & Spa, with a sumptuous breakfast included. Book your room from R3100 per night which sleeps 2 guests and includes breakfast and the tickets to Galileo Royale. Your Galileo Royal ticket includes a welcome drink, appetiser and popcorn […]
October 23, 2020


CHRISTMAS 2020 AT BISTRO SIXTEEN82 AND TRYN We think that everyone deserves something extra special this Christmas. Perhaps its a few extra days off work to spend with family, perhaps its an extra gift in your Christmas stocking, or perhaps its a fuss-free Christmas feast. We can’t take care of everything, but we can take care of your Christmas feast: Christmas at Tryn: join us for Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day lunch with a 6 course meal curated by […]
October 21, 2020


END OF YEAR CELEBRATIONS AT TRYN Chef Kerry Kilpin and the team at Tryn would love to invite you and your colleagues to join us in your end of year celebrations. Celebrate your achievements this year in one of our two beautiful private dining rooms: The Cuvée Room and The Ruby Room, or with our group lunch special featured further down the page. By booking a year end celebration at Tryn, you will also receive a discounted rate to stay […]
June 25, 2020


STEENBERG SPA OPENING SPECIALS After receiving the very welcome news that we can start operating again, we spent the weekend ensuring our facilities were prepared to the highest standard and our staff briefed on the health and safety regulations stipulated by government. This means that we can offer you a safe environment without compromising on the Steenberg experience you have come to know and enjoy. When visiting us, you can expect: To have your hands sanitised. To have your temperature […]
June 19, 2020


STEENBERG CELLAR @ HOME Rediscover much-loved wines of the Constantia Valley with Steenberg Cellar @ Home, a tasting room experience in the comfort of your home with a variety of wines available in mixed-case selections. While wine tastings at Steenberg’s stylish tasting room may still be out of bounds, Steenberg Cellar @ Home lets you enjoy the full wine tasting experience by bringing Cellarmaster Elunda Basson into your home through video clips to guide you through your flight of wines. […]
June 19, 2020


CHARITY BEGINS WITH STEENBERG @ HOME Steenberg Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin and her team have joined hands with surrounding communities, providing meals for the growing number of families affected by job losses because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Working closely with the Westlake Worship Centre, Chef Kerry has pledged to deliver 3 000 nourishing meals per month to bring relief to people in need. This community initiative is being bolstered by donating three meals for every take-home food order placed through […]
May 15, 2020
Body treatments at home


AT HOME BODY TREATMENTS Our Steenberg Spa therapists have put together their favourite body treatments for you to try at home. Avocado, Sea Salt and Mint Body Scrub: Ingredients 1 ripe avocado, peeled and stone removed 2 tablespoons ground almonds 1 tablespoon ground sesame seeds 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves A large handful of fresh mint 150ml extra-virgin olive oil 100g fine sea salt Combine the avocado, almonds, sesame seeds, rosemary and mint together in a blender, then add in […]
May 4, 2020
Steenberg Hotel Turndown


A FEAST OF MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATIONS As the world grapples with lockdowns and social distancing, we have created some creative ways to continue to celebrate loved ones on special days. We invite you to spoil your mom on Mother’s Day with a selection of vouchers she can enjoy once restrictions are lifted.  To make her day extra special, when purchasing a Steenberg voucher, you will receive tips from our experts to spoil her even more. From cocktails and dessert recipes […]
April 29, 2020
Steenberg Hotel Gardens


THE GARDENS OF STEENBERG HOTEL Join us as we introduce you to some of the roses, salvia and herbs that you will find at Steenberg Hotel. The Roses of Steenberg Whether you are taking a stroll in the gorgeous gardens or admiring the freshly cut bouquets of flowers in and around Steenberg Hotel, you are likely to be met by the breathtaking roses of Steenberg. Rose Iceberg Driving to the Hotel, you will be flanked by clusters of this striking […]
April 17, 2020
Steenberg Hotel Garden Salvia


AUTUMN GARDENING TIPS The gardens at Steenberg Hotel are particularly spectacular in April. The salvia which lines the perimeter of our lawn is in full bloom with its vivid halo of purple visible from far away. Seeing as though we are in lockdown during this time of beauty, the gardens can only be enjoyed by our essential gardeners and the local critters, insects and bird life. Our team of gardeners at Room to Grow have helped us put together some […]
April 15, 2020


THE PERFECT MANICURE OR PEDICURE AT HOME Our spa therapists at Steenberg Spa have put their heads together to come up with the best processes, tips and tricks that you can do at home to keep your manicure or pedicure looking great during lockdown. Removal of Gel Polish: Firstly, if you have gel polish on your nails, here is how you can remove it: You will need: cotton wool, tin foil, acetone (you can get this from a pharmacy. Non […]
April 9, 2020
Steenberg the black swan easter egg hunt


THE BLACK SWAN EASTER EGG HUNT 2020 Let’s have a bit of fun during lockdown with a digital Easter egg hunt on our website! Your first clue is in this post. Follow it to find the second clue and use that clue to find the third clue. With your third clue, you will find the Black Swan Easter Egg. Click on the egg, enter your details and you’ll be entered into a draw to win 6 bottles of Steenberg The […]
April 8, 2020
Tryn cocktails


COCKTAIL RECIPES AT HOME WITH TRYN If you have been to Steenberg’s new signature restaurant, Tryn, you would have noticed the beautiful marble bar which sits proudly as a showpiece in the middle of the restaurant. At this bar, guests can enjoy delicious cocktails created by experienced mixologists. Creating a cocktail is an art form which not many people can master, but that doesn’t mean we can’t try! Our barmen have put together a collection of our top cocktail recipes […]
April 7, 2020
Steenberg Hotel One Bedroom Suite


STEENBERG HOTEL RENOVATION: BEFORE AND AFTER SERIES Our hotel has been through a series of exciting renovations spanning a few years. The renovations have been done in stages over time so that we could accommodate our guests during the renovation process, but in May 2019 we decided to close Steenberg Hotel for 4 months to focus on our Suites. Focusing on our suites means that we can offer spacious and luxurious accommodation to guests who are travelling together as a […]
April 2, 2020
Netflix and wine pairing


NETFLIX AND WINE PAIRING We all love to stream a great movie or series with a glass of wine in hand, but do you think the enjoyment of the selected movie would be enhanced by the correct wine pairing? We think so! Let’s take a look at the current Top 10 Trending Movies on Netflix in South Africa today, Thursday 2 April 2020. 1.The Mask Mask on, he’s a wacky charmer. Mask off, he’s a timid clerk. But now the […]
November 15, 2017

5 Stars for Steenberg Lady R MCC 2012 in Platter’s Wine Guide 2018

One of just three Cap Classiques to be awarded 5 stars by Platter’s 2018, the country’s definitive wine guide, Lady R MCC 2012 is an accomplished masterpiece of celebrated Constantia wine producer, Steenberg Vineyards. Seriously structured, yet elegant, nuanced and refreshing, Lady R MCC 2012 resonates the spirited life of the feisty Catharina Ras, Steenberg’s 17th century founder. Only the third vintage to be released, Lady R MCC 2012 owes its complexity, texture and richness to the almost five years […]
March 22, 2018

Join the Steenberg Wine Club!

Be the first to taste new vintages and take advantage of a host of special offers, exclusive events and personal interactions with the winemaker like a true VIP by joining the Steenberg Wine Club. In addition to excellent value with a 15% discount on all wine purchases, Wine Club members can enjoy the full Steenberg experience at preferential rates at the two popular restaurants, Bistro Sixteen82 and Catharina’s, spa treatments, and accommodation at the luxury boutique hotel. There is even […]
March 27, 2018

Bistro Sixteen82 & ABALOBI Pilot SA’s first restaurant-supported fishery

#whofishesmatters #fromhooktocook #fishwithastory Steenberg’s Bistro Sixteen82 and ABALOBI, a non-profit community-driven initiative, are pioneering South Africa’s very first restaurant-supported fishery that supplies sustainable and traceable premium quality seafood caught by small-scale local fishers. Sourcing seafood that is ecologically responsible and socially fair is the crux of this ground- breaking pilot project. The partnership between traditional fishers, ABALOBI  (, WWF-Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative ( and Bistro Sixteen82, provides fishing communities on the western and southern Cape coast with a better […]
May 30, 2018

Steenberg wines Museum Class Trophy at Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show

We have received the highest recognition for ageing ability of our cool climate wines by clinching the Trophy for the Best Museum Class Sauvignon Blanc at the 2018 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. The Steenberg Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2011 is a true expression of our terroir and gives real meaning to sense of place. It was the last bottling under the Reserve label to be crafted from the oldest Sauvignon Blanc block on our farm. This vineyard block now finds its […]
September 12, 2018

Steenberg Sauvignon Blancs ace Tim Atkin’s SA Report

Our resolute focus on creating Sauvignon Blancs that express a unique sense of place, has been rewarded with our flagship blend and all three single varietal tiers, breaking the venerable 90 point barrier in the highly respected Tim Atkin 2018 South African Special Report. Top scorer again this year with 94/100, is the Sauvignon Blanc driven signature blend, Magna Carta 2017. Atkin’s consistent 94 point score for the past three vintages underpins the standing of this phenomenal blend of Sauvignon […]
November 16, 2018

Steenberg Spa Kids Treatment Menu

Steenberg Spa Kids Treatment Menu We have just launched our Kids Spa Treatment Menu in partnership with Africology. Why not treat your son, daughter, niece or nephew this school holidays? Book on 021 712 7481 or