Constantia Uitsig holds acclaim for its historical significance in addition to its high-quality wines, culinary excellence, and its commitment to offering visitors a well-rounded experience that combines superb wines and a range of different offerings. Of these experiences, the most famous are the Heritage Market, Blockhouse Kitchen, la Grotto Ristorante, Bike Park and the lauded Wine Shop.
The Heritage Market offers a variety of experiences ranging from slow-churned ice cream, to craft beer and single-origin coffee. From deluxe fine chocolates and cakes to the freshest vegan dishes and the best sushi this side of Japan.
Blockhouse Kitchen is focused on sharing the passion for accessible and seasonal food. It’s about staying true to the belief in simple and classic cooking. They aim to use only the freshest produce from sustainable and local South African growers and farmers. Furthermore, Blockhouse Kitchen follows ethical practises like using animals, fish and vegetables in their entirety - 'Nose to Tail, Root to Leaf.' Visit Blockhouse for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner and experience for yourself the taste of conscious cooking.
La Grotto Ristorante has been described by guests as delicious authentic & organic Italian cuisine. This is the newest addition to the restaurants at Uitsig. Serving hearty and flavourful authentic Italian food, made by hand using organic ingredients. Pizzas, Pastas, Seafood and Veal form part of the wide range of dishes available to order.
Constantia Uitsig is also proud to present a select range of world-class wines that pay tribute to the unique terroir and heritage of the famed countryside. The Uitsig Wine Shop allows guests to come and enjoy some wine by the glass and experience the award-winning vintages. The new wine shop is no longer in the Heritage Market but straight in front as you drive through the gates.
Tasting the Constantia Uitsig and Ex Oppido vintage ranges is available at the Blockhouse Kitchen.
The Constantia Uitsig offers more than just an immaculate culinary experience, guests can enjoy the thrills of the Bike Park which features a variety of pump tracks currently totaling 2.8 km. The Bike Park at Uitsig is open 7 days a week, from 8am until 6pm and offers cyclists of all ages and skill levels laps and laps of fun. From beginner jump lines all the way through to expert drop-offs, rock gardens, a wooden berm, rollers, a suspension sky bridge (that tracks the canopy of the trees) and ending in a corkscrew exit.
In addition to the new Bike Barn, which offers spectators - a cozy hideout, and cyclists - a pitstop with bike repair facilities, there is also a dual slalom race track and bike party hire facilities on site. Designed by Downhill World Champion, Chris Nixon, the tracks are ideal for honing one’s biking skills.
BMX, mountain bike and cyclocross riders are all welcome.
Entry fee: R50 per hour (no charge for spectators) or R950 per year. There is a special R40 off-peak charge between 8-9am daily. A card machine is on the premises.