De Warenmarkt

20 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, Western Cape, South Africa


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A unique market style establishment offers South African hospitality at its best in the heart of Stellenbosch.


Situated in a cherished 18th century historical building at the heart of Stellenbosch's vibrant cultural district, De Warenmarkt is home to a collective of diverse merchants, each passionate about their craft.

Inspired by the Cape of Good Hope's legacy as trade post along the maritime route that led to the alluring Spice Isles, De Warenmarkt brings you a range of delectable speciality meats, crepes, baked goods, craft beer, coffee, fresh Saldanha Bay oysters, sparkling Simonsig MCC & much more. Immerse yourself in the rich and diverse cultural heritage that established the Cape as one of the world’s most important culinary destinations.


Introducing our all new wine bar named after our founding father Simon van der Stel. Come and enjoy wines from our world famous region in the relaxed comfort of our new addition SIMON. Pair your favourite glass with our specially designed tapas menu around the cosy fireplace in a heritage building that dates back some 300 years. Now home to some of Stellenbosch's finest and most exclusive wines. Ask for our exclusive Legends wine list.

(The venue is available for function hire)

MCC and Oyster Bar

Come and enjoy one of the world's most classic pairings, bubbly and oysters at our all new Kaapse Vonkel MCC and Oyster Bar. Producers of South Africa's first Méthode Cap Classique, the iconic wine estate Simonsig is exclusively paired with the finest fresh cultivated Saldanha Bay oysters in a classic environment, ensuring you a truly titillating experience. Come and indulge today.


The menu sees the likes of gourmet burgers, exotic Thai beef salad with coconut, mouthwatering rump steaks, our small plates include yellowfin tuna tartar, beef tataki, bitterballen and other delectable bites. Ask your waiter for a biltong slicer and slice the all time SA favourite. We are also home to Stellenbosch's very own rotisserie chicken. We also serve breakfast every day.


The De Warenmarkt Deli is stocked to the rafters with everything from delectable olives and fragrant spice rubs to creamy cheeses and glistening jams. Pick up some locally sourced ingredients and experiment at home or tuck into one of our fresh and tasty Grab & Go salads and sandwiches when you need a quick & healthy meal on the double. While you’re at it, why not pick up some fresh flowers to liven up your living space or treat that special someone.

We now have Rotisserie chicken, so grab a bird or two on those nights you don't feel like cooking. Tender, tasty and free range!

Sit down and enjoy the jovial, festive atmosphere or our convivial communal dining space.

From the scuffed and weatherworn tables aboard rowdy trading vessels to the richly adorned buffets of sumptuous medieval courts, communal dining has played a big part in culinary culture the world over since the beginning of time. Sharing a meal and conversation with a motley of interesting people allows you to really drink in the quintessential aspects of any given culture.

This is why at De Warenmarkt we went out of our way to ensure that there would be plenty of space where our customers can sit down and tuck into our delicious fare while simultaneously enjoying the vibrancy of a real live South African dining space.

Whether you pick up a sandwich or salad from our Grab & Go section or choose to assemble your own picnic from a variety of purveyors, you’re most welcome to take a load off and enjoy the sights. As an extra special treat, take advantage of our brand new Butcher’s Lunch where you get to select a cut of meat from Ryan Boon, our onsite butcher, and have it expertly prepared by the knowledgeable chefs in our kitchen.


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20 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, Western Cape, South Africa

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