Culinary memories to savour

Food and Wine

Every mouthful. Every drop. Every glance at every view. Dining at Grootbos is an experience in its own right, with its unique combination of fresh organic produce, a world-class natural setting and our hugely experienced culinary team.

Culinary Experiences

Flavours that reflect this pristine wilderness.

Taste the spray of the sea in every forkful of your delectable fish fillet. Bite into a homemade tortellini as the flavour bursts into your mouth. Delight as you nibble on a whisky infused chocolate torte with salted caramel. Every meal at Grootbos is an exceptional dining experience packed with texture, flavour and colour.

Awards & Mentions

2013 - Best Hotel
The 101 Best Hotels in the World
Top 100 Hotels in the World

Wine Experiences

Award-winning wines. Warm welcomes.

Tantalise your tastebuds during a food and wine pairing, enjoy dinner with wines specially selected by our highly trained sommeliers or quench your curiosity by discovering more about wine-makers on a guided farm tour. Until you see the tremendous hand-picked collection of wines in our cellar, it is difficult to understand our passion for good wine.


Superb dinner at Forest Lodge.

Malcom Harald - South Africa

The food is absolutely superb, fine dining 3 times a day, with some very original dishes, all delicious.

Caroline Natnwich - United Kingdom

The food is stunning, we were able to get a private dinner in the Wine cellar, unbelievable experience on wine and food paring.

Bruno S - South Africa

Stunning views and great food!

Seimon Lester - United Kingdom
Enjoy the warmth of our hospitality

Grootbos Foundation and global recognition

Grootbos is a world leader in sustainable tourism and has been awarded some of the highest international accolades possible, making us one of only a handful of lodges to achieve this.

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What does COVID-19 mean for our future?

COVID-19 is highlighting the fragility of our economic and societal systems. Grootbos’s work is fundamentally linked to building sustainable systems and is invigorated by our vision for the future.

Envisioning Our Future

Join us at Grootbos with the Summer Sun Special - Exclusive to South Africans

Summer Sun Special: R3950 pppn (55% discount on normal rate)