Best Child-Friendly Wine Farms in Durbanville

Durbanville is a wonderful wine tasting area close to Cape Town and features a wide range of child-friendly farms and restaurants to choose from. All the wine farms and restaurants listed below cater to the hearts of their young visitors and make it a fun visit for the entire family.

Nitida Wine Farm

Their restaurant Tables at Nitida offers a charming inside and outside seating area and situated on the generous lawn is a fantastic playground for children. The playground consists of a huge jungle gym with your regular swings, slides and climbing features. The kids can play in close proximity to the restaurant and burn off some energy on the lawn. They do offer a kiddies menu as well which makes it the perfect family-friendly restaurant on the Estate. On top of that, you can also find a picnic option at the Tables Restaurant including a kiddies picnic basket. Their tasting room not only features wine tastings for the adults, but also an amazing kiddies tasting full of sweet treats and juices. Read more: NITIDA

Opening Times: Mon – Fri 09:30 – 17:00, Sat 11:00 – 16:00, Sun 11:00 – 15:00
Phone: +27 (0) 21 976 0640 /

Nitida Jungle Gym

Peppa Jack’s Tex-Mex Grill & Bar

If you love a relaxed atmosphere for families and friends where you can unwind, sit back and watch the children play, then Peppa Jack’s in the place to be. It’s not far out of town and their kitchen offers the best of Mexican and Texan flavours with a South African Twist. In the outside seating area, the kids will find a lovely playground with a sandpit, climbing tree, swings and wooden jungle gym. The tables are nicely shaded and you can enjoy your meal while watching the children play. Read more: PEPPA JACK’S

Opening Times: Closed on Monday, Tue – Fri 11:00 – 22:00, Sat- Sun 11:00 – 23:00, Sunday 11:00 – 16:00
Phone: +27 (0) 21 975 5606 /

Peppa Jack's Monkey Bars

Starke Brews

A dirt road will lead you to this tranquil and charming brewery in Durbanville which serves amazing pizzas, delicious home-brewed beers and offers a family friendly environment. Starke Brews is certainly worth a visit with your kids as they will find a huge playground area with lots of green grass, a jungly gym, slides and a huge sandpit. So you can even bring along your sand toys for maximum fun. Read more: STARKE BREWS

Opening Times: Fri 12:00 – 19:00, Sat 11:00 – 18:00, Sun 11:00 – 16:00
Phone: +27 (0) 82 588 6933 /

Starke Brews Playground

Chocolat Bistro

If you love the decadent French styles and luxurious taste, then you will be in absolute awe at the Chocolat Bistro. The restaurant has a small garden in the front and a huge inviting backyard where you can also park your car safely. Take a seat at the vintage furniture and dive right into the French inspired menu. The backyard features an impressive kiddies play area which consists of an entire castle. You can slide down a huge slide, it has a baby slide too and a very cute little indoor play area full of toys and books and things to explore. Read more: CHOCOLAT BISTRO

Opening Times: Mon 07:00 – 17:00, Tue – Sat 07:00 – 22:00, Sun 08:00 – 15:00
Phone: +27 21 975 2426 /

Chocolat Bistro Inside Seating Area

Meerendal Wine Estate

Meerendal is a lovely, family-owned wine estate with a lot on offer. You can grab freshly baked goods from their farm stall, enjoy a wine tasting, grab a meal at one of the two restaurants (Bossa Winelands or La Romantica) or go on an adventurous hike or mountain biking trail. While enjoying a delicious meal at your favourite restaurant, your kids will be covered. The new playground is situated right in between both restaurants so that you can watch them play from anywhere you’re seated. The playground is equipped with a huge jungle gym with two slides, lots to explore and best of all: a huge trampoline. For those children into ball games, they can run wild and free on the huge lawn area and enjoy the wide open space. Tipp: Every Friday, kids eat for free at La Romantica! Read more: MEERENDAL

Opening Times: Monday – Sunday 06:00 – 17:00, Restaurants open until 22:00

Meerendal Trampoline

Bloemendal Wine Estate

This Wine Estate is simply amazing for a fun family day out in Durbanville. The estate offers a tasting room, two different restaurants (Bon Amis and Rose Garden), accommodation as well as a Bike Track/Trail Park for the more adventurous adults and kids. The playground in front of Bon Amis restaurant has a lot to offer and is fun for kids of all ages. It comprises various jungle gyms for toddlers and bigger children alike, a huge slide, play houses, swings, climbing facilities, a small petting zoo, water play area and trampoline. At the Tasting Room, children can do a Kiddies Tasting with their choice of ice cream and a fruit juice. Read more: BLOEMENDAL

Opening Times: Closed on Mondays, Tue – Sat 10:00 – 17:00, Sunday 11:00 – 15:00
Phone: +27 (0) 21 976 2682

Bloemendal Playground

D’Aria Winery

CU Kids is a safe and secure outdoor play park for children of all ages conveniently located on the D’Aria Wine Estate. The park is fully equipped with swings, slides, a massive jungle gym and apparatus that will keep the kids busy for hours. They also have a little tuck shop in the park where you can order selected food items and drinks during your stay. Entrance fee is R100 per child and kids under the age of 2 enter for free. Read more: D’ARIA

Opening Times CU Kids: Closed Monday to Thursday, Fri – Sun 11:00 – 17:00 (and public and school holidays)
Phone: +27 (0) 21 205 0572 /

D'Aria Climbing Wall and Swing

Klein Roosboom Wine Estate

This little gem in Durbanville has a very special surprise for all those who want to enjoy a unique wine tasting experience. Instead of enjoying your wines at a regular table, you enter individually themed caves that accommodate up to 8 people. This boutique winery is suitable for kids as well as it offers a playground on the lawn right in front of the tasting room. The children will find swings, a slide and sand pit. Read more: KLEIN ROOSBOOM

Opening Times: Monday Closed, Tuesday – Sunday 09:00 – 17:00
Phone: +27 (0) 86 0572 572 /

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