Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden

​The Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, located in the historical centre of Stellenbosch, is the oldest university botanical garden in South Africa. This compact Garden houses an enormous diversity of plants, both indigenous to South Africa and exotic. The Katjiepiering Restaurant offers a perfect place to rest and enjoy the Garden while the Shop offers a wide range of local and regional products.
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Find Us

Neethling St & Van Riebeeck Street Stellenbosch Central ZA 7602

Areas of Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden

  • Katjiepiering Restaurant

    Enjoy our refreshing summer menu and choose from a selection of tasty salads, as well as light meals. On cold winter's days, you are welcome to join us inside the cosy surroundings of the former recording studio, where we will treat you to traditional soups, stews and scrumptious pastries and cakes. Monday - Sunday: 08h00 to 17h00
  • Shop

    A large variety of organic and unique African cosmetic and medicinal products are sold here, as well as a comprehensive collection of books, indigenous seed, natural handmade soaps, oils and creams and other eco-friendly products. Our health range includes products made from bitter aloe (Aloe ferox), Bulbine, comfrey, rooibos, marula, wild rosemary (Eriocephalus), wormwood (Artemisia), wild aster (Helichrysum). Other special items are the indigenous liqueurs, locally produced organic wine and olive products, honey, bonsai implements and trays, ballpoint pens made out of indigenous wood and natural fibre baskets. Monday - Sunday: 08h00 - 17h00
  • Plant Sales

    A large variety of indigenous as well as exotic plants are offered for sale that will excite any plant collector or gardener. Besides the wide variety of plants that are not sold commonly in retail nurseries we also stock trees that are in the process of being trained as bonsai and Disa plants in flasks. Monday - Sunday: 08h00 - 17h00

Opening times

Monday - Sunday: 08h00 - 17h00 The Garden is closed on certain public holidays.

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