Stephward Estate



Welcome to Stephward Estate Country House

Our love for tranquility, ambience and quality made Stephward Estate mature into a pearl of the Uvongo,  MargateSouth Coast, KZN, South Africa  We offer Garden Wedding Ceremonies, Beach Wedding & Chapel Wedding ceremonies, Get Hitched, UK Weddings and devine Wedding Receptions with in house  co-ordinator & catering facilities. We also cater for Milestone Birthdays, Christenings, Memorial Services and Corporate functions etc.

Our Edwardian Style Restaurant offers fine dining in a romantic & relaxed atmosphere. Meals are served either in the Restaurant or on the "Fairy Tale" Pooldeck.

Stephward Estate Country House also offers Luxury Airconditioned accommodation. We have a White Suite and the Green two bedroom sute. Both suites are nestled in our Botanic Gardens offering privacy and tranquility.

Stephward Estate Clothing Design Studio, run by Fashion Designer Stephen Van Belkum of South Coast KZN, will create your dream dress, be it a Matric Gown or Wedding Dress ( or any fashion). He also specializes in day wear for men,  women and children.

 Stephward Orchid & Exotic  Plant Nursery and Micropropergation Laboratory has become well known in South Africa for their collection of rare and exotic plants that are available to the collector. Please browse or Plants for sale section for Orchid Flasks and Seeds for sale as well.

We are within walking distance of the warm Indian Ocean (1.5 km) and ideally situated in Uvongo between Margate and Shelly Beach on the South Coast KZN, South Africa and within reach of several renown golf courses, fishing spots, scuba diving, horse riding and other activities.  Browse our website for more information and see what we have to offer.  We hope to see you soon ... your hosts, Stephen and Howard.




Upcoming Events

Designer Clothing

Wedding Functions

Orchid & Exotic  Plant Nursery



Exotic Nursery and Orchids at Stephward Estate in Uvongo South Coast KwaZulu Natal
Xmas Lunch 2017 Bookings open! Click here
Try our Sunday Lunch. We have a Roast of the Day served with Rice, Roast Potatoes and 2 Veg for R95.00( Main Dish)
The A La Carte Menu is also available 
Open for Breakfasts, Lunches  & Teas

Evening Dinners by reservations




Our Fashion Design Studio is run by Leading KZN Fashion Designer Stephen Van Belkum with over 42 years of experience dealing with local and international clients.

His expertise is demonstrated in the design and manufacture of Bridal Gowns, Evening Wear, Matric Gowns and Christening Gowns, Casual or Corporate Clothing.
Stephen only designs and makes for the individual customer/person.

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For a video of Stephen doing a final fitting of a bride click here

Stephward Estate prides itself as a wedding venue.  We give individual attention and the owners and staff are dedicated in making your day trouble free and a happy occasion.
Wedding costs from R420 pp Fully inclusive( This includes tables, chairs, set up, food ,waiters & venue!!)
Beach Wedding Ceremonies can be organised Click Here
We  also cater for Gay Weddings

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Photo,s of past weddings click here

Our gardens are a photographers dream. We are only 5 min drive from some of the South Coasts best beaches for stunning to take stunning beach photos.

Click Here for Wedding Prices 2016/2017
Example of Affordable Wedding Quotes Click here

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 Orchid &Exotic Plant Nursery, situated at Stephward Estate  on the South Coast KwaZulu Natal (Uvongo between Shelly Beach & Margate )
We are growers of Rare, Unusual and Exotic Plants
 Orchids, Bromeliads and Heliconias.

Over the years we have developed quite a large collection by importing directly and you can now order online. We also sell Flasks and Seeds

[Click here] to see our collection
Collectors Plant Fair of Exotic & Orchid Plants 2016 Click here

To see some of the plants we grow in our Green Houses Click Here






Restaurant / Tea Garden


Purchase a Gift Voucher

 Functions at Stephward Estate in Uvongo South Coast KwaZulu Natal Restaurant and Tea Garden at Stephward Estate in Uvongo South Coast KwaZulu Natal    Purchase a Voucher online for a Friend or Family Member at Stephward Estate in Uvongo South Coast KwaZulu Natal 

We can individualise functions from milestone birthdays, christenings, kitchen teas, promotional and lunch parties, wine tasting, Memorial Services and special events.

All enquiries are dealt with and planned for with our expertise and experience to make the event memorable, successful and affordable.

[Click here] to email us your request.

Open Tues to Sun for Breakfasts Teas and Lunches. Evenings by reservations
Sunday Lunch Special. 

Our Orchid and Exotic Plant Nursery is open from 9am till 12am and 2.00pm to 3.30pm

For Restaurant Menu [Click Here]


Luxury Bed and Breakfast Accommodation
 We are situated 1.5km inland from the spectacular Uvongo Beach and Waterfall.All accommodation has bathrooms en suite, aircons Tea/Coffee facilities, T.V & Hairdryers. Suites overlook our private dam.
Make a provisinal Booking click here


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Electronic Gift Voucher 

Are you looking for a special gift for a loved one, a family member or friend? The original Gift Voucher is automatically emailed to the intended person with your personalised coment !

You can now purchase a gift voucher online from any where in the world using a credit card,  to any value and the recipient can spend it on anything at the Estate ...

a dinner, the exotic nursery, clothing, accommodation, and even an event.

[Click here] to purchase one.

 Feed back from Bride Cheryl Eustice


Thanks so much! I would recommend Stephward Estate to anyone planning to get married. It is incredibly beautiful, has the most beautiful gardens and plants and of course the hosts are an absolute pleasure. The food was awesome and everyone agreed!! Thanks so much Stephen and Howard. Will be back for coffee and scones soon!

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