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Havercrofts

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R43 Main Road, Stanford 7210, South Africa
+27 28 341 0603
Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Thu - Sun 12:30 - 14:00
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Great starters, brilliant deserts and a small but interesting winelist on board. Main courses options were very limited. Chicken ballotine was beautifully presented. All 5 of the party agreed the deserts were amazing and best course. The summer salad, kidneys and trout blinis all fab. Wished I could have tried all the starters. Maybe I was expecting too much but... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Havercrofts was an interesting experience with a husband and wife team running the restaurant. The food was tasty and there was a good selection on the menu. I recommend this restaurant if you are visiting Stanford or Hermanus.

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Thank Gleningrid
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Havercrofts in a small cottage on the edge of Stanford is no ordinary village restaurart. Innes at front of house and her husband/chef Brydon are quite unique. Innes with her ready wit and quick repartee hides a very professional approach that rules the roost but encourages her friendly and efficient staff. Brydon's cooking is sublime and worth my biannual visits... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I love Havercrofts!!! This was my second visit & enjoyed every moment. Innes runs the floor & she is loads of fun. Brydon serves good honest food nothing complicated but well executed. This is definitely my favorite eatery in Stanford! I cannot wait to return! Thank you for a fabulous lunch Innes & Brydon & see you soon!

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Thank 0202CarlP
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Birthday lunch at havercrofts was fantastic ! Lovely weather sat outside under grape vines ! Fabulous food enjoyed by all , lovely wines & even brought a yummy bithday cake beautifully decorated ! Thanks Guys

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Thank Derek M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Really beautifully cooked food in an intimate but informal setting terrace al fresco under shade of an ancient vine with a charming view across the mountains Fun friendly patronne entertains as well as explains each dish from a small tight menu that changes weekly and seasonally The owner/cook Brydon is a master in seasoning and favouring each dish perfectly, everything... More 

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Garden Route, South Africa
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409 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I love Innes cheekiness, and the relaxed way she deals with customers. By coincidence the dish that I chose on my previous visit was on the menu again, the pasta with olives and artichokes, and it was as good as the last time. I actually can't believe that I managed to eat a 3 course meal, but I did, and... More 

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Thank m0zchick
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The views are awesome, the service is pleasant, the food was great and the curries were yummy... what else can we say. We revisit the restaurant several times during our South African Trip and love it every time. The host are impeccable people.

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Thank Stephan v
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Innes and Bryson are a great couple providing wonderful food in a country cottage environment - Inness front of house with a great sense of humour, and her husband Bryson provides the chef know how

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Thank Andrew S
Muizenberg, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect for relaxing lunch on patio with view of countryside. The owners are warm and friendly. Try the amazing salad and Kerala fish curry.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R43 Main Road, Stanford 7210, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Stanford
  • Phone Number: +27 28 341 0603

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?