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The Millhouse Kitchen

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Lourensford Road | Lourensford Wine Estate, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 847 0030
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08:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 08:30 - 22:00
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Singapore
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a fantastic meal, sitting out on the verandah, overlooking the beautiful gardens. Service was excellent and the food outstanding. We went back on the Sunday to enjoy the wonderful craft and food market.

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Thank GriffinsofSingapore
Somerset west
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Millhouse Kitchen is on the premises of the Lourensford Wine farm serving great meals Very good friendly service A family restaurant with outside seating in a lovely garden where the children can run about while the adults can enjoy a meal with great wines

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Thank Alan J
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regular visitors to the Millhouse and have had both Dinner and Breakfast there recently. It has a beautiful setting within Lourensford wine estate. The menu is not large but provides a selection of choices which do vary seasonally and we have found more than adequate . The food tends to be presented in a minimalistic but attractive manner... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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268 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very successful kids Party at Milllhouse kitchen. Good enough play area. Allowed to bring in own 'goody bag and cake'. Food ordered for kids and parents of good standard. Very upset though by being caught by the old trick of adding service fee (it was mentioned in the bill I must admit although I only saw it in... More 

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Thank Stefan-12345
TheMILLHOUSEkitchen, General Manager at The Millhouse Kitchen, responded to this review

Good day Stefan We are happy to hear that you had a good party with us. We would like to sort this matter out for you regarding the double gratuity. Please can you mail us your contact details to - info@millhousekitchen.co.za as soon as possible. We would have liked to hear from you directly where one of our managers could... More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Food and service. The wine is very expensive. It is cheaper to buy a bottle at the vineyard and pay corkage.

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Thank Dusiman
Montagu, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch with family which was great. Staff were attentive. Food took time due to power out and cooking on gas but showed initiative and adaptability. We ordered a range of food options and all were great. Wine could be better served - reds should not be served hot! Overall great experience

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Thank Grant H
Cape Town, South Africa
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Mill House has most definitely upgraded since our last visit. The menu now has a larger variety and far more interesting options on offer. The service is amazing and the food cannot be faulted. Definitely worth another visit!

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Thank warrenladac
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116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always lovely to dine at Millhouse Kitchen. We had family visiting with kids (ages 9 and up) and Millhouse Kitchen our favorite spot as it is a relaxed atmosphere and the menu is diverse to suit everyone's taste. The pasta alfredo was the most delicious pasta I've had in a loooooong time and people round the table had thin-based pizza,... More 

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Thank WandavdB
TheMILLHOUSEkitchen, General Manager at The Millhouse Kitchen, responded to this review

So great to hear that you all had a great time with us. Thanks for your kind words. We hope to see you soon! More 

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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family with other couples and kids. Really enjoyed it. I had the pork belly and it was really good. Kids could play on playground and had pizza. Lovely place for couples with friends to relax. Done entry level wines were sold out, so the more premium varieties cane at somewhat of a premium making the outing... More 

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Thank Nico M
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful setting. Veal was very dry, spare ribs were good, and the pizza was excellent The service was very good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 18
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lourensford Road | Lourensford Wine Estate, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 847 0030
Description
Founded in 1700, Lourensford Estate has married its historic heritage with a vision to be at the forefront of modern wine technology and a leader amongst South African Wine producers.

Owner & Executive Chef, Bjorn Guido's cooking career started at The Greenhouse at Cellars-Hohenort under chef Peter Templehoff. He then moved abroad and joined Babington House, part of the SOHO HOUSE group under the renowned Ronnie Bonetti of River Cafe London. After gaining experience abroad, he returned home and took up the role of Head Chef at The Franschhoek Kitchen on the Holden Manz Wine Estate.

Food provenance and sustainability are core to Millhouse's philosophy. The eatery's contemporary barn-conversion interior puts a modern twist on classic elements, featuring a mix of leather banquette seating and reclaimed timber walls. Bjorn's aim was to create a neighbourhood feel where guests can relax and enjoy each other's company. Watch as food is prepared in the expansive open kitchen and Italian style pizza's are delivered fresh from the wood fired oven.

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