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All 25 Vanderbijlpark Restaurants

Stonehaven on Vaal

Vaal River, next to Baddrift Bridge, Vanderbijlpark 1900, South Africa
016 982 2951
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Price range: $3 - $10
Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Wed 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: International, Bar, Pub, Family Fare
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Stonehaven is owned by the Cloete-Anderson Family and is the Vaal River’s social centre, a natural interface between locals and visitors. Here you will find the largest alfresco Garden Restaurant in South Africa. You will enjoy being greeted by the relaxed and charming ambience as you meander through Stonehaven’s cobbled pathways that lead you through the quaint herb garden, over 1000 rose bushes and the mature gardens and lawns that sweep down to the Vaal River. You have a variety of dining options at Stonehaven on Vaal. The Dining Terrace provides an attractive spot for summer meals overlooking the river as does the garden and lawns where you can enjoy dining under a gazebo. Dining around the swimming pool while your children enjoy a dip is also a perfect way of enjoying relaxed family dining. The Wine Cellar and River Pub have a friendly atmosphere which makes the conversation flow naturally and easily. You will enjoy experiencing winter in the sanctuary of Stonehaven’s cosy River Pub with its roaring and crackling fireplaces enhanced by Stonehaven’s many antiques and nautical ornaments and memorabilia. Stonehaven‘s fare is hearty in quantity and freshly prepared from local produce. Menus range from light pub meals to a more serious restaurant menu with a mix of classic and modern dishes. Homemade puddings are a particular treat at Stonehaven.Besides the 10 acres of beautifully tendered gardens, there is the busy Stonehaven Harbour with a selection of Cruisers to choose from for your sized function – from 2 to 200. Full onboard dining is catered for from breakfasts, brunches, braais, spits, smorgasbords, picnics, buffets, seafood extravaganzas and cocktail snacks. Stonehaven also hosts a regular Sunday Cruising Buffet every Sunday aboard one of the luxurious cruisers or floating restaurants - “The Spirit of Jen”.Stonehaven on Vaal hosts many different kinds of functions, such as 21st Birthday Parties, Stork Parties, Kitchen Teas, Engagements, Weddings, Christenings, Anniversaries, Children’s Parties, Corporate conferences, Corporate Team Building and Year End FunctionStonehaven on Vaal won several Sedibeng Tourism Awards. The awards cover all establishments in the greater Vaal area. Stonehaven took first place for the Outdoor and Leisure Category, which covers all aspects including River Cruises, Team Building and Leisure. Stonehaven was also voted one of the top 3 Conference Venues and one of the top 3 Restaurants in the whole of the Vaal area.
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Lovely meal on waters edge. Sitting and watching boats go past, listening to music. A great selection of platters to share and special cocktails like "Moondrop"

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Sasolburg, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Stonehaven was fully booked but they could help me at Stone Manor. You need a 4x4 to drive the dirt road - luckily not very far. Due to recent rains, it was very muddy. Arriving at the Manor, I did not know where to park. A lady called me to the house where I would stay. The gras was about... More 

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Malmesbury, South Africa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We went here for a 40th, the atmosphere was really good as there were a lot of celebrations going on. But I thought the booze was way overpriced, nearly R30 a cider- was it not for happy hour, but one get one free, this party would have been a massive fail. The food we got was extremely dry and almost... More 

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Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and i are regularly visiting Stonehaven on Vaal. Fisrt of all I want to compliment Fabian and her team for the excellnet service we always receive and the way they take care of us. We go to Stonehaven for the ambience and the fact that it is the only outdoor place in Vanderbijlpark. It is a pity that... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The service leaves room for improvement. But the food is amazing and the portions very generous. They make Mugg and Bean look bad. :) Really a beautiful place to be right by the river with so many options. Family friendly and two cute dogs that love a little love and attention. I would recommend this for family to business appointments.... More 

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Know that we will be back to this place again and again. As the in-laws have a place just across the water. We only had drinks but the menu looked decent and it was a really nice place to sit out on tables and chairs on the grass to take in all the scenery. There restaurant up the top is... More 

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Eastern Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Have not been here in years as we have moved far away. Had a great tasty burger and we were all pleased with our meals. Stonehaven on Vaal just has total character !

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was all miss information. After asking for clarity several times and pointing out that their wording on the menu was totally misleading, the manager still was not helpul. Leaving the poor waitress totally embarrased and us, disgruntled. Terrible!

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Rosemary A, General Manager at Stonehaven on Vaal, responded to this review

We would be most appreciative of clarification regarding Refliwe's review. I have spoken to all the Managers and none of the Managers know of Refilwe or anyone else recently pointing out to a Manager any wording in the menu being misleading. If there is any wording in our Menus that is deemed to do this we would be most appreciative... More 

Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Good food, great atmosphere, friendly staff, beautiful environment, service excellence, peaceful, save parking.

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Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Nice place, good food, good pricing with lots of specials and entertainment to boot. Good one for groups and weddings as well. Very pleasant experience.

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Additional Information about Stonehaven on Vaal

Address: Vaal River, next to Baddrift Bridge, Vanderbijlpark 1900, South Africa
Phone Number: 016 982 2951
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Vanderbijlpark
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
Cuisine: International, Bar, Pub, Family Fare

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