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Moggs Country Cookhouse

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Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus, South Africa
27763140671
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 105
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely meal, lovely valley

Lovely setting and tasty meal. We booked for lunch but phoned to advise we would be late due to engine troubles and owners were very accommodating. There is a surfaced road or a gravel road option to get there. We came in on the gravel to save time and left on the tar road. That made for a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Koos99
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting and tasty meal. We booked for lunch but phoned to advise we would be late due to engine troubles and owners were very accommodating. There is a surfaced road or a gravel road option to get there. We came in on the gravel to save time and left on the tar road. That made for a lovely round... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I celebrated my 41st birthday with my husband and two other couples there in December. It was my second visit to Moggs. I had to book a month in advance to secure a table, but very much worth it. The food was excellent as always and there were a few options for a vegetarian. One of the most tasty vegetarian... More 

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moggscook, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable birthday with us. We hope to celebrate many more with you in the future. More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Consistently great food, friendly staff and a brilliant setting make this a must visit. The menu changes every 3 months with a few extra daily specials. The perfect lunch place for both adults and kids.

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Thank Jerry B
moggscook, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this review

For a restaurant to hear the words "consistently great" makes us proud. Thank you for your review, we hope to never let you down in the future More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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183 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful views and a relaxed atmosphere make for a great outing. The children have lots of place to play with a Kiddies menu to meet their tastes. Our food was very interesting and tasty. The calamary salad as a starter was soft and pleasantly spicey. The main course was Cape Salmon which was jucey and full of tastes. The wine... More 

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Thank Johann S
moggscook, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Johann. We are glad to hear the parents managed to enjoy a relaxing lunch while the kids had fun outside. We look forward to seeing you again More 

London
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

What a nice place. My husband and I took my parents. My dad is not easily pleased. He loved it!! At arrival they made us feel welcome and special. Had a lovely table. Nicely country style decorated. Our two year old had a massive playground and there were loads of other kids to play with as well. Perfect for family... More 

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Thank beatricedekock
moggscook, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this review

Our team is very pleased we passed your Dad's standards and you all had a good time at Mogg's. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

We, Sri Lankans, have voted the lunch menu @ Moggs as the # 1 out of about 20 restaurants visited (lunch/dinner) during our 12 days in South Africa. Food was just delicious, fabulous ambience & the place was simply very very special. It is surely worth writing home about & just wish that we can experience similar on our future... More 

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moggscook, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review of our restaurant. We are flattered to be rated as your favourite holiday restaurant. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

It really is Heaven on Earth - wonderful food hot plates and exemplary service. Two had Moroccan lamb pie deemed to be delicious with crispy pastry interesting side dishes too. I had Beef short rib so tender falling off the bone with mash and asparagus. Desserts also delicious and the setting is so peaceful well worth the hour's drive to... More 

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moggscook, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this review

We appreciate your review, thank you More 

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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

High up on the Hemel-En-Aarde valley lies this gem of a country kiychen. We finally got around to trying it out and the food was wonderful.....from the starters to the desserts. The setting is lovely, staff were attentive and the food was beautifully presented. It ticks all the boxes.....but you have to book in advance, especially for a weekend visit.... More 

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Thank foooodie58
moggscook, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Great food, friendly service in a wonderful setting. The food is always good and the setting is so relaxed that you can bring children and grandparents to this venue.

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1 Thank Warren278
moggscook, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for this review. It means a lot to our team. More 

Brentwood, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Went with 10 friends for a birthday lunch. The venue is in a stunning location, especially if it's sunny and you can sit outside. Small dining room with a small menus of some of the best home cooked country kitchen menu food I have ever tasted. Relaxed friendly great service, food to die for and reasonably priced mainly local wine,... More 

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Thank DKCO
moggscook, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this review

WOW, so wonderful to receive such a review. A big thank you from the Mogg's Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: 27763140671

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children

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