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Lord Neethling Restaurant

M12 | Winelands, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
021 883 8966
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Ranked #54 of 163 restaurants in Stellenbosch
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Description: With sweeping views over the historic Stellenbosch winelands and surrounding mountains, Lord Neethling Restaurant offers a cuisine experience not to miss. The Manor House built in 1814 is now a national monument. The setting is ideal for smaller functions such as private dinners, smaller weddings with no dancing, workshops and similar events. Each private dining room can seat approximately 36 guests.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Description: With sweeping views over the historic Stellenbosch winelands and surrounding mountains, Lord Neethling Restaurant offers a cuisine experience not to miss. The Manor House built in 1814 is now a national monument. The setting is ideal for smaller functions such as private dinners, smaller weddings with no dancing, workshops and similar events. Each private dining room can seat approximately 36 guests.
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Cape Town
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We last went to the Lord Neethling 4 years ago and booked again this week for their Sunday buffet - the members of staff are incredible offering true Cape Town hospitality by locals who had worked there for years and run the place with smiles and love. It was exactly that element the food on our buffet lacked, going to... More

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Cape Town
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

What an enjoyable afternoon. Tranquil surroundings. The food was delicious and the staff so friendly and helpful. Prices very reasonable. Will certainly eat there again.

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Cape Town
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Attended a gala dinner at this restaurant. The buffet dinner was average but they had good service and we enjoyed the evening.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Have been there numerous time over the past decade. Every time seems to be a surprise. The food, the surroundings, the ambiance, the service, just everything is excellent. Go and enjoy!!

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Poole, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We had a wine tasting and enjoyed some food while we were here. just some pate, cheese and bread boards and it was divine! Make sure you try here!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Sunday lunch buffet was to die for. The most beautiful setting surrounded by wine farms and mountains, some snow capped. After a starter platter, got up twice for main courses, plus 2 bowls of delicious desserts. Could kick myself for not talking my camera. Great wines from the Estate at reasonable prices.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Visited on a crazily busy Sunday for lunch, and were accommodated despite not having a reservation. As it was so busy, and there was also a function next door, we realized that there would be a wait, but we enjoyed the winter sun and stunning views. Our main course was good, desserts were excellent (our waitress was incredibly helpful with... More

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Switzerland
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
394 helpful votes 394 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

Having lunch under the Oaks on the terrace in front of the stunning Cape Dutch house (restaurant) is just fabulous! The food is good "home cooking ala Mama" and the service quite slow, but with this setting, and at that price, who cares! We had a lovely time, and will certainly go again.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I have been at Neethling Restaurant in the past, but this time - it was an exceptional experience. the staff were friendly and the food ... impressive. would always go back and recomment it.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The Lord Neethling restaurant near Stellenbosch is situated on a most beautiful wine farm overlooking the mountains. The premises and gardens are kept in pristine condition and it is an absolute pleasure to relax and dine under the trees on a warm summers day. The breakfast offered included fruit, cereals and muesli, cold meats for those preferring that fare, sausage,... More

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