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Longridge Restaurant

Eikendal Road | off R44 between Somerset West and Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 855 4082
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Ranked #26 of 163 restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $25
Cuisines: Fusion, Winery
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: GOURMET WITH A VIEWEnjoy fabulous country cuisine inspired by the freshest seasonal produce from our organic kitchen garden. Culinary consultant Marilou Marais and our chef Bruce von Pressentin work closely together to create a culinary journey through each season. Each culinary master piece can be perfectly paired with the elegant wines from the Longridge cellar. The relaxed and informal atmosphere is the perfect showcase for the incredible panoramic views sweeping over False Bay with glorious sunsets over Table Mountain.
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English first
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a very nice restaurant located on a wine estate between Stellenbosch and Somerset West on the R44. In summer they have a lovely outside area where the views towards Cape Town and Table Mountain are wonderful. Inside the restaurant is well laid out and cozy in winter. Excellent menu to suit all tastes with a scaled down lunch... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had a family lunch here and were a group of 20. the service was really good, the waiter Jan was amazing. Prior to this lunch we often visit Longridge for some cheese and wine and enjoy the beautiful view of false bay. The wine is of good quality and the service more so. Thus I was very excited to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

We were at Longridge with 4 adults and 1 child. The food, service and atmosfere was perfect. The menu is perfect choosen. We choose duck, lion of lamb,springbok shank, all perfect as starters we had soup, prawns, cheese souffle, really great. The amuze of spinage was amazing and the desserts, we had to taste them all.... i would say GO... More

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Cape Town
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We had dinner here last night. The food was really excellent. We were served a complimentary amuse bouche of butternut shooter and 3 different breads with herb butter and a beetroot dip. This was superb and I was tempted to fill up before my meal even arrived. The duck breast which we ordered was delicious. A generous portion beautifully cooked... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

located on the r44 between somerset west and stellenbosch this restaurant got views you cant believe,even table mountain is visible.the food is good and really value for money and the wines is as cheap as R 79 .they will see me again soon thats for sure!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My mom, godfather and I recently had a lovely lunch at Longridge. We turned up without a reservation midday on a Saturday and were shown to an outside table with a perfect view of Table Mountain in the hazy distance. The kitchen garden surrounding the patio is very pretty indeed and the food enjoyable, fairly unpretentious with fresh ingredients. I... More

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Cape Town
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I went to Longridge for a luncheon. The group was 20 people, booked in advance, and they allocated 1 waiter to serve us drinks, take our orders, serve, clear, serve again, and in between the host had to get up to serve more drinks because the waiter could not cope. There was only 2 other tables occupied at the time,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We had the Wellington and chicken...both very good with wines to match. Great view over towards Cape Town and the service was very attentive...we would definitely come back.

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Bremen, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

A not so special evening on Valentines day. The set menu was O.K., but it came with an oyster at room temperature. Nothing happened to us, but one of our friends got sick. That is not fine dining.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Finally tried Londridge and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing, especially the beef fillet and the rack of lamb. To be honest though, the desserts are not that exciting. Will definitely be back to try the rest of the menu!

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