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All 66 Somerset West Restaurants

The Stables at Vergelegen

Vergelegen | Lourensford Road, Somerset West, South Africa
+27 21 847 1334
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Ranked #10 of 66 Restaurants in Somerset West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Enjoy the simplicity of dining out at the "Stables at Vergelegen". Classic, with a modern twist, the 'bistro' style restaurant offers a varied, contemporary menu of simple and visually delectable dishes for a relaxed, family friendly dining experience. Whilst sipping on award-winning wines, enjoy breath-taking views of the Hottentots Holland mountain range and soak up the creative juices of the varied and eclectic local artists whose art works adorn the walls. (Breakfast and lunch served Monday - Sunday).
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

After wandering around the superb estate for an hour or so, we were more than ready for lunch. The food was good and the service friendly. One little niggle: originally we were seated inside, but the acoustics of the room made it almost impossible to chat against the backdrop of very intrusive noise. Fortunately, the weather was good and we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

My wife (Robyn) and I had the pleasure of a special afternoon (Sunday 5 October 2014) spent at Stables at Vergelegen. We were fortunate to have a late booking thanks to a cancellation that morning. Our service was impeccable and when asked if we would mind moving to a different table to assist with the restaurant seating, we were placed... More

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Durban
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86 reviews 86 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

What a stunning place!! Service was excellent! View of lush gardens, trees and mountains amazing. Loved the airy bright ambience of restaurant. Food was wonderful and melktert divine. Our wonderful waitress even passed on the recipe!! Take time to walk around to see old homestead and other attractions on this wine estate. Absorb the history of this amazing place. Highly... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I visited with my family. What a great offering - good food, good wine, classy restaurant which caters for kids as well. Kids play in the background in huge play area which is in sight but not close enough to hear, while the parents can sit down relax for an upmarket experience. Good value for money and a perfect place... More

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Warrnambool, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

this wasn't fine dining but it was good family friendly food. Pizzas and burgers are available as well as some more sophisticated food such as blue cheese soufflé. Plenty of room to run around in the surrounding gardens too.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This restaurant has too many attributes for a review... Our Saturday breakfast was a real treat with my all time favourite Eggs Benedict and hubby's Eggs Royale - the variation with salmon. The glitch with our friend's eggs (fried in stead of poached) was quickly and painlessly rectified. It was a stunning spring day and this spacious, airy restaurant with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful food, fantastic service, beautiful view, pity the slow cooking lamb was not done in time for lunch , but the pork was a good plan B.

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cape town
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We discovered Stables Restaurant in our search for a venue for a small 40th birthday breakfast celebration - and what a fantastic discovery! The setting is spectacular - almost right at the end of the Lourensford Road, it has the Helderberg mountains as backdrop, and contains some of the most magnificent oak trees I've ever seen. The restaurant is superb... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We've been here twice, both times for breakfast. The food and service are always superb. The MCC on a par with and sometimes even better than its counterparts on the European continent. The children love it as they have enough space for a good run around. And there's something for the arts and culture buffs too. Highly recommended!

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Somerset West, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I recommend this restaurant often for birthdays and family lunches and they have never disappointed. Beautiful restaurant and great food!

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