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The Stables at Vergelegen

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Vergelegen | Lourensford Road, Somerset West, South Africa
+27 21 847 1334
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Enjoy the simplicity of dining out at the "Stables at Vergelegen...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 92
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
good Vergelen restaurant with good view.

We always enjoy a visit to this restaurant with lovely Vergelen wines , coffee and light lunches. A very nice building with a lovely view and ideal for a relaxed lunch. restaurant can be busy and service can be slow but we were on holiday.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
michaeldufty
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henley in arden
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
henley in arden
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We always enjoy a visit to this restaurant with lovely Vergelen wines , coffee and light lunches. A very nice building with a lovely view and ideal for a relaxed lunch. restaurant can be busy and service can be slow but we were on holiday.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

stunning restaurant set on a gorgeous wine estate. Lovely ambiance and nice outdoor dining area. Serve breakfast and lunch daily and also sell little packaged treats. Great coffee and good service. Meals are good too but portion sizes a little small-so don't go hungry. But beautiful surroundings and great for children

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Somerset West, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We see Vergelegen as one of the gems of Somerset West and go there often for a walk through their beautiful gardens. The Stables is a very nice and relaxed restaurant - beautiful inside and outside and very child friendly with a great play area for the kids. We love going there for especially breakfast.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We often frequent stables for breakfast or lunch. The views of the mountains are amazing, and the kids are safe in the play area just adjacent. We have been there with kids of all ages. Something to suit everyone, despite being upmarket/sophisticated. Food quality is consistently good, and Vergelegen estate has a lot to offer tourists. Number 1 attraction in... More 

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Cape Winelands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant is set in the most beautiful gardens and has a wonderful and unique play area for children.The food and service is good, but my biggest quibble with this restaurant are their operating hours. They only open at 09h30 and the kitchen closes at 15h30 so if you're wanting an early breakfast or a late afternoon sundowner, this isn't... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Stables serves some of the best pizza I've had in South Africa. Unfortunately the carpacio was not that great. The atmosphere is relaxed and service is good.

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Laren, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

After strolling through the beautifully layed out Vergelegen gardens we decided to have coffee and a quick lunch at the Stables restaurant. Although we hadn't made a reservation the hostess was able to seat us within ten minutes - meanwhile enjoying the sight from the terrace. Service was a bit slow perhaps as a result of the fullt house, or... More 

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Kempen
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Today stayed three hours for lunch in The Stables and had an excelent lambshank, which was slow roasted for about eight hours(as Leon, our perfect waiter told us).With almost 60 years, we never ate such a tender lambmeat! Perfectly cooked, also the mased potatoes and vegetable.The greek salat for starter was nice, the blueberry cheese cake wonderful, the cappucino 100%... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I have been there 4 times now. Book first as they do get busy especially if there is a coach party in. Lovely meal. The gardens are amazing and the views are worth lingering over with the post prandial coffee.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Planned a birthday breakfast function here for my mother. Received exceptional service from all staff and they made the event extra special! Food was great too!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vergelegen | Lourensford Road, Somerset West, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 847 1334

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view

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).
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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