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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

A Stanford tradition has past on , I am sure we all wish Peter and Marianna all the best . Peter has been keen to shut up for sometime and it has started to show of late , never the most congenial mine host but...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Mariana E, Owner at Marianas, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Dear Expierencedtraveller could you please tell us on which date you had a reservation at Marianas and in whose name said reservation was made so that we can offer and informed response to your review? Regards Mariana

Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Our lunch with friends staying in Hermanus for the holidays was was the surprise of this holiday for us! We had the most honest, sublime and fresh meal with Mariana and Peter on their „stoop“ and felt completely at home! The menu is short, but...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

So we found ourselves staying near Stanford on our holiday to break up the drive from Knysna back to Cape Town. Before even arriving in South Africa, I was blown away by how friendly & helpful people were & Mariana's captured this perfectly. As soon...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank FoodieinLeeds
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Loved the setting - tables set on the stoep overlooking the lovely garden. The food was good (though the broadbeans served with the lamb were hard and under cooked) The pie a bit bland. The chocolate pot dessert wasn’t sweet enough for me but all...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Marianas is just wonderful - exquisite food with a quirky and very funny host - the co-owner and husband of the legendary chef, Mariana. Eating here is more than indulging in the freshest of fresh ingredients- it's an experience not to be missed. This is...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Helen H
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

A group of 6 foodie friends enjoyed a wonderful lunch. Peter warned us in advance that Marianna would be short-handed in the kitchen and we settled in for a leisurely lunch. Everything was fabulous. Standout dishes: Parsley soup with camembert ice cream, Gruyere souffle, Confit...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Janet L
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Seasonal, local and beautifully crafted dishes from the one and only Marianas country kitchen. This visit Mariana elevated a humble Angel fish fillet, lightly smoked, into a flavour burst starter dish with marinated red onion in white balsamic, home baked ciabatta, fennel floret anis bombs...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank 508dalew
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Peter is a superb front-of-house lady - wonderful afternoon spent at Marianas - Springbok pie was delicious as was the lamb mains

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank alananner
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

I was lucky to visit this restaurant twice whilst staying with friends in Stanford. Delicious food and wholesome, with a twist. Marianna and Peter are delightful and so caring of the food they serve.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Lizaloub36
Reviewed February 1, 2017

We took a friend there a week ago and were a bit disappointed. I choose the beetroot soup ( very good )as a starter as I felt it was the most original dish of the 3 offered which were , meze ,more a greek speciality...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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