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Manor House Restaurant

R326 | 10km From Stanford, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
+27 72 198 0862
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“prawn risotto” (6 reviews)
“pork belly” (13 reviews)
“affogato” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
R326 | 10km From Stanford, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have had both breakfast and lunch at The Manor House. Both experiences lived up to my expectations. The breakfast menu has interesting and unusual variations. The lunch main course that I chose - pork belly - was tender, with succulent crackling. We'll be back....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gail N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided on a whim to go for lunch at Manor House as we had heard and read so many good things about it. We were certainly not disappointed. From arrival to departure we enjoyed every moment. The view, the wine, the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Yellowblood
Elsabe N, Owner at Manor House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

so happy you made that decision-on-the-whim - hope to welcome you both back soon! Warm regards Elsabe

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of my favorite spots to enjoy a delicious breakfast overlooking the beautiful lawn and kleinriver mountains. I love the eclectic decor and varied art on the walls. The staff are friendly and efficient. The owner always taking time for a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Emiliaknight
Elsabe N, Owner at Manor House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

we so appreciate this feedback, dankie Emilia... always lovely to welcome you!! Warm regards All of us

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here with friends and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. From the initial warm and bubbly greeting by Sarah we were delighted by the fare, the personal feel and the setting is beautiful. Chef Jonathan was even gracious enough to share his recipe for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Omanicamel
Elsabe N, Manor House Team at Manor House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

you were most welcome - thank you so much for this wonderful feedback!! warmest regards Sarah, Jonathan & co

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is no doubt that this restaurant has a lovely setting in the Klein river valley. The decor and ambience are casually attractive and comfortable. But, and we appear to be in the minority here, does it really make the top grade on food? All...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank postscript65
Elsabe N, Owner at Manor House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you for the feedback - glad you enjoyed the setting.! just to clarify that we do not claim to be a typical five-star restaurant nor wish to be a casual bistro. While appreciative of the fact that one's effort & passion will not always...More

Reviewed November 8, 2018

What a gem of a place to spend the weekend. The wife and I were invited to attend a friend's wedding in Stanford so we booked in at The Stanford Valley Guest Lodge for the weekend and what an awesome place. We arrived there the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 976gmw
Elsabe N, Owner at Manor House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Easy to serve magnificently to wonderful guests like you :-) was lovely to meet - we do hope you all have reason to visit our part of the world again soon Warm regards Elsabe

Reviewed November 5, 2018

We landed in Cape Town and drove to this beautiful restaurant. It is totally worth the time and effort (it is about a 20 minute drive from Hermanus). The venue is picture perfect and we enjoyed taking many photos. Our waiter suggested the pork belly,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Patricia W
Elsabe N, Owner at Manor House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

So wonderful to have you as our guests and knowing that we'll see you again given the 'fairly' long journey from Florida..! Thank you for the kind review, Patricia - we all look forward to welcoming you back Warm regards The Manor House team

Reviewed October 31, 2018

We visited on the strength of a positive Country Life feature article and were extremely happy with the experience. We were warmly greeted and seated on the covered porch with stunning views over the Kleinrivier Valley and the mountains beyond. The menu is not extensive,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank royzaz
Elsabe N, Owner at Manor House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for this wonderful feedback, so much appreciated - we look forward to welcoming you as a regular guest, and grateful to Country Life for 'introducing' us to each other! Warm regards Elsabe

Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch for a friend’s birthday - over 30 people. The staff are efficient and friendly, the food was excellent. Lovely setting. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sue53_11
Elsabe N, Owner at Manor House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Great to know you enjoyed, Sue - we certainly did enjoy having you all around! Warm regards The Manor House team

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our family lunch there today! Food service and venue were all amazing we can highly recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank billr942
Elsabe N, Owner at Manor House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

thank you for the recommendation Bill - much appreciate! :-)

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408Laurence
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Waldick F H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, please contact the restaurant directly. Regards
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davidaitch
December 5, 2017|
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Response from Elsabe N | Property representative |
Dear David Happy to confirm that we are open for breakfast, lunch & dinner Thursday, Friday & Saturday, and on Sunday for breakfast & lunch. However, for the festive season we will be open every day from 14 December - 7... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R326 | 10km From Stanford, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Stanford
  • Phone Number: +27 72 198 0862
  • E-mail
Description
Manor House Restaurant opened its doors in November 2015, serving contemporary country cooking in a beautiful setting - only a 25 minute drive from Hermanus (approx 1h45min from Cape Town). Opening hours are 8am - 10pm Thursday - Saturday, and on Sunday from 8am - 4pm. Apart from the excellent food, enjoy the beautiful mountain views from the veranda and the eclectic mid-century interior and contemporary art.
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