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Stonehaven on Vaal

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Stonehaven is owned by the Cloete-Anderson Family and is the Vaal River’s social centre, a natural interface between locals and visitors. Here you will find the largest alfresco Garden Restaurant in South Africa. You will enjoy being greeted by the relaxed and charming ambience as you meander through Stonehaven’s cobbled pathways that lead you through the quaint herb garden, over 1000 rose bushes and the mature gardens and lawns that sweep down to the Vaal River. You have a variety of dining options at Stonehaven on Vaal. The Dining Terrace provides an attractive spot for summer meals overlooking the river as does the garden and lawns where you can enjoy dining under a gazebo. Dining around
$3 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Bar, International
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews cake eisbein the river boat cruise get away stone haven birthday celebration beautiful venue lovely garden green grass booked a table great value for money relaxing atmosphere sunday lunch attention to detail food is excellent jen
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very nice restaurant right on the river Vaal. Tables are spread on the well kept lawn and almost all face the river. Service was OK, considering how full the place was. Everything nice untill the food comes. We had steaks, wanted mediun...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Monikey2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrated a birthday at Stonehaven, as we were Houseboating on the Vaal. Good vibe, good food, great service,lots to see and do and it is very family friendly. I would recommend the fillet steaks to eat as they were among the most tender we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Owen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a fantastic experience that we all enjoyed as a family including children and my wife . My son and I got an opportunity to drive the boat , the driver was very friendly and we took very nice pictures and we enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DrSMad148
Reviewed 1 week ago

a well placed venue with "rolling hills" between main building and river front. Beautifully and practically laid out with mini dome gazebos for shade, appropriately placed over table that seat upto 6 people. As the sun moves, the shade moves, but tables are light weight...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Heidi G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stone haven is just the perfect spot for a late lunch on the banks of the Vaal river. My partner and I absolutely love the location and the reasonably priced meals. We were also amazed at the variety of activities and dishes available. Even a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank roadtripwithkaren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Stonehaven on a public holiday and it was jam packed. Despite this, the meal was very good and the service also.We sat outside on the lawn under a shade which was great The food (we both had eisbein) was tasty and very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank hendrix2015
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere, good food, friendly service. An all-round pleasant experience. Boat trips on the river by arrangement.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank EugeneS1254
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Best family outing in the Vaal Triangle, relaxing atmosphere friendly waiters , best food , good prices and lots to keep kids busy while mommy and daddy enjoy a relaxing lunch.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Excursion818670
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the boat cruise today. The service was not that great on the boat cruise though. The staff saw that majority of the people where on the deck and there was a shortage of chairs. I had to go to one of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Explore31890443961
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It s a good place to go with either the children grand children and/or dogs! The doggy menu is good, even though my brat-cum-dog preferred the children’s fillet. The restaurant is a place to relaxand simply share good times!

Date of visit: November 2018
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January 13, 2019|
Response from Tica1956 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! It all depends on the weekend as they always have specials -breakfast buffet boat cruise- etc so it’s always important to check with them
Mpho L
January 28, 2017|
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Response from 919bennettb | Reviewed this property |
The food prices are very reasonable.
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