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The Restaurant At Neethlingshof

M12 | Winelands, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 883 8966
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“bobotie” (5 reviews)
“kingklip” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
M12 | Winelands, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 93 reviews

Reviewed December 7, 2016

On arrival we were the only people in the restaurant, and there were a lot of flies around the table. We ordered a bottle of Merlot and when it arrived it was chilled. We asked if the red wine was normally chilled and we got...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

When I wrote my review in March I was so dissappointed that I was sure not to visit the restaurant more this Year. However, as we really love the surroundings we decided for another visit. I am Happy to say it was far better than...More

Thank sturle2
AllanWare, General Manager at The Restaurant At Neethlingshof, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2016

Dear Sturle2, I am delighted that you paid us another visit, thank you, and that your time spent with us was an improvement on last time. There are most certainly worse ways to spend a summer afternoon than on our front stoep, or seated under...More

Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and very good vine We had Even Züri Geschnetzeltes, different but delicious 👍 it's a lovely atmosphere under the old oak trees. It's not too big and quite private.More

Thank Clau017
AllanWare, General Manager at The Restaurant At Neethlingshof, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Dear Clau017, Thank you for visiting us at Neethlingshof and sharing your experience. Under the oak trees with the natural shade, and the view over the gardens is definitely a prime spot to enjoy a meal, with our take on the Züri Geschnetzeltes, as popular...More

Reviewed November 3, 2016

We were pushed to sit outside and listen to the "music" which included one of the worst renditions of Leonard Cohen's hallelujah. The food was okay and the presentation was nice but once a group of rowdy Germans settled in next to us the service...More

Thank victorian5
AllanWare, General Manager at The Restaurant At Neethlingshof, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Dear Victorian5, Thank you for your review of our restaurant after you recent visit to Neethlingshof. With the beauty that surrounds us and the balmy spring evenings we have been having, we would always offer our guests the opportunity to be seated outside on the...More

Reviewed October 6, 2016

After purchasing their excellent MALBEC wine we sat down to a lunch at the Lord Neethlinghof Restaurant. We sat outside under the trees. The setting was perfect just like the meal. The service was first class and the waiter was always there when needed to...More

Thank Brian B
AllanWare, General Manager at The Restaurant At Neethlingshof, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Dear Brian B, Malbec, what a winner!! Thank you for taking the time to share your recent visit with us and we look forward to many more visits, sampling our wines and culinary delights, under the oak trees as we head through season. With kind...More

Reviewed September 28, 2016

We celebrated my husbands birthday here last year and had a wonderful time. The variety of dished is good and quality too!

Thank mcp19752014
AllanWare, General Manager at The Restaurant At Neethlingshof, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Dear mcp19752014, Thank you for celebrating with us and sharing your experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon. With kind regards Allan

Reviewed September 19, 2016

I reviewed this restaurant in May 2015 and my review was titled "Merely average". I was invited again by friends to join them for the buffet and now I will have to change my rating. It is now poor. The setting is still fantastic, the...More

Thank Merwe E
AllanWare, General Manager at The Restaurant At Neethlingshof, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Afternoon Merwe E, Thank you for your recent review of your experience at The Neethlingshof Restaurant. All comments are taken seriously and discussed with all relevant team members, and as with the previous review, I trust that on your next visit you will feel that...More

Reviewed August 15, 2016

The long driveway up to the restaurant is unique and interesting, particularly at night when it is lit up.The restaurant is divided into mainly two sections which correspond to the "voorkamers" of the old historic homestead in which it is housed. There is also seating...More

Thank Aeraille
AllanWare, General Manager at The Restaurant At Neethlingshof, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Dear Aeraille, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant after you recent visit. We appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you back to Neethlingshof in the not-too-distant future. With kind regards Allan

Reviewed August 10, 2016

With impeccable service and well prepared; tasty food, you can't go wrong. They offer set buffets on Sundays, but we decided to order from the menu and all four of us were SO satisfied. Everything from their green curry prawn & chicken; Biltong and cheddar...More

Thank noeline9
AllanWare, General Manager at The Restaurant At Neethlingshof, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Dear Noeline9 Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant after your recent visit. We look forward to welcoming you back soon to sample our summer offerings. With kind regards Allan

Reviewed August 10, 2016

Had a lovely Sunday lunch at Neethlingshof with my wife havin soup and bobotie which she throughly enjoyed. I settled for their buffet lucnch which a R190 was reasonable. The food howeer were well prepared and tasty with lots of dessert. The staff are friendly...More

Thank vwjohan
AllanWare, General Manager at The Restaurant At Neethlingshof, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2016

Afternoon Johan, Many thanks for your review of our restaurant and tasting room after your recent visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon. With kind regards Allan Ware

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: M12 | Winelands, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 883 8966
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Description
With sweeping views over the historic Stellenbosch winelands and surrounding mountains, Lord Neethling Restaurant offers a cuisine experience not to miss. The Manor House built in 1814 is now a national monument. The setting is ideal for smaller functions such as private dinners, smaller weddings with no dancing, workshops and similar events. Each private dining room can seat approximately 36 guests.
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