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Longridge Restaurant

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Eikendal Road | off R44 between Somerset West and Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 855 4082
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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152 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had lunch at Longridge. Only one other table still there for lunch. Service was shocking. Had to get up and ask for a serviette and again for salt and black pepper. Had to keep waiving at the waiters for service. Views are fantastic, but not worth going due to poor service. Food was very average. Group had bobotie lentils which... More 

Thank Dianne R
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The best restaurant in this entire region. I had the best lamb shank in the world!!!! Beautiful scenery, better wine and exceptional service. If you ever end up at this absolutely stunning venue ask for "The Emily".

Thank 778meyerl
Somerset West, South Africa
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65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this lovely restaurant after they had opened after the winter recess. The tables were tastefully decorated with blushing bride flower arrangements. We were welcomed by the friendly manager Marie Lou. As senior citizens we were shown the special winter menu for pensioners ( on Wednesdays an Thursdays)as well as the other luncheon menu. The lunch was excellent. I... More 

1 Thank Olga L
Somerset West, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service..... Expected much more of such an awesome venue!! Lack of management! Disappointed!! Lack of atmosphere... The wine was the only good thing... Really good wine!!!!!

1 Thank Diana M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

An exceptional experience. The Hostess was friendly on arrival and showed us to a table away from the hustle and bustle. As we had a little one with us it was perfect. The Service was informative and helpful, the food exceptional creative and very tasty. My famiy have subsequently returned several more times. Well done guys.

Thank mashman123
Somerset West, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The waiters were unfriendly, and disappeared for long periods of time. They were unable to provide a menu or pricelist for hot drinks. Eventually the waiter verbally rattled of a list of teas and coffees, but I had to specifically enquire about prices. Their wine is unaffordable. The food is also overpriced. No clean plates or cutlery was provided when... More 

Thank aristakidege
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Great food (try the Springbock) with great atmosphere. Great (in-house) wine selection and swift and friendly service.

Thank Jürg K
Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I had lunch here and was not that hungry as I was going out to dinner so opted for a starter which was the springbok spring roll,the waitress suggested that it was such a small portion that they will double it and offered me 2 spring rolls, wonderful idea! The spring rolls were small and so dried out. What has... More 

1 Thank Pippa P
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Great views! Nice food, friendly service. It's nice for sundowners, and then a nice dinner, seeing the lights of the city far far away. Have been there a few times for large functions too, and they managed well with the catering for so many folk

1 Thank Dave H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We had never been to Longridge, but had always wanted to go for a wine tasting. On arrival we weren't greeted or welcomed in a friendly manner.... despite the welcome we decide to stay. The wine wasn't bad, but, as wine experts, we found it a bit too expensive. Longridge is situated in a very beautiful region of Stellenbosch and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $25
European, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eikendal Road | off R44 between Somerset West and Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 855 4082
GOURMET WITH A VIEW Enjoy fabulous country cuisine inspired by the freshest seasonal produce from our organic herb and vegetable garden. Culinary consultant Marilou Marais and chef Bruce von Pressentin work closely together to create a journey through each season with menus changing regularly to fully include the freshest ingredients. Each master piece can be perfectly paired with elegant wines from the Longridge cellar. The relaxed and informal atmosphere is the perfect showcase for the incredible panoramic views sweeping over False Bay with glorious sunsets over Table Mountain. Open Wednesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner and Sunday lunch only.

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