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“Lovely food and hospitality”
Review of Tumble Downs

Tumble Downs
Ranked #2 of 44 Restaurants in Howick
Certificate of Excellence
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Description: The restaurant is conveniently situated only 8 kms outside of Howick on the Currys Post Road. Approximately 4½ hours from Johannesburg and 1½ hours from Durban. Tastefully decorated yet simply country, this venue is ideal for dining pleasure. The row of glass panelled doors that open out onto the covered veranda echo the buildings stable origins, but inside the ceilings have been raised to give the feeling of great depth and space. Tastefully decorated but remaining true to the country ambience, Tumble Downs has a passion for food and hospitality. The awe-inspiring landscape of the surrounding Kamberg and Karkloof Valley, the unrestricted freedom of its lawns, fine cuisine and true country-style hospitality makes this the ultimate venue.
Reviewed June 19, 2013

Booked to eat there on Father's Day and greatly enjoyed the experience and the food! The host is warm and welcoming and we especially enjoyed the 3 fireplaces on the cold winter afternoon. Almost full marks!

Thank ML_Kaplan
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

Love the quality of the food. Always great. Nice on a cold day to go and sit by the fire and have a cup of coffee.

Thank philipajane
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

Although the place is quite difficult to find (for someone who’s not from Howick), it is worth traversing the off-road path to curry post! The place is not intimidating. The staff..each of them was really friendly and accommodating. For families with kids, there is a playground available, and playful dogs too! 

Every dish we tried during our first visit was amazing!!! I had the crusted sole with creamy portobello mushroom sauce and it was impeccably delicious! It had the right crisp on the outside and tender inside. My friends had rump steak and Mediterranean curry.. both wanted to plan our next visit to have a taste of the rest on the menu! We also had cannelloni stuffed with three cheese and spinach.. oh so yummy!

Hopefully this link will help finding the place.

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=116758009450249710594.00044fddd2aa2f74156a4&ll=-29.472182,30.226822&spn=0.153333,0.299377&z=12

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2  Thank wandering_dive_geek
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

We had a lovely dinner at Tumble Downs last weekend.

The menu had a variety of options with a Home-cooked feel about it.
Starter: Prawn Risotto: Although packed with flavour the risotto was over cooked which was disappointing.
Main: Malay Chicken Roulade: Deliciously tender, could have done with more mango and I would have preferred a slightly more refined sauce. However this was a beautifully delicate dish.

The service was outstanding! So friendly and attentive.

Would love to come back in winter for with the fires lit!

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Thank NatWeeden
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Reviewed November 17, 2012

We live in Howick and this is our absolute favourite of all the local restaurants. Wener and Michelle are wonderful hosts and the food is wonderful.

Thank EveM704
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