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“Best Sunday lunch ever! I want to move in......”
Review of Havercrofts

Havercrofts
Ranked #1 of 33 Restaurants in Stanford
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Couldn't wait to return to the incredible Havercroft's to try out their Sunday roast. Innes was witty, charming and keeps everybody roaring with laughter! Listening to her description of the daily menu in delicious detail makes you want to order everything!

The broad bean bruschetta was heavenly. Main arrived and my plate was groaning with roast beef, yorkies, spuds and more. We were a very happy table!

Chatted to Innes and her very talented hubby chef Brydon after lunch in the courtyard with magnificent picture perfect view. Was terribly sad to leave and look very forward to our next return.

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Reviewed August 13, 2013

I have been travelling to South Africa for 10 years now, and I always make the time to visit Havercroft's on as many occasions as my time there allows. Set in the most beautiful hideaway with uninterrupted views of paddocks, fields and mountains, this little restaurant is tantalizing treat for the tastebuds.

The hostess Innes never fails to make you feel like family within mere moments of arrival, providing you with jokes, poems, and the occasional song if you're lucky. Her knowledge of the wine list and menu is unfloundering, which offers a small but cleverly designed range of dishes which will leave you struggling to make a decision. That being said, the Devilled Kidneys starter and Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding are by the far the best I have tasted anywhere in the world.

In the kitchen, Brydon, also known as the 'Good-looking Cook', is a true thaumaturge, performing miracles with the freshest of ingredients, whilst Innes, aka the 'Rude Wife', ensures that all customers who have entered as strangers leave as friends.

If you are heading to South Africa at any point in time, I would highly recommend that you make the time, even if it means heading out of the way, to visit this gem. It really doesn't get any better than this!

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

This was just the most fabulous end to a wonderful weekend in Stanford. One of the best meals we've ever enjoyed and rest assured we will be back. Don't leave Stanford without booking a table at Havercrofts. Next time we'll book on a Saturday so we can stay all afternoon.

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Reviewed June 30, 2013

We had a lovely time at Havercrofts. The hosts are friendly and outgoing and the food is high quality. We had the beef roast with yorkshire pudding, cauliflower in white sauce, steamed cabbage and roast potatoes. The food was excellently prepared and a real treat for the tastebuds. Service was excellent. When visiting, remember to take cash as they don't accept credit cards. If you are having starters, main course and dessert for two people plus a bottle of wine to share, you can expect to pay between R600-R800..

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Reviewed June 18, 2013

We could have stayed and stayed.... what a delightful discovery..

Stanford is definitely the foodie capital of the Overberg and Havercrofts is the best restaurant!!

Eating at Havercrofts is like taking a sip of a fine champagne...it's tantalising....a bubbly host, food bursting with flavour (you'll want to lick the plate), amazing service, great local wine and breathtaking scenery..

Innes and co know exactly how to engage with their customers, how to make them feel welcome.. people chatting happily across tables, smiles all around! What a great way to spend a lazy Saturday..and did we mention the food?? WOW!!

Thank you for a great lunch! We will be back...........
Matthew and Michelle Kearns
Zanzibar

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Thank Michelle K
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