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“Come and relax over a "home cooked" meal”

Malandela's Farmhouse Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Malkerns
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African, European
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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237 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Come and relax over a "home cooked" meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2013

Not much moves quickly in this reliable venue, with a menu that does not change much. The meals tend to be more homestyle as against typical restaurant dining - that allows the frequent traveller to have a comfortable meal in a very pleasant setting - especially with the fire roaring. Eaten here on a number of occasions and never had a bad meal. I enjoy it here!

  • Visited November 2012
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Bedrock
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Dependable quality varied menu great atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2013

Malendelas is always a comfortable dining experience, with quality cuisine and a varied menu, and a great venue with outdoor dining in warm weather and a fireplace in colder weather. Some portions are a little on the small side, and sometimes the meat dishes don't have lots of meat, but it is always enough to eat, and always very satisfying and enjoyable.

Visited May 2013
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Lovely setting, great experience”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013

We ate near sunset, needing an early dinner, and were impressed overall. The service was quite charming, if a little self-effacing - the staff could do with more confidence. The food arrived hot and we really enjoyed our meal. It must be fantastic on a summer's day for lunch.

  • Visited March 2013
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Mbabane, Swaziland
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Relaxing Outdoor Dining Space and Good, Fresh Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2013

We enjoy dining at Malandela's as it has a good selection of items and everything is fresh and made from scratch. Their salads are particularly good, and my family enjoys their ribs. The food isn't the only thing that makes it a draw. The restaurant is co-located with House on Fire and there are beautiful hills located toward the back of the property--there is never a dull place to look. When we go to Gone Rural or Swazi Candles, we usually stop at Malandela's.

Visited March 2013
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Johannesburg
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Good Food and Good Value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

I always eat at Malandela's when I stay in Malkerns - a good selection of dishes, always reliable and well priced. A feeling of country and home

Visited April 2013
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