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R43 Main Road, Stanford 7210, South Africa
+27 28 341 0603
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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R43 Main Road, Stanford 7210, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Charming cottage style restaurant in a lovely rural setting with wonderful views. We were warmly greeted by Innes whose extravagant bonhomie and hilarious banter mask efficiency and attention to detail. Brydon’s food was sublime - four choices of starters and mains and three of puds...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having just read the bad reviews for this place we are now bitterly disappointed with our experience this afternoon. It now seems it would have been far better to antagonise Innes to enhance the experience! If you are unintelligent and/or short of a sense of...More

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Havercroft's is a cornerstone of Stanford and the perfect place for any special occasion or just a long, relaxing weekend lunch. The menu is mouth-watering and exquisitely well balanced. Brydon is an absolute whiz in the kitchen (the Chicken Ballotine is my all-time favourite, though...More

Thank JennieCSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sublime food with a world-class menu, quaint setting with idyllic mountain views, and a powerhouse husband and wife team, with Brydon at the helm in the kitchen and Innes ensuring her guests only get served the best of the best. This is no ordinary dining...More

Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Should have guessed when I was asked for a deposit when making the booking that I would be told we don't take credit cards, so bring cash. The whole booking arrangement is a complete nonsense, with multiple Whatsapps, and transferring cash by eft. Considering that...More

Thank IntrepidGypsy
brydonhavercroft, Owner at Havercrofts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is perfectly normal at this time of year to request deposits for bookings, and it is a simple process. The only time we have to send whats app messages or call guests after the initial request is to chase up the payment of the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great location and excellent service. Hosts are very enthusiastic and ensure that you have a good dining experience. Highly recommended and worth the travel to get there

Thank Nicholas T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After many repeat visits I have run out of superlatives. Havercrofts really is a proper restaurant,a very friendly welcome with the chatter and banter of the diners who are mostly local in the background. No scrutiny from a lady at a computer to see if...More

Thank brianwA9534FA
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Good food - slightly limited menu options. Service good. Innes is a bit overwhelming so don't expect a quiet lunch! Also - restaurant kitchen needs more extractor fans.More

Thank hlw005
brydonhavercroft, Owner at Havercrofts, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Oh how very disappointing! My wife was a 'bit overwhelming'. She is normally totally 'overwhelming' with an incredible sense of humour and intelligence - you missed out, shame on her. I will address this on her next evaluation - must try harder being the note!...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

So don't go if you don't have a sense of humour or are expecting silver service! We were given the naughty table... But I think it's more a description of our mischievous host! It's all about the banter and some of the most delicious cooking...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

Havercrofts is a real treat. A delightful couple and a lovely little restaurant (yes, that means you must book!). No frills, no fuss, but damned fine food. The setting is lovely, it's laidback, relaxed and offers wonderful views over the valley. There's only one problem,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R43 Main Road, Stanford 7210, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Stanford
  • Phone Number: +27 28 341 0603
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