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The House Kitchen

42 Kenton Road, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
+27 46 648 1786
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
“lovely coffee” (2 reviews)
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42 Kenton Road, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband’s eggs Benedict was great, my fiends salmon bowl was also good. My bacon and egg bowl was mush. Coffee good. Service average

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jamestephbilly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best berry smoothies and milkshakes ever. The most amazing scons. The restaurant has a lovely view and beautiful gift shop to visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank VonetteO
Reviewed 7 November 2018

What a pity, great view, great products but alas no service. We had to wait to be offered a menu and our coffee was left on the counter to get cold. Only after my husband ask about it did the waiter bring it. Not the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lovingthebeachli2018
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The coffee is excellent and the food is different and the view spectacular and you can also browse around the very interesting gift shop as well and if you have last minute presents to buy it is certainly worth a visit

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Witsend1066
The_House_Planner, Manager at The House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Dear Witsend, Thank you so much for your lovely review !

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Went in, sat down and waited. Asked the waiter if they were open and got a non commital "yes". Waited for a menu - non fortcoming. Ended up leaving after 15 min. The atmosphere was lacking and the staff was sour to put it mildly....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank trudpi69
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Our first visit to Kenton on Sea in a year and "where do we eat?" The House Kitchen was suggested and that worked so well we decided to return Sunday morning for breakfast before heading home. Choosing a back to back, Saturday and Sunday, dining...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TravelingWriter001
The_House_Kitchen, Manager at The House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Dear TravelingWriter, We thank you for your lovely review regarding our high food and service standards. Our chef and staff team really appreciate your positive and uplifting review as we could see in their reaction to your review ! We look forward to your next...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The service was so bad. I left without ordering. This is out of season and the staff didn’t seem to be botherefMore

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank jamestephbilly
The_House_Kitchen, General Manager at The House Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Hi Jamestephbilly, what a pity that you did not approach one of our staff or managers at the time of your visit! It would have resulted in you leaving as a happy customer. Instead, your choice of complaining on a public forum gave us no...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

A regular favourite of my wife and I. Once we have ordered she enjoys browsing the unusual variety of gifts and clothing. Small menu with an interesting selection. From fish cakes to pasta and hamburgers the food is always tasty. An unusual experience which we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dougsut
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

The service staff seem absent minded, to such a point that incorrect breakfast orders were delivered to our table. Incorrect items on our bill. No apologies. Unsure if they are over worked or under motivated. Turkish bowl was very disappointing with ‘roast vegetables’ being a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank thetravellingmrs
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Was a little reluctant after last experience, however they were able to redeem themselves. Service staff were pleasant and competent. Food quality was great and will we be back.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Asitwas2017
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Questions & Answers
21 December 2017|
Response from The_House_Planner | Property representative |
Hi InstaDub ! HUGE apologies for the delayed response - not sure how I missed this question :( Please email Mae on shop at houseplanner . co . za - she will be able to assist you with a Voucher. Warm Kenton regards, The... More
Koot P
9 January 2017|
Response from The_House_Planner | Property representative |
Hi Koot, We would love to host you for this special occasion! Will book a table for 11 guests for you at 11am Saturday 28th January. Please can you forward your cell number to me ? Best regards, Janda
Eric C
30 December 2016|
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Response from pollospurdon | Property representative |
Dear Craneyot, Yes absolutely. We look forward to your Guest's visit. Kindest Regards. Pollos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Kenton Road, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Greater Addo  >  Kenton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +27 46 648 1786
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Start your day with a coffee of choice while catching up on the news. The House Kitchen has the best view in town (you have to see it to believe it!) and offers delicious breakfasts, wholesome lunches and delectable dinners. For those with a sweet tooth, we are known for our irresistible cheese cake, served with berry compote and creme fraiche. We also cater for weddings, birthdays and other functions accommodating 65 seated guests or 85 casual guests, depending on your requirements.
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