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Moggs Country Cookhouse

) #10 of 83 Restaurants in Hermanus ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 76 314 0671
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (53 reviews)
“lamb shank” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Reviews (226)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Moggs on Easter Day, the day after our 50th Wedding celebrations. It was a delight, The country setting is beautiful, the welcome and the service immaculate. Too say my lamb shank was superb is an under-estimate, an opinion shared of their meals...More

Thank Alanmaker
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Locals and visitors to the ever expanding greater Hermanus area, know to escape to the magic that is Moggs in the Hemel en Aarde Valley, home to fine wine estates, and to lunch in the scenic relaxed surrounds at this family owned gem, where Jenny...More

Thank LewR
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Happy to return to Moggs - a beautiful day for lunch in the Valley, excellent service and very fresh, tasty food with local wine - Thank you Moggs!

Thank FerguJ
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This has always been a 'go to' place for us when in the area, it never fails to impress. A small but varied menu, everything is always super fresh , great service and relaxed atmosphere. On this visit the tables were full with families having...More

Thank Sue G
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you Sue for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Wife, me and the dogs. It was could and the lovely central fireplace was burning. Service was easy and good. Standard menu items plus some specials of the day were available. Really enjoyed the food. Nice selection of wine.

Thank Charl L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

we visited this restaurant twice over the past week - once just my husband and I and the second time with our family and some friends (8 of us). Our first visit was lovely and the food and service very good. On this second visit...More

Thank Leanne A
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hi Leanne You are absolutely accurate in your review of last Sunday's lunch. We were indeed short staffed so tried to keep our numbers manageable but a few tables increased their numbers on the day and we tried our best. We apologize for your disappointing...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Sensational Food, In season produce, made with passion. Everything i have eaten here has been exceptional! Leave space for all 3 courses, otherwise you will miss out.

Thank Mick2014
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Our kitchen team loved your review. Thank you

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

If the lengthy drive up the jeep track was party of the country experience, it worked! Well worth it for a delightful and leisurely lunch. Food choices were great with real opportunity for food envy. Service was friendly in this quaint and quirky spot.

Thank Gareth A
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

We appreciate your review. Thank you

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Laid back ambience with absolutely fabulous food. We were a group of 17 adults and 2 children and every single person could not stop talking about their food. Many of us had the linefish of the day and many said it was the nicest fish...More

Thank bugzPaarl
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for your very positive review.

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A picturesque setting high in the mountains with lovely gardens and views. After drinks in the garden, our table inside also afforded pleasant view of the valley. An enjoyable meal with a distinctly unusual menu and a very personal service. Will definitely return with friends...More

Thank judy362017
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

We thank you for your review and look forward to seeing you next year. Team Mogg's

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are you open for dinner
19 September 2016|
Response from Julia M | Property representative |
Hi Gill, we only open for dinner for private parties of 20 + guests. Our opening times are lunch from a Wednesday to a Sunday. Thank you Julia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 76 314 0671
  • E-mail
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