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The Stables Restaurant at Vergelegen

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Vergelegen Avenue | Lourensford Road, Somerset West, South Africa
+27 21 847 2156
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09:00 - 16:00
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Somerset Wset
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We have been here 3 times this year for breakfast and lunch. The food is just to die for and service is some of the best I have seen. Amazing place for the kids as there is a huge jungle gym and lots of grass to run around. The views are breathtaking! Attention to detail is just WOW! Highly recommended... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

I have had breakfast and lunch on numerous occasions at this stunning eatery on Vergelegen Estate. The service has been excellent and the food delicious. I have however noticed that, as a hearing-impaired person, the acoustics inside the restaurant are awful! The best two occasions were when we sat outside during summer and then in the more private side room... More 

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Thank Kathleen N
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We enjoyed a leisurely Saturday afternoon on the patio at The Stables, the food was superb, beautifully presented and the Vergelegen Chardonnay was a perfect match to finish it off. Highly impressed by the professional service we received from our waitress. We will most definitely be back!

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Towcester
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140 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

We had thought to eat in the fine dining restaurant, but it was a little intimidating, a lot of food, cutlery, starched table cloths, in truth an evening destination rather than for a light'ish lunch on a very hot day. The Stables was great, with delicious fish and Vergelegen wine. Lovely, attentive service and , of course, an amazing garden... More 

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Thank nykwilkyins
Western Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This has got to be one of the greatest locations in the Western Cape. Big Money, Big Dreams and Big Views over amazing gardens. Our waitress, Elizabeth was great fun and knew exactly how read us. The food was very normal but looked good and my pizza which I never complained about had capers fried in "rancid" oil. Once I... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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177 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

I have been to this restaurant so many times and just love it. Service excellent, my husband had a hamburger. Said it was wonderful. I had ceasor salad and it is always good. Great jungle Jim away from diners and kids love it there. Restaurant clean and airy. Staff happy and helpful. 🌹

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Thank Dianne R
Pretoria, South Africa
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The scenery: simply breathtaking. On the menu: Crisp Vergelegen Chardonnay '14. Thyme roasted portobello with butternut pizza (oh my word - delicious). Thai beef salad with vegetable noodles and chilli soya dressing. Fish cake (starter) with caper aioli and greens... All impeccable. Pity the cheese cake and ice cream with choc sauce were both a little disappointing. Stables is such... More 

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Thank Neil_Heerden
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

This was a special occasion; and so was the setting ... BREATHTAKING! The restaurant was not extremely busy at the time; still had to wait 40+ minutes for our food - received apologies from the waiter; who brought us the lemon pieces a good 40+ minutes after we asked for it ... And when the food finally made it to... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Pleasant lunch with great ambience. Food is good and the gardens exquisite. Kids loved the playgrounds and the bamboo forest. The museum, camphor trees and the yellow wood tree ensure the visit to the farm is well worth it.

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Thank Zita R
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

I took my fiancée for her birthday lunch here yesterday the 9th of May. Appart from the beautiful setting we found ourselves in, the food was outstanding. My fiancée ordered the fillet steak with bearnaise and hand cut chips. The steak was prepared exactly to order and was succulent and delicious. The sauce and chips rounded out the meal perfectly.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vergelegen Avenue | Lourensford Road, Somerset West, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 847 2156
Description
Enjoy the simplicity of dining out at the "Stables at Vergelegen". Classic, with a modern twist, the 'bistro' style restaurant offers a varied, contemporary menu of simple and visually delectable dishes for a relaxed, family friendly dining experience. Whilst sipping on award-winning wines, enjoy breath-taking views of the Hottentots Holland mountain range and soak up the creative juices of the varied and eclectic local artists whose art works adorn the walls. (Breakfast and lunch served Monday - Sunday).

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?