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The Stone Kitchen

Bovlei Road | Bovlei Division Road, Wellington 7655, South Africa
+27 21 873 6770
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“croissants” (4 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Service
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LOCATION
Bovlei Road | Bovlei Division Road, Wellington 7655, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restuarant is on a wine farm at Bovlei, just outside Wellington, WC. The last kilometre to get there is on a very bad corrigated gravel road. Ample parking - none in the shade on a hot day though. The restuarant is a large airconditioned...More

Thank Vernon V
DunstoneEstate, Owner at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so sorry to read your disappointing review, Unfortunately over the busy festive period when many of our suppliers are closed it is very difficult to refresh with our normal products. For example there were no ribs on the menu as our suppliers did...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the newly renovated bistro and it was gorgeous. We opted to sit inside since it was packed outside with children and we thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. It was a Friday well spend good food (loved the berry vinaigrette on our salad) great...More

Thank TalithaBester
DunstoneEstate, Owner at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, It is refreshing to read a great review for our Bistro and it appears that so many people only publish bad reviews for restaurants on trip advisor. So glad you love the renovations, the staff and the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit the Bovlei valley again and our last stop was at the Stone Kitchen. From the moment we arrived until the time we left it was awesome. The food was great our friendly waiter Quinton and manager Carmen was fabulous all smiles...More

Thank dijane58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I personally think that Dunstone’s wine tasting prices are extremely high. And one should not be billed to taste individual wines. This is suppose to entitle a person to taste a wine before purchasing a bottle. I own a wine tasting company and will avoid...More

Thank BrendanLeeSmit
DunstoneEstate, Owner at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so sorry to read your review. This year we have introduced a tasting fee for our wines - why you ask? We are a tiny winery making only between 200 - 4000 bottles of each wine per year. With such small stock levels...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Spent the evening here with friends. It's was a quiet evening in the restaurant which may have been a bonus. The menu was simple and yet would cater for most tastes. Good selection of wine. The beef fillet was lovely. A friend's said the Pork...More

Thank Huw D
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Huw D Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate all feedback and have introduced a new baked cheesecake which I am sure you would enjoy. I am glad you enjoyed your dinner and look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017

Drove through from Cape Town for a special Sunday lunch with my parents and to give the new revamped restaurant a try on a glorious Spring Day.We had spent a fantastic weekend at the Country House a few years back. As always the setting is...More

Thank kysimps610
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ky Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is so unfortunate to read about your time at our bistro and also totally unacceptable. I have addressed the above with our staff and have done more training as well. We hope...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Went with my partner and we had a lovely lunch under the trees in the orchid. They even have blankets and pillows to laze in the shade. Plenty of play sections for kids and the best cheese cake I have tasted this year! We took...More

Thank CapeTownGirl03
DunstoneEstate, Guest Relations Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi CapeTownGirl03 Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had a nice time and hope to see you again with your puppy as well. Regards

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome Saturday food was good staff was friendly and attentive. We will be back with more friends. We learned that the bistro is now open over weekends for dinner as well and already made a booking. Thank you to the manager and staff for a...More

Thank dijane58
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear dijane58 Many thanks for your lovely review. We are glad you had a nice time and look forward to hosting you soon at Dunstone. Our Viognier is really a winner and we are glad you enjoyed it. Regards

Reviewed 11 October 2017

A pleasant venue with an interesting menu although the quality of the dishes varied. Friendly waiter but slow service.

Thank 223kateg
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear 223kateg Thank you for your review. We had some training done in the kitchen/front of house to avoid slow service in future. Regards

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Had a family lunch here. Great views but the food needed attention. I ordered a medium steak delivered at medium rare to rare while the beers showed their age/storage in their lack of effervescence.More

Thank markbols
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Markbols Thank you for your review. We apologies for your badly cooked meal, we have brought this up with our chefs and more training has been provided. We also contacted our local beer suppliers to discuss why some of the beers lack effervescence since...More

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Yes we do allow dogs outside at The Stone Kitchen.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 10
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bovlei Road | Bovlei Division Road, Wellington 7655, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +27 21 873 6770
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Description
An Owner managed family bistro offering simple homecooked dishes to enjoy with wines, dishes include The Stones Burger, filled baguettes and vineyard platters. A winery restaurant with amazing views of the majestic Haweka mountains, situated off the beaten track along a gravel road - a truly rural and homely dining experience. On the lower slopes of their estate, in Dunstone Winery Abbi & Lee offer a casual light bites menu to enjoy with wine tasting. The Stone Kitchen is Child-friendly offering kiddie snacks and a great play area.
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