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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We have been here before, when it was colder. Sunday lunch very popular but yesterday we didn't enjoy the water melon salad, nor did we enjoy the "sweet" vegetable dish. ( I do also like to give credit, they did bring me a salad without the water melon) The sirloin and lamb were scrumptious as was the sweet.
Sitting outside was very nice, it was fully booked and the children who were eating there were loving the pool, very well behaved and no screaming... We enjoyed the wines very much - Savignon Blanc. A very pleasant lunch with friends.

Stayed: November 2017, travelled with friends
Thank Selbourne
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

This is the first wine farm I have visited where we were told that all four of us had to taste the same wines. My husband prefers red and one of our guests only drinks white. I spoke with the manager and eventually we reached a compromise and the two men chose red wines and the ladies chose white. This was far from satisfactory as we would have liked to taste both. Also at least five of the wines were out of stock which limited the choice. I will not return to this wine farm or recommend it to others.

Stayed: November 2017, travelled with friends
Thank Denise E
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We stayed at the honeymoon suite to celebrate our anniversary. The view was amazing. Everything was neat and clean.
Buffet Breakfast next morning was delicious and the service was outstanding.
We will definitely return.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank PierreT1589
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Lancevn, Manager at Knorhoek, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Good day

Thank you so much for the lovely post, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay.
Looking forward to seeing you again. Have a great day

Kind regards

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Well, we thought after all our trips to wine estates we had seen it all... NO this restaurant TowerHouse was just so inviting.....thatched roof, beautiful old plates on the walls, spoons and China hanging from the ceiling.... We had Sunday lunch, what an experience, a set meal where they brought the Main course to the table whereby we helped ourselves to fabulous Lamb & Pork, roasted veggies, polenta, roast potatoes, just so delicious.... Soup to start and a delicious fruit crumble & custard for desert.

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled with friends
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Thank Selbourne
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Lancevn, Manager at Knorhoek, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Good day

Thanks thanks thanks for this amazing comment!

Enjoy the rest of your day and we do hope that you come and visit us again

Kind regards
Knorhoek Wine Farm

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

After a exiting trip of two weeks with excellant accomodation in beatiful South Africa we arrived at a very nice wine estate callef Knorhoek. The travel agent booked this B &B. The welcome was hoirible. No welcome drink or pleasant hello. It looked like a Ministry with civil servants from 9 till 5 pm. "After 5 p.m." we are closed. Late guests will arrive at the first SA do it yourself B&B. This is beyond any expectations when it comes to hospitality business.
However this is just a starter. Next annnouncement: our restaurant is closed on Saturday and Sunday? You read it well.
Closed......Religion? Union agreement?..we do not know. Never seen or noticed this business model in my 45 years career in hotel business. There is also good news:
The beds are o.k.

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Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank krijger195
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Carol V, Owner at Knorhoek, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Dear Mr Krijger
Thank you for your feedback, we always appreciate criticism, both positive and negative.
However, we would like to point out the following aspects regarding our Guesthouse.
- it is the responsibility of the Booking agent to inform their clients of each destinations' daily operation. The booking agent is also very well aware of the fact that the Guesthouse serves dinner only Monday to Friday nights. The Restaurant on the premises is only open for lunch Wednesdays to Sundays - all this information should be conveyed by the booking agent and all this information is also clearly stated on our website.
-we apologise if you did not have a pleasant welcome - as a 3star guesthouse we do not serve welcome drinks on arrival, but there is a coffee/tea station in your room
-upon arrival at 12h50 our staff offered to assist you with dinner reservations, shuttle arrangements etc which you declined
-we noticed from our security cameras that our staff arrived at 07h15 and left at 17h15
-reception not open 24hours but always an after hours number posted on the front door
-the Guesthouse has operated in this manner for the past 22 years and therefore we have been able to keep the room rates as low as it is.
Hopefully this explains our business model - and apologies again if there was any misunderstanding.
thank you


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