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R43 Main Road, Stanford 7210, South Africa
+27 28 341 0603
Thu - Sun 12:30 - 14:00
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Birthday lunch at havercrofts was fantastic ! Lovely weather sat outside under grape vines ! Fabulous food enjoyed by all , lovely wines & even brought a yummy bithday cake beautifully decorated ! Thanks Guys

Thank Derek M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Really beautifully cooked food in an intimate but informal setting terrace al fresco under shade of an ancient vine with a charming view across the mountains Fun friendly patronne entertains as well as explains each dish from a small tight menu that changes weekly and seasonally The owner/cook Brydon is a master in seasoning and favouring each dish perfectly, everything... More 

Thank Centaur_SW1
Garden Route, South Africa
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392 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I love Innes cheekiness, and the relaxed way she deals with customers. By coincidence the dish that I chose on my previous visit was on the menu again, the pasta with olives and artichokes, and it was as good as the last time. I actually can't believe that I managed to eat a 3 course meal, but I did, and... More 

Thank m0zchick
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The views are awesome, the service is pleasant, the food was great and the curries were yummy... what else can we say. We revisit the restaurant several times during our South African Trip and love it every time. The host are impeccable people.

Thank Stephan v
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Innes and Bryson are a great couple providing wonderful food in a country cottage environment - Inness front of house with a great sense of humour, and her husband Bryson provides the chef know how

Thank Andrew S
Muizenberg, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect for relaxing lunch on patio with view of countryside. The owners are warm and friendly. Try the amazing salad and Kerala fish curry.

Thank AnneMSA
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our lunch at Havercroft's was one of the highlights of our recent trip to the Hermanus area. The food was all wonderful - creative, but not over the top/intimidating - and left us feeling very full. But what really sets this place apart are all of the other intangibles. The setting - we were lucky to have a beautiful spring... More 

Thank ShanaMac
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A trip to Cape Town always results in a drive to Stanford for lunch at Havercrofts it never disappoints. Food first, I started with the spring salad which was made with locally produced and grown ingredients it was simply delicious especially the homemade sesame brittle. I followed this with the homemade tagliatelle with smoked trout and creamy grana sauce, there... More 

Thank Abigail H
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

After leaving Stanford just after Havercrofts opened it was just one of the biggest welcomes as if I had never left the area. From the huge welcome from the lovely Ines, to the magical food and with each course just going from strength to strength to spending the afternoon with the lovely Brydon and Ines relaxing after service was just... More 

2 Thank 23Mikey23
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Last Saturday I returned to Havercrofts 2 years after my first visit eager to share the experience with my husband who had not been there the first time.We were not disappointed- from the moment we stepped in and were welcomed by Ines - who remembered me as she had developed a fascination for my name - till we rolled out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
International, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
12:30 - 14:00
12:30 - 14:00
12:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R43 Main Road, Stanford 7210, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Stanford
  • Phone Number: +27 28 341 0603

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?