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The Stables Restaurant at Vergelegen

Vergelegen Avenue | Lourensford Road, Somerset West, South Africa
+27 21 847 2156
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (120 reviews)
“pizza” (46 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (9 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vergelegen Avenue | Lourensford Road, Somerset West, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had made a special trip from Cape Town to visit the reknowned gardens here, and booked lunch in the Stables restaurant. My husband had a very nice pizza, and I had a delicious Rooibos Poached Pear salad, with gluten free bread, freshly baked for...More

Thank mj75_11
Reviewed yesterday

I had a lovely meal here about 4 months ago, and so suggested that we should have a small family gathering there. The setting is really beautiful with gorgeous views across the lovely gardens to the mountains. The restaurant itself is attractively set up. The...More

Thank 1faithh
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had breakfast at The Stables Restaurant a few days ago and it was great! The ambience is lovely, the staff were very friendly and attentive and the food was excellent! The menu is very varied and you will not only find a classic breakfast...More

Thank ducktrio
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Stables restaurant is set in the magnificent Vergelegen estate and a full wall window looks out onto manicured gardens with the Hottentot-Hollands mountains as a backdrop. The childrens play area is located some 30m away, close enough for the children to be monitored, but...More

Thank Farrarmere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sour dough bread served with the sandwiches was very nice. Onion rings / chips / salad - all excellent

Thank Ingrid J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I choose Stables at Vergelegen to celebrate my special birthday with 30 of my friends . I'm extremely happy with this choice . The food which we choose was excellent , friendly staff and overall excellent experience .

1  Thank Earth2013
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had breakfast on Saturday morning.The service was very good and the coffees were great. The French toast breakfast was really good. Most of the breakfasts average at between R90-R100. Some of the breakfast portions are quite small and you don't get toast on the...More

1  Thank debbieSouthAfrica
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The venue is great, view great and food great. And service great. We were lucky to go there on beautiful day with our young kids so naturally they wanted to play on the slide in the gardens. The play area is also amazing. If only...More

1  Thank Cagrogers
Reviewed 14 October 2017

What a venue, what service, what ambience! What poor food though! My wife and I had Sirloin steak,,,,, Inedible, tough as hell. After one bite switched to Pork belly..... even worse, Although I insisted to pay for food I didn't have. ( virtually untouched )...More

Thank CarlvanHeerden
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you can drag yourself of the congested N2 and escape to the pristine and historic Vergelegen, then nip into the Stables for a rich, satisfying lunch. Delicious slices if belly pork washed down with a merlot reserve of the estate. Open plan with great...More

1  Thank postscript65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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
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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