EAT: For one little country village, there are some great restaurants to keep your taste-buds happy and tummies filled!

Havercroft’s Restaurant: Opening hours - lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Bookings essential Tel: 028 341 0603.

Ou Meul Bakkery & Padstal. Now open at the entrance to Stanford village in Queen Victoria Street - look out for the bicycle.  Mondays - Sundays from 07:00 - 17:00 Breakfast and lunch. Tel: 028 341 0101. Freshly baked croissants, breads, pies and great coffee.

Garden Grill at White Water Farm. The Garden Grill restaurant has a seasonal menu including produce grown on the farm in our very own garden. Come for our ‘Field to Fork’ experience! Bookings required. For enquiries, please contact 072 160 5486 or email
Birkenhead Galley at the Birkenhead Estate. Monday - Sunday, 10:00 till 17:00 daily Our Website is for more on the Beer and Wine. Booking and contact number is 028 341 0013

The Royal Oke Restaurant at Sir Robert Stanford Estate. Open daily 09:00 – 16:00, closed Wednesdays. Local wines and craft beers. Bookings on 028 341 0647 or  3-4 September: Celebrate at Sir Robert Stanford Estate.

Stanford Harvest: Farm kitchen, Gallery, Honey and Meadery: Open Wednesday - Sunday 09:00 – 15:00 Book for any day of the week, Monday to Sunday, day or night. Booking essential. Viv 083 409 8126 or 081 021 2312

Yum Eat Cafe: Opening hours: Tuesdays to Saturdays from 08.30 - 16:00 Gourmet breakfasts and our well known freshly pressed fruit and veggie juices are available daily. Our delicious hamburgers, wraps, quiches and salads are freshly prepared. We have decadent cakes and tarts for mid-morning and afternoon coffee or tea. Tel: 079 468 9060

Manor House Restaurant  at Stanford Valley Guest Farm: Thurs-Sat open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; Sundays open for breakfast and lunch. Join Manor House Restaurant for sophisticated farm fare prepared with flair by Madre Malan and her team.You are welcome to show up on our doorstep (we’ll always be happy to see you) but to avoid disappointment, call 028 341 0574 or email

Boschrivier Wine Estate:  Monday to Saturday: 08:00 – 17:00. April - September closed on Sundays. Tasting Room and Coffee Shop: The wine tasting room and coffee shop is open to the public for wine tasting, drinks and light meals. Crafts, Rusks, Cookies and Biltong for sale. Come and taste our wine and enjoy a light meal at our coffee shop. Lots of fresh jams and crafts for the festive season. Tel: 028 341 0630

graze Slow Food Cafe is a delight! Open Friday night supper from 6pm; Saturday breakfast & lunch - please book. This amazing restaurant specializes in slow food, using locally grown and sourced products: some menu regulars - rabbit risotto, fresh line fish served on a bed of creamy coriander mash, rib eye steak on a polenta cake and dense, delicious chocolate tart to end.  A cozy and intimate interior that spills out onto the veranda at sociable tables. Call Tabby for availability, and book to enjoy meals prepared with the best of local produce. 076 243 1930

La TRATTORIA at Don Gelato: Lunch Friday - Sunday 11.30-15.30, Dinner Friday, Saturday and Wednesday 18:30 till late. Closed Monday and Thursday GELATERIA: Friday  - Sunday, 11:00 - 17:00 For authentic Italian bakes, meals and gelato made without compromise, don’t miss the new House of Don Gelato. Contact Lionello at the 081 805 7470, or email at, or Corrado 071 381 1010

The Picnic Shed at Klein River Cheese,  Open 7 days a week Picnic Season is here! A new picnic basket has been designed with only the freshest ingredients from Stanford and beyond. Go here to view the new picnic menu: Come and enjoy the fine cheeses, while sipping on a bubbly or craft beer while the little ones frolic about the extensive playground while petting and feeding the many farm animals. We look forward to hosting you on the farm soon! Picnics: every day 10:00 - 15:00. Shop: weekdays 09:00 – 17:00, Saturdays 09:00-13:00. Tel: (028) 341 0693.

Coffee Corner Deli:  Monday -  Friday – 07:30 to 16:00, Saturday – 08:00 to 13:00 Start your day in an authentic, Village ‘Coffee Shop’ serving the best coffee. Famous brekkies (including gluten free options), and delicious fresh bakes, carrot and baked cheesecake. We also serve light lunches. Orders/ enquiries to 084 498 4385 or 028 341 0034 or email

Marianas: This delightful country eatery continues to delight diners from across the country.  Marianas will be open for lunch on Thursdays Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Please call us on 028 3410 272 or send an e-mail to

Mosaic 1892 Spookhuis - Lagoon Cafe at Mosaic Farm is situated on the edge of the Hermanus Lagoon on the Wortelgat Road. Mosaic Lagoon Cafe - 1892 Spookhuis. Opening Days: Wednesdays - Sundays 11:00 - 17:00. Wortelgat Road on the Southern side of the Hermanus Lagoon. Mosaic has a new scrumptious menu.  Vegetables are gathered daily from Mosaic’s organic garden and roasted or put into salads. This is a casual affair. Outdoor seating is on the patio, or at picnic tables on the Lagoon edge or under Milkwood trees. Indoor seating is also available. A Boules court provides hours of fun. The 1892 Spookhuis can be reached by boat at their jetty. Wine cellar, craft beer, Health juices, full bar, selection of Jack Daniels. Contact: 028 313 2814,

Springfontein Eats: Set on our working wine farm, we keep things down to earth! Home grown and foraged herbs and vegetables, locally sourced fish and meats. Look for locavore food, with a hint of molecular gastronomy. We look forward to delighting our guests with new menus and culinary highlights from the Stanford region!  Booking essential. Telephone: 028 341 0571  Please book at 028 341 0651 or A beautiful setting with stunning views, this restaurant on Springfontein wine farm offers a slow-food menu using ingredients sourced from their farm’s gardens. This is a gastronomic destination with Michelin star quality.  The wine list features the best South Africa, Stanford and the Walker Bay area has to offer.

Springfontein Bar(n): Friday - Wednesday Closed for a winter break. See you again on 2 September. Telephone: 028 341 0571 or email:

Panorama Restaurant at Bellavista: Closed for lunches and dinners until 1 October 2016. Please go to our website for menus and news.

The Tasting Room at Stanford Hills Estate is open seven days week from 08:30 to 17:00  Booking essential – Contact 072 639 6135.  Book to try our famous Roasty Sundays on or 072 639 613