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Hunter's Country House Restaurant

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European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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10km from Plettenberg Bay and 22km from Knysna along the N2, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 532 7818
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited while on an Illios tour. The facilities was excellent. The grounds were beautiful. The accommodation was extemely comfortable. The staff very helpful. The meals were breakfast and dinner were excellent. I could not recommend it more highly.

Thank 912robynm
Seattle, USA
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201 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

During our three previous dinners at Hunter's Lodge (in the 2003-2009 period) we were treated to perfect meals in the luxury of the lodge. The meet and greet was exceptional. During this visit we made reservations for 1900 and were immediately taken to the dining room and not offered going to the outside lounge area for drinks. Upon request we... More 

Thank Mountainmann
Ashford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent facilities great staff high quality food in all three restaurants Tsala,Zinzi and Hunters House The facility has loads of out door space with beautiful gardens very peaceful Dinner menu limited as they are trying to establish their restaurant The food was of a very high standard

Thank PAVMAN70
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The sitting arrangement is so memorable because it's carefully selected for you though you have a choice to change it which I appreciated so much. The host kept on checking on us and the service was just perfect. The food is great and you get a different menu everyday which is very exciting because it guarantees you that you are... More 

Thank Noxolo K
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Had such a lovely stay here. The staff were very helpful and made us feel special. The rooms were clean. Do try the Eggs Benedict at Breakfast in the beautiful glass dining room!

Thank Danel N
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

One of the most pleasant stays I have had at any guest house.. the amount of value adds that hunters offers makes this an absolute bargain! Friendly, efficient and we'll trained staff, clean, comfortable and extravagant setting, food is absolutely amazing!!!! If you are looking for luxury and 5 star treatment this is your stop!thank you for everything! You guys... More 

Thank Kyle R
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stayed in Hunters Country House for two nights in cottage 14 called "Buttonwood" situated in a wonderful quiet part of the superb gardens. The room was fitted out beautifully with a comfortable bed and well fitted bathroom. The food was good and the staff very attentive. This hotel is situated on the delightful Garden Route and I would not... More 

Thank Michael T
Newport, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I can't praise this hotel enough. We stayed for 2 nights as part of our Garden Route trip. Wonderful grounds with thatched cottages (the rooms) scattered throughout plus a lovely pool area. Our cottage 'Buttonwood' was spacious with a comfortable bed, large bathroom with bath & separate shower, underfloor heating and a real log fire, which was lit when we... More 

Thank gungadin2016
GMHunters, General Manager at Hunter's Country House, responded to this review

Dear gunggadin2016, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are so glad you had such a wonderful stay! and look forward to hopefully having you back at our beautiful property one day. Regards the Hunters Team More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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203 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

we enjoyed a wonderful dinner at the country house. the place has a true english countryhouse style and is very charming. it is small and provides great privacy. the vegi menu was gnochi and we rarely had such great potato gnochi with pesto and tomatoes. the chicken was also perfectly prepared and very tasty. the service was firstclass. if possible... More 

Thank Chris G
GMHunters, General Manager at Hunter's Country House, responded to this review

Dear Chris Thank you for the kind words! We are so chuffed you enjoyed our dinner & service at Hunter's. We also couldn't agree more, the Boma outside makes for an amazing sun downer spot. We hope to see you again for another fantastic evening at Hunter's! More 

Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Fantatic quality food in a wonderful dining room...and so reasonable. Two three course meals including wine for abot £40!

Thank John R
GMHunters, General Manager at Hunter's Country House, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for the great review, We are so glad you had such a wonderful dinner experience with us! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10km from Plettenberg Bay and 22km from Knysna along the N2, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay  >  Harkerville
  • Phone Number: +27 44 532 7818

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