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Reviewed 5 March 2020 via mobile

Lovely food cooked by a guy that knows his stuff. Chicken livers great, perk belly spot on, Pudding fab. Good atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2020
Dream33991014553, Owner at Havercrofts Larder, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2020

Thanks so much for your review, how lovely. Perhaps you are referring to the lambs kidneys, deviled of course on a rosti, we have served now for 18 years as we have never served chicken livers. Thanks again.

Reviewed 17 February 2020 via mobile

The best food and the best fun. The devilled kidneys and tagliatelle are memorable, but that’s only because we couldn’t eat everything on the menu! Innes just as memorable and wonderful!!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 8 January 2020 via mobile

This is a little hidden gem!!!!! We had the most wonderful Christmas lunch. Intimate, beautiful atmosphere and the view...... The food was sublime. I chose the smoked trout vol au vent , delicious. We all had the turkey and gammon main course and every bit...of it was delicious. The crepes Suzette was sublime, light and fluffy and not to sweet. We were each given a bag of home made fudge to bring home. Delicious. It was just so special!!!!! Thanks to the fabulous owners who catered to our every need. Beautiful selection of wines. We will be back!!!!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 11 December 2019

Relaxed and casual atmosphere, with amazing food. My favourite risotto dish was not on the menu on my latest visit unfortunately, so had my next favourite, the tagiatelle. Good to see local wines on the wine list

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 7 October 2019

A wonderful meal served by the delightful hosts. The food was cooked using fresh products and the ambience was like being at a dinner party?

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 6 October 2019 via mobile

Our second visit within a month. Phenomenal food and such welcoming and delightful hosts who had us in stitches of laughter on both occasions. Will be back as often as we possibly can. The deviled kidneys are exceptional....I had them for starters and desert. Far...too good to be pigeonholed into only eating them once during the meal. Thank you Innes and Brydon....can’t recommend Havercroft’s highly enoughMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 11 September 2019

We’ve been going for more than 7 years and always had such an incredible experience. Brydon’s food is delicious every time and we’re all a little bit in love with the delicious Innes who after a glass of wine will join us and have us...all in helpless hysterics. So lovely to have been back on Sunday and had the same fantastic long, lazy, delicious day!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

I returned to Stanford after 3 and a half years and ended up eating at Havercrofts EVERY SUNDAY for 3 weeks! The food is just as incredible as it was on my first visit 16 years ago! Starting with a mouth-watering goats cheese and roasted...garlic tart followed by the delicious homemade pasta with king prawns in a newburg sauce, my favourite dishes were firmly decided and I couldn’t bring myself to waiver. My brother enjoyed the carrot and coriander soup followed by the beautifully present chicken ballotine on one slightly chilly weekend. The following Sunday was so beautiful we were able to sit outside and he decided on the pork belly, a feast fit for a king! Everything was absolutely delicious, stunningly well presented and the best food we had eaten during our entire trip. So lovely to see that this restaurant is still busy and serving the highest quality food and wine 16 years after our first visit!More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

Brydon’s cooking is some of the best I’ve tasted. So much so that I didn’t eat once but twice during my 10 day stay in hermanus. I had the carrot and ginger soup to start and the chicken ballotine for main. Both were absolutely delicious....So much so I couldn’t resist from returning one more time. Oh boy. Was I glad. I don’t think your taste buds have lived until they’ve had brydon’s pork belly. So so rich! I think I can still taste it, especially that gravy! The restaurant is cosy indoors, particularly with the fire going. On a sunny day be sure to grab a table outside. The views are incredible.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 8 July 2019

What a treat to have a relaxed Sunday lunch at Havercroft’s. Bryson’s food is excellent and probably the best you can get for miles around. Both the pork belly and the chicken were faultless as mains and the starters and pudding were top drawer. If...you want a real treat book a table at Havercroft’s, you certainly won’t regret it.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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7 September 2019|
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Response from brydonhavercroft | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply, we don't normally get messages on TripAdvisor so don't use It as a means of comms so forgive me. Innes here. We do not serve dinner.
17 November 2018|
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Response from brydonhavercroft | Property representative |
We are doing Christmas Day lunch but it is a traditional menu. Sorry we can't help. Innes
Patricia W
13 September 2018|
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Response from stuartc688 | Reviewed this property |
The correct number to dial from the US is 0027 28 3410603. The 011 dialling code you were using is for Johannesburg. Hope you come right.
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Havercrofts Larder is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 5