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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Reservation: call and make a reservation before hand. I was lucky and called them an hour before lunch and they had 1 table available. Lunch: Ordered starters, mains and dessert. All the dishes were beautifully presented, bursting with flavors. Ambiance: stunning, loved the table setting,...decor all around. Overall 10/10 I will definitely come back again with my family to let them enjoy this hidden gem.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 21 May 2022

An impromptu country drive had us addicted. Wishing to enjoy the country side and loads of fresh air, we headed Muldersdrift way. Little did we know that this scenic outing would soon become a Garmin destination of choice; with the discovery of Bellgables. A country...restaurant highlighted by an: incredible atmosphere, warm welcome and exquisite food (did I mention the wine cellar?) Stumbling upon Bellgables and its multitude of offerings turned these city dwellers into country lovers. The decor is ornate, each table styled with a variety of bespoke ornaments, combining richness and opulence with elegant ease. As for the food, well, if possible, it outdoes the decor. Each plate beautifully decorated, presenting each course as a colorful explosion of art. The food itself is a delectable, mouth watering culinary delight. The fragrance tantalizing and taste extraordinary. The portions are perfectly sized leaving you contentedly, warmly satisfied. As for the service, impeccable. A definite 5 star restaurant and experience in every way. The frequent sighting of Zebra, Impala, Giraffe and Vervet Monkeys, while sipping chilled bubbly, simply add an incredible touch to this otherworldly experience. We will definitely be back...More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 12 May 2022

Have visited this restaurant for a second time and again suitably impressed with the quality of food, the friendly service and the general ambience. This is definitely one of the quality venues on the West Rand.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 31 December 2021

We had dinner at Bell Gables to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The setting is very unique and immediately as you arrive you "blend in" with the relaxed atmosphere. We arrived in time before sunset to admire the Impala gazing at the edge of the pool....The restaurant was beautifully decorated for Christmas. We had the chef special which was a stuffed fillet steak. It was absolutely delicious - the best. Dessert was a special combination of various desserts - again outstanding. I will definitely recommend this restaurantMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 10 October 2021 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try Bellgables for Date night. The restaurant has beautiful old fashioned country decor and lovely ambiance. Our waitresses Grace was lovely and very proud of the fact that she has been working at the restaurant since they opened about...25 years ago. I ordered the duck with cherry sauce which was absolutely divine and my husband had the lamb shank. The lamb was very tender but unfortunately a very small portion. We ended off with a chocolate mousse and a creme brulee. All in all a pleasant experience.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 24 August 2021

Scrumptious meal was only topped by the awesome service and amazing ambience of Bellgables. Attention to detail and expansive wine collection!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 16 August 2021

Approaching the table booked for lunch to celebrate my husband's birthday, I was astonished that so much attention was given to so much detail in preparing a table just for us! We were expected, like family, or good friends! The bubbly was on the ice,...the napkins folded and the staff was marvelous in attending to every detail. Nothing of this attention to detail actually exists anymore. Then the food arrived. Silence fell around the table. Everyone transported through smell and taste to another memory. This excellence actually also does not exist anymore. Passion looks like this, and we were grateful to be on the receiving end of it that Saturday afternoon at Bellgables.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 31 July 2021

Presented Delaire Graff wine pairing evening at #Bellgables with Errol Gobey​. For welcome drinks we enjoyed the Delaire Graff Coastal Cuvée. Refreshing with tones of nettle and summer fruits and lingering aftertaste. The menu was absolutely Excellent and so tasty! We had to start at...17:00 in order to abide by curfew and alcohol restrictions. The Tomato soup paired with the Delaire Graff Cabernet Franc Rosé was exceptional and daring at the same time. It is always quite tricky to find the perfect pair with Tomato, and this was very well thought through. Salmon roses with the honey chive dressing paired harmonious with the Summer court Chardonnay and I was in awe. The stuffed fillet... whow! amazing, succulent, spiced right and loved the crunch of the veggies. The light white pepper undertone of the Delaire Graff Shiraz added beautifully to this course. I have never tasted a chocolate Crème Brulée before But the pairing with the single vineyard Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Merlot was next level. A scoop of the sauce drizzled on the plate with a bite of the Crème Brulée paired perfectly with the spicy plum and berry flavor, and the silky tanen of this wine. I highly recommend the dining experience at Bellgables, you are always in for a treat.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 27 June 2021 via mobile

We understand why Bellgables is rated nr 1 on TripAdvisor for Muldersdrift. Amazing meal, decor, art, cellar and even spotted some game. We were looked after by Grace with 24 years experience at the restaurant. Simply brilliant.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 8 May 2021 via mobile

The ambience is extremely relaxing and the service is top notch, waiters follow basic serving rules i.e serving from the right etc. The food is really well prepared however the flavour combinations weren’t the best (rich lamb shank, creamy vegetables and cheesy mash). Excellent restaurant...overallMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Bellgables Country Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 5