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Moggs Country Cookhouse Restaurant

Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 76 314 0671
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great presentation of food and great service. Enjoyed the mains very much with lovely scenery. Very impressed, will be back again

Thank John_Weth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a mid-week lunch. Moggs is a delightful stop among the wine estates of the Hemel and Aarde Valley just outside Hermanus. It feels like a homely country cottage with fabulous and friendly service. The menu is varied with some good vegetarian options...More

Thank KaapieOnTour
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We appreciate your recommendation, thank you for taking the time to write your review on us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and friendly service. We had starters, mains and desert, all beautifully presented and delicious!

Thank pieters920
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have often raced past the hidden track to Moggs. Country Cookhouse? Reminds me of backwoods USA and hominy grits! More fool me. Friends chose it for a weekday lunch it proved a delight. The setting is brilliant - tucked away on the serenity of...More

Thank postscript65
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Moggs is a beautiful restaurant in an idyllic setting, and if it weren't for the rude waitress we had, I'd definitely be returning. The food is gorgeous and tastes wonderful and if you're looking for a beautiful place to have lunch, then you've found it!...More

1  Thank Jess O
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Jess We are so shocked to read your review about the rude unfriendly service you experienced at our restaurant. We have always received glowing feedback about our warm friendly service. Please could you elaborate as to what happened and a description of your waitress,...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

As newbies to the Whale Coast, we were introduced to Moggs by locals. The environment is ideally suited to just chilling and taking in the view and the menu, though small, was ideal as most items could be ordered as either a starter or a...More

Thank Stuart C
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you Stuart for your review, we are so pleased you were introduced to Mogg's by our locals. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Nestled in the beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde valley near Hermanus, this restaurant was a wonderful find! The food was absolutely amazing!! Each course was a delicious taste experience! One of the best meals I have ever eaten! I can't wait to go back to Moggs next time...More

Thank LinnyWilliams
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you Linny for your wonderful review and spreading the word about us. We appreciate it.

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We took a drive along the Hemel en Aarde valley with local friends. They said we have to try this place for lunch. Well I never! The food is remarkable...home-made gourmet food. There is heart and soul in every dish. I particularly enjoyed the Isabelle...More

Thank Janet v
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Our kitchen team most certainly puts their heart and soul into every dish they prepare so it was such a pleasure to read your review. Thank you.

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The food in this restaurant was very delicious and well presented. Prizes were somehow high but well worth it. Definitely we will return

Thank Kellymeyer098
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wonderful place, great warm atmosphere very friendly staff and good service. Great view and the food is great and was very warmly welcomed and received a lovely bunch of flowers from the host for my birthday.

Thank StressieExpat
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gillatkins15
19 September 2016|
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Response from Julia M | Property representative |
Hi Gill, we only open for dinner for private parties of 20 + guests. Our opening times are lunch from a Wednesday to a Sunday. Thank you Julia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 76 314 0671
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