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Moggs Country Cookhouse

Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 76 314 0671
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Moggs, strangely named, is far superior to what it sounds like. Set in a lovely garden, with a variety of in- and outdoor seatings, that proved quite serene on an a sunny autumn afternoon. The food is really superb. I would rate my kabeljou, and...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant up the Hemel and Aarde valley with a beautiful view over the valley is an old favourite. Not having been for a few years we had lunch there on Sunday. It was even better than what I remembered it to be. The fish...More

Thank MES196
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant spot...not a bad lunch....ok starter and very good fish main course. Its quite a laid back place, we prefer a bit more luxury

Thank mcc0mbie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across Mogg's Country Cookhouse quite by accident a couple of days' ago whilst staying in the area. We drove up to the restaurant, having spotted their board on the roadside, intending just to look at the menu for future reference. We hadn't, obviously,...More

Thank CJN120
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Such a delightful spot for a long lazy and relaxing lunch. It is such a pretty spot... terrific food and service.

Thank JMBFDublin
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Yes, our visit stimulated our senses - vision a beautiful setting! And of course smell & taste. We started with delicious beetroot rissoles, for main course enjoyed roasted belly pork with red cabbage & crispy crackling - one of us & the other Thai chicken...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Consistent great food. I have been eating here for 20 years and have never been disappointed. I’m in the tourism industry and always recommend Mogg’s with confidence to guests at my guesthouse.

Thank Patsplacehermanus
Reviewed 25 January 2018

It is not any restaurant you can arrive to on a rainy day, 3 dogs and 4 adults and 2 starving kids without booking and get a "we will make a plan to help you" attitude. First glance at the menu seemed to have limited...More

Thank Hein W
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Stunning view and ambiance Friendly staff especially the young female tennding to general aspects of tables Menu - really very limited Food fairly good not what it used to be and NOT value for money... FINE dining prices but not same quality or quantity -...More

Thank tiny263
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

We are equally disappointed to read your review. Pleased to hear you received good service and enjoyed the venue but your comment regarding our "food not being what it used to be" has been met with concern and duly noted and we thank you for...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The Aubergine stack....unbelievably good. The rest of the party were indulgent in fish cakes and pork belly..and were delighted with choices. Such a peaceful setting and such a great ambience....really wishing Moggs a very successful 2018.

Thank Machelle S
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

A really wonderful review to kick off 2018. Thank you!

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19 September 2016|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 76 314 0671
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