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Moggs Country Cookhouse

Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 76 314 0671
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (21 reviews)
“fritters” (8 reviews)
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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 weeks ago via mobile

We had previously tried to get a table but were not successful. This time we were lucky. The salad was exquisite with herbs fresh from the garden. The lambshank a delight with very tasty gravy and mash potatoes mixed wirh herbs. We never had lambshanks...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joachim-Gaby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place to go if you visit Hermanus - a must for simple and home grown food , food and service is perfect ,

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lawrence9th
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Moggs is a little bit of a drive from hermanus but is totally worth it - the food is outstanding and the location is stunning. We loved our Sunday lunch here.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hughandrew
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We just had a light lunch, the soufflés which were delicious and shared a garden salad, just what we needed before a big dinner, plus the service was superb, which is so unusual these days.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tangles044
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A very relaxed country venue. Great views over the Hemel en Aarde valley in a family run restaurant. Always popular and one needs to book well in advance. If the weather is good to sit outside is excellent and child friendly. Your car will be...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Twoplanes
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We come here every time we make it to Hermanus. Always, make reservations! This beautiful spot is located down a tiny, winding road. It is definitely worth the drive. We had placed our order for the lamb shank BEFORE we left Florida! Julia has many...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you Patti and Roger for your review. We look forward to seeing you both again next year!

Reviewed 28 September 2018

Such a hidden treasure - off the beaten track in the wine valley of Hermanus. Reservations are always necessary, as this place is pumping and you only need to go once to see why. Very personally run by the owners & family with food to...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank pottingshedaccom
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Had a special birthday lunch at Mogg's with 20 friends. The food was excellent and the service to all of us was excellent.. The restaurant is well out of Hermanus and at the end of a dirt road but well worh the trouble in getting...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Colin S
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Set high on the mountain slope looking back down the valley sets the scene. A roaring fire indoors was necessary on this winters day. The atmosphere is relaxed and belies the stunning food. A double baked gruyere soufflé is a winner. Other great dishes tried...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GravelRoadAdventures
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Hermanus has much to offer regarding restaurants and next time visiting, make a reservation at Moggs in the valley of heaven & earth for lunch. Situated in beautiful surround, the restaurant offers a small but excellent lunch menu, not quiet "fine dining" but great food,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Walkerbay-H
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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
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Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, View
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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