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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Full Bar, Live Music
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Reviewed 4 December 2023

Great place in this country road to Durban. The view from the restaurant is amazing, with plenty of sitting area inside and outside. On Sunday, live music. Friendly service and athmoshere.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 June 2023

Unplanned visit to the Pot and Kettle took us by a surprise. The outside area has a stunning views! Food was freshly prepared and tasty, arrived fast. Our waitress was friendly and helpful. Our new favourite place :)

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 21 May 2023 via mobile

Absolutely great food and great service. Ivan was a absolute star . Will definitely be back for lunch . Beautiful scenic views . An amazing visit !

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 6 November 2022 via mobile

The food was beyond delicious. Roasts like your grandmother used to make and the tastiest Chocolate Coconut brownies. Yum

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 9 May 2022

Really enjoyable experience. Love the rustic feel and homely food. Only the roast was available, but we were fine with that. Roast was very good and reasonable, considering dessert was included. Our waiter, Seth, was very pleasant and kept us updated regarding the food times....It was very busy, so the food was slightly delayed but we enjoyed the atmosphere so much that we didn't mind waiting an extra few minutes. Well done Heidi and team, a very enjoyable lunch!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 8 February 2022 via mobile

My hubby and I visited the area and decided to eat here. Very poor service. Waited 10 minuites for waite. r . The hostess were more interested in gossiping in front. I went to the bar person and asked for a waiter, my husband then...went to call again, eventually when waitress came, she went to another table appologised fir taking long saying short staff, them came to us and took everyone's order which took forever before she eventually put the order through, we were ready to leave. Also very noisy where kids were screaming. View not that fantasting...so after 20 minute'sthe hostess asked if she can take our order, still waiting for the drinks we ordered..... Food took forever to come. I suggest don't go on a Sunday as you will get poor service.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 12 December 2021 via mobile

Sunday - stopped for a light lunch - service was good, view was good - despite the creeping urbanization, food was good. But then the singer!! Tone deaf - droning - most of the songs attempted were totally unrecognizable. If you enjoy music then this...is where it comes to be murdered!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Heidi D, Owner at The Pot & Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2021

Good day Thank you for your review. Really appreciate constructive criticism.

Reviewed 24 September 2020 via mobile

This is a great place, with and even better view of thousand hills. The staff was super helpful and the food even better. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and taste of the food. The atmosphere and cleanliness of the place is brilliant. Worth...visiting when in the area.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020

Very disappointing. I called in mintinues before arriving to ask if they where opened, they me yes till kitchen closes at 3.30. I said great I'm coming on my way, the lady on the call never mentioned had to make reservation. I even looked at...the website and Facebook before planning to come. Made a special trip to sit and see the view at the award reviewed site. I didnt argue but note they was not even busy but was told they are fully booked. Well they dont need customers! support the phezulu restaurant rather great food and view with excellent service and better activities and environments is great.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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heididevitt, Owner at The Pot & Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2020

Good day I am terribly sorry for your experience. Sundays are extremely busy and we are still working with only half our seating capacity due to government law. Unfortunately it is advisable to book for a Sunday. If you were informed that we were fully...More

Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

Lovely setting. Of our group all but one had a good experience. We discovered the chef does not know how to cook fish, unless you like yours like leather. Taitress apologized and said they were extremely busy hence the possible over cooked fish. Definitely wasn't...worth the moneyMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Heidi D, Owner at The Pot & Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2020

Good day Unfortunately this was nothing to do how the chef cooks it. We contacted the supplier and it definitely was the quality of the product. We are now sticking Sea Harvest from a different supplier. My griller has worked for me for 15 yrs...More

Reviewed 19 December 2019 via mobile

Situated over looking the majestic valley of a 1000 hills friendly waiters quality food and well priced drinks perfect outing to unwind

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 9 December 2019

Have to admit being somewhat distracted as visited on the day of the World Cup rugby final! It wasn't as busy as usual (probably because of the rugby) but a good venue to meet friends half way between Pmb and Durban. Service was great and...our waitron was very attentive even with water. Nice laid back venue for breakfast with a great view.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Heidi D, Owner at The Pot & Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2019

Thanks for your feedback. We were actually closed on rugby final day, so not sure if u were aware We had a private function on that day. Regards Heidi

Reviewed 9 October 2019

Wonderful views, superb meal, great staff. We sat comfortably looking over the Valley of 1000 Hills, in the sun and enjoyed a wonderful meal with good coffee. A definite place to go and eat.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Heidi D, Owner at The Pot & Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2019

Thank you so much for the lovely positive review. Please claim your complimentary cappuccino on your next visit Regards Heidi

Reviewed 28 September 2019 via mobile

After visiting the Zulu show up the road, stopped here for an included lunch. The red wine was very nice, no idea what make it was as it was by the glass. Husband had the beef pie, which had an enormous, oval shaped, flat pastry...lid, whilst the pie underneath was in a smaller, round dish. Husband said it was like a peppery stew. I had the vegetarian burger which came missing the mushroom sauce stated in the menu, but I asked for a salad dressing instead. The burger was tiny, the bun was huge. Tasted OK, nothing special. The potato wedges we both had were very nice and crispy. The service was slow, but there were 17 of us and the waiter was very pleasant. The view was nice, but I wouldn't say it was amazing, as the natural beauty has been spoilt by buildings littering the hillsides.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Heidi D, Front Office Manager at The Pot & Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2019

Good day Thank you for your constructive input. I will endevour to tackle the few issues you pointed out. The house red wine, Nederberg Baronne is very popular. Apologies for the service. Will deal with the waiter on that as well. Sadly litter in South...More

Reviewed 11 August 2019

Sunday lunch today was disappointing for a few reasons. Not all items on the a la carte menu were available. Waitress although friendly overshared somewhat her single parental status which may have been a ploy to get a bigger tip. Our pot pies were served...in what looked a dessert bowl instead of a pie dish which was very different from the last time we visited. No management presence to check on us during our 2 hour visit. The view was great as always and we appreciated the live music.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Heidi D, Owner at The Pot & Kettle, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2019

Good day. Thank you for your constructive critism. Unfortunately the said waitress has received numerous warnings regarding this, and will be dealt with. We had unfortunately run out of peppersteak pie, due to the how demand. There were 2 management on the floor. We serve...More

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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5