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The Cock House - Norden's Restaurant

10 Market Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
+27 46 636 1287
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb shank” (5 reviews)
“apple crumble” (2 reviews)
“filet” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10 Market Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a farewell dinner for 4 adults - food poor and not good experience; felt that the waiters just wanted you to finish and go. We were the only people in the restaurant and it was not late. I had the pork belly whuich was...More

2  Thank pcaige910267
476chantals, Guest Relations Manager at The Cock House - Norden's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear pcaige910267, I apologise for the delayed response to your review. Please accept our sincerest apologies for your experience at Norden’s Restaurant at the The Cock House. This is certainly not our normal standard and this matter will be dealt with. Please kindly advice the...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Lovely ambiance. Personal attention from the manageress. Big log fire. Food recommendations were spot on - very tasty food. The three of us all chose something different - we all raved about our food. The complimetary glasses of gluhwein were a very nice touch!

Thank Wendles542
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I stayed at this guest house for a week while attending classes at Rhodes. What a pleasure! Wonderful and patient host and charming waitresses. We were a group of diverse individuals and they tried their best to keep everybody happy. Arriving in your room in...More

Thank Eurika2014
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I was not responsible for booking this accommodation but was pleasantly surprised by it. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. My room was immaculate and very comfortable. The bed and pillows were perfect and the combination of aircon and dstv allowed for a fantastic...More

Thank costap142
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Whilst the menu selection is not extensive, food fare is always of exceptional quality. Service levels are always tops.

Thank santylald
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting The Cock House had become something which for me only happened on high days and holidays when you knew that a bit more time and effort would be taken with the menu and the preparation of the meal. Returning last night was therefore a...More

Thank Travellinggypsy62
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Tips: This and Nordens are the same place. It only opens at 18h00, and it is definitely best to have a booking (although we got a table for two without one luckily). We had a wonderful time at the Cock House. We arrived at 18h00,...More

Thank NickPaddy16
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The retuarant was quiet ( which suited us fine ) Our host was Themba who was very professional and attentive , Wine list comprehensive , food fantastic Everyone had a great evening - Thank you .

1  Thank adamschris
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Hidden away - one of the best kept secrets of Grahamstown. We keep revisiting. Value for money - a meal in this restaurant is a real throw back to the past. The Lamb Shank is to die for - don't be put off by the...More

1  Thank brianfQ3331OT
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

A very enjoyable evening. The food and wine were very good. I would recommend the butternut soup and the lamb shank.

1  Thank Antony C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Market Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Grahamstown
  • Phone Number: +27 46 636 1287
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