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Moggs Country Cookhouse

Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 76 314 0671
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (55 reviews)
“lamb shank” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days 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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Jess O
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Set in the heart of the beautifull Hemel 'n Aarde valley one can enjoy an excellent Cuisine of various very tasty dishes

Thank John K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

What an awesome surprise in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Watch out for the sign to the left travelling from Hermanus side ... you don't want to miss this one! The service was excellent and the food even better. Great play area outside for kids (and adults)...More

Thank AdrianEvans1975
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A friend and I had planned to have lunch at one of the wineries but had not booked so couldn't get in and went on to Moggs. So glad we did, as it was one of the best meals I've ever had at a restaurant!...More

Thank thebr00ke
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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