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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 good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (19 reviews)
“fritters” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Hemel and Aarde Valley, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 222 reviews

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
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went to Moggs on Easter Day, the day after our 50th Wedding celebrations. It was a delight, The country setting is beautiful, the welcome and the service immaculate. Too say my lamb shank was superb is an under-estimate, an opinion shared of their meals...More

Thank Alanmaker
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Locals and visitors to the ever expanding greater Hermanus area, know to escape to the magic that is Moggs in the Hemel en Aarde Valley, home to fine wine estates, and to lunch in the scenic relaxed surrounds at this family owned gem, where Jenny...More

Thank LewR
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Happy to return to Moggs - a beautiful day for lunch in the Valley, excellent service and very fresh, tasty food with local wine - Thank you Moggs!

Thank FerguJ
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This has always been a 'go to' place for us when in the area, it never fails to impress. A small but varied menu, everything is always super fresh , great service and relaxed atmosphere. On this visit the tables were full with families having...More

Thank Sue G
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you Sue for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Wife, me and the dogs. It was could and the lovely central fireplace was burning. Service was easy and good. Standard menu items plus some specials of the day were available. Really enjoyed the food. Nice selection of wine.

Thank Charl L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

we visited this restaurant twice over the past week - once just my husband and I and the second time with our family and some friends (8 of us). Our first visit was lovely and the food and service very good. On this second visit...More

Thank Leanne A
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hi Leanne You are absolutely accurate in your review of last Sunday's lunch. We were indeed short staffed so tried to keep our numbers manageable but a few tables increased their numbers on the day and we tried our best. We apologize for your disappointing...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Sensational Food, In season produce, made with passion. Everything i have eaten here has been exceptional! Leave space for all 3 courses, otherwise you will miss out.

Thank Mick2014
Julia M, Owner at Moggs Country Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Our kitchen team loved your review. Thank you

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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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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