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The Stone Kitchen

Bovlei Road | Bovlei Division Road, Wellington 7655, South Africa
+27 21 873 6770
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (13 reviews)
“croissants” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bovlei Road | Bovlei Division Road, Wellington 7655, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my partner and we had a lovely lunch under the trees in the orchid. They even have blankets and pillows to laze in the shade. Plenty of play sections for kids and the best cheese cake I have tasted this year! We took...More

Thank CapeTownGirl03
DunstoneEstate, Guest Relations Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi CapeTownGirl03 Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had a nice time and hope to see you again with your puppy as well. Regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Saturday food was good staff was friendly and attentive. We will be back with more friends. We learned that the bistro is now open over weekends for dinner as well and already made a booking. Thank you to the manager and staff for a...More

Thank dijane58
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear dijane58 Many thanks for your lovely review. We are glad you had a nice time and look forward to hosting you soon at Dunstone. Our Viognier is really a winner and we are glad you enjoyed it. Regards

Reviewed 11 October 2017

A pleasant venue with an interesting menu although the quality of the dishes varied. Friendly waiter but slow service.

Thank 223kateg
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 223kateg Thank you for your review. We had some training done in the kitchen/front of house to avoid slow service in future. Regards

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Had a family lunch here. Great views but the food needed attention. I ordered a medium steak delivered at medium rare to rare while the beers showed their age/storage in their lack of effervescence.More

Thank markbols
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Markbols Thank you for your review. We apologies for your badly cooked meal, we have brought this up with our chefs and more training has been provided. We also contacted our local beer suppliers to discuss why some of the beers lack effervescence since...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

I suspect that the indoor and outdoor play areas for kids will be the biggest draw card. The restaurant is newly built and the food is good.

Thank Emarie B
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear EmarieB Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a great time. Regards

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting Ordinary food, was nice to do a wine tasting with the meal Had some lovely carrot cake Service was average Looks amazing for kids Would return

Thank Charlene J
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Charlene Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the carrot cake. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with my daughter and grandchildren who live on an adjoining farm. Just had coffee and some treats for the children. Observed the waiter as being a friendly helpful person with a smile on his face. The manager is very good with children and made...More

Thank Vernon V
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Vernon V Thank you for your lovely review. It is always a pleasure to entertain our younger guests. We hope to welcome you and your family back soon. Regards

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had high expectations as this restaurant is part of the excellent Dunstone Country Lodge and caters largely for its residents. What a disappointment. The set 3 course menu (for Dunstone Lodge residents) offers 2 options per course and is pre-ordered. The "Vegetable & Tomate...More

Thank Farrarmere
DunstoneEstate, Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Farrarmere We truly apologise for your service at The Stone Kitchen. We also apologies for your badly cooked evening meal, we have brought this up with our evening chef who cooks for our guest house guests and more training has been provided. Our croissaints...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The kids were in heaven with the fantastic play area! Food was tasty and staff friendly but we waited very long for our food (muesli bowl, croissant and a stokworsie) although there was only 2 tables including ours. Portions are small.More

Thank Claudi D
DunstoneEstate, General Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear Claudi D Thank you for taking the time to write a review I am glad our staff looked after you so well. I will investigate the fact that your food took long we do bake our croissaints on order that is 18 minutes in...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

It was very quiet on the day we went here for lunch but they have such nice facilities for the children (play area) and I believe some ducks, although we didn't see them. They have laid out their tables amongst the fruit trees which could...More

Thank Annabelle289
DunstoneEstate, General Manager at The Stone Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear Annabelle289 Many thanks for such a wonderful review. We are a small boutique winery and our wine being as good as it is do get sold out before the new vintage is available. You will be happy to hear that we have just finished...More

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Yes we do allow dogs outside at The Stone Kitchen.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bovlei Road | Bovlei Division Road, Wellington 7655, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +27 21 873 6770
  • E-mail
Description
An Owner managed family bistro offering simple homecooked dishes to enjoy with wines, dishes include The Stones Burger, filled baguettes and vineyard platters. A winery restaurant with amazing views of the majestic Haweka mountains, situated off the beaten track along a gravel road - a truly rural and homely dining experience. On the lower slopes of their estate, in Dunstone Winery Abbi & Lee offer a casual light bites menu to enjoy with wine tasting. The Stone Kitchen is Child-friendly offering kiddie snacks and a great play area.
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