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12 Du Toit Street | Stanford, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
+27 28 341 0272
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  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“springbok pie” (10 reviews)
“barley salad” (4 reviews)
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
12 Du Toit Street | Stanford, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

The experience was disappointing after all the hype that had been made. Thefood was OK but bland and needed spicing. The waiting time was too long - (2 hrs for a 2 course meal)

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

It's not often one comes across a restaurant like Marianas. This is good , wholesome country cooking at its very best. Everything is seasonal and homegrown in Peter and Marianna's garden. And it's not only all about their fabulous food. They're wonderful hosts who serve...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We booked for Mariana's a good few months in advance and arrived one Thursday lunch time in early January 2017 to be warmly welcomed by Peter, obviously a raconteur and institution in and of himself. We sat outside on the sweetest vine-wreathed stoep, with lovely...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

What a gem! Tucked away in the small village, Stanford. Do not miss a visit to Mariana's. Book well in advance! Friendly and personal reception and service with the chef visiting the tables at the end of lunch to chat. The Chevre Tart as starter...More

Thank Johann S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

An absolute Delight ! A charming tiny little house , simple with a natural bit of decor and absolutely delicious food and wine ! We had a lovely afternoon , extremely quaint - food beautifully presented , very entertaining host and the lovely chef herself...More

Thank 173alexandra
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Great place for a long lazy lunch with great food. Just a mission to have to plan so far ahead to get a booking. My son cant wait to go back for Mariannas venison pies.

Thank CgStell
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We had a leisurely Sunday lunch and were blown away at every turn. Mariana and her husband Peter's generosity comes through their food, their service, and the time they spend talking to each table. The food was to die for. Book three months in advance...More

Thank STH2014
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We were not disappointed , after a too long absence we revisited , everything on the small menu is exceptionally enticing , a lot of the veggies homegrown - the initial explanation of the menu is simple the execution and combinations , complex and delicious...More

Thank FairCape
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived at this unassuming looking cottage to a wonderful welcome. We did book well in advance and it was every bit the amazing lazy lunch with excellent service and outstanding cuisine that was recommended !! From starters to dessert it is a delicious adventure...More

Thank Tracey l
Reviewed 17 November 2016

For long, lazy lunches, Mariana's ticks all the boxes. Down-to-earth, but with a twist; the menu will seem comfortingly familiar but the dishes are modern and fresh at the same time. Peter is entertaining and Mariana does magic in the kitchen while guests relax in...More

Thank ninakriel
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Du Toit Street | Stanford, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Stanford
  • Phone Number: +27 28 341 0272
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