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“Consistently Good Over The Years”

The Gardeners Cottage Restaurant & Coffee Shop
Ranked #3 of 20 Restaurants in Newlands
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I have been going to the Gardener's Cottage for many years. The training of the staff has been consistently great, you can tell when an establishment puts real time and effort into training its staff.. it really shows and the staff show a sense of pride in their work.
Their breakfasts are legendary! They have managed to get Eggs Benedict down to a T... it is sublime! The hollandaise sauce is fresh, they use bacon - non supermarket and creamed spinach. It is the benchmark for all eggs benedict that I order. The other breakfasts that they do are fantastic as well. Lunches are good honest simple meals and all fresh.
Outside you sit under the trees on a patio, my dogs have joined us here and they will bring a bowl of water. On wetter days we go inside to a very intimate dining room exuding charm and character.
I have used this restaurant for business meetings, a quick lunch with my wife, a family breakfast, breakfast and lunch with friends. It's great!

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Thank AlanJL61
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Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

Beautiful surrounding with food that is always tasteful, the surrounding trees makes it a truly tranquil place for an afternoon tea. Highly recommend the chicken pie; it's truly pie reinvented. Always willing to come back for more.

Thank Nizaam L
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

We (three generations) have been coming to The gardeners Cottage for twelve years now and we have never had a bad meal here.

The food is always beautifully prepared and the staff, unwaveringly friendly and efficient - It is no wonder it is always full.

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Thank TheSmithTribe
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Reviewed 4 April 2014

I had breakfast here twice in one week. It does serve lunch too but I can only review breakfast.
The location is next to the Monte Bello Design centre so it's a place you can spend sometime mooching about before or after you eat.
I had the most enormous delicious fruit, granola, yoghurt and honey breakfast dish twice. It has a varied menu and lots of home baked cakes and biscuits as well as eggs, toast, salads etc.
Plenty of outside seating under the natural shade of trees if you have warm weather.
Can thoroughly recommend coming here, off the main tourist track if you have time.
It's well placed if you were visiting Kirstenbosch gardens.

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Thank Joannahands
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

We love this little place, it is especially nice in summer when you can sit outside under the trees. The food has always been good and the service although not perfect is very sincere and friendly.

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