If you're a resident or even an annual visitor to Gansbaai, you’ve probably noticed a tortoise or two crossing the road...
Saturday, 27 August, all day
Wear a hat or other accessory all day and enjoy the last of winter in style. Lovely winter beanies, berets and scarves are available at Your Style Shop next door to the Stanford Hotel, and at the Village Emporium. Share a photograph of yourself and your gang on Instagram #visitstanford #thinkstanford #capewhalecoast
Saturday, 27 August, 09:00 - 12:00
Eikenhoff Orchid Nursery Open Day
On the Papiesvlei Road. Open to the public. Don't miss this spectacular sale of beautiful orchids. For more info call 076 292 5267
Saturday, 27 August, 09:00 - 12:30
Saturday Morning Market on the Stoep of Stanford Hotel
Stanford boasts its own little Saturday morning market. Lemons for sale!!! All proceeds go to the Stanford Conservation Fund. Ready-made meals, decadent gluten free cakes, fresh bread and artisan cheese, chocolate dipped dried fruit, caramel popcorn, ginger, goji berries, cranberries, pies, gluten-free quiche, veggie patties, hand spun wool died with natural ingredients, farm eggs, crunchies, shortbread, fresh farm grown vegetables, heirloom seedlings, jams & chutneys, pickles, chilli sauces, Erwin’s salamis and cold meat. Phone Ann 076 332 7490
Wednesday, 31 August, 09:00-12:00
Graze Farmers Market
Reduce your carbon footprint and get your fresh veggies at Graze Slow Food Cafe. Always seasonal, always fresh. Stay for coffee and breakfast.
WHAT'S ON THE MENU
Birkenhead Brewery and Birkenhead Restaurant
Monday - Sunday, 10:00 till 17:00 daily
Beer, Wine and Great Meals
Monday to Saturday: 08:00 – 17:00
April - September closed on Sundays.
Tasting Room and Coffee Shop: The wine tasting room and coffee shop is open to the public for wine tasting, drinks and light meals. Crafts, Rusks, Cookies and Biltong for sale. Come and taste our wine and enjoy a light meal at our coffee shop. Lots of fresh jams and crafts for the festive season.
Monday - Friday – 07:30 to 16:00,
Saturday – 08:00 to 13:00
Start your day in an authentic, Village 'Coffee Shop' serving the BEST COFFEE in the OVERBERG. Famous brekkies (including gluten free options), and even more FAMOUS delicious fresh bakes, CARROT and BAKED LEMON CHEESE CAKES. We also serve light lunches.
Monday - Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Serving delicious coffee, tea, milkshakes, fresh juices daily
Free WiFi on the verandah. Be sure to get one of our loyalty cards. Buy 5 coffees and the 6th is on us! Free!
La TRATTORIA: Lunch Friday - Sunday 11.30-15.30, Dinner Friday, Saturday and Wednesday 18:30 till late
GELATERIA: Friday - Sunday, 11:00 - 17:00
The renovations are complete and Lionello and Corrado are excited to welcome everyone to see the results of their hard work. For authentic Italian bakes, meals and gelato made without compromise, don't miss the new House of Don Gelato.
Garden Grill at White Water Farm
The Garden Grill restaurant at White Water will re-open the weekend of 3 & 4 Sept, and will be open Sat & Sun each week from then. New seasonal menu including the introduction of produce grown on the farm in our very own garden. Come for our 'Field to Fork' experience! Bookings required.
Call Tabby for availability and book to enjoy meals prepared with the best of local produce.
Winter opening hours - lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Still a little space left for the Roasty Toasty Sunday Lunch on 28th August - choice of starters followed by roast sirloin de boeuf or oinky and all the traditional accompaniments, including Yorkshire puddings of course of course! R210 per person.
Jonno and Viv's free-range eggs
Thank you for your kind support over the last few months. All our eggs will be sold as usual from the Stanford Suds Laundrette, 08:00 - 17:00, Mondays - Fridays. As we have a limited supply of eggs, you can contact Marietjie (076 363 9197) to confirm which day you would like to collect.
Manor House Restaurant
Stanford Valley Guest Farm
Thurs - Sat open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Sundays open for breakfast and lunch
Join Manor House Restaurant for sophisticated farm fare prepared with flair by Madre Malan and her team. This will be the last weekend the winter menu (oxtail on creamy mash, spicy pork neck on butternut puree, slow roast lamb shoulder on barley & date risotto..) is served before we switch over to the Spring Menu!
Mosaic Lagoon Cafe - 1892 Spookhuis
Wednesdays - Sundays 11:00 - 17:00
Mosaic has a whole new scrumptious menu which includes garlic prawns, soups, sizzling pepper steak, Mumbai lamb curry, calamari, medallions of pork fillet and our famous Mosaic beef or vegetarian burgers. Please enquire about our smoked Southern Style BBQ menu, inspired from Tennessee and Texas (pulled pork, beef brisket and chicken - menu changes), mixed with spices and homemade bread from Southern Africa. Vegetables are gathered daily from Mosaic’s organic garden and roasted or put into salads. The yummy cheese and meat platters and desserts are still on the menu.
Square One (formerly known as KCs)
Open Wednesday - Monday from 12:00
Kitchen closes at 21:30
Wednesday - Sunday 09:00 – 15:00
Farm kitchen, Gallery, Honey and Meadery
Curry Night: 2nd last Friday of every month. Join us on 23 September for a delicious variety of curries.
Supper in Stanford
Classic Retro Supper at 14b de Bruyn Street
Saturday, 20 August 18:30
Avocado Ritz, Beef Wellington with a wine & mushroom sauce, roasted potatoes with seasonal vegetables and Crème Brullée. RSVP essential because of limited seating 028 341 0070/ 028 341 0281 (leave message). Contribution R180 per head - only cash or EFT. Bring your own wine and soft drinks.
Open Tues - Saturday Lunch and Dinner; Sunday Lunch
3 big screens for sport
The Royal Oke Restaurant
Open daily 09:00 – 16:00, closed Wednesdays
Sir Robert Stanford Estate
Winter is here. Come warm up with some heart warming dishes at our fire. Coffee, tea or juice included with every breakfast this week. Freshly made soups, Moroccan Lamb stew, Delicious warm puddings. Local wines and craft beers.