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Stephward Estate Country House

1B Meriel Road, Uvongo 4270, South Africa
+27 39 315 5926
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“exotic plants” (2 reviews)
“swimming pool” (2 reviews)
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African, Mediterranean, British, Central European, European
€€ - €€€
1B Meriel Road, Uvongo 4270, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Earlier the week we popped into the exotic nursery, not your everyday nursery and you get an amazing tour by either Stephan or Howard. Stephan took us on the tour and his knowledge was mind blowing and the variety of plant species he has got...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank GraceWatson007
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I say hidden treasure, because we accidentally ended up there. Wow what a wonderful place it is. Beautiful garden with one of a kind plants. The restaurant is full of amazing artifacts. Will definitely go back to try their food. If you are a plant...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Marrels88
Stephen v, Owner at Stephward Estate Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Always welcome

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Howard showed us around their impressive orchid nursery and Stephen gave us an excellent chat about the various types of Hoya plants they have.Also took a walk around their property which includes a quaint chapel . Had cappuccinos and tea close to their swimming pool,which...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Stephen v, Owner at Stephward Estate Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Always welcome to our small part of heaven! Hope to see you all soon. Stephen & Howard

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Upon arrival we were welcomed by Howard. After a tour of the stunning gardens and some refreshments on the pool deck, Howard took us on a tour of the exotic plants nursery. What an unique experience! Howard's knowledge and passion is beyond compare and his...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 476francois
Stephen v, Owner at Stephward Estate Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Always welcome to share our little piece of paradise!

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Visited on a Sunday and had their Sunday special lunch which consisted of either tomatoe soup or ice cream and chocolate source and the mail meal was roast beef, rice and vegetables for R95, which is outstanding value. The food was excellent. Had our meal...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Stephen v, Owner at Stephward Estate Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Always welcome to enjoy our share of heaven. Hope to see you both soon!

Reviewed 22 March 2017

I just love this setting. It's like a quaint older lady settling into a comfortable middle age spread. A little worn around the edges but with oh so much character!! The service has been excellent every time I have been there. Wonderful waitress , so...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank 111queenbee
Stephen v, Owner at Stephward Estate Country House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Always welcome at Stephward!

Reviewed 18 October 2016

The garden requires some tender loving care. The meal was mediocre and the service at the bar couldn't have been slower.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank EdwardNoyons
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had a great lunch and can recommend the mussels (with a delicious red wine sauce) and scallops for starters. The oxtail and chicken & prawn curry as mains were delicious. Thanx to Howard for the interesting and educative tour of the exotic nursery -...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank ArnoMouton
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Set away from everything else, this is a real find. Take a walk round the beautiful surrounding that have been imaginatively crafted by Stephen and Howard. Take a meal and discover imaginative and near perfect cooking, even the complementary bread is absolutely great.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Hondaxrman
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I went for lunch with a friend. It was great to meet the owners and have a tour of the amazing gardens. So many amazing plants. The meal was classy and tasty!!

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Lee B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$225
African, Mediterranean, British, Central European, European
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1B Meriel Road, Uvongo 4270, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Uvongo
  • Phone Number: +27 39 315 5926
  • E-mail
We specialize in the Old way of dining with elegance and service to match. Step back into a bygone era. The food is freshly prepared on order by Chef Stephen Van Belkum. The Menu is complimented with fresh homemade breads There is a bit of everything on the menu form fish, Duck Oxtail to name a few and decadent desserts
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