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Tumble Downs

) #2 of 25 Restaurants in Howick $$ - $$$, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8 Currys Post Road, Howick 3290, South Africa
+27 82 802 2837
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Currys Post Road, Howick 3290, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely setting an amazing food all round. Cosy inside on chilly evenings and beautiful scenery and gardens durning the day. Excellent service and prices are very reasonable. A must stop on the Meander.

Thank HeySarahFaye
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food is really very good. We haven't had a bad meal there and tested the menu before deciding to host my Mom's 90th birthday lunch. It was fabulous.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited a handful of times over the last two years. Food and service is always good. Saturday night was no different. Really good value for money. Bookings via SMS also simple but effective. Keep up the good work.

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been wanting to visit here for a while so didn't hesitate to book when we decided to go on a road trip to the Midlands. All good, I was pleasantly surprised that it was a tar road all the way from Howick (not...More

Thank mags592014
Michele J, Owner at Tumble Downs, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Just to advise you, we willing allow guests to bring their own wines at a corkage fee. Next time please feel free to BYO and enjoy it with a special meal. Hoping...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed lunch at Tumble Downs. The prawn and chicken curry is to die for and we also tried the pulled pork & sweet corn fritters! Really tasty. The only thing is the wine is pricey so next time we will see if they...More

Thank Mands101
Reviewed 12 April 2017

34 people attended an 80th birthday luncheon. Everyone chose different starters, mains and desserts from the menu. Even though there were other patrons in the restaurant, the service was surprisingly quick and efficient. There were two areas for private parties. The emphasis of the unique...More

Thank jallw00d
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We live in Pietermaritazburg and wanted somewhere a little special for our anniversary lunch. A friend suggested tumble downs and from when we walked in we felt at home. Werner is very welcoming and attentive, Ourselves and our guests enjoyed every mouthful of their very...More

Thank syderjb
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My boyfriend and I decided we wanted to eat out for dinner (there is not a huge selection to where we where staying) and just by chance we asked Google where was the closest restaurant to us whist we were driving around and one of...More

Thank ssford2711
Reviewed 25 March 2017

A short hop from Howick, KwaZulu Natal, along the Curry's Post Road (mind the pot holes at night) I have yet to visit during the day, but their evening menu is fabulous. They are open Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and it is mostly the...More

Thank afroconf
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The food as always excellent. Small menu which changes quite regularly. Food prepared wit a lot of creativity.

Thank Vicky H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Currys Post Road, Howick 3290, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Howick
  • Phone Number: +27 82 802 2837
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The restaurant is conveniently situated only 8 kms outside of Howick on the Currys Post Road. Approximately 4½ hours from Johannesburg and 1½ hours from Durban. Tastefully decorated yet simply country, this venue is ideal for dining pleasure. The row of glass panelled doors that open out onto the covered veranda echo the buildings stable origins, but inside the ceilings have been raised to give the feeling of great depth and space. Tastefully decorated but remaining true to the country ambience, Tumble Downs has a passion for food and hospitality. The awe-inspiring landscape of the surrounding Kamberg and Karkloof Valley, the unrestricted freedom of its lawns, fine cuisine and true country-style hospitality makes this the ultimate venue.