Moss & Maple Farmstall is well worth the visit

Moss & Maple playground

Situated a mere 10km from Plettenberg Bay, just off the N2, along the magnificent Garden Route, Moss & Maple Farmstall is a must if you’re ever passing by.

Its utopia-like setting instantly whisks you away to another world and, whether you make use of their ample seating inside or on the outside deck, you can be sure of uninterrupted views of the amazing gardens and countryside surrounding you.


Breakfast at Moss & Maple
Breakfast at Moss & Maple

Moss & Maple is a kids’ paradise with an enormous play area, which even includes a bicycle track. While the little ones are off having fun, you can kick back, relax and enjoy a mouth-watering breakfast or lunch.

Having only recently celebrated their first birthday, Moss & Maple have become renowned for their wood-fired pizzas. You have to try it!

Their menu also includes hot-pressed sandwiches, burgers, salads and an impressive list of scrumptious home-baked treats.

One can also enjoy their quality collection of wines and craft beers.


Their shop is stocked with produce and probably the biggest selection of gifts I’ve ever seen at a farmstall. You won’t leave empty-handed!

Moss & Maple is ideal for family outings, birthday parties, baby showers, year-end functions and any other celebrations. They are pet-friendly, wheelchair-friendly and are open seven days a week from 8am to 5pm (the kitchen closes at 4pm).

Don’t miss out. Pop in at Moss & Maple or contact John and Naomi at 044 534 8362 or

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To my mind a great restaurant offers three things – excellent service, great food and a wonderful ambiance.  Of these, service is the most important. 

No matter that the food is delicious and the setting delightful, poor service can ruin the occasion.  However, great service combined with mediocre meal and a plane jane restaurant can still be a pleasant night out.

We’ve eaten in restaurants that are really dirty but with incredible food and couldn’t help but give a rave review.  We’ve also hardly noticed what we ate because the setting was just amazing.

However, the best restaurants come with the best of service, food and ambiance.

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Well that’s our theory anyway.  It also doesn’t take a grand location with enormous facilities for a spa to be really good

A small, personal spa that is owner run can result in the best massage you have ever experienced.  However, the grand spas in five star hotels offer unsurpassed facilities in an environment that just makes the stress in your shoulders and neck melt away before you even finish checking in.


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