GRAHAMSTOWN'S FINEST

Guesthouse & Norden’s Restaurant

World Class Facilities in a Charming Setting

Steeped in a rich history stretching back almost 200 years, The Cock House boasts modernised facilities and a top-class dining experience.

Well Appointed Rooms

Comfortable and cosy, The Cock House offers double rooms, family suites and self-catering accommodation.

Fine Dining

Making full use of the seasonal ingredients and local produce, Norden’s Restaurant is a treat for food lovers!

Beautiful Surroundings

Our gorgeous gardens have hosted weddings, markets and live music entertainment.
Contact us to host your next event.

Testimonials

We had a family dinner at the Cock House last night and the service and food was wonderful. Well done and congratulations, your staff are friendly and efficient and the evening was excellent. Keep up the good work.

Claire de la Harpe

Enjoyed the lovely character of 'The Cock House', very efficient and friendly service, and hospitality. Loved being in the same environment as author, Andre Brink, and leader, Nelson Mandela.
Thank you very much!

Barbara Rigdon, South Africa

Absolutely great to be back. Service and eye for detail impeccable. Food is excellent.

Ms Nicky Vaders, Germany

This is a lovely and cosy place. People are all warm-hearted and available to help. Thank you for your hospitality!

Anbin shi & Qing’an Zhou, Beijing, China

What an introduction to an undiscovered gem! Loved the ambience from the moment we stepped through the front door.
Excellent service, Excellent food, really good and friendly staff. Will recommend this stately home to all our friends.
Thank you!

Charmaine & Daffy de Freitas, Port Elizabeth

The staff were attentive, welcoming and the best we've had. Thank you for a great experience. We will miss the food! Amazing job everyone. Wonderful time.

Lauren Moore, Scott and Justine Wollaston, Denver Colorado/ Pilst Point Texas

A charming place to stay with great food, wonderful staff and a lovely atmosphere

William & Nadine Stein, Malkerns, Swaziland

Thanks for a special evening, dinner was delicious and the service was so friendly and warm - will recommend The Cock House to all our family and friends!

Jane and Colin Chapman, Johannesburg, South Africa

Thank you for all your fabulous hospitality over the years. It has made my visits to my son at St Andrews especially memorable!

Julie Lovelace, Gauteng

Warmly welcomed - very moving and interesting history museum. Proud to have shared the premises where Andre Brink wrote! Merci.

Family Willi, France

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