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Restaurant at Glen Carlou

) #5 of 77 Restaurants in Paarl $$ - $$$ Fusion, European,
Simondium Road | Klapmuts, Paarl, South Africa
+27 21 875 5528
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (54 reviews)
“pork belly” (21 reviews)
“sea bass” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fusion, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Simondium Road | Klapmuts, Paarl, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sad to say our sirloin steak special was tough, dry and very overdone. May the chef take note of this. We had our Sunday lunch there on 28 May 2017 and the restaurant was not busy. I am just wondering what went wrong? The restaurant...More

Thank Renee K
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Having being turned away by the neighbouring establishments we opted for this rather unknown to us restaurant. And what a good discovery it was. The restaurant is set against a small hill overlooking the vineyards and the Paarl Valley and mountains in the distance. The...More

Thank Douw W
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The wine tasting was excellent, comparable with the best in the industry. We were delighted by the sirloin, the special of the day, which included two glasses of excellent wine. We will be back.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

If you have the time to sit down, enjoy good food, great service and excellent wine, take the time to drive through to Glen Carlou. There you will experience all of the above in a relaxed atmosphere with a beautiful view.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

From the moment I made a reservation the staff followed up to enquire where we would like to sit. It was a windy day so sitting on the deck area was not advisable. The restaurant offers a beautiful view of the vineyards.The food was excellent....More

Thank Hctal
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Driving the car across the Western Cape, admiring the stunning scenery, we decided to stop for a spot . of lunch. Glen Carlou did not disappoint. As we often do we sat outside, admired the wonderful scenery, and enjoyed our wine and food The service...More

Thank NML28London
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I had lunch here travelling between the Overberg and the West Coast. I've only ever been here to the tasting room, but friends advised me that I would like the restaurant and they were right! Great service and I sat at a table under an...More

Thank lisasplaces
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Lovely views and if not too hot/windy/cold you can sit and eat out on the terrace. We were offered a choice of 3 breads, two of which were cut into tiny squares. We were not offered any more during the meal. The starters of baby...More

Thank HudsonS16
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Visited for a superb gourmet lunch. Service was a bit slow, but the excellent views and atmosphere made this tolerable. Book in advance for a table on the balcony and do a wine tasting first.

Thank jhunt3
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you to Georgina for organising an excellent tasting which was very professionally delivered in a very informative manner, not to mention the fabulous wines! We had already made a reservation to stay for lunch, and were so pleased that we did. The food was...More

Thank jason s
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Bob i
do you have a menu
26 January 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from GlenCarlou | Property representative |
Hi Bob, Thank you for your request. You can find a copy of our current menu on our website - glencarloudotcodotza/restaurant We hope to welcome you sometime soon. Kind Regards, Georgie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Simondium Road | Klapmuts, Paarl, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 875 5528
  • E-mail
Consistency, expertise and a commitment to always deliver beyond expectation is what we strive for with every bottle of Glen Carlou wine - we also aim to do this with every plate of food at Restaurant at Glen Carlou. Enjoy innovative dishes inspired by the seasons whilst taking in the breathtaking landscape from inside our architecturally designed building or from the shaded terrace deck.
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