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Ridgeback Wines - The Deck Restaurant

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Windmeul $$ - $$$
| Langverwacht Farm, Windmeul, Paarl 7630, South Africa
+27 21 869 8988
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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| Langverwacht Farm, Windmeul, Paarl 7630, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here because we knew the wine was great!!Ryno gave us an excellent well studied taste with a choice of 3 white and 2 red or 3 red and 2 white option.He was amazing and the wine exquisite!!The children played outside and fed the...More

Thank JohanAntoinette R
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Great for kids with room to run rampant. Good food and reasonably priced too. Wines are great but unfortunately the tasting fee is ony waived if you purchase 12 bottles. Got charged R75 for a 10 wine tasting instead of 2xR25 for a five wine...More

Thank ZX_Dan
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Went only for the wine tasting and as the first one for our weekend, it was the perfect way to kick-start the tour. We opted for the 10-tastings option. NOTE: Their website must be outdated because the price there is incorrect, the 10 tastings was...More

1  Thank Natasha D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I did not book this month's lunch run. When we were told we are going to The Deck, I did not know what to expect. A quick Google search showed a nice little venue. Boy, was I pleasantly surprised! Every thing was perfect - from...More

Thank Bennie v
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem just outside the northern suburbs of Cape Town. Words can't describe the awesome afternoon that we had. Really enjoyable for the kids, so adults can enjoy the wine around fantastic garden. Fantastic food. Great wine. Beautiful surrounds. A definite choice...More

Thank Eddie D
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This was the second time we visited this place. The setting is beautiful. We had 3 different platters between the 5 of us . They were excellent, what a treat!

Thank 89traveller2013
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely setting next to a small lake with swans and ducks the antipasti platter was very generous for two and supplemented by a tasting from the winery made for a very pleasant lunch. The staff are very knowledgeable and the wines are of the...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great service and good food personifies this restaurant situated alongside a dam filled with koi, birdlife, black and white swans. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I come here every year to buy wine before heading back to Europe.. We just had the seafood platter and a glass of wine or two. A great atmosphere..good wine and pretty good food. I've not had anything else before... but the platters are generous...More

Thank Brent A
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting Ridgeback for many years as their Viognier is, in my opinion, the best there is. We arrived at around 12 and tasted a 2015 bottle. Amazing on its own but, paired with the lamb curry, totally sensational. Service was attentive and...More

Thank Debbie P
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 18
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Langverwacht Farm, Windmeul, Paarl 7630, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl  >  Windmeul
  • Phone Number: +27 21 869 8988
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The Deck Restaurant,Ridgeback Wines, located at our wine tasting centre, overlooking a small dam with 25 species of waterfowl,located in the tranquil landscaped gardens where you can enjoy a glass of Ridgeback's fine wine together with a light meal.Breakfasts are served from 0930 to 1130 and lunches from 1200 to 1530. Tuesdays to Sundays. Home Style, casual dining. Dishes vary from our popular platters, to salads, home style steak n Kidney pie to delicious steaks.
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