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Address: Suid-Agter-Paarl Road, Suider Paarl 7646, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 863 2450
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One of the top wine estates to visit

Fairview is a must visit when visiting the Western Cape. Besides the great wines and superb deli offering goats cheese and many other delicacies, the Goatshed restaurant is a true... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Fairview is a must visit when visiting the Western Cape. Besides the great wines and superb deli offering goats cheese and many other delicacies, the Goatshed restaurant is a true favourite. A good selection of food with a local flavour. We had the special of the day, lamb shank with mash. A very generous portion with rich flavours.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Grounds here are picturesque. They have goats in the front and other historic items around property. Wine and tasting is only R30 per person for 6 wines and accompanied cheeses. Wine was very good; staff knowledgeable and friendly. Nice to have combo with cheese vs just wine. Great location because another vineyard is close by.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I came here as part of a wine tour of the region, and it was by far the most disappointing experience of the day. Unlike the other vineyards I visited I did not get any sense of passion for wine from this place; I got the sense of a farm shop, wanting to sell you anything and everything. The tasting... More 

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Dubai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We did the cheese and wine tasting today and it was lovely. Our wine expert was wonderful. We were a bit disappointed with the cheese selection though. But overall it was a wonderful experience.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visited in early July. Always a treat to visit one of the icons of wine and cheese in the Cape area.Apart from having a wide range of wines that can be tasted at well appointed tasting areas, the cheese are a great attraction. The goats milk cheeses are a real draw card. Staff are friendly and very helpful.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We started with lunch which was delicious and had very nice portions. We had fun watching the goats out in their house. We then did a private tasting of 8 cheeses and wines which was terrific. The wines were delicious and the man who ran the tasting (sorry, I didn't write down his name) was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable he... More 

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Paarl, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We live in Paarl and regulary visits Fairview,It is just one of my favourite places to do wine & cheese tasting @ afforable price.So, we took some family from Pretoria that was visiting us to our "favourite" farm the Sunday,12 of July'15,but it was such an disappointed experience,I've almost felt ashamed to drag them there.Thirst,it was schoolholiday and the place... More 

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Alberton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Fairview is one of the loveliest farms that one can visit when in Paarl/Franschhoek area. With its charming scenery, gardens and the adorable goats living in their tower upon entry, it immediately leaves an impression of being special. Yet you still have to eat at the Goatshed and experience the wines and cheeses. The food at the Goatshed is fresh... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We took a day tour of the Winelands and visited this winery along with two others. This one was a highlight . It is large and lively and the staff is knowledgable and charming. We were able to sample six different wines and many delicious cheeses. We left happy and pleased to have had such a lovely time.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Our favorite treats & Fairview has one of the best cheeses. We didn't get time to enjoy the restaurant - so can't review this. The goats are really cute.

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Address: Suid-Agter-Paarl Road, Suider Paarl 7646, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 863 2450
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Suider Paarl
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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