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Fairview

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Paarl, South Africa
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 116
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  • 83
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The BEST CURRY ever!!!!

We often go to Fairview and I ALWAYS have the Lamb or beef Curry it is the best Curry ever I have tried curry all over South Africa even Durban but it do not come near Fairview's curry. This is Really GOOD FOOD and your will always return if you love Curry.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Johann B
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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English first
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We often go to Fairview and I ALWAYS have the Lamb or beef Curry it is the best Curry ever I have tried curry all over South Africa even Durban but it do not come near Fairview's curry. This is Really GOOD FOOD and your will always return if you love Curry.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We stopped at Fairview for breakfast after a drive through Franschhoek. Maybe a bit late as breakfast is only served (strictly) till 11:00. With a few minutes to spare we ordered the Pyttipanna and Croque Monsieur. Both excellent dishes. Take the meaty Pyttipanna if you want a hearty hot meal. Coffee is very strong but very nice. Service was slow... More 

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Durbanville, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We bring visitors again and again for the cheese taster platter at The Goatshed Restaurant. Service is very good and freshly baked breads and cheese can always be bought here but make sure to come early for the bread because it sells out quickly.

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Ladismith, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Put it on your bucket list, remember to book for Sundays, try the cheese's or choose from the menu, try the dry Rose wine, whatever you do, plan a visit

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Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Only a short distance from Cape Town central, Fairview Estate is a great destination for lunch or as a visit along the Cape Wine route. The entrance to the estate includes a goat tower; home to two resident goats; which leads to a rose lined courtyard and koi fish pond. The open-plan tasting venues - predominantly for wine and cheese... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

even on rainy day, people were pouring in and out of fairview. during our 3 days stay at paarl, we dropped into Fairview everyday and did not find the place empty even once. Large tour operators stop at fairview and hence there are regular wine and cheese tastings. There are also 2 goats in a goat tower which the kids... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We're from Cape Town and I first visited Fairview 35 years ago when I was at university - and have been back many times since. Back in the day, they had a small table with some goat's milk cheese and they were happy to sell you a bottle of wine and for you to picnic in the rose garden round... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A friend took us to Fairview last Sunday. We had been there many times before. The Goat Shed was humming, as always. Nothing has changed : the food was good and the wine list reasonable. This is a very popular venue, both with locals and overseas visitors. The wine tastings are extremely popular and their famous cheeses can also be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Fairview is very nice situated and easy to reach. We did some wine and cheesetasting. Because we already did a beer tasting at cape brewery company before, we must have been quite boozed. The lady at the winebar took it very relaxed and kept us going! Sorry for bothering everybody! Thank you for a great day at Fairview!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Lots and lots of people visit Fairview. We were there in winter, I cannot imagine what summer must be like. They do have lots of stuff, wine, cheese, goats, picnic stuff and more. They seem to be adding stuff every year. The wines are OK, to me they are mass produced and lack the character of the smaller wineries in... More 

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Additional Information about Fairview

Address: Paarl, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  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
Cuisine: Winery

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paarl, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Winery

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?