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Noop

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International, Contemporary, Fusion
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127 Main Road, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 3925
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Noop. We hope you feel at home here, because that is how we...
Welcome to Noop. We hope you feel at home here, because that is how we think of our restaurant. After all, we spend more time here than we do at our homes. Our beautiful heritage building breathes warmth and hospitality. We know many of our guests by name; some of them have become our friends.As for us, we were customers before we became owners. Noop was established in 2005, and we had an affinity for the restaurant when we took it over in 2012. It's still as popular with returning locals as it is with visiting tourists, and we've kept everything people love about it while also making it our own. There's plenty for you to choose from, and we're sure that you'll find something you like. The meals are all fresh and so is the inspiration on our specials board. If you have special requests, we'll try our best to accommodate them. Whatever you order, you can enjoy it knowing that we make the same kind of food here as we do at home. Unpretentious. Often spontaneous. Always delicicious.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best place to have breakfast!

Fantastic food! Portions are great. Have to visit early on a Saturday to make sure you find a place :) they do take bookings! What a treat to eat there!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
RuffyAndTamsJ
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Fantastic food! Portions are great. Have to visit early on a Saturday to make sure you find a place :) they do take bookings! What a treat to eat there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The Winelands offer few consistently good dinner experiences which are not captive to a wealthy wine estate or label. Noop provided modern interpretations of protein driven meals served in the several rooms and patio of Cape Dutch ambiance along Main Road in South Paarl. The offerings span the Banting Diet to the Forks over Knives polar opposite. It is an... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Top Restaurant! Love the food, vibe, wine, people and historic building. You won't find better food in Paarl. Not even in Cape Town!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We were so pleased with Noop we ate there twice! It was warm and cosy on dark, cold nights in Paarl. The menu was not huge but offered great choices and the food was very, very good. The service was friendly and efficient despite the crowded dining room. The locals clearly eat here! Just for the foreigners - don't worry... More 

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Hoedspruit, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Everything about eating at Noop was just amazing. I cannot remember when last I had such a deliciously wonderful meal and desert! (You must have "The South African Plate" for desert!) Service was very friendly and professional. I had the Seared tuna that was one of the dialy specialities and it was just delicious to the last bite. I cleaned... More 

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Suider Paarl, South Africa
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Another lovely evening with chef Xander in attendance. Entertained Nina ,Sandra and William at Paarl's best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The food, ambiance and service is always excellent! The menu and specials-of-the-day boasts great and interesting variety. Many of the dishes also offer you the choice of a smaller portion size (priced accordingly) which means that the lighter eater can indulge in a starter, main dish and dessert without compromising - just fabulous! The food is prepared to a very... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Noop excels in all departments , Shorty the waiter is amazing , follow his lead and you cant go wrong . No wonder this is rated as one of the better eatery's in Paarl , even on the busyist night you get satisfaction .

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Wow, this was one of the best meals I have ever had. The food was excellent the service was just right. We had a wheel chair in our group and they extremely accommodating. We would happily have paid twice the price for the food. 5 of us ate including desert and wine for $100. If you are in the area,... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My Mother's local Paarl friends all rave about Noop - so I am joining the queue here:) Noop has a lovely ambiance, friendly staff and although I would not wax lyrical about my prawns, my comments were well received by the staff as being constructive criticism. Would I return? well - absolutely! My first choice in Paarl.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 127 Main Road, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 863 3925

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic

Description

Welcome to Noop. We hope you feel at home here, because that is how we think of our restaurant. After all, we spend more time here than we do at our homes. Our beautiful heritage building breathes warmth and hospitality. We know many of our guests by name; some of them have become our friends.As for us, we were customers before we became owners. Noop was established in 2005, and we had an affinity for the restaurant when we took it over in 2012. It's still as popular with returning locals as it is with visiting tourists, and we've kept everything people love about it while also making it our own. There's plenty for you to choose from, and we're sure that you'll find something you like. The meals are all fresh and so is the inspiration on our specials board. If you have special requests, we'll try our best to accommodate them. Whatever you order, you can enjoy it knowing that we make the same kind of food here as we do at home. Unpretentious. Often spontaneous. Always delicicious.
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?