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Noop

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Contemporary, International, Fusion
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127 Main Road, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 3925
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions

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  • 54
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 0
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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
Most recent review
A really nice lunch

We returned after a couple of years and ate on the stoep on a lovely day. A glass of bubbly to peruse the menu then.... being small eaters we decided on two starters each. The mussels were superb in a light ,creamy ,garlic sauce, excellent mushroom ravioli, onion and tomato tart, and prawns which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
david o
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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253 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We returned after a couple of years and ate on the stoep on a lovely day. A glass of bubbly to peruse the menu then.... being small eaters we decided on two starters each. The mussels were superb in a light ,creamy ,garlic sauce, excellent mushroom ravioli, onion and tomato tart, and prawns which were supposed to be tempura but... More 

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

I have been back to South Africa ,in jan /feb ,mostly in capt town and Paarl of course went to noop again Let me tell everyone that this place is better than ever , Nothing is to much trouble for the staff. J J the waiter is a star , and marrotte is a great host , Most of all... More 

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Paarl, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Always the highest and consistent standard in service, quality and value. Be sure to make a reservation.

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Jerusalem District, Israel
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Simply brilliant, makes no difference if you are having lunch or dinner, simple but elegant setting, fantastic food exceptionally well presented and service that is really good, which is unusual, the people serving make the place, my third visit and not a hint of a disappointment, a Great resturant

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Paarl seems to be awash with great restuarants and Noop is one of the best. The food and service are outstanding, and with the present exchange rate its amazingly cheap for visiting Brits to eat out there.

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Burlington, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Visited Dec 18, 2014 on the recommendation of our hotel. We had reservations and were seated immediately. Our server Michael was informative and attentive and helped us with both dinner and wine selections. Our appetizers of mushroom ravioli and mussels were excellent but the surprise item was the balsamic reduction for our bread. We had to ask who made it... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Excellent food and service, loved the food and the waitress was very attentive, We were alone outside as the day was very hot so next time may eat inside to enjoy the atmosphere

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Glasgow
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Had a fixed 6 plate evening meal with 3 alternatives for each. This was a very good meal and we will return but it stopped just short of truly exceptional. Highly recommended!

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Avon, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We had a great dinner in this restaurant, but on this Wednesday evening the restaurant looked booked and we reserved late so our table wasn't in the best location. Nevertheless great food - very recommendable

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Helsingborg, Skåne Län, Sweden
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Don't know what went wrong, but we waited 1,5 hour for our food. Other tables arrived, sat down and were served! The staff obviously forgot is, and did appologies. Not acceptable.

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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: Contemporary, International, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions

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?