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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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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Noop, Unpretentious. Often spontaneous. Always delicious.

Noop is a warm homely restaurant nestled under two elegant old oak trees in Paarl, only 40 min outside Cape Topwn. Noop is the perfect place for a meal if you're looking for both exquisite and homely dining. The atmosphere is very comforting and the mood is relaxed with the décor being contemporary... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
brendansterley
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Noop is a warm homely restaurant nestled under two elegant old oak trees in Paarl, only 40 min outside Cape Topwn. Noop is the perfect place for a meal if you're looking for both exquisite and homely dining. The atmosphere is very comforting and the mood is relaxed with the décor being contemporary and stylish. The staff are friendly, welcoming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I loved the game meat which I discovered in this restaurant. I always try to go back every time I can. It is rather small so booking is important but the food is brilliant and for me the best in town every time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by our Belgian guesthouse owner and as it turned out, truly one of the better dining spots in Paarl. We started with a tempura shrimp and as a main course we were served a tomato tart and line fish. Both dishes very well prepared and presented and by far not a middle of the road platter.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My first visit to this real gem in Paarl. Food was tasty, portions were good. Service was definitely better than some places I've been to lately. I'll be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Go here often and can't recall ever not seeing the owners around, that alone tells already tells a story of attention to detail and what to expect. Tasty, well prepared and presented food, fantastic wine list, decent wine glasses, relaxed ambience with well trained waiters. Solid all round I'd say, from start to finish with what also happened to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was a warm relief from the wet and cold outside on our trip from Cape Town to Paarl, on our way to Babylonstoren. We found this place via Tripadvisor. I have zero regrets. The food is a bit pricey but it was worth it. There were three of us and we each had three courses. Each course was... More 

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Noop Restaurant W, Owner at Noop, responded to this review

Dearest Fareeaa, it was a very cold day indeed and i am happy that we were able to accommodate you for a nice, cosy lunch in the corner as you enter the main dining area. Our staff help one another when it comes to serving tables, especially when we are a little busy. We strive for service excellence and thus... More 

Paarl, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I have dined at Noop on many previous occasions and have to mention this last visit because my meal was exceptional. I usually have the Kabbeljou they have but the Kalahari Springbok caught my eye. It was done with a red wine reduction and mushrooms. What an out of this world meal on my plate. It looked gourmet and tasted... More 

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Noop Restaurant W, Owner at Noop, responded to this review

Hello Paljas1976, thank you so very much for reviewing us after your last visit! Your comments are much appreciated! Our springbok comes from the family farm in Namibia, which makes this dish even more special. It has become a very popular dish indeed. Children are welcome and we try to accommodate them as far as possible since we do not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I just want to thank Noop for excellent service! The food was out of this world. Picture perfect and a taste to die for!!! JJ, our waiter was exceptional.

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Dear EugenioGelderbloem, thank you for visiting us in June! It was a pleasure to have you dine with us. We are really happy you enjoyed your dining experience and look forward to seeing you again! JJ has been with Noop right from the very start and form a huge part of our successes. Thanks for reviewing us! Hope to see... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is one of the best restaurants in the Cape Town area. Unpretentious, wonderful food, superb wine list, great service.

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Noop Restaurant W, Owner at Noop, responded to this review

Dear 133Scottk, thank you for your review. We like keeping things simple and unpretentious and focus on quality as well as service. I am really happy that this is what you experienced and look forward to welcome you back at Noop! Regards, Mariette More 

Gaborone, Botswana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Ordered the Thai curry and fish and the day and the service was quite quick and the food excellent - slightly expensive - and the wine was good as well. They use home made butter which was also a plus

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Noop Restaurant W, Owner at Noop, responded to this review

Dearest Bob i, i am happy you enjoyed your visit to our cosy little restaurant and that your dining experience was a happy one! When passing through Paarl again, please do not hesitiate to pop in. Even if just for a drink! Kind regards, Zian More 

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Additional Information about Noop

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

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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: Romantic, 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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