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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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Sunday
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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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  • 56
    Very good
  • 11
    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
Lunch

What a delightful restaurant with a lovely ambience. Service was good and the food was delicious. Dessert was just what was needed to end the meal on a high note.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Bianca J
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

What a delightful restaurant with a lovely ambience. Service was good and the food was delicious. Dessert was just what was needed to end the meal on a high note.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Divine and really homey food. Service was quick and staff are accommodating. 8 had the kingklip and the dessert called south African plate which was amazing!! Well worth the trip

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We sort of stumbled upon Noop and are very glad we did! Really amazing food, great service and a bill that defied logic - we have never had such a great meal for such a reasonable price! Definitely get the fish :)

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I come to Noop many times a year. Their customer recognition is so good that when you leave, Zian, the chef joins Mariette to thank you for coming. That shows you how much they appreciate your business. The starters are great especially the Malaysian sea food soup. The way Zian fuses oriental cuisine with delicious South African ingredients is mouth... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Superb quality, and inventive menu. Could not be bettered. We much preferred this to Bosmans. They use local produce and meat where possible, and herbs come from their garden. These people know good food and what it takes to put together an interesting menu of quality and tasty food. Even the design of the menu is interesting; it reads like... More 

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Riebeek Kasteel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We went here with friends on my birthday for dinner and wow what a find!The service was superb without being intrusive.Starters and mains tasty and fresh,very well presented and creative. Will definately go back.Thumbs up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our meals, seared tuna and line fish was absolutely delicious and our waitress and JJ were very friendly and knowledgeable of the food and wine available. The wine selection is second to none.

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Delft
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Noop is a bistro restaurant with a lot of potential! But to much to heavy is not good for the food! To heavy sauce and to heavy flavours makes the real food fade away! Real taste go with simplicity!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We loved the food here!!! And the staff were all really great as well. It is a cute little restaurant that offers inside and outside seating. We decided to try the specials for the night and we were very pleased. I wanted to try something new, so I went for the Springbok. I was expecting it to be quite gamey... More 

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

Dear Tanya P, i wish to thank you for all the lovely comments and making the time to review us!! Much appreciated! I am delighted to read that you had such a great experience at our restaurant. Guests like yourselves make this culinary journey worth it! I hope that you visit Noop again when visiting our beautiful country. Best wishes,... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Spent a very pleasant evening at this restaurant in the center of Paarl, just walking distance from where we were staying at the Grande Roche hotel. The staff were very attentive, the menu varied and the food delicious. Highly recommended.

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

Dear Vicki C, thank you for reviewing us. We try do our best when it comes to quality and service and if this is what you experienced i am truly happy. I hope you had a great time in Paarl and that you visit Noop Restaurant again upon your next visit to South-Africa. Warm regards, Mariette More 

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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: 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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