We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bosman's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Plantasie Street | Grande Roche Hotel, Paarl, South Africa
Website
Add hours for Bosman's Restaurant and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 142 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 101
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice!

Nice plating, subtle flavors, well executed! Good staff,super friendly and great wines. The reception desk and the lobby in the same venue is a bit weird, but once you get the plates, rest assured the quality is there!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Sven P
,
Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
Add Photo Write a Review

142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Nice plating, subtle flavors, well executed! Good staff,super friendly and great wines. The reception desk and the lobby in the same venue is a bit weird, but once you get the plates, rest assured the quality is there!

Was this review helpful? Yes
AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Bosman's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sven, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time in Bosman's Restaurant and that you enjoyed your meal. May we welcome you back again in the near future. Kind Regards Anja Bosken More 

Riebeek-West, South Africa
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It was a sunday afternoon and we have got the possibility to sit at the chef's table. It was really our first chef's table experience. It started with a carpaccio of "coquille St. Jacques (scallops), afterwords the Ostrich experience (the best I ever eat ) and as main a very simple , but delicious, Sirloin ! Amazing. We choose with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Bosman's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, My team and I were so delighted to read your review of Bosman's Restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your menu with the Wine pairing. I shall pass on your compliments to our Chef. We hope to welcome you back again in the very near future. Kind regards Anja Bosken More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The presentation and the flavours were incredible. Service friendly but not intrusive. Somewhere not to be missed if in Paarl

Was this review helpful? Yes
AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Bosman's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Amanda, My team and I were delighted to read your review of Bosman's restaurant. It is our mission that all our guests leave the Winelands with happy memories. Kind Regards Anja Bosken More 

Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The chef that can cook a rare steak rare remains elusive. Even teh Grand Roche is still in search for one.

Was this review helpful? Yes
AnjaBoskenGM, Manager at Bosman's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to review the Bosman's Restaurant. It is my understanding that you have been in direct contact with our General Manager, Anja Bosken, about your experience. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Anja Meyer Sales & Marketing Manager More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Bosman's Restaurant at the Grande Roche Hotel was a truly fine-dining experience. We had a great table outside in the glorious sunshine overlooking Paarl, and it just got better from there. Job and Nkululeko were our attentive waiters and nothing was too much to ask. Job was knowledgeable about the voluminous wine list. The carpaccio starter was excellent, and my... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Bosman's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Adam, Thank you for your very kind review of Bosman's restaurant. I have passed your compliments on to my head of department so she may thank Job and Nkululeko for their wonderful service. It is our passion that our guests leave the Winelands with happy memories. May we welcome you and your partner back again in the near future.... More 

Cape Town
Level Contributor
162 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We had dinner here on Friday evening as we were staying at the Hotel, Grande Roche, where Bosman's is situated and we had an Anniversary to celebrate. The staff went out of their way to make this a very special Occasion The table was strewn with rose petals and the service from all staff was brilliant. The food was fabulous,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Bosman's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for the review on our Bosman's Restaurant. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner and celebrating your anniversary with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Anja Bosken. General Manager More 

Paarl, South Africa
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Food was excellent! We had the 3 course meal and everything was outstanding. Pretty like pictures. Definitely not your average restaurant, every little piece of food on your plate is well thought out. We enjoyed it!

Was this review helpful? Yes
AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Bosman's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sonja, Once again thank you for your kind words. We are so pleased that you and your husband enjoyed your time with us. May we see you soon. Kind regards Anja Bosken More 

Gaborone, Botswana
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The restaurant has a good reputation but we found the helpings small and the food not as good as we would expect for the cost which was high

Was this review helpful? Yes
AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Bosman's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Bob, Thank you for taking the time to review the Bosman's Restaurant. All feedback is appreciated as it allows us the opportunity to improve the standard of our service as we strive to ensure that all guests leave our establishment with wonderful memories. Kind regards, Anja Bosken General Manager More 

Level Contributor
21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The atmosphere at The Bosmans is very elegant, especially in the evening. The staff was very friendly. But I had problems with the menu. The menu for The Bosman was not very creative. Either fish, springbook or beef. Nothing for me. All in this cape wine area we found so many creative menus in restaurants or bistros on vineyards, but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Bosman's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Christah, Thank you for taking the time to review the Bosman's Restaurant. All feedback is appreciated as it allows us the opportunity to improve the standard of our service as we strive to ensure that all guests leave the our establishment with wonderful memories. We currently have 3, 4 and 6 course set menus, A la Carte Menu, Vegetarian... More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Besides the setting, the views and the food, the experience is made perfect by the service of the friendly and well trained staff. People like Anwar is an asset, and ensures that I revisit regularly. The food is excellent as is to be expected from such an establishment, and the wine list is of a high standard. Be sure to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
AnjaBoskenGM, General Manager at Bosman's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review of the Bosman's restaurant. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to Anwar and his head of department. It is always nice to receive feedback back from guests and especially positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards Anja Bosken More 

Travelers who viewed Bosman's Restaurant also viewed

Paarl, Western Cape
Paarl, Western Cape
 

Been to Bosman's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Bosman's Restaurant

Address: Plantasie Street | Grande Roche Hotel, Paarl, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plantasie Street | Grande Roche Hotel, Paarl, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Bosman's Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Bosman's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?