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23 Church Street | Western Cape, Tulbagh, South Africa
23 230-0242
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average

We had a rather average meal at Paddagang. Nothing to right home about. The in-laws loved the garlic snails. The burgers were just another burger, and my salad was boring - smoked salmon with ice berg lettuce (at least use interesting lettuce to "spice" up the look) with chunks of tomato and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Wolery
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Do not be fooled. Paddagang closed some time back, replaced by the Belgian Kitchen, which is a terrible food venue riding on the old name and venue. Don't waste your money.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had a rather average meal at Paddagang. Nothing to right home about. The in-laws loved the garlic snails. The burgers were just another burger, and my salad was boring - smoked salmon with ice berg lettuce (at least use interesting lettuce to "spice" up the look) with chunks of tomato and onion, really nothing to write home about. Waitrons... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

It used to be a good experience having lunch at Paddagang, but it is now really let down by average service, average food and poor unpleasant management. We won't be returning again.

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Really good food but owner was grumpy because of staff problems. Very little ambiance, very basic furniture and no effort at lighting etc.

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Bloubergstrand, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I visited Paddagang Yesterday (11/01/2015) during the afternoon. As I was at this venue previously I really thought I am going to enjoy my visit. I ordered A hamburger which is claimed to be the best in S A on the menu ! I requested a "well done" prepared burger. Unfortunately this burger I received on my plate compares well... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I did not eat at Paddagang, but, they offer reasonable bar food. They do however, offer an excellent variety of Danish beers and are very enthusiastic and informative about the beers. I would definitely recommend the beer experience and the comfortable lawn for a relaxed and pleasant afternoon.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Me and my wife had a cup of cuppachino each. The worst I've ever tasted. We wanted to lunch there as well, but did not want to take the chance after that coffee.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Had an early lunch, very relaxed. Had the surf and turf burger, which was adequate. I'd say this restaurant is pleasant mainly for the surrounds but the food didn't knock my socks off with originality. Bun for the burger was a bit stale, but we enjoyed the courtyard, and I loved seeing the peacocks wandering the grounds. So, if you're... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Waitress tried her best , she was at least friendly Owner or manager all the way from England is sour deluxe!!! Wifi all the time in your face , but not available to guests this time in live when we all travel , he refused guests to use it Everything on menu was not available Food was substandard , got... More 

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Tulbagh, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We had a fantastic dinner at Paddagang (Belgium Kitchen) to celebrate a birthday. All four of us had the steak and it was perfectly prepared. The vegetables were delicious and the chips freshly made. We were seated close to the fireplace, which was really nice. The owner and the chef each checked to see if we were happy and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 Church Street | Western Cape, Tulbagh, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Tulbagh
  • Phone Number: 23 230-0242

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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