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“This Restuarant really never lets you down” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Spice Route Restaurant

Spice Route Restaurant
Suid Agter Paarl Road, Suider Paarl, South Africa
021 863 5222
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Cuisines: International
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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“This Restuarant really never lets you down”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

My partner and I have been visiting this Restuarant since it first began, and we are so impressed to see that in spite of the growth and development of the farm/property as a whole, nothing has been lost or spoiled - and the food remains excellent.

Few venues in the vicinity can compete with this restuarants position surrounded by 100yr old Oak trees and with splendid views over valleys leading all the way to Table Mountain. It's likewise impressive to see that the staff seem to stay for years, and the standards of cuisine and service are consistently high.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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South Africa
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Warm and cosy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

A bucolic looking restaurant and bar which surprisingly serves pizza. Nico view through the bay window sitting in the armchairs. There is a lovely garden which is there is no wind is fresh and pretty. There is a lot of shade if need be too.
The staff were helpful but when busy can get rather mixed up
On trying to decide whether I should have a waffle or not, I asked the manager's advice and his description was objective and spot on.

Visited February 2014
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Loved everything at the Spice route! So much to do.
The lunch at the main Spice Route restaurant was devine, I had the duck and it was great, pink and moist. The prawn salad as a starter also fresh and well prepared. My dessert was scrumptious. I had the pastry with cream etc.
We enjoyed the beer tasting and what was good was that one could taste a smaller variety. The chocolate tasting had well informed staff and it was interesting to learn about the different processes needed to make chocolate.

We had a great day and the views are just amazing!

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Portland, Oregon
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
“A little of everything in the wine country”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Just 800 meters from the Fairview Winery outside of Paarl is this unique facility with a number of kiosks. We chose to participate in a chocolate tasting featuring dark varieties. For a sum of $2.50 you tasted six dark chocolates which were fantastic. If you have some extra time in the wine country, please stop by....It is a must see in a beautiful part of the western cape. It should be noted that it is only 45 minutes from Cape Town. Enjoy!

Visited February 2014
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Prague, Czech Republic
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Asian Flavour Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Book table outside on the terrace in advance of your visit for an unforgettable view. Good food and friendly staff, good wines.
But be aware they close by 5pm, so strictly lunch only. This is surprising in the tourist season.

Visit other attractions on site, like chocolate tasting, beer tasting, glass maker etc., so give yourselves time.

Visited December 2013
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