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Spice Route Restaurant

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Suid Agter Paarl Road, Suider Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 5222
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Out first visit to the restaurant which is set in a beautiful location. We enjoyed both the chocolate and wine tasting before lunch. We had to wait 1 hour for our table and further disappointed to wait another 1 hour for our food. The menu is pretty basic selection of burgers however to wait this long was a let down.... More 

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Thank KleynZ
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

I visited the farm about 5times over spring and summer and the experience is always pleasant. Wine/beer in hand with a fantastic panoramic view, who can fault that. But the experience is spoiled by not bad but lack of service. The size of the establishment is just to big, you will not have a bad time but again if your... More 

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Thank Wilmer O
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

A special place to take visitors, meet friends or just hang out. There's something for everyone to enjoy and that's what makes it so different and worthwhile a visit. Start with CBC craft beer tasting, followed with de Villiers artisan chocolate tasting. Check out the gourmet ice cream stand and quaint little art gallery. The two restaurants offer completely different... More 

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Thank DizzyC0306
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We went with family on a public holiday and had brunch/lunch at Barley and Biltong for amazing burgers and a stunning view over the valley. The service was good, the portions nice and hefty although pricewise slightly on the steep side. Note it got busy very early on so I would recommend booking. One note, dissapointingly they didn't have any... More 

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Thank Boerejedi1
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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82 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

it is a great outing visiting the Spice route with family or friends.lots to do from beer tasting to choclate pairing but the highlight was visiting the Italian restaurant La Graperria.The pizza was good and reasonble priced as was the service.On weekends please book in advance.

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Thank schoeman b
Cape Town, RSA
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

on a recent visit from London, my daughter, granddaughter and I, drove out to Spice Route Bertus Basson restaurant for breakfast. Although just half an hour from the city I'd never been there and the breakfast had been recommended specifically for one dish a friend had eaten there. Unfortunately that dish was no longer on the menu. I had scrambled... More 

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Thank TrishCapeTown_RSA
Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 14, 2016

We were a group of 8 people. Food was good, Service was prompt and waiters took care of us. Definitely worth a visit. Lots of little attractions. Well thought and conceptualized.

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Thank debzdoubell
Cape Town, South Africa
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132 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love Spice Route (please read my other review). I do however have one big gripe. All restaurants require a reservations in advance. We arrived on Sunday and there were tons of open tables yet they wouldn't seat us at any of the restaurant's. We told they people were expected in the next 45 to... More 

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Thank Skuce1977
Brooklyn, New York
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280 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Visiting this place was an interesting experience because it has a beer brewery, the place that sells dry meats and sausages, chocolate, pizza, wine tasting, etc. I was quite impressed with the CBC beer brewery as they make real German beer (the recipes, technology, etc. is German). I besides checking that place, I also tried different types of beer, and,... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2016

The wind was blowing so we thought that it wasn't going to be a pleasant experience but WOW. The service was great and the pizza's were divine. I am not normally a pizza eater and I finished my entire pizza. From the thin base to the tasty toppings the entire meal was awesome. A must do.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suid Agter Paarl Road, Suider Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl  >  Suider Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 863 5222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?