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“Simly the best in town”
Review of Terra Mare

Terra Mare
Ranked #1 of 94 Restaurants in Paarl
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: This spot has a well-deserved long-standing reputation. Expect to find consistent food (that ever-elusive ingredient to success) and friendly, efficient service thanks to the personal care of the owner, Olivier, and his family team. This popular Paarl restaurant offers an intriguing mix of European-style dishes with the best that this area has to offer. The owners, Olivier and Delenia Jaeggi-Wright, he being Swiss and she of Italian descent, bring a European sensibility to a cuisine that is never precious, but concentrates on maximum flavour in generous portions - the kind of cooking that has made it a favourite with the locals for many years. Helping Olivier with the cooking is Thabo Nqadini, who has been at Terra Mare for 9 years, adding his very own African touch to the Swiss style of the house....
Reviewed May 1, 2014

We had a perfect dinner at Terramare! As we had something to celebrate, I asked via email for a candlelight dinner, Champagne and flowers for the lady. Everything we met exeeded our expectations! I had a very quick response from Olivier, the Swiss owner of the restaurant and everything was perfect. We had a great meal and some very good wines! One of the few restaurants in S.A. that serves the wines at a perfect temerature! We'll go there again, that's sure!

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Thank Axel F
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Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Great friendly staff
The ostrich was cooked to perfection. Very nice wine list

Excellent price to value

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed April 23, 2014

We booked for dinner based on a recommondation without having any clou what to expect. Honest feedback: The main course (beef fillet with baby potatos and season vegetables was so outstanding delicious, I had to order it again!! Not behause it was a small portion it was just perfect. But I knew I won't find such a delicious main course again!!

The wine recommondation was a perfect match. The food is served as an eye catcher and service very charm and attentive.

Thanks Oli and your team for this great dinner!!

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2  Thank Chris T
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

The title of my review speaks for itself and I can really recommend Terra Mare to anyone if they want the best food and quality services.

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Thank Elmien L
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good food & a wine list to suit every taste. Expect a warm welcome & personal service from Owner / host, Oliver & efficient service from staff, some of whom have been serving at Terra Mare for years. Blackboard specials change adding interest to the menu.

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1  Thank felicity315
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