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Pont de Val Riverside Escape

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212 Boundary Road | Cote de Val, Parys 9585, South Africa
+27 16 004 0019
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“baguette” (17 reviews)
“macaroons” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00 Hours
French, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
212 Boundary Road | Cote de Val, Parys 9585, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was friendly and professional from the minute the booking was made. Liked the security at the entrance to the premises. Staff all greeted friendly on arrival our waiter was the best, all our requests was granted. The food, from steaks to platters was tastefully...More

1  Thank mauerr
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I planned a Romantic dinner for tonight. At the gate the security took about 5 minutes just to find our reservation on his tablet. At the front desk again the lady took about 3 minutes to find our reservation. The view of the River was...More

Thank Anton B
PontdeVal, General Manager at Pont de Val Riverside Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Dear Anton, Thank you for joining us for Valentines Dinner. We would have loved for you to have had a good experience with us, and are heartbroken at reading this. It is of course at your discretion to not ask for a manager and choose...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Our waiter Kelvin was really good and by no means was his attentiveness lacking , the kitchen on the other hand was under proper pressure. Considering there was a wedding , 2 birthday parties and quite a few individual tables , it took the better...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Had to wait for more than hours to get our ordered food....wonderful setup though....staff members are very polite.

Thank patrickkoo
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We had a family lunch at the Pont de Val Bistro and it was wonderful. The service was on point, the ambience is relaxing with the restaurant perched on the river and the food was tasty. I had the braised beef short rib which was...More

Thank Chad M
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

I took my mom here for a little, mom and daughter pamper time, first we had a lovely massage thanks Bongi & Sarafine!! i feel like a new person,, and then we head to the restaurant for the wine and dine enjoyed the beautifull view...More

Thank Mleroux95
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Great views of the Vaal river, be prepared not to be in a hurry as this gives you time to appreciate the ambiance. The food was very good, recommends the Braised Short Rib - delicious. A must visit, only draw back is the un-shaded parking....More

Thank kobusp2015
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome setting and great food in offer. The craft beers are a big bonus. Right next to the Vaal river.

Thank sxp3955
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Hubby and I had our last lunch of 2017 at Pont De Val. What a stunning place! Its very hard to find a Kid free, sophisticated place not far from JHB. But Pont De Val makes the cut. We have to send our compliments to...More

Thank 922staceyc
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We went to Pont de Val for a friend’s birthday, but were truly disappointed. I’ve had the privilege of eating at quite a few good restaurants in SA and abroad and I must say I was expecting more. The setting is beautiful and I think...More

Thank 928stephanr
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Steph W
4 December 2017|
Response from PontdeVal | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for asking. We are unfortunately already fully booked. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Boundary Road | Cote de Val, Parys 9585, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Parys
  • Phone Number: +27 16 004 0019
The timeless French countryside-style restaurant and wedding venue on the Vaal River near Parys just an hour from Johannesburg.
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