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Pont de Val Riverside Escape Restaurant

212 Boundary Road | Parys District, Free State, Parys 9585, South Africa
+27 16 004 0019
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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212 Boundary Road | Parys District, Free State, Parys 9585, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I got married here two years ago, and it's still our favorite dining, relaxing and self reward spot. The atmosphere and staff make you feel at home from the moment you drive through the gates. We usually order a platter and and...More

Thank HendryinMwanza
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Celebrated our parents anniversary in style. There were 6 of us and enjoyed the 30min cruise that the staff had arranged on very short notice. The lamb shank was delicious, the staff friendly and courteous, the place made you feel as if you had been...More

1  Thank Meg P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked at the last minute and the tables for lunch were already booked. I asked for breakfast as I had heard so much about this place. Got there for breakfast & were we pleasantly surprised. The table was beautifully set up by a...More

Thank PiscesMom24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for my Mom's 60th and had a great time with the kids. The setting, venue, professionalism and staff are absolutely great. Little tricky with the kids and the river, but that is on us. We had big expectations from the food and it...More

Thank Vossiepotch
PontdeVal, General Manager at Pont de Val Riverside Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much Vossiepotch! Was lovely having you & thank you for the compliments in this review. For next time please just do keep in mind we are not geared for kids and do focus more on a place for adults to unwind, this we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday 28 May. Family lunch to celebrate a birthday. Security officer at main gate was professional, polite, and extremely efficient. Greeted by a friendly reception lady, and shown to our table in the garden. The setting is heavenly. You sit amongst the trees alongside the...More

Thank EaterOuter65
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great place to have a lunch or brunch. Interesting setting with tables outside with nice views of the river. Romantic spot. The menu is interesting and the food was very good.

1  Thank Andy B
PontdeVal, General Manager at Pont de Val Riverside Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the review Andy!

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I fell in love with this place the moment we drove though the gates. It wasn't too busy as it was a Sunday afternoon and that added to its charm. Soft music played in the background as we enjoyed a meal from the new menu...More

Thank Duduetsang M
PontdeVal, General Manager at Pont de Val Riverside Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

So glad you found us Duduetsang! Thank you for your visit, we would certainly love to host you again!

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Disappointing service... average food. Beautiful venue for summer days. No catering for young kids...More

Thank Ronel L
PontdeVal, General Manager at Pont de Val Riverside Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi Ronel, Thank you for the compliment on the venue and joining us for the event, it was certainly a pleasure hosting you and we would very much have loved for you to have had a positive experience. The information provided came as the only...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

On the 27th April 2017, we celebrated a special 50th Birthday at Pont De Val Restaurant . It was a lovely day and as a big party we were not disappointed. The interior was stunning!  With an amazing rustic look. And the view was beautiful!! ...More

Thank Nicole V
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation for the 16th @ 1pm. We were seated all well. The waiter was in all defense so occupied to attend to the few occupied tables that our initial drinks were neglected on. The food... when we ordered ...well we were told...More

Thank Gideon B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View
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 | Parys District, Free State, Parys 9585, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Parys
  • Phone Number: +27 16 004 0019
French countryside-style restaurant on the Vaal River near Parys serving 'lazy lunches' and fine dining dinners.
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