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Pont de Val Riverside Escape

212 Boundary Road | Parys District, Free State, Parys 9585, South Africa
+27 16 004 0019
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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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French, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
212 Boundary Road | Parys District, Free State, Parys 9585, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We have visited this venue a few times and have always been pleasantly surprised and most impressed with the food, and the service! We even decided to host our wedding there this past September. A special mention to Bridget Mokhafola and Chef Shan-marie and Chef...More

Thank Nolene B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

What a lovely restaurant situated on the banks of the Vaal river. The staff were very friendly and our meal and drinks were delicious, although a bit pricy. Despite this we will definitely visit again in the future. Weather permitting try to get a table...More

Thank CharlesV78
Reviewed 31 August 2017

On the Vaal River is this best kept secret. We had the most relaxinging lunch, excellent service. Our lunch was good but we should have ordered their speciality Panini they look delious. We will definitely go again and we will make sure to eat those...More

Thank zu56911
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We visited Pont de Val on 13 / 8 for a Birthday party. 8 Guests in attendance. Upon arrival we were impressed by the set-up and had drinks before moving on to our lunch in the dining area. We opted to start with a platter...More

Thank JaacoS
PontdeVal, General Manager at Pont de Val Riverside Escape, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Dear Jaaco, Thank you for coming out from Potch - we have lots of great friends and guests who travel out from Potch to enjoy special occasions here - we would have loved to have had your continued support as well. Thank you for the...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Talk about bringing French Eatery into South Africa💯💯💯 The Staff is super efficient and friendly. The ambience great overlooking the Vaal and food is awesome. Lovely place for sundowners with friends, family or as a couple. Not too big to cater for large crowds and...More

Thank kholofelom886
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely anniversary lunch on the banks of the vaal river. Found the menu to be a bit limiting only a few dishes to chose from.

Thank WernSuz
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I love their various offers, surroundings and events. a Relaxing afternoon overlooking the river accompanied by a beautifully decorated platter is a perfect get together with friends. Can't wait to try out the Spa.

Thank Melvan723
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Attended one of the live music shows at Pont de Val. We've been here before and knew that the menu was always good. We weren't disappointed again, the food was fabulous, the music was awesome and it was a lovely way to chill for the...More

Thank E3460IFlisaw
Reviewed 25 June 2017 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
Reviewed 19 June 2017

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
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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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