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Terra Mare

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90A Main Street | 7646, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 4805
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Fusion, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
90A Main Street | 7646, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a large group of friends and were welcomed with very friendly and accommodating staff! The food was fantastic too! I would definitely go there again and recommend Terra Mare to all! Awesome food! Awesome service! Awesome experience!

Thank Samantha v
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always go to Terra Mare, for birthdays, Valentine's day or just dinner. This time we went to celebrate our engagement. Yet again, we were amazed by the great service, food and staff. Thank you for always going the extra mile for your guests. This...More

Thank Megan V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant. Easy access with secure parking connected to restaurant. We had 10 people in our group and were accommodated well. Good food all around and service was friendly

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing!! Loved the fire place and atmosphere.... definitely coming back. The sea food pasta was incredible. Thank you

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Always an absolute treat! We were a little disappointed to not find any lamb on the menu this time but a great meal otherwise.

Thank Antoinette Y
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We enjoyed a pleasant Saturday lunch.Its a pity the restaurant was empty and the atmosphere was missing.But the food was well presented and very tasty. The mussel pot and the trio of capatcho was great.Wine list extensive.

Thank Sandy2350
Reviewed 30 March 2018

The food was pleasant and a good choice of wines to compliment the foods. The art on the walls also positively added to the experience.

Thank richdrkt
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We were here for the first time five years ago. The menu is still excellent, the quality outstanding, the service super nice and attentive. Again and again!

Thank 2018Renate
Reviewed 23 March 2018

What a awesome dining experience every single time (We go here for our anniversary every year and they always make an effort to make it special). The staff are friendly and efficient, as for the owner Oliver, very friendly and always on the move to...More

Thank picturesforever
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We went to Terra Mare to celebrate my sister’s birthday. What an awesome experience. Fantastic food!! Fantastic service! I will be back!

Thank aeclaassen
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 10:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90A Main Street | 7646, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 863 4805
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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....
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