Grande Roche Hotel

Grande Roche Hotel

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Hours
Sun
8:00 - 20:30
Mon
8:00 - 20:30
Tue
8:00 - 20:30
Wed
8:00 - 20:30
Thu
8:00 - 20:30
Fri
8:00 - 20:30
Sat
8:00 - 20:30
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Ratings and reviews
5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.3 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
R 80.00 – R 250.00
CUISINES
Fusion
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
meals, features
Is this restaurant family-friendly?
About
The multi-faced venue, with its picturesque vistas is the ideal anytime setting – from breakfast on the patio next to the pool – to sunset, with oysters and bubbly or bar snacks and cocktails, on the terrace… For lunch and dinner chef Kevin envisions a unique blend of fine dining with decent portions and a laid back atmosphere. “I just want to play with flavours and fresh local ingredients to do justice to the long history of this pearl of the Paarl” says Kevin. The attention to detail stretches beyond the plate with the team sourcing local produce; establishing a food garden and striving for zero waste – using every element possible.
PRICE RANGE
R 80.00 – R 250.00
CUISINES
Fusion
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles44 reviews
Excellent
37
Very good
4
Average
2
Poor
1
Terrible
0
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 none
We were too bushed to eat dinner ... but we had a great breakfast in the morning created by Chef Kevin, pricing at this restuarant is good value for money. Day visitors are welcome. Fantastic views on the terrace and from the lovely windows adds to the experience... will definitely pop in here agian when next in the Paarl area.
Written 16 May 2022
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Linda C
Greater Johannesburg26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021 none
We had breakfast shortly after restrictions lifted. The staff went to so much trouble to maintain a high standard, make the breakfast interesting and delicious. Great views from the verandah. Love to go again.
Written 10 March 2021
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Ewa G
Hermanus19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 couples
We visited Grande Roche restaurant just 2 weeks after they reopened under new, very professional management. The place, beautiful historical Cape Dutch building is facing Paarl Rock, the view from the terrace is amazing. There is huge choice of drinks and exquisite wine offer. Kevin, the new chef creats very innovative and delicious dishes. Everything is beautifully presented and of highest quality. Last but not least, the service is attentive and observant. We felt very welcomed and will definitely visit Grande Roche restaurant again.
Written 5 December 2020
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CapeTownBear
Cape Town Central192 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 none
Grande Roche is destined to be the talk of town. The chef and service team at the new Grande Roche restaurant work to make foods dreams come to life. Damn that service was some of the most informal grandness I have ever had. Hats off to our server Charlie!! Simply a gentleman and wordsmith with serious slaying server skills. Innovative new taste profiles will have you pondering long after you leave. I have literally not stopped discussing the meals I have had at GR restaurant with all and sundry. As a tour guide I am fortunate to experience this often but this was somehow elevated. Not sure if it was the food, the chef and his team or the environs. Most likely a combo of all that. I took my parents for their virgin cuisine fine dining experience. They were blown away by the meal and the myths of fine dining being beyond their reach. Their concerns dissipated bite by bite. They were made to feel most welcome even not understanding the nuances of amuse bouches and flavor profiles. Charlies was their guide and walked us all through the meal step by step. We are ever so grateful he was on hand to explain and enhance this first time for my parents. And the chef popped in and out to steer the ship and be a part of the experience. We overnighted especially for this experience and were treated to the best breakfast we have had in years. Pre or post covid!! Again our server Pumlani rose to the challenge and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast reinvented is all I can say. Mini corn bread!! Damn that was a surprise that took us by storm. The continental trolley - what a treat!! To the restaurant team at Grande Roche I say a heartfelt Thank You. A lifelong memory was created that my parents and I will share for ever more. That's priceless.
Written 30 January 2022
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Freedom512669
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021 friends
I want to thank Inemari and her staff for a unbelievable experience at the restaurant at Grande Roche in Paarl. My daughter's 18th birthday party was canceled due to Covid and we were looking for a special place to spoil her and her closes friends. Inemari helped and in 2 days planned a fantastic cake, canapes, ballons and even went shopping for non alcoholic champagne (at that time no alcohol due to lockdown rules). The food was fantastic, the service was great and the table was set for a queen,above all my daughter was blown away and could not stop smiling! Thank you Inemari and personal of Grande Roche restaurant for making this memory last forever!
Written 2 February 2021
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Simon Hague
Singapore17 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
The Hotel has gone downhill since we last stayed in 2017, the new owners have not kept up investment in the restaurant and waiting staff and it’s evident. the rooms are still beyond excellent, well kept, well ,maintained. However there is no full time restaurant manager. The chef is a severe downgrade on previous chef and the waiting on staff are friendly but young and not invested in the hotel. The hotel can do much better, I’ve witnessed it first hand at its best and it’s evident it’s not just my opinion as the restaurant was empty.
Written 3 January 2024
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Veronique
Cape Town713 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 none
I booked a table last minute, but they were ready for me. That evening, I was the only one in the restaurant (the hotels guest had a function somewhere else), but they provided a VIP service. The food was delicious : the crayfish was divine, and the chocolate mousse to damn for! The setting was nice and warm...
Written 11 October 2021
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Sian R
Chippenham65 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 none
We stayed here from 4th to 7th Feb whilst in Paarl. A lovely hotel in lovely grounds outside Paarl centre. Paarl itself is a collection of things to see rather then spending time in the town. We had a Duplex room with an upper floor. Nice room but needed updating. But comfortable with good amenities, a fridge, kettle, coffee maker and there was milk and water in the fridge on arrival. Staff are lovely and the food overall was very good. The menu was changed on our last night there. No longer could we choose just on or two courses but we had to order a minimum of three which proved a bit much and was much more expensive too. This was a mistake, I feel.
Written 14 February 2023
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LizelDV
Paarl186 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 couples
Started our romantic evening with cocktails and a fantastic view. Then we moved inside to the elegant, colonial-style diningroom. Soft lighting, soothing music and loads of real candles burning took us to an ‘other-worldly’ veranda overlooking African vegetation. The service was attentive and friendly. The home-baked bread and brioche was amazing and the highlight of our meal was a feast of mushrooms with succulent chicken. All the other dishes were beautiful and tasty. We will be back for cocktails, sunset and cheese platters on that veranda. Thank You for a memorable, romantic dinner.
Written 13 April 2022
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Aimee
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 family
It's difficult to choose a single dish from the Asian inspired menu - they all sound too good. Since we were a large group we were able too sample every dish, and none disappointed. I had the crispy ceasar salad with white anchovies starter, which was both surprising and delicious. My main was the pork belly dish - the super crispy crackling was a winner. Excellent service, great food and very accommodating - can't wait to go again.
Written 2 January 2022
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Antivirus
Green Point27 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 couples
Absolutely outstanding vibe, scenery and ambiance. But you go to a restaurant for the food… so what is there to say about that, well we came here due to the reputation of Chef Kevin Grobler and we we were once more time blown away. Official lay the best Oyster we ever had… the beef Tartare toasted cheese, Ceviche were out of this world. Do yourself a favor, experience it and share your feedback 🤤
Written 5 June 2021
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Nicolette Hoffmann
Paarl11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 family
Most beautiful setting in the Heart of Paarl. Food is excellent, generous portions and great prices. One of SA best chefs Kevin Grobler is Headchef at the Grande Roche Restaurant. Will be back for sure.
Written 21 September 2021
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coen_12
Johannesburg2366 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 none
From Bubbles and Braai to lazy Wednesday lunch to high end Breakfast,you name it,Kevin and Team will do it,with the outmost passion and finesse. This place must be number one,no question. Stunning Superior Excellent Excellent experience 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏. We will be back 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏
Written 21 April 2021
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coen_12
Johannesburg2366 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 family
We selected this Awesome place for a Birthday and wedding anniversary,What a Wonderful Wonderful experience,the decor,food,service all Michelin Star quality. From the very moment we arrived everything was done with such passion. The food,just totally next level!!!!!Exquisite,Chef Kevin and Team,well done guys 👏 👏 👏 👏 👏 We will be back 👏 👏 Our 2 home from home,love the place and people and Stunning food. You have to experience.
Written 20 March 2021
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Natalie Wood
Pretoria8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 friends
We had a delicious and unique breakfast which was absolutely devine while sitting by the pool area. The restaurant has such a lovely happy & light atmosphere. Will definitely be back! Service and food is a 10 out of 10. Highly recommend Grande Roche Restaurant. ☆☆☆☆☆
Written 6 December 2020
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