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Restaurant at Glen Carlou

RR - RRREuropean, Fusion,
Simondium Road | Klapmuts, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 875 5528
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (64 reviews)
“pork belly” (30 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Fusion, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Simondium Road | Klapmuts, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been to this restaurant many times. It is always the first restaurant we visit when we arrive in South Africa. The service is flawless. The staff are always friendly and professional. The food is excellent and really good value for money. The views...More

Thank 782lisa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were enjoying the Wine tram from Franshoek for the day and arrived at Glen Carlou without a lunch booking but luckily they could accommodate us. The setting is glorious, perched high overlooking the vineyard, we sat outside to better enjoy the view. The food...More

Thank Travmur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the most wonderful lunch at Glen Carlou, enjoying the beautiful views from the dinning room. We felt that we had all afternoon to enjoy our meals, and there was no sense of being rushed at all. I enjoyed a calamari starter, followed by...More

1  Thank missechsinclair
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a family of 6 who went for lunch to Glen Carlou. The view was really spectacular from both the restaurant & the veranda. Wine tasting was free only if it was taken either before or after lunch but, if wine was requested with...More

Thank MiloDexter
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

On arrival, staff were amazing, from the start to finish everything about the service and the food was super amazing. The waiter refilled my wine glass without asking and the food was out of this world. It did take a bit longer that expected but...More

2  Thank EugeneK1087
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday as a family of 6 for a special occasion lunch. Everything was really superb. Food was thoroughly enjoyable, service from Loyiso was professional and warm and the little "extra touches" provided throughout the afternoon were most appreciated. Wine was not...More

3  Thank CherylS3054
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Gazing at the snow tipped mountains with vineyards in the foreground while enjoying a superb meal and wine was the highlight of our day in the countryside. The service was excellent. We'll be back for sure.

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Thank BradMehl
Reviewed 8 August 2018

You cannot go wrong by visiting this establishment. Tthey are proud to boast a personal family type culture.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant on several occasions and it never disappoints. The food is very well prepared, the wine is great and the staff is well trained and very friendly. You will not be disappointed.

Thank annediend
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I booked online for my mom's 60th birthday and let the restaurant know it was a celebration. We were absolutely spoiled with the staff going out of the way with little extras and even gifted my mom with a bottle of wine at the end...More

Thank megse123
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Questions & Answers
10 February 2018|
Response from Martin N | Reviewed this property |
Bob i
26 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from GlenCarlou | Property representative |
Hi Bob, Thank you for your request. You can find a copy of our current menu on our website - glencarloudotcodotza/restaurant We hope to welcome you sometime soon. Kind Regards, Georgie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Simondium Road | Klapmuts, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 875 5528
  • E-mail
Consistency, expertise and a commitment to always deliver beyond expectation is what we strive for with every bottle of Glen Carlou wine - we also aim to do this with every plate of food at Restaurant at Glen Carlou. Enjoy innovative dishes inspired by the seasons whilst taking in the breathtaking landscape from inside our architecturally designed building or from the shaded terrace deck.
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