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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 good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (63 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank EugeneK1087
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

2  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
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We go back every time as this restaurant is awesome! Such friendly service and staff all amazing! Food out of this world and their Chardonnay an absolute must! Service with a smile at this Restaurant! Highly recommendable!

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Thank esna2014
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We went to Glen Carlou on the Franschhoek Tram wine tasting. It felt like we were their first wine tasters ever. Waitress didn't really know where to seat us, restaurant out of bounds but tasters scattered around the restaurant area, no snack menu, staff very...More

Thank Andrewbnbp
GlenCarlou, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Glen Carlou, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear Andrewbnbp, I am very sorry you had an satisfactory experience, we will take it up with the team and learn from your feedback given. We aim to get it right every day and sometimes there is a slip - I am sorry that this...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

The facilities, art gallery and restaurant are magnificent. Our shoulder of lamb will easily rate as one of the finest meals we have ever enjoyed.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Glen Carlou is situated a bit high up on the estate with the most picturesque views. We were running a bit late so we gave them a call to advise them. Upon arrival we were warmly greeted and shown to our seats that had amazing...More

1  Thank voila-cpt
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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, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
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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