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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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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Rocked up at Glen Carlou midweek for my birthday lunch based on Trip Advisor references. The service was excellent and the menu choice although small covers a diverse range of culinary tastes. Our food was very good (Sea Bass and Pork Belly) and well presented....More

Thank capetownbiker
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Glen Carlou just celebrated 30 years of making wine - and was a great opportunity to revisit the place. The food was superb! Even better than the jaw-dropping views of rolling vineyards and the great granitic outcropping of the Paarl rock in the distance. the...More

Thank FionaMcDonald
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We visited the restaurant at Glen Carlou on 13 Aug for a Sunday lunch. It was my wife's 50th and we were a group of 12 people, including 3 children younger than 10 years old. The outing was as close to prefect as one could...More

Thank Johann W
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Visited Sun 30th July we were a table of 4 . All main courses very poor. Springbok shank very small overcooked and impossible to cut. Pork belly very fatty, veggies cold and greasy. Not up to usually standard. Staff more involved looking after a table...More

Thank Stuarthilary
Reviewed 18 July 2017

An excellent spot to relax and chat, the venue has a great atmosphere and the staff are super helpful

Thank MurrayMilne
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We arrived at Glen Carlou by chance and boy were we lucky. We were a big group of 13 people away for the weekend to celebrate a birthday. We intended to just taste some wine and then move along to the next wine farm. Our...More

2  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We (four of us) had a great experience at the Glen Carlou Restaurant. It was a Sunday and they were pretty busy. We opted for the 3 course meal. We were served a delicious Cabernet Savignon that was at the cellar price, together will a...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Sad to say our sirloin steak special was tough, dry and very overdone. May the chef take note of this. We had our Sunday lunch there on 28 May 2017 and the restaurant was not busy. I am just wondering what went wrong? The restaurant...More

Thank Renee K
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Having being turned away by the neighbouring establishments we opted for this rather unknown to us restaurant. And what a good discovery it was. The restaurant is set against a small hill overlooking the vineyards and the Paarl Valley and mountains in the distance. The...More

Thank Douw W
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The wine tasting was excellent, comparable with the best in the industry. We were delighted by the sirloin, the special of the day, which included two glasses of excellent wine. We will be back.

Thank Emarie B
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Questions & Answers
10 February 2018|
Response from Martin N | Reviewed this property |
Bob i
26 January 2017|
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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, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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