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Backsberg Restaurant

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Klapmuts Simondium Road | Klapmuts/Paarl, Paarl 7670, South Africa
+27 21 875 5952
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (28 reviews)
“roast potatoes” (12 reviews)
“wine tasting” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Wine Bar
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Klapmuts Simondium Road | Klapmuts/Paarl, Paarl 7670, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a family of 4 who visited Backsberg Restaurant a few weeks back. We first had a walk around the beautiful garden before doing a little wine tasting & then lunch. The lunch was very good & moderately priced except for 3 very small...More

Thank MiloDexter
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch on one of our tram stops at this establishment. The staff were all very accommodating and helpful, they even arranged for us to do our wine and brandy tasting at the restaurant while we had our lunch. Thank you for the lovely...More

Thank ZenaB90
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your afternoon here with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your lunch at our restaurant in the winelands. We are also delighted to hear that our most valuable assets - our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything, from the waiters to the food was splendid. The wine tasting was a huge success and we can recommend this stop definitelyMore

Thank hcoertze
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing this review about your visit here with us at Backsberg. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed it so much.Your kind words about the team has been relayed to them - we always aim to accommodate our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We shared our friend's 60th birthday party which was a tremendous success. Shaun the manager organized the event so full marks to him! We all had the carvery/spit braai which was enjoyed by everyone. All the staff were very helpful and pleasant and nothing was...More

Thank electrolabels
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit here with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your lunch here with us at our restaurant. We are all about relaxation and enjoyment and we are delighted to hear...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

What a great day spent with friends over a glass of wine and a platter of cheeses and meats! after a wine tasting. Friendly staff and thanks to Sean, manager of the restaurant, for a wonderful day!More

Thank jilliankotze
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit here with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your lunch with us at our Restaurant. We are all about relaxation and enjoyment and we are delighted to hear that...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We just had the Sunday buffet at Backsberg. Oh my, it was outstanding! When we walked into the restaurant I mentioned that it was a bit cold. Within minutes both fireplaces were packed and lit up. When we went to dish up our mains the...More

Thank EllleBeee
Sean L, General Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit here with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your lunch here with us at our restaurant. We are all about relaxation and enjoyment and we are delighted to hear...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

The atmosphere in the restaurant is always nice and the food (and the wine) was delicious....yummy! - The 2018 Chenin Blanc was a good choice. Thank you for a wonderful welcome. We were already spotted in the parking area and received outstanding service by Heydi...More

Thank EttieneN
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your afternoon with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your lunch here with us at our restaurant in the winelands. We are also delighted to hear that our most valuable assets...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

We stopped here for lunch whilst doing wine tasting on the wine tram and what a gem. The food was good, service good and ambiance and the entire atmosphere superb. You cant go wrong with stopping here for lunch and tasting, def a favourite among...More

Thank Mike W
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your afternoon with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your lunch here with us at our restaurant in the winelands. Thank you once again for visiting us and we look forward...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This is must stop place. Restaurant is set under oak trees and a perfect place of weather is good. Service and food really good and great value for money. Food well priced too. We also did a wine tasting here but I only really liked...More

Thank PaddySA1000
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your afternoon with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your lunch here with us at our restaurant in the winelands. When you are in the area again please do let us...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

The location is amazing , weather is amazing and the wine tating ambiance is the best you can get. The staff expertise on the wine tasting are just great and you will leave believing you know a lot more about wine than when you arrived.More

Thank Robert M
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit here with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your wine tasting experience at our Tasting Room overlooking the gardens. We are all about relaxation and enjoyment and we are...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$60 - US$1 200
Cuisine
Contemporary, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:30
Thursday
09:00 - 15:30
Friday
09:00 - 15:30
Saturday
09:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klapmuts Simondium Road | Klapmuts/Paarl, Paarl 7670, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 875 5952
  • E-mail
Description
Our restaurant is set in a beautiful country garden where we serve lunch outdoors if the weather is favourable and indoors beside a roaring fire in the chilly months.We have a varied a la carte menu, served from Wednesday to Saturday offering a wide variety of meals, all made with fresh ingredients and our tried-and-trusted recipes. Our wine list offers all the Backsberg favourites as well as some special wines only available at the estate. Your kids will feel at home too, with a jungle gym in the garden along with a jumping castle and loads of space to play.Our 3 Course Sunday Lunch is served each Sunday with Live Entertainment. Bookings Essential. Contact us for any special Events, Weddings & Corporate Functions catered to your specific needs.
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