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Blacksmith's Kitchen

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Blacksmith's Kitchen is a cosy estate restaurant, secretted away in the historic blacksmith's cottages on Pearl Mountain. Constructed in 1747, these two buildings predate the Manor House by some 70 years, and great effort has been take to preserve their original character. Indoor and outside seating are available, offering spectacular views of the Paarl Valley below. Executive Chef Douglas Adams’s menu is a fusion of classic Mediterranean and local influences, and all effort is taken to use the best locally-sourced fresh produce - including from the Pearl Mountain vegetable garden. Both of the Pearl Mountain wine ranges are also available from the wine list, or from the cellar door.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Pizza, European
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews pizza pork belly mussels cheesecake steak salad paarl valley everyone enjoyed their meal lovely view the pearl friendly service thin base wine tasting fantastic food oak trees great lunch great restaurant
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On a family visit my rare steak was medium to well done and we had to summon the waiter several times to get a response. Quite probably the steak was sitting waiting to be brought to my table so long that the heat ended up...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vramaarnet
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recently we ate with a large group on a busy Friday Evening and although Service was spot on the Food we had was not brilliant and sadly one of the dishes four of us ordered being the “ Pork Belly Ribs “ were not great....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited Paarl many times but not known about this restaurant's existence. It's up against the mountain, midst vineyards overlooking the Paarl valley yet close to town . While the menu is not very extensive, the food was delicious and the service excellent. My...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 51marionc
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We went for lunch on recommendation of friends and were not disappointed at all. We enjoyed their local wine that was really good. But the real treat if the food. There is a good menu to choose from and even our vegetarian friends were happy....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pieterd959
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Simply an excellent setting, good service, friendly waiters, excellent pizzas snd ribs, good value, extra touches, good wines, good lamb burger, etc

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank augidefreitas
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely lunch of chicken salad, creamy meat tagliatelle and lamb burger. All three were excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Z7179VVnicoleb
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here. Unfortunately, we waited 1.5 hours for our main course. We took our own wine. Corkage was reasonable. I had the fillet with pepper sauce. It was sublime. Highly recommend it. Everyone enjoyed their meal. The white chocolate cheesecake was delicious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great after wedding party here, lovely interior, great views and good pizza. Definitely will be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Travel-Meisie
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We went there for lunch on a Sunday and had some pizza’s. The food and service was very good with a great view over the Paarl area. We sat outside and the place had a nice friendly vibe and seems to be vry popular. The...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Carelcarel
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a hidden gem of paarl. The view is magnificent. Really like the wine especially the rose for summer and the merlot for winter. Friendly staff and great snack platters! This place shows the Paarl.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Hencko
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