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Blacksmith's Kitchen

Bo Lang Street | Pearl Mountain, Paarl 7623, South Africa
+27 21 870 1550
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (38 reviews)
“hummus” (3 reviews)
“pork belly” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Bo Lang Street | Pearl Mountain, Paarl 7623, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Blacksmith Kitchen tucked away at Pearl Mountain was a wonderful and delightful discovery. The wines are excellent, thoroughly enjoyed the wine tastings and Jody's knowledge and enthusiasm contributes to a wonderful experience. The food was really tasty. We shall be back.

Thank thejays2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We recently visited Blacksmith's kitchen with a group of friends and the service was excellent!! Big thanks to Jody, Raeeda and all the staff who made us feel so welcome!! The wine was lovely, the food so tasty and the view breathtaking! It sure is...More

Thank LadineGreeff
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were greeted straight away with a friendly face and a complimentary glass of wine, a nice touch. We had a delicious burger with sweet potato chips as well as a 5 wine tasting expertly done by a lovely young lady called Reeva. We loved...More

Thank trudy2410
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located on the hill from Paarl with a great view over the valley and the vineyard. Ok wines and good food complete the picture of this restaurant. Nice shady terrace with big trees cooling you down.

Thank Hans Allard d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another hidden gem in Paarl. Fantastic view Fantastic food Jody and Danwin the most knowlegeable and friendy. Managers of winw and food.

Thank lvanzyl2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the evening even though two of us were sold on the pork belly and it was sold out! Our meal and service was great!

Thank waltercomley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place . Friendly staff. Good but not terribly exciting menu. Nice wine . Great for groups as the ambience is unbeatable. Would love to eat in South African restaurants that also would dare to sample local cuisine not just the local Products

Thank Shadthames
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place, food was delicious and the Company great. Two of us had The Special, Yellow Tail with prawns and mussels, with sweet potato chips, absolutely divine. The other two had steaks which they thoroughly enjoyed.

Thank 450kate
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Blacksmith is a great restaurant to visit if you want to enjoy a glass of wine and enjoy the view of Paarl Valley The food is over charged and not in line with the standards of other top restaurants in Paarl. Pizza and salad toppings...More

Thank Helen M
KitchenSmithy, Owner at Blacksmith's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Hi Helen M, Thanks for taking the time to post your comments. Like other restaurants we sometimes miss the mark, but we aim to always be fair and to ensure that what we charge 'ends up on the plate'. I'm sorry that this was not...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

A little gem tucked away amongst the vines and a super spot for a casual lunch on supper. Good value for money, great food, the staff are wonderful, and we especially enjoyed Priscilla who served us yesterday.

Thank Dee M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant 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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bo Lang Street | Pearl Mountain, Paarl 7623, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 870 1550
  • E-mail
Description
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.
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