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Blacksmith's Kitchen

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Bo Lang Street | Pearl Mountain, Paarl 7623, South Africa
+27 21 870 1550
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (40 reviews)
“pork belly” (10 reviews)
“mussels” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Bo Lang Street | Pearl Mountain, Paarl 7623, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food tasted average, and the waiting time was ok. Food portions could’ve been better and the meat that was served was semi raw. It’s a beautiful setting and the view is absolutely stunning.More

Thank Maggiewes
BSK84, Owner at Blacksmith's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Maggiewes Firstly, I am sorry you found your experience at Blacksmiths Kitchen 'average', it is very far from the experience we try to offer. Secondly, thank you for your review, customer feedback is vital in our effort to offer food and service that matches...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant last night.It was not too busy and we got a comfy table.The focaccia was divine with garlic galore.Our mains was OK but not the best.We had the Lamb burger which was succulent and very tasty.The chicken salad however was chewy chicken...More

Thank johanandanne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blacksmiths is an all time favorite! good food, good wine with spectacular views. Very friendly and quick service. I highly recommend Blacksmiths for a quick informal lunch to an intimate dinner. Make a reservation to ensure a good seat ;)

Thank H_M_Mouton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Western Cape Winelands have plenty of fine restaurants offering a European flavour and Blacksmith's Kitchen is no exception. Because of its location on the back of and half-way up Paarl Mountain, it is not as well known, but it should be. What a great...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Blacksmith's Kitchen on numerous occasions and we were super satisfied EVERY TIME. I run a small guest accommodation not far from this restaurant and I refer my guests there a lot. No one, not one, has come back unsatisfied. From the warm...More

Thank Anzel_Pieter_100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a surprisingly lovely lunch we had at Blacksmith's kitchen. Firstly, the welcome is warm and friendly - including welcome wine! Then, throughout, the service was attentive and engaging. The views are stunning... it's particularly nice for winter lunches because you can be warm and...More

Thank SmithCT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful restaurant! Fantastic food and the view is certainly one of the best in Paarl. The staff is super friendly and well trained!

Thank GGVV2018
Reviewed 12 April 2018

the service excellent and attentive . beautiful views overlooking paarl . good menu selection . meat dishes very good . a great place to enjoy time with friends . will be back a very good wine selection

Thank billy b
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely place and depending on what you order it can be great or a disappointing. For me don’t order their pizzas. Super thin, not much toppings and very little cheese. A bit pricey too. Lovely view of Paarl.

Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you Mr James for making our Easter lunch memorable & for taking care of my gluten intolerance. Food was delicious and we’ll def be back & recommend to my friends

Thank Stefania F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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
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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.
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