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Blacksmith's Kitchen

Bo Lang Street | Pearl Mountain, Paarl 7623, South Africa
+27 21 870 1550
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Bo Lang Street | Pearl Mountain, Paarl 7623, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

After reading many great reviews and never actually writing one myself - our experience at the Blacksmith's Kitchen finally nudged me to put pen to paper as it were. We opted to book a table out in the country to celebrate our daughter's birthday. Had...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank sim0nm67
BSK84, Owner at Blacksmith's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear sim0nm67 I am sorry to hear that your experience at Blacksmiths Kitchen was not all that it could be. If you could please email me (luke[at]pearlmountain.co,za) with more details of your visit it would be very helpful in finding remedies to the problems you...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018

The pizza are always excellent - the service is not up to standard and the attention to detail is also lackingMore

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 77montym
BSK84, Owner at Blacksmith's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear 77montym Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Blacksmiths Kitchen. While I am glad you enjoyed the pizza, I am sorry you felt the service was less than satisfactory, if you could please mail me (luke[at]pearlmountain.co.za) with more details of...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018 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

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Maggiewes
BSK84, Owner at Blacksmith's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

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 12 May 2018 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

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank johanandanne
Reviewed 11 May 2018

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 ;)

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank H_M_Mouton
Reviewed 5 May 2018

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

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Brian E
Reviewed 1 May 2018

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

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Anzel_Pieter_100
Reviewed 28 April 2018 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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SmithCT
Reviewed 23 April 2018 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!

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank billy b
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Romantic
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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