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Spice Route Restaurant

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Suid Agter Paarl Road, Suider Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 5222
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fixed menu Sunday lunches are not generally our thing, as they tend to become quite predictable and bland. The spread at the Spice Route though was really good, with some interesting twists to keep it interesting. Pork belly was really good, and everyone enjoyed the fresh salads and breads. On a lovely day, lunch with friends under the trees is... More 

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Thank PatBar2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a nice venue providing a great variety of local wines, craft beer and cuisine. The chocolate shop is an added bonus. It is immensely popular with both locals and tourists and hence gets extremely busy over weekends and holidays. We had a reservation at one of the restaurants but never managed to actually get a table due... More 

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Thank Heinrich T
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate lunch on the Terrace with views towards Table Mountain in the distance. The pizza was good, with a nice thin base. The service was friendly and efficient. Even though there were many cars in the parking area, the whole set up felt quiet. A good place for young children to run around.

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Thank jrose677
Cairns Region, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food, wine, service and views. Amazing late lunch which turned into sunset drinks. Great for families, children well cared for with a lovely menu, colouring in and cookie decorating.

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Thank KeSH15
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a very nice location with breath taking views of the Cape. But the breakfast took the wind out of my sails. R99 for not even R10 products on a plate. Pathetic. Burned chutney croissant and eggs with a pork sausage. Every one on our table were very disappointed with this effort at breakfast. At least in a wimpy i... More 

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Thank christian g
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Visited on a lovely Saturday, sat outside. It was very busy, but the waiters were friendly and efficient. The pizza and salad was tasty and just the right size. Will visit again. Thank you.

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Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Had a lovely meal here, food good, service also good. For wine tasting it was a much busier farm with lots of people and lots more to do such a chocolate, beer meat tasting etc so so that was great. Stunning setting with breathtaking views. Would I go back, yes!

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Thank travelling_annie1979
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We sat right on the edge of the outside restaurant area with magnificent views of the valley below and mountains beyond. Service was good and food and house wine good value for money. Would certainly like to visit again!

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Thank Christo K
Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

There are three restaurants, wine tasting, cured meats, chocolate and craft beer as well as Red Hot Glass and other curio shops all on site. Well maintained, well kep, beautiful setting and fairly well sign posted between attractions. We ate breakfast at the Bertus Basson Restaurant, the menu was quite ordinary and the food could have been prepared slightly better,... More 

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Thank Debbie W
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Chocolatery, coffee roasters, ice cream, burgers, pizza and more. Great stop for all and large grounds offer the opportunity to stretch your legs or devour your chocolate under a shady tree. The road leading there from the high way is tarred, so no need to worry.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suid Agter Paarl Road, Suider Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl  >  Suider Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 863 5222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?