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The Foodbarn Restaurant

Travellers' Choice award winner
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Noordhoek Farm Village, Village Lane | Noordhoek Village Farm, Noordhoek 7979, South Africa
+27 21 789 1390
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12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is really difficult to rate the restaurant objectively as I am a an extremely fussy eater. I wanted to have a grown up meal with wine tasting, and as we were in the area, we booked a table at the food barn. Our server was really good and friendly, she knew the menu and the wines and could give... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a wonderful meal. We were very late in the day (arriving late for our 2.30pm booking) but the staff could not have been more accommodating. Wonderful food and service.

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Thank Sam W
Bonn, Germany
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Quiet place from outside but other world from inside. very decorative, familiar look. Holds number of tables, large open kitchen and small "supermarket" with fresh baked breadm croissants etc. We had breakfast which tasted perfect, all fresh ingredients, very good service and just the atmosphere gives you a kick for the day

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Thank Michael R
Epsom, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is quirky and fun, with rudimentary decor and furnishings, but this did nothing to dampen our expectations. We elected to go 'a la carte' from a relatively limited menu choice, rather than the tasting option (with or without wines). Aside from my wife's 'fish dish of the day', which was delicious, we came away relatively disappointed. The flavours... More 

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Thank Foxy-Froggy
Cape Town, South Africa
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113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited both the restauarant and Tapas bar in the past few weeks. The restaurant - in our opinion it no longer raches the standard it achieved in the past. The food is OK but for the price one expects more. The service is OK but why on earth is hot food served on cold plates? The menu needs... More 

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Thank lynton1
Lucerne, Switzerland
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

....to start with, the drive to the restaurant was the best part (chapmans peak). We have reserved a table several months in advance, when we arrived we had to wait on the bar as they needed to check where we can sit. The female manager then brought us to the table and also got our wishes. When we asked if... More 

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Thank simsar21
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in or passing Nordhoek, stop by Foodbarn - you will not be disappointed! Always delivers good food with friendly service. But call first - restaurant is always full

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Thank Andrei V
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for Lunch. The food was very dissapointing. I found the staff at reception to be arrogant and borderline rude. Our waitress was friendly. We arrived at 12:00 sharp and were asked to place our starter and main orders at once. It felt very rushed. We left just after 13:00. Having driven two hours to get there...it was a... More 

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Thank Monique E
St Albans, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great. The decor is not amazingly stylish but the food is so delicious and great value for what is it. I am dairy free and they tailored the menu accordingly, but we couldn't have the tasting menu as the whole table needs to order it. The food was nicely presented and our waitress was lovely and really... More 

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Valenca, Portugal
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious (especially the fish and the goats cheese) and the wine pairings were spot on! Service was great too! Unfortunately there was a small rubber band on my food which was a bit unexpected and there were no apologies from the chef which would have been appreciated. Anyway, was a lovely dinner!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$100
Cuisine
European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Noordhoek Farm Village, Village Lane | Noordhoek Village Farm, Noordhoek 7979, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Noordhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 789 1390

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