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Backsberg Restaurant

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Contemporary, Wine Bar
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Klapmuts Simondium Road | Klapmuts/Paarl, Paarl 7670, South Africa
+27 21 875 5952
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09:00 - 15:30
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Wed - Mon 09:00 - 15:30
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Cape Town, South Africa
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful setting! The sun was kind to us on this day so we really got to witness the green gardens and floral setting of this restaurant. The food was unbelievably good and the wine was better.

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Thank snylees
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience here with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your afternoon and offering with us in our new restaurant and look forward in welcome you back soon. Have a lovely day further. Warm Regards, Backsberg Team More 

New York City, New York
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We headed out to this winery for lunch underneath the shades of trees. This winery has a pretty impressive collection of its vintage wines over the years. The food was quite good during our lunch break with humongous servings and tastes as humongous as they look! Spend a few minutes in this winery when you're in Paarl, South Africa... it'll... More 

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Thank ecbmdpsych
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience here with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your afternoon and offering with us in our new restaurant and look forward in welcome you back soon. Have a lovely day further. Warm Regards, Backsberg Team More 

Cape Town
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from lunch at Backsberg - a repeat visit for the group as we there last year and also had a good time - the new set up is lovely and after a dubious start with the weather, the sun came out and we had an absolutely perfect afternoon. The garden area is lush and green, sheltered from the... More 

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Thank AliceCapeTown
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience here with us and for your repeat business. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your afternoon and offering with us in our new restaurant and look forward in welcome you back soon. Have a lovely day further. Warm Regards, Backsberg Team More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Backsberg on a Sunday afternoon with our two children (8 and 4) and our friend visiting from overseas. We had a wonderful afternoon and it was a lovely mix of quality food, chilled and relaxed ambience (lovely live music) and some great wine. I always like to try new places and therefore never have high expectations in... More 

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Thank gosport_girl
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went here expecting the norm and was bowled over by the exquisite food and wine. The service was excellent and the sommelier was outstanding. I would recommend this to anyone wanting a day out the city and an incredible day in the country in a beautiful setting.

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Thank Trevkev1
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I trust that you are well. Thank you for your wonderful review and that you took the time to send us your feedback on your experience here with us. We look forward in welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Backsberg Team More 

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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The newly renovated Backsberg restaurant offers inside and outdoor seating. A lovely fireplace for winter. Beautiful decor, lovely open space. They offer a large menu selection with well priced meals and generous portions. Service is friendly and quick. Lovely experince

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Thank Valmary V
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Valmary, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience here with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your afternoon and offering with us in our new restaurant and look forward in welcome you back soon. Have a lovely day further. Warm Regards, Backsberg Team More 

San Jose, California
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190 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Mixed bag overall but nice location. It's big and a bit impersonal and the wines were not what we had hoped for. Lots of choice in this area I would give this a miss.

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Thank Rusby1
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We drove past the place on our way to Franschhoek and decided to turn around and have a look! I'm so glad we did as we were blown away with the natural beauty and rich history (est. 1916 - 100 years) of the place... We decided to eat there and it's been one of the best meals I've had to... More 

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Thank paulvR4875WD
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Paul, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience here with us. We are celebrating our Centenary Year this year and we were delighted to share our joy for wine and passion for hospitality with you. We hope to welcome you back soon. Have a lovely day further. Warm Regards, Backsberg Team More 

Western Cape, South Africa
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

The service at the wine tasting was superb... Friendly staff, very busy and a great vibe. Popped into the restaurant for a coffee and the lunch on offer was a buffet that is on the cards during our next visit.

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Thank JayneDaveCapetown
BacksbergWineEstate, General Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Good morning Thank you for posting such positive feedback, it's much appreciated! Hope to welcome you back soon for the buffet under the trees. More 

South Africa
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Backsberg is a lovely wine farm, beautiful setting and great food. They also host local musicians in the gardens outside on Sunday afternoons during summer. Great outing for the whole family.

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Thank Travelodyssey
BacksbergWineEstate, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this review

Goodday We are pleased that you enjoyed the visit and Chef Wilhelm’s great cooking. We are known for our roast potatoes and happy that we have maintained the standard. Thank you for the nice review. We have launched our limited Centenary Wine Selection, please visit again to taste these excellent wines! Kind regards The Backsberg Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Cuisine
Contemporary, Wine Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:30
Monday
09:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:30
Thursday
09:00 - 15:30
Friday
09:00 - 15:30
Saturday
09:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klapmuts Simondium Road | Klapmuts/Paarl, Paarl 7670, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 875 5952
Description
Our restaurant is set in a beautiful country garden where we serve lunch outdoors if the weather is favourable and indoors beside a roaring fire in the chilly months.We have a varied a la carte menu, served from Monday to Saturday, that features traditional South African home-style meals, all made with fresh ingredients and our tried-and-trusted recipes. Our wine list offers all the Backsberg favourites as well as some special wines only available at the farm. Your kids will feel at home too, with a jungle gym in the garden and loads of space to play.Our traditional lamb on the spit is available every Saturday and Sunday during summer, and just on Sundays during the winter months. On the weekend the spit is served with a buffet of salads, veggies and Linda's famous roast potatoes. Booking is advised.

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