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Cattle Baron Grill and Bistro

16 Zion Street | Pontac Manor Estate, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 872 5577
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Zion Street | Pontac Manor Estate, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To eat here is to always know that it will be great. The atmosphere is special and the staff friendly - but not in your face - and the food was awesome!

Thank Violetvz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cozy restaurant, attached to the Pontac Manor Hotel. Friendly, efficient team. Have tried almost all of the items on the menu and they were all above par. Definitely gets my recommendation. :)

Thank Adarsh S
Reviewed May 1, 2018

You can never go wrong.!This is 1 of our favourites & I referred guests& not 1 has returned unsatisfied.The atmosphere, service& food- fantastic.Thank you Ivan, Pedro & Charlie for always making our dining memorable.

Thank Anzel_Pieter_100
Reviewed April 29, 2018

This restaurant is great value for money. The steaks were top class. The service was also good although it was full. Book to make sure you can sit down and relax while you enjoy good food. They even allowed us to bring our own wine...More

Thank Deon B
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Paarl after traveling for 18 hours. We were very jetlagged and just in need of sustenance. Our landlady recommended the Cattle Barron and whilst they were busy they did say they would squeeze us in. So glad! Jodi was a fabulous waitress who...More

Thank Shazza57chevy
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

If you want meat this is the place to go. Fantastic made in all kind of sorts. The sides they can improve on.It was busy so make a reservation.

Thank Margonda
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Good value for money! Steaks we had was excellent, wine menu very reasonable, def. can recommend this restaurant.

Thank linde p
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I have reviewed this place before with a positive rating, and I can continue to do so. I had lunch here this week with good friends. As usual I asked for a plain fillet to be cooked medium, with crispy chips and mayonnaise. The fillet...More

Thank LaurentPerrier
Reviewed March 2, 2018

do not be surprised at the entrance as you will be guided to the restaurant situated at the back to the main area .beautiful seating .the service of a very high standard .excellent presentation .the steaks are the best in paarl .good wine selection .will...More

1  Thank billy b
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Have never, and believe will never be disappointed at this fantastic venue. Hospitality that exceeds ones expectation, service that is flawless and food that is better than your own mothers home cooking. Thank you so much for making every visit one to remember. Looking forward...More

1  Thank events601
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Questions & Answers
January 17, 2018|
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Response from kirtan | Reviewed this property |
Difficult to say. But usually restaurants are well equipped for dietary restrictions
April 6, 2016|
Response from Cattle Baron P | Property representative |
Good Morning, thank you for you feedback. We still have the steak/fat and bread service available in the restaurant, it might have just been that you visited on a Monday, in which case we do not offer a bread or nibble... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Zion Street | Pontac Manor Estate, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 872 5577
  • E-mail
The Cattle Baron in Paarl is a modern, streamlined and efficient operator. The store is owned by Franco Adams, operator within the group for more than 18 years. The Cattle Baron caters for the discerning businessman and the family dinner. We also contribute to the community by providing a Senior Citizens lunch buffet at reasonable prices. Sunday's we have a family open day with a choice of a la carte or our famous buffet with a variety of delicious roasts. Renowned for our mouth-watering steaks - the secret of our success lies in the preparation of our meat. Our perfectly aged, grain-fed beef is wet-aged ensuring our steaks are consistently juicy, tender and full of flavour. At Cattle Baron we offer a unique menu with simple, home-cooked dishes that reflect traditional elements of food. We pride ourselves on delivering to our customers elegant dining and unsurpassed standards of service in relaxed surroundings.
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