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Marc's Mediterrean Cuisine & Garden

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129 Main Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 3980
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Essex, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

There is nothing to dislike about this place, been there many time over the years. If you are unsure of which wine goes with your chosen meal, just ask, the staff are always very knowledgeable. Keep up the good work Marc.

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Thank travelswithken
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Excellent service and we got special treatment with a glass of champers on the house because of our anniversary. Sitting on the veranda sure gave a nice romantic atmosphere

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1 Thank RuffyAndTamsJ
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

We ate here a few times during our trip and we absolutely loved it! The food was superb. We both can't wait to come back! The service made it very special!

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1 Thank Sarah H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

Marc's is as close to my home as it is to my heart. A tasty meal with personality and charm awaits you, as you meander through its open doors. Welcoming smiles greet you as you enter; a warmth and friendliness abounds. Tasteful art dresses the walls and soft melodies are carried across time and space. A truly delightful evening was... More 

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1 Thank Tanya M
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

Food is acceptable, service is poor. We have all but given up on Marc's as a restaurant we would frequent.

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Thank Nick C
Springs, South Africa
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

We happened on Marc's on a Saturday evening. Judging by the exterior I did not expect much, maybe a cake-and-coffee or a light dinner. Upon entering the establishment I immediately realized how wrong I was. Service was very professional and attentive. Atmosphere is nice and homely, but you also know from the word go that you are in very capable... More 

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1 Thank AardvarkZA
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

I took a friend out to this place in Paarl. Great mezze platter to share which was very good value for money and delicious. They also stock a great selection of local wines. We sat in their back garden - where the chairs are not very comfortable. The service was great. But the best thing was their chocolate mousse. The... More 

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1 Thank Craig C
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

After booking into our guest house, we wanted to get some dinner and we decided to try Marc's on the Main Road of Paarl. The restaurant was warm and inviting with cheerful and attentive staff. We ordered wine and were brought warm and crisp flat bread with a zingy pesto as a nibble while we mulled over the menu. What... More 

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Winter Park, Florida
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

Wife and I headed to Paarl on Wednesday to get the car serviced. Had some time to kill so ran some errands and found it was only 10:55 and the car was not to be ready until 1:00 so decided to have an early lunch walked into Marc's and it appeared to be open but not a sole in the... More 

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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110 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

I came here on recommendation and I'm glad I did. It was New Years Eve and although it was only late afternoon, it had just struck midnight in Australia, so I had a glass of champagne to celebrate with the lovely staff wishing me a happy new year. The restaurant is classy with an outdoor terrace, although it can get... 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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Main Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 863 3980

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?