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Restaurant at Glen Carlou

Simondium Road | Klapmuts, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 875 5528
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (59 reviews)
“pork belly” (29 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fusion, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Simondium Road | Klapmuts, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a nice lunch, I had kingklip and my partner had ostrich steak but the portions were very small, more like a starter size than a main size. Nonetheless, the food was good and the service friendly. The lady who did our wine tasting...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We discovered Glen Carlou because our guest house served their wines and we wanted to check out the winery. While visiting we thought the lunch menu looked good, so we came back the next day before our drive to the Capetown airport. Even thought the...More

Thank lemur_chica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience exceeded the positive reviews. A superb leisurely lunch with friendly service and great views perfectly rounded off an active morning sightseeing. The pork belly and kingklip fish main dishes were outstanding as were the starters and desserts. A nice touch was chefs nibbles...More

Thank JP V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived a little early to try a wine tasting before lunch and hopefully select a wine to enjoy with lunch. Invited by staff to sit in the soft eating area for the tasting but then told that we could not sit there as it was...More

Thank Gansyandd
GlenCarlou, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant at Glen Carlou, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mike & Donna, I am so terribly dissapointed to read your review - this is not a true reflection of our offering and the service we provide.Can I please ask you to email me directly with the day you visited so I can discuss...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived just in time for early lunch on balcony as all other tables were reserved. Friendly service, food is nice, not like some of the restaurants around but worth going for lunch, I liked the springbok dish. Afterwards we did the wine tasting which...More

Thank ekholland27
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent Birthday Lunch at Glen Carlou. Wine Tasting done at our lunch table, which was enjoyable. The food was Superb we ordered a variety of meals from the Pea Soup, Pork Belly All were Fantastic! The Service was Great, Thank you for the Wonderful Day...More

Thank Angelique H
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

What a treat to have a long Saturday lunch at Glen Carlou. I cant fault the experience. Meals, wines, service and setting where exemplary. Great work by all. Lamb shoulder and deserts where fabulous too and best coffee too.

Thank ClemD2014
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Popped in here over a weekend. Enjoyed super lunch of Calamari, beetroot and feta salad along with a lamb cous cous in masala sauce. It was washed down with the estates outstanding Pinot noir rose whilst taking in breathtaking views from the panoramic Windows. Service...More

Thank Fairlie
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I would love to congratulate Glen Carlou on the best service I have experienced in a while. Passionate staff really makes all the difference. The food and wine was obviously amazing too. What stood out was the complimentary starter and desert tasters and complimentary birthday...More

Thank Ambler1991
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We eat on the balcony. It has an amazing view. The winery makes amazing wines available at good prices as you are eating in the winery. Service was efficient. The set menu included an Amuse bouche & a pre-dessert. Both were excellent. The choice on...More

Thank BigWorldLotsToSee
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Questions & Answers
10 February 2018|
Response from Martin N | Reviewed this property |
Bob i
26 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from GlenCarlou | Property representative |
Hi Bob, Thank you for your request. You can find a copy of our current menu on our website - glencarloudotcodotza/restaurant We hope to welcome you sometime soon. Kind Regards, Georgie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Simondium Road | Klapmuts, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 875 5528
  • E-mail
Consistency, expertise and a commitment to always deliver beyond expectation is what we strive for with every bottle of Glen Carlou wine - we also aim to do this with every plate of food at Restaurant at Glen Carlou. Enjoy innovative dishes inspired by the seasons whilst taking in the breathtaking landscape from inside our architecturally designed building or from the shaded terrace deck.
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