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Bella Bellota

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166 Main Road Paarl, Paarl, South Africa
Today
10:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Paarl, South Africa
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just love the Chateau Bellota. Very nice restaurant, always good food. A place the local people love to go.

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Thank franziska530
Paarl, South Africa
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423 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We wanted to make use of the 50% Sunday afternoon sushi special. We were a group of 6. The service was terrible and wrong sushi was made. The waiter even swore in front of us. We will not go back.

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Thank Emarie B
Paarl, South Africa
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Dined here two weeks back. They have lovely, fresh oysters and a great menu. Definitely returning here.

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Thank Hurchelle H
Cape Town, South Africa
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

One of my favorite places to eat pizza! Very nice food, good service. I would recommend to avoid this place on weekends because is very busy and the service might be a bit slow. Go during the week and you we'll get the best experience.

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Thank Daniel B
Paarl, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I attended a birthday dinner. We had a table of 8 people. It took forever for a waiter to attend to our table, then it took ages for our drinks to be delivered. We had to call for service allthough there were more than enough staff. Food, although very good, also took forever to be served. I won't be easily... More 

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Thank Elmare M
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Food was awesome and kids had a great time, but service was awful. We had to call the waitress over every time for everything we wanted. She didn't know her menu and there was no management presence. Got a feeling staff didn't care and there was no enthusiasm or passion. Will only go back for take aways!

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Thank Meg H
Paarl, South Africa
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The restaurant changed their interiour, and lost its homely look. The food is still very good and the spare ribs Best in Town. Bit quiet nowadays. In summer you have to book, specially if you want to sit outside. Good food overall.

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Thank deon-adel
Johannesburg, South Africa
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We booked for a breakfast on a very busy weekend and this institution could not handle it . Coffee took 30 min to arrive , breakfast was nowhere, we eventually decided to leave as time was running out when the order started trickling in one at a time, asked why ? was told we make it fresh , standard breakfast... More 

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Thank pietuys
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

What more can I say? Truly and honestly felt as if I wasted my time. Actually went to another restaurant for dessert. A pity Paarl is a bit strapped for choice.

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Thank dominique f
Paarl, South Africa
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200 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I headed my previous review (2014) "Really Good"! Things have changed for the worse. The service, once engaged, friendly and well organized, seems to now be disinterested, amateurish and unfriendly. Quite tragic really. We mentioned all this to the manager who told us that all the staff are new and untrained and that the young people don't want to work... 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
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Main Road Paarl, Paarl, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl

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