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De Kelder Restaurant & Winery

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Shop 16, Vinyard Centre | 57 Main Road, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 0350
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paarl offers so many good and great places to eat along Main Road that no one needs to consider stopping at De Kelder. Chain restaurants are not expected to serve gourmet cuisine. But 'serviceable ' is a reasonable expectation. Timely service and delivery is another reasonable expectation. You just will not find these reasonable expectations met at this eatery. Whether... More 

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Thank Robert S
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

When me and my husband use to live in Franschhoek 3 years ago we regularly went to de kelder in Paarl and loved it, now that we returned to visit our old good memories we were shocked to find the restaurant standards dropped. We had lunch and food quality was poor the service non existent, most waiters and I think... More 

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Thank Charne3
Paarl, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Me and my husband had breakfast at the Kelder, poor service to start with. After waiting for a very long time at last breakfast was served, only to discover that they brought a breakfast that we did not order! After trying this restaurant on numerous occasions in the past, with bad result, this was our final visit to the Kelder,... More 

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Thank Anne-Marie d
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We arrived at 19.30 with very high expectations, nice building, decor good, make-up for Valentine poor. Service, none existing. At 20.55, 2 beers later and a highly upset wife, no food served, no apologies. Ask to see the manager at the counter, the reaction I got was to say the least, pathetic. The guy at counter simply said, "I'm the... More 

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Thank Chris C
1 review
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Steak was excellent, wings not so great. waiteress had long filthy nails, sweaty face, but she was good. The site of her made me not want to eat

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Thank Haley V
Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We were a family of 7 and went to De Kelder for lunch. Service was very slow and we had to repeatedly ask the waiter for water, drinks or whatever it was before it was served. Waited for an hour before food arrived. Calamari 3/3 was burnt and very tough. Cajun chicken salad was a mess with veggies that was... More 

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Thank marihuman
Suider Paarl, South Africa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

It was to bad for words. After receiving the warm wine and cold pizza, the staff was not able to solve the problems We just had to accept it. Never we Will go there again.

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Thank tts359
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had the unfortunate experience of having dinner on Saturday evening. The manager was having a personal tiff with our waitress and as a result, the service went from acceptable to non existent. Our waitress was more interested in sweeping the floor than being in the "service" area of the restaurant. The second manager decided to "one up" the other... More 

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Thank Mark R
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Staff helpfull and friendly. We had a variety of items ranging from steak, nacos, tappas and sushi. All were well prepared and tasted great.

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Thank Jaco P
Struisbaai, South Africa
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my eldest son went for a quick dinner. I ordered an eisbein, and asked the waiter to make sure it's not the smallest one. Boy oh boy was I surprised at the piece of hog she brought me! I am a big fellow, but with the nice veggies I could not finish my dinner. With the honey and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 16, Vinyard Centre | 57 Main Road, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 863 0350

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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?