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Backsberg Restaurant

££ - £££, , Vegetarian Friendly
Klapmuts Simondium Road | Klapmuts/Paarl, Paarl 7670, South Africa
+27 21 875 5952
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (27 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Klapmuts Simondium Road | Klapmuts/Paarl, Paarl 7670, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were part of a large group for a birthday celebration and were told that the cost for the buffet was R300 per head. I had been before so apart from the change in venue (old one was way better by the way) I thought...More

Thank ANGillwald
Reviewed yesterday

The ambience was great,live music fun but that's where it stops! Starters few and far between,main a " braai" food cold and off the three deserts was properly the high light.At least sitting lessening to music as fun.Dont expect more!

Thank Sandy2350
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We revisited for Sunday lunch after 17 years, and we were delighted to see that the same welcome, high level of service and good food is still on offer. The whole lamb spit roast is a tradition at Backsberg that has stood the test of...More

Thank CLLSB
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your afternoon with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch with us at the restaurant and that your expectations were met. It is always lovely to hear back from guests...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We went and picked up Chris and Penny our cousins and drove out to Paarl to Backsberg wine estate. We arrived a bit early, so we went to Spice route first. We arrived at Backsberg and were shown a nice table in the shade. We...More

2  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We popped in for lunch. One usually expects the food on wine estates be of a higher than average quality but we were disappointed. My husband had the tramazini and he felt that both our local Spar and our local Builders Warehouse make much better...More

1  Thank SPROETIE
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Last week while out in the Paarl area we dropped into Backsberg (next to Babylonstoren) for a light lunch. It is a charming relaxing spot. The shady outdoor area is embraced by a well-established garden giving it an air of privacy - a secret oasis...More

Thank JoySmith
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience here with us. We are delighted that you have enjoyed our estate and our beautiful gardens. We take great pride in making sure our gardens are always taken care of. We look forward...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a delightful place for a simple yet relaxing light lunch served by Jessica Lindberg. We shared a cheese platter which was delicious and their wine is absolutely fantastic. We purchased several bottles, and to our delight it was far less than buying it...More

Thank McGill_Tripper
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and visit here with us. We are delighted that you had a relaxing afternoon enjoying our wine. Jessica is a real star. We look forward in welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, The...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I would say it was average food but their dessert was delicious but I thought that the food should have been more authentic since it's a vineyard but the entertainment was homely and fun.More

Thank sueretha
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are delighted that you have enjoyed the majority of your lunch with us bearing in mind our restaurant serves truly South African dishes such as the traditional Lamb Spit Buffet...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

We booked a table for three on short notice and were lucky to get one of the last available tables. We were first able to do the wine tasting (for free as we booked for lunch) and returned at leasure. It was a busy day,...More

Thank Emarie B
Sean L, Guest Relations Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Sunday afternoon lunch here with us as well as our wine tasting offering. We will be sure to pass on...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited this restaurant on Thursday, 09 March for a late lunch. The weather was sunny so we sat outside. There were only a handful of people at the time resulting in a very quiet and relaxing atmosphere. The cheese platter I ordered offered only...More

Thank Peter F
Sean L, Manager at Backsberg Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit here with us. We have highlighted some key aspects of your experience and overall comments regarding our meal offering and we can assure you that these aspects have been discussed with the relevant...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$60 - US$1,200
Cuisine
Contemporary, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:30
Thursday
09:00 - 15:30
Friday
09:00 - 15:30
Saturday
09:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klapmuts Simondium Road | Klapmuts/Paarl, Paarl 7670, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 875 5952
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Description
Our restaurant is set in a beautiful country garden where we serve lunch outdoors if the weather is favourable and indoors beside a roaring fire in the chilly months.We have a varied a la carte menu, served from Wednesday to Saturday offering a wide variety of meals, all made with fresh ingredients and our tried-and-trusted recipes. Our wine list offers all the Backsberg favourites as well as some special wines only available at the estate. Your kids will feel at home too, with a jungle gym in the garden along with a jumping castle and loads of space to play.Our 3 Course Sunday Lunch is served each Sunday with Live Entertainment. Bookings Essential. Contact us for any special Events, Weddings & Corporate Functions catered to your specific needs.
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