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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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Wellington, South Africa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner last night at De Kelder. First time for me again in years. The other experiences was really terrible which made me never to go back. But we went there because it had a kiddies play area. I must say I was pleasantly surprised. The place was renovated and looked lovely. We had a table close to the... More 

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Hazyview, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to go for lunch... DONT! Poor service, dirty tables, raw calamari, raw chips, raw poppers (bacon raw and batter not even near cooked) management... Does not exist! Will not recommend this place to anyone..

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Thank lisatravel111
Paarl, South Africa
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1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No service - order food and waiter comes back after 20 min to tell us that they do not have calamari in stock. There was no other people Monday in the restaurant and we had to wait.......wait....and .....wait for our food. Nearly finished eating and then the veggies show up! Disaster!

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Thank SkinkikofiM
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 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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10 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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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
African
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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?