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127 Main Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 3925
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 23:00
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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297 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Book in advance as it is a very busy restaurant. only a few tables outside available. Service is sometimes a bit slower (maybe because of how busy it is) but the food is good. The wine list is also worth looking at, reasonable choice and not too expensive.

Thank ekholland27
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just a wonderful experience from beginning to end. attentive service, good menu options, great ambiance. Try for a table on the terrace.

Thank Pieter d
Heswall, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoy Noop, and keep coming back every time I am in Paarl, the menu is always exciting, and they have a great wine list, including the excellent wines from De Grendel. It is always a hard choice to make when you read the menu! The service is very warm and friendly and genuine. A great place for dinner!

Thank kevinrwilson
Hluhluwe, South Africa
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Noop was amazing! I have heard so many good reviews of Noop and we decided that we just had to go. We did not book a table, being a Monday night we mistakenly thought it would not be a problem to get in. The hostess was very accommodating, and squeezed us in. Our waitor seemed ike he was new at... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very busy friendly atmospheric place with many separate rooms inside and outside cannopied terrace. All dishes ordered were perfectly cooked and flavoursome. Meat especially good. A place to return to day or night.

Thank Ruthven65
Wellington, South Africa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night we visited Noop with Norwegian friends. I suggested Noop because of their excellent food and friendly service. The food was superb again. The Karoo Lamb shoulder was so tender and juicy, Kingklip was top notch and the South African dessert platter was almost if my own grandma made it. Ons can really not fault te food. However our... More 

Thank HenricovL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The four of each had something different from teh menue.All of it was great and so was the service!! Tx

Thank Martin P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Noop with friends on Friday 10/2/17. The staff were friendly and attentive and the food was fantastic. The highlights were the tuna tartare which was delicious, the Half Duck which was cooked to perfection and the South African desert platter which combined all of my favourite desserts into one. Yum! Will definitely be back again.

Thank RMcKinney33
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69 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to this establishment and probably the last. The service was pretty poor all night and not up to a decent standard. The food took an eternity to come and wasn't really worth the wait. It was cold and lacking in any flavour, One of the poorest pork belly dishes I've ever had. Can't really be any more positive.

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 friends and I ate here on Wednesday 7/2/17. Arrived without reservation and the restaurant was busy with lots of atmosphere. Luckily the manager found a table on the ground floor for us. The food, tuna tartare to share and rib eye steaks all excellent. Good price too. Highly recommended.

Thank Klyfor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, International, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Main Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 863 3925
Welcome to Noop. We hope you feel at home here, because that is how we think of our restaurant. After all, we spend more time here than we do at our homes. Our beautiful heritage building breathes warmth and hospitality. We know many of our guests by name; some of them have become our friends.As for us, we were customers before we became owners. Noop was established in 2005, and we had an affinity for the restaurant when we took it over in 2012. It's still as popular with returning locals as it is with visiting tourists, and we've kept everything people love about it while also making it our own. There's plenty for you to choose from, and we're sure that you'll find something you like. The meals are all fresh and so is the inspiration on our specials board. If you have special requests, we'll try our best to accommodate them. Whatever you order, you can enjoy it knowing that we make the same kind of food here as we do at home. Unpretentious. Often spontaneous. Always delicicious.

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