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Ridgeback Wines - The Deck Restaurant

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| Langverwacht Farm, Windmeul, Paarl 7630, South Africa
+27 21 869 8988
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12:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Cape Town, South Africa
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102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not book this month's lunch run. When we were told we are going to The Deck, I did not know what to expect. A quick Google search showed a nice little venue. Boy, was I pleasantly surprised! Every thing was perfect - from the setting, to the service, to the food. I will definitely be back. Well done!

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Thank Bennie v
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem just outside the northern suburbs of Cape Town. Words can't describe the awesome afternoon that we had. Really enjoyable for the kids, so adults can enjoy the wine around fantastic garden. Fantastic food. Great wine. Beautiful surrounds. A definite choice to come again.

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Thank Eddie D
Port Alfred, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This was the second time we visited this place. The setting is beautiful. We had 3 different platters between the 5 of us . They were excellent, what a treat!

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Thank 89traveller2013
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely setting next to a small lake with swans and ducks the antipasti platter was very generous for two and supplemented by a tasting from the winery made for a very pleasant lunch. The staff are very knowledgeable and the wines are of the highest quality and variety

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Thank Richard B
Fresnaye, South Africa
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great service and good food personifies this restaurant situated alongside a dam filled with koi, birdlife, black and white swans. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Mike V
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I come here every year to buy wine before heading back to Europe.. We just had the seafood platter and a glass of wine or two. A great atmosphere..good wine and pretty good food. I've not had anything else before... but the platters are generous and pretty good!!! Well worth the visit..

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Thank Brent A
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting Ridgeback for many years as their Viognier is, in my opinion, the best there is. We arrived at around 12 and tasted a 2015 bottle. Amazing on its own but, paired with the lamb curry, totally sensational. Service was attentive and the waitron had a keen interest in the production of the fine wines crafted at... More 

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Thank Debbie P
Centurion, South Africa
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185 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This estate we did not have anything to drink as yet, the food we had for lunch for very mediocre however the service was great. One thing is One thing to note which is why I have given it a low rating is that they do not like kids, there is a full page warming on the menu stating this... More 

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Thank BenSymington
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Decided to have breakfast here after 3 attempts at other local wine farms and coffee shops failed due to private functions. What a great decision in the end. A very family friendly spot with wildlife to entertain the children and a play park next to the outside section. Breakfast was lovely! I had the French Toast which was well presented.... More 

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Wellington, South Africa
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Sitting on the deck enjoying the excelent meal and listen to the informed short lecture on the estate's wine selction while being offered a free tasting round. A nice setting to be together with your loved one or some friends in a special atmosphere enhanced by geese swimming around the deck and hares playing on the other side of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 18
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Langverwacht Farm, Windmeul, Paarl 7630, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl  >  Windmeul
  • Phone Number: +27 21 869 8988
Description
The Deck Restaurant,Ridgeback Wines, located at our wine tasting centre, overlooking a small dam with 25 species of waterfowl,located in the tranquil landscaped gardens where you can enjoy a glass of Ridgeback's fine wine together with a light meal.Breakfasts are served from 0930 to 1130 and lunches from 1200 to 1530. Tuesdays to Sundays. Home Style, casual dining. Dishes vary from our popular platters, to salads, home style steak n Kidney pie to delicious steaks.

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