Paarl does not disappoint with food and drink options during the month of October.

With a variety of offerings ranging from meat evenings, craft beer, Mediterranean food, cheese and charcuterie platters, summer tapas picnics and kosher picnics you will definitely find something to your liking.

Babylonstoren – Meat Evenings


18h30 – no later than 19h00

On Wednesdays, join us for a five-course Meat Evening. The best meat in the world comes from Chianina cattle, an age-old Italian breed. Our herd of Chianina is entirely farm reared and grass fed, and our steaks reach the rarefied levels of the best bistecca fiorentina. With braai masters Jaco and Eddie, we celebrate Italian meat – “local is lekker”! Enjoy a glass of wine and live accordion music while the coals are burning.

Contact +27 (0) 21 863 3852 or for bookings to be made in advance.

Cost is R490 per adult (includes 2 glasses of wine) and R175 per child.

Karoo Craft Breweries (KCB)

Karoo Craft Breweries’ Taproom is open seven days a week.

We have all our beers on tap, offer a Chocolate & Beer pairing and general beer tastings.  Brewery tours are also available.

Costs – Pairing: R100 l Tasting: R10 per taster l Draught: R25 – R35

For more information please contact +27 (0) 82 325 4089

Barley & Biltong Emporium at Spice Route

12 October 2018 from 5pm – 10pm

Barley & Biltong will be hosting a sundowner’s event every Friday starting on 12th October with an amazing Sundowner Menu on offer as well as Live Music.

For more information please contact on +27 (0) 21 863 5200 or

Mojo Mediterranean Eatery

Every Sunday from 12pm to 4pm

Every month we host a different Mediterranean Country – for the month of October we will host Italy.  Join us as we serve Italian cuisine and play Italian music.

For more information please contact +27 (0) 21 863 3500

Cost: R190 per adults and R80 for kids under 12 years.

MOKA Coffee Shop

  • Waffle Fridays

Come and enjoy a delicious Waffle with a nice Cappuccino or Hot chocolate at MOKA for only R55 every Friday.

  • Breakfast Saturdays

Saturday Breakfast Special on offer at MOKA Coffee shop. A MOKA Breakfast with a regular Cappuccino for only R65 per person.

For more information please contact +27 (0)21 863 0672.

Mellasat Vineyards

October 2018

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 10h00 – 16h00 l Sundays & Public Holidays 10h30 – 15h00

Mellasat Vineyards just below the Du Toitskloof pass is the perfect off-the-beaten-track spot to enjoy a cheese & charcuterie platter and wine tasting.

Cheese & charcuterie platter for two at R145, excludes glass or bottle of wine and wine tasting.

For reservations and enquiries contact Mellasat Vineyards at +27 (0) 21 862 4525 or send an email to

Perdeberg Cellar

Braai-Inspired Summer Tapas Picnic Basket

The Summer Tapas Picnic Basket serves two and includes a bottle of Perdeberg Classic Sauvignon Blanc 2018 / Chenin Blanc 2018 or Perdeberg Classic Merlot 2017 / Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

The basket contains Baby potato and gherkin salad, Camembert and green fig Roosterkoek, Marinated free-range chicken and peppers kebab, Grass-fed rack of lamb, Traditional Skildpaaitjies, Giant marshmallow and dark chocolate s ’more.

Cost is R350 per basket

Booking essential on +27 (0) 21 869 8244 or at

Spice Route Destination

October from 09h00 – 17h00

The new Spice Route Explorer offers you the freedom of five non-alcoholic treats.

You can choose any two of the following: Coffee, Cake, ice-cream, Chocolate and cured meats at a cost of R90 per person.

For more information contact

Windmeul Kelder

Buy Waterblommetjies from our “Parskuip Kontreimark”. While stocks last. Order to avoid disappointment at +27 (0) 21 869 8100.

Open Monday – Friday from 08h00 – 17h00 l Saturday from 09h00 – 15h00

Cost is R35/ 500g.

Zandwijk Wines Kosher Picnics

You can now order your picnic basket from Zandwijk and enjoy a day of leisure on our premises admiring the views. Booking is essential at a minimum order of two picnic baskets.

October 2018 – March 2019

Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 8am to 4pm l Closed: Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays, Jewish Holy Days

SUPERIOR PICNIC: R300 per person per basket

KIDDIES PICNIC BASKET: R150 per child per basket (up to 12 years old)

Caterers: Norrie Caterers (food prepared under Beth din supervision)


Picnic Baskets must be booked and paid 48 hours in advance. No refunds.

Picnic baskets will be available for collection from the Tasting Room between 11am and 2pm.

No picnic baskets available on the 24th and 31st of December.