Fodor's Expert Review Terra Mare
Owner-run Terra Mare has become a favorite with locals and tourists alike, offering not just great food, but a wonderful dining experience in a friendly and laid-back setting. Enjoy freshly prepared meals and affordable wine on the terrace overlooking the Paarl vineyards, or have a drink in the cozy dining room. The owners, Swiss-born Olivier, and Delenia, a local of Italian heritage, have fused their diverse cultural backgrounds to produce opulent food with French, Italian, Afrikaans, and German influences. Olivier and Delenia are hands-on and have created a warm and inviting space; customers become regulars and soon become friends. As for the food, the kudu fillet and steak tartare are favorites, as is the three-mushroom risotto. For dessert how does limoncello sorbet or tiramisu sound? A good selection of wines, not limited to wines from the Paarl area, is available.
90A Main St.
Paarl, Western Cape 7646, South Africa
- Cozy atmosphere
- Friendly owners