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Fine Dining + Luxury Stay = The Pearl of Paarl Package @ Grande Roche Hotel


By Milou Staub

Incredible winter deal alert

Guess who just had the most amazing experience at The Grande Roche Hotel? That’s right, it was too magical not to share the story. Let me tell you all about it because you don’t want to miss out on this gem. So, fellow luxury-seekers, have you ever fantasised about diving into a world of opulence without breaking the bank? Well, get ready because your dreams are about to come true with the exclusive winter special at The Grande Roche Hotel. Introducing The Pearl Of Paarl Package, an irresistible opportunity to indulge in luxury without breaking the bank.

Affordable luxury

I’ve long dreamt of treating myself to a luxury stay with a gourmet dinner, but it always seemed just out of reach, until now! With The Pearl of Paarl Package, I was able to enjoy the best of both worlds without a hefty price tag. For just R5 960, my plus one and I were treated to a night of pure indulgence, stayed in a stunning Terrace Suite, had a mouthwatering four-course dinner, a bottle of exquisite Under Oaks estate wine and the best breakfast one could dream of.

Gastronomic journey

Dining at The Grande Roche Restaurant was an experience like no other. Led by the incredibly talented Chef Christiaan Campbell, every dish was a work of art, bursting with flavour and creativity. From the first bite to the last, we were blown away by the culinary masterpieces that graced our table. It’s safe to say our taste buds were dancing with joy!

Charming stay

Our accommodation in one of the Terrace Suites was nothing short of magical. Nestled amidst the stunning landscape of Paarl, the suite exuded warmth and elegance at every turn. From the cosy thatched roofs to the private outdoor terrace, every detail was thoughtfully designed to ensure our utmost comfort and relaxation. We truly felt like royalty. On entering the Terrace Suites, I was immediately struck by the seamless blend of heritage charm and contemporary elegance. The revamped interiors, expertly curated by acclaimed designer Misi Overturf, effortlessly marry original elements with modern textures and colours. Our Suite had a unique personality, adorned with fynbos-inspired wallpapers and vintage art that invited me to unwind and practice gratitude.

Unforgettable escape

From the moment we arrived until the moment we reluctantly said goodbye, every moment was filled with wonder and delight. The service was exceptional, the attention to detail impeccable, and the overall experience was one we’ll cherish forever. The Pearl of Paarl Package exceeded all our expectations and left us longing to return for more.

Afternoon tea

From the moment we were greeted with a flute of chilled bubbles, we knew we were in for a treat. The selection of delights that followed was nothing short of exquisite. From the savoury Cold Cut Bruschetta to the indulgent Glazed Pork Belly, each bite brought a smile to our faces. The sweet treats were equally divine, with the Lemon Meringue and Chocolate Cake stealing the show. And let’s not forget about the scones served with homemade jam and whipped cream – absolute perfection! Accompanied by a carefully selected range of teas and coffees, every sip was a moment of pure bliss. What truly impressed us was the attention to detail and the seamless blend of tradition with South African hospitality. The Grande Afternoon Tea at Grande Roche is not just a meal; it’s a culinary journey that leaves you craving more. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply indulging in a moment of luxury, this experience is one you won’t soon forget. Highly recommended for anyone looking to treat themselves to a taste of elegance in the heart of the Cape Winelands!

Beyond the dining experience, Grande Roche has also embraced sustainability and innovation with initiatives like the conversion of tennis courts into pickleball courts and the installation of solar arrays for green energy production. It’s this commitment to both tradition and progress that sets Grande Roche apart as a destination that not only honours its rich heritage but also embraces the future with open arms.

What are you waiting for, getting planning, booking and packing? The Pearl of Paarl Package awaits!


The Grande Roche will once again be offering their popular out of season,  Pearl of Paarl Accommodation package, which is valid from 1 May 2024 – 31 August 2024. 

The package is priced at R5960.00 for two people and includes:

  • One night’s accommodation for two guests sharing and accommodated in a newly renovated Terrace Suite.  (Full English Breakfast included).
  • A four-course dinner experience by Chef Christiaan Campbell at The Grande Roche Restaurant.
  • A bottle of Under Oaks estate wine to be enjoyed with dinner.

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