Kaapse Tafel en Spens

Proviant Kaapse Tafel en Spens, Cape Town Restaurants, Paarl, Cape Town

Proviant Kaapse Tafel en Spens, Cape Town Restaurants, Paarl, Cape Town

The entrance by day and night

A Dream, respect for a language and culture, an Englishman who met, fell in love and married a local girl, and the crossing of pathways with a very special Mason family, is the story behind the story of Proviant.

Signature dishes are Bobotie Springrolls, Curried Tripe and trotters, Venison pie, Beef oxtail served with samp and beans, Masala crusted beef fillet, Deep fried Ice Cream and Cape Malay Milk tart.

On the menu you will find old friends like the farm breakfast, mixed grill, vetkoek, malva pudding and of course rusks and boeretroos.

Proviant Kaapse Tafel en Spens, Cape Town Restaurants, Paarl, Cape Town

Here the bredies are still prepared the old way, the slow way, the only way. The recipes used are all from a Granny's kitchen - somewhere....

Chef Rob's Masala crusted Beef fillet recipe

Serves 6

1,5 - 2kg whole beef fillet, olive oil, 350gr roasted Masala 150gr coriander seeds, 125 gr cumin seeds, 2 cinnamon sticks, 5gr whole cloves, 20gr cardamom pods, 25gr crushed black peppercorns, 25gr tumeric, 25gr ground ginger, 25gr dried chillies
Dry fry coriander, cumin, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom , tossing lightly until aromatic.
Remove from heat and add in the pepper, turmeric, ginger and dried chillies.
Grind as finely as possible, discard any coarse bits, place in an air tight container.

Rub fillet well with olive oil, sprinkle over a little roasted masala and press well into surface.
Set aside at room temp for 3-4 hours. When your coals are hot, brown the fillet well on all sides. Grill for 20 minutes for med-rare, rest for 10 minute before carving into thickish slices.
Season with salt and pepper and ENJOY!.

Proviant Kaapse Tafel en Spens, Cape Town Restaurants, Paarl, Cape Town

This table is awaiting you as the Masala crusted Beef fillet is ready!


In the deli you will find delicious home-baked bread and pies, ginger beer, rusks, preserves, koeksisters and an assortment of sweeties that will remind you of yesteryear.
Some of the products in the shop were lovingly handmade by individuals who know their trade.

Proviant Kaapse Tafel en Spens, Cape Town Restaurants, Paarl, Cape Town

The Deli

Unle Tiny

Uncle Tiny's honours Tiny Neethling, a Springbok loose-head prop during the 60's and 70's.

Proviant Kaapse Tafel en Spens, Cape Town Restaurants, Paarl, Cape Town

A tribute to Tiny Neethling


Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday to Friday: 08:00 - 23:00
Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 - 17:00
Public Holidays-Open: 08:00 - 17:00

54-56 Main road

Contact detail:

t: 021 863 0949

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Oct 22, 2010
by: Danny

Uit Rob se mond Riana.

We are still doing our Friday curry evenings until November and then to be replaced by a Friday evening Seafood buffet for R120pp.

We are now taking bookings for all corporate year end functions.

We are open on Xmas day for lunch and are now taking bookings (See menu below).

Live music concerts next to the vineyards from December.

Christmas menu


Smoked Salmon and snoek roulade
Prawn and Avocado cocktail
Marinated Mussels
Pickled Fish
Spinach and bacon quiche
Bobotie springrolls with a tomato/coriander/ginger dip
Biltong pate and Melba toast
Steamed asparagus with gypsy ham


Cashew Nut, Celery, Yoghurt and Apple
Watercress Salad with Grilled Pears and Goats Milk Cheese
Rocket, Mango, Biltong and Blue Cheese


Deboned Turkey breast wrapped in Pancetta and stuffed with Rosemary,
Sage, Red Onion and Pork Stuffing
Giblet Gravy
Glazed Gammon with an Apple and Brandy sauce
Leg of Lamb with Mint Jelly
Roast Potato Medley
Green Beans with Pecan Nuts
Vegetable Melanzane
Oven roasted vegetables


Traditional Xmas Pudding with brandy custard
Sherry Trifle
Fruit Salad and Ice Cream
Gorgonzola with Water Biscuits and Fig Preserve
Mince Pies
Tea and Coffee

Oct 22, 2010
by: Riana

Goeie dag het julle nog die Kerrie aand special op 'n Vrydagaand!!

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