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Open fire dining in Paarl

Biltong-spiced lamb chops, melktert ice cream & live music

Last updated: Tuesday, 19 March 2024 

FYRE Dining gives a whole new meaning to “out of the frying pan and into the fire.” An open fire that is. This new restaurant on an olive and wine farm is all about meat, fire, and smoke; think braai-style meals with a fine dining twist, like biltong-spiced lamb chops and truffle pap.


FYRE Dining opened its doors in February 2024. Image: @marcellenel_

SOUTH AFRICAN FAVOURITES WITH A TWIST

Amidst vineyards and olive groves sits FYRE Dining on Olijvenkraal Olive and Wine Farm. You’ll see peacocks strutting around and little bonsais adorn the entrance of the sleek black building. As day turns into night, their live band sets the tone for the evening with sounds of jazz. 

The menu features a selection of “fyre bites” like pap en vleis (braised and smoked beef short rib, served with parmesan and truffle pap), braaibroodjies (with grilled matured cheddar, red onion, and chutney), and skilpadjies (lamb liver wrapped in netvet, served with a roosterkoek).


You can book the restaurant for your own private event. Image: @deurmyoe

VEGETARIANS ARE SORTED TOO

For mains, South African classics are cooked over an open fire. They serve flame grilled prawns, and chargrilled biltong spiced lamb chops, with smoked bone marrow mash. There's also fire-roasted chicken and venison loin, with spicy butternut salad. Sides include braai favourites like potato salad and pap en sous. 

Vegetarians are sorted too. There’s dhal curry, served with cumin flatbread and sambals, and black rice and mushrooms with a white wine reduction. They’ve even got a kids menu with boerewors and chips, and macaroni and cheese. Of course, the meal wouldn’t be complete without malva pudding cheesecake or melktert ice cream.


They’re open for lunch and dinner. Image: @marcellenel_

MORE ABOUT FYRE

FYRE Dining is open: Wednesday to Saturday, 12pm to 11pm; Sunday, 12pm to 8pm
Find them: 1-12 Contractorpad | Simondium | Paarl
Price range: Fyre bites starting from R80
Book: Via dineplan.com or call 021 770 0088
Contact them at: @fyre_diningsa

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By Khadeeja Adams 

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