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Banana Jam Cafe

€€ - €€€Caribbean, , Pizza
157 2nd Avenue, Kenilworth, South Africa
+27 21 674 0186
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana jam” (35 reviews)
“burgers” (13 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
157 2nd Avenue, Kenilworth, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Very simple menu, and cool music playing in the background. Perfect for a hangout with friends, has nice big tables and great waiters. C'mon.. You MUST go!

Thank Musanete S
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Not having been to a restaurant like this in a while I didn't really know what to expect. We sat outside and drank some beer we not really used to, was different but enjoyable. The food was great. Chicken burger and mushroom pizza. Good price...More

Thank WarrenMWalker
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Always a great venue to relax. Great cocktails 30craft beers.great selection of food with gluten free options. Good vibe with caribean music

Thank Claire N
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The cocktails were ok not as good as I remembered. We shared the bacon poppers were great, very hot which we like. We then ordered the burgers. I asked to swop a sauce but was told there is no code for that so not possible....More

Thank Tracey J
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Great vibe, beer and food! Loved the interior. YELLOW EVERYWHERE 💛💛 We shared a Jammi'n Island Platter - basically a little bit of everything. Delish! Oh, and the bacon poppers... That's something I'll be dreaming of. There's plenty of vegetarian options too. The viking in...More

Thank Astri F
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

A great atmosphere, superb food (try the jambalaya!) and a very magnificent range of beers on tap. What a great place!

Thank TomFaldo
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Over 30 craft beers from all the leading breweries in CPT with some amazing food to go along. You can hang out all day! Friendly staff!

Thank SubbuJois
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The place to go in the southern suburbs if you want a great beer in a relaxed atmosphere. Food is good too.

Thank schizofitscho
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

On a wet Sunday, fireplace was going. Menu was interesting. Our party had a variety of items: hamburger, ribs, mussels, nachos. Salsa and guacamole was excellent though very small portions. Suggest hard tacos as alternative to soft tacos. No kids menu. That should be corrected....More

Thank COS80919
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We are locals and nothing beats a walk to Banana Jam for a craft beer or two. The beers are varied and there are so many to choose from - craft beer lovers will be in heaven. The eats are great too, definitely try the...More

Thank burgertm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 2nd Avenue, Kenilworth, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kenilworth
  • Phone Number: +27 21 674 0186
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