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Banana Jam Cafe

€€ - €€€Caribbean, , Pizza
157 2nd Avenue, Kenilworth, South Africa
+27 21 674 0186
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana jam” (35 reviews)
“jambalaya” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
157 2nd Avenue, Kenilworth, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

I have been to many restaurants and tried many gluten free pizza bases and this has to be one of the best, every time. Never disappoints. Cocktails and the vibe are awesome too!

1  Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and brilliant service very friendly Chocolate Brownie Pie is out of this world This place will not disappoint

1  Thank Raylangman
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Had a Birthday party upstairs at their Private Function Brewery Section with about 30 people and everyone was blown away. The Vibe, the Service, the Quality of the food. Everything was just great. Bar men were friendly and fast and the owners Greg and Shannon...More

1  Thank Luke Z
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Bit of a pearl this place. Jerk chicken was fantastic, the calamari was delicious and the cocktails were really tasty (and most importantly quite potent). Would highly recommend- plus really friendly and attentive staff.

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Been here three times during my stay in Cape Town and can't get enough. Food is delicious and service is great. So good, keep it up!

Thank Tamarind D
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience here. Really fun decor and the owner obviously takes craft beer seriously. The staff were really friendly and attentive. The barman knew his tap beers and seemed to have fun meeting my requests. I frequent a lot of craft beer bars...More

Thank CraftBeerLady
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great selection of beers and the food is good. Staff are friendly and helpful. Tried one of the new beers, Bacon and Chilli Ale, too much like breakfast for me.

Thank doppierunner
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Enjoyed a relaxing meal, washed down by a few craft beers, some brewed on site. Bacon jalepeno poppers accompanied the pork main course - both very tasty. Service friendly and efficient in a relaxed, viby ambiance

Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We went at lunch during the week so it was quiet.The burgers were tasty with fresh fries & thin crispy onion rings. The service was good too. There is a big cocktail but the wine list is limited. lots of chilli dishes too if you...More

Thank sansmerrill
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great food, reasonable prices, interesting selection of cocktails and the service was prompt, even though we were a large group

Thank KatandChrisL
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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, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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