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Gold Restaurant

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African, Tunisian
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15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4653
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18:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Sherwood Park, Canada
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124 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived jet lagged and tired for my surprise Birthday dinner. Went up to learn African drumming from "Easy" our instructor for about 45 minutes...Awesome! Then went down to the restaurant and curio shop. Dinner consisted of these amazing local tapas like tastes of Africa that were loaded with flavor while beautifully presented. As we ate we were entertained with... More 

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Thank constance w
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the tasting menu and a bottle of wine. It was very well priced and awesome food. Especially the fish curry! Highly recommend for a nice evening with great food & entertainment.

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Thank Ryan J
Bodrum City, Turkey
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with friends of ours who had been last year. They had described the evening as very good but complained that they had not been able to see much of the show so we had asked for a better table this time. We got a good table and a complimentary glass of champagne for a return visit. We had... More 

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Thank travellerin2013
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute must if you are visiting Cape Town. Incredible African food in the form of a set taster menu .....although they do ask if you have any dietary requirements. Very friendly staff who bend over backwards to ensure you have a great evening. And African dancing and music going on all through the evening Very authentic They even paint... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were invited by our travel agency for the last evening of our tour. The show starts around 6:30 pm with a "drum lesson". The menu has 14 small courses which are rather tapas portions. The food is okay but nothing extravagant. Amazingly, a group of 10 to 12 Arab women, all with Niqab, was there, taking pictures of the... More 

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columbus, United States
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of energy, impromptu bongo lesson for all diners, entertainment from dancers and singers, wonderful 7 course meal served by very kind wait staff, this was a great experience! I would recommend this restaurant as a must attend while visiting Cape Town, SA.

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Shanghai, China
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't go, you'll never know what you missed- once you do, it'll undoubtedly be unforgettable. We had the best night out in South Africa at this place, beautiful environment, kind staff, loads of fun and so much food (the type of food we've been seeking i.e Springbok) deserts with gold flakes - it was just beautiful, delicious, and... More 

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Thank Tanya D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic interior design, very delicious food, warm and friendly staff, special thanks to Hope!! You have to do the drumming that is a must, so much fun, so many different kinds of entertainment, dance, singing. Lots of fun.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here on the last night of my stay in Cape Town. The welcome was warm and inviting. The building is incredible....various different levels, absolutely huge, and every table was occupied. The food comes out gradually...the 14 course menu is amazing. So many flavours from all over Africa. Entertainment seemed to happen every 20 minutes or so, authentic dances... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcome to Africa. And here we are in the kingdom of jambe music, local dancing and fantastic and savoury cuisine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$34
Cuisine
African, Tunisian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 4653
Description
Tuck in to a 14-dish set tasting menu inspired by dishes from all over the African continent. Learn to play the djembe drums with one of our patient, friendly facilitators. Enjoy live African entertainment with stories told through music and dance.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?