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Gold Restaurant

15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4653
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fixed menu” (17 reviews)
“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“tapas” (11 reviews)
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African, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We were greeted immediately by waiters dressed in brightly colored native attire. We were ushered to our table and the meal and bongo demonstration was explained. We were treated to a bongo lesson along with 100 or so others. The food was excellent, the service...More

Thank Sylvia M
Reviewed yesterday

Visited here October 2017 as part of a party of fourteen. Gold had been recommended to us so we decided to try it. The menu is a fourteen course set menu. The dishes come from all over Africa. Having been to something similar at Victoria...More

Thank Sanfidele
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here on the recommendation of a friend and it was worth it. 14 course set menu that is cuisine from all over Africa. Very authentic and very good food. Service was outstanding in all regards. During the 2-hour meal performers come around and sing...More

Thank Fej92
Reviewed 1 week ago

GOLD is fantastic option for a night out with friends, not only is there fun drum workshops you can do, but you'll get to sample some amazing dishes from all over Africa. In between each meal the staff often sing traditional songs whilst wearing traditional...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrive an hour before the set meal time and get involved in a group drumming session - we were amazed what we achieved! The set menu consisted of lots of small dishes from all over Africa, typically arriving 3 or 4 together. It was all...More

Thank _judy15t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this authentic restaurant few days ago and remained completely delighted! The dinner was based on a fixed summer menu, with various yummy tastes combined from different African countries (SA, Zambia, Algeria, Namibia etc). Wine was really good as well and staff was vigilant on...More

Thank Davide E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place may have bit of a cabaret / gimmick feel to it, but the food is actually superb. It was great trying different food from all over Africa and the music & dancing added to a wonderful atmosphere. A very unique and enjoyable dining...More

Thank Cammy9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a bit touristy but a unique experience regardless. Ask for a smaller room so when they seat you , you can have the best view of the entertainment. The entertainment is lovely, 3 sets of dancing/singing and drums. They also have some face...More

Thank RoBertie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're arriving in Cape Town and looking for something to kick things off and get you into the swing of it, this is the place. From start to finish this was an amazing experience. Me, my partner and our young son arrived at 6:30...More

Thank kanddhanson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offers a myriad of dishes from Africa. Sharing each portion give you an opportunity to taste all the dishes. The drumming session was fun and enjoyed by our international guests. Really enjoyed it. Bev Moore

Thank beverley m
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5 November 2017|
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Response from gvldiva | Reviewed this property |
I would think it is best done with a group. My husband I and I went and I was really wishing we had more people with us to enjoy the experience and eat all the food!
1 August 2017|
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Response from SouthAfricaCindy | Property representative |
Hi. We do offer face painting and there is no additional charge.
Amelie L
6 February 2017|
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Response from richaus | Reviewed this property |
We went in December - excluding drinks, the base cost for the menu for an adult was ZAR335pp. The Drumming before dinner - which is highly recommended - was another ZAR95pp
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
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18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 4653
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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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