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jewel tavern - CLOSED

72 Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 4041
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good33%
  • Average45%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
26 Mar 2013
“A Tasty Treat”
9 Dec 2012
“If you don't want to sit in an empty restaurant try their takeaway division Monk's”
Restaurant Hours Closed
72 Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 March 2013

After a show at the Artscape in Cape Town we had a craving for Chinese food and looked around on T/A for a nice place. The Jewel Tavern caught our attention and we went there at about 6pm, following the show. We were the only...More

Thank CorneCapeTown
Reviewed 9 December 2012

I love this old institution that moved from the Duncan Docks at the Harbour to a quiet part of the City Centre (dead!) to this new venue in Gardens. Although the move was beneficial to most of us who don't want to venture into the...More

Thank Sang F
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Definitely some of the best dim sum in the city. I'm a regular there and am never disappointed with the food.

Thank Sarah_CapeTown
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Probably the best Chinese food I've had outside of China. The dim sum was delicious, and I can really recommend the spicy beef hot pot. Good value for money with an affordable wine list, which is a rare thing in this part of Cape Town....More

Thank xxLeanie
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Food was good, service was however rather non existent and very indifferent. A word of advice the portion sizes are large and should ideally be shared by 2 or more people, especially if ordering rice or noodles, a small point our waiter forgot to highlight.

Thank B4iGoTravel
Reviewed 22 May 2012

food very fresh and good.visited by a lot of fisherman

Thank billy b
Reviewed 16 December 2011

I lunched at the Jewel Tavern in Aug 2010. I was staying at the Holiday Inn Express which is just next door to the restaurant. The restaurant has a nice design, very comfortable. It was clean and quiet. there were 2 other tables occupied whilst...More

Thank LiewSL
Reviewed 29 January 2011

If you stay at the Holiday Inn (pretty good, no complaints) you won’t be eating at the hotel, there is no restaurant. From the hotel, literally on the corner just outside, is the optimistically named ‘Gourmet Chinese’, with the claim of being the best one...More

1  Thank Cynical_traveller
Reviewed 2 December 2010

We fancied a Chinese meal for dinner and came across Jewel. Service was slow, even though the place was empty - 2/3 people inside. Waiter not very friendly, and the food was a bit bland, but the crunch came upon asking for the bill. A...More

2  Thank CarolRiv
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 4041
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