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Rhodes Memorial Restaurant & Tea Garden

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Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 687 0000
09:00 - 17:00
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as a family for breakfast to this restaurant for the first time. the views are very nice, service is very good and the food is delicious.

Thank Deon L
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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch. The staffs are friendly and the setting is nice with a great view of cape town. The pickle fish and chicken cape malay curry were delicious. It is worth to try!

Thank Tanners2521
Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017

People come for the view. But are pleasantly surprised by the food. Don't come on a windy day though....

Thank ajwza
Cape Town, South Africa
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The menu at the restaurant is simple, but done really, really well. We loved the burger especially! The service was very efficient and the setting alone is worth the trip. Beautiful views over Cape Town and the perfect spot for a casual breakfast or lunch.

Thank CTnicoleH
Beaufort, South Carolina
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229 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Hats off to the great hostess who was so accommodating in seating us with our infant grandson! Very good service from friendly staff. Food was very good for most part and served nicely. To get there keep driving as far as you can go - don't park at the lowest lot unless you want a good hike to the restaurant... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My wife and I took a coffee break at Rhodes Mem on a hot summer day. To combat the heat, they'd placed fans equipped with fine sprays around the outdoor restaurant which were very effective. The waitress was very friendly and delivered our orders quickly. I had a cappuccino which was great and the carrot cake which was not. It... More 

Thank robdotinfo
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82 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I can honestly say that I make better scones myself and I don't have to phone and book ahead. The restaurant does have great views of the Cape Flats and the Memorial is interesting. I can recommend the pot of tea!

Thank Jeanne L
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

When ever we go to Cape Town we like to go to this beautiful place. Unlike a lot of places in Cape Town, this place is not at all pretentious. The restaurant is nicely situated so as not to spoil the beauty of the location. After a nice hike through the nature reserve, reward yourself with a hearty breakfast and... More 

Thank acekicker77
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A beautiful setting with ok food and disappointing service. My chicken pate on some cold meat platter was un-eatable.

Thank WernerSteyn007
Hong Kong
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464 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very nice cafe for drinks and light food, most welcome after completing a hike over Devil's Peak. Cheesecakes are a speciality.

Thank TempleofPeace

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 687 0000
Breakfast, brunch, lunch, cakes and high tea. Kids play area, good coffee and a great view, make sure to bring your K9 too.

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