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Gold Restaurant

15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4653
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fixed menu” (19 reviews)
“tasting menu” (22 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
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African, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The subject line says it all. The performance were meant for the bus load of tourists. I found the show was way too long, left before it ended. The food & drinks were ok.

Thank amylaw1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 12 people. 14 courses served family style, entertainment and cocktails. Serving staff was excellent, kept on top of all the courses. Food is good and some of the courses were very delicious. You will have some things you've never had...More

Thank lv2tvlatl
SouthAfricaCindy, Owner at Gold Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, thank you for your lovely review - we are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant makes for a wonderful experience. There is a drumming lesson you can have before dining, which is fun for a group. The instructor was entertaining and funny. We had a sampling menu of various dishes from the African continent, including some exotic game...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a great night with wonderful food don't miss Gold. My group of 22 went to this restaurant because our tour leader recommended it and we had a great night. We went early so we could participate in the drumming lessons...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first day in Cape town, our tour guide recommended Gold's Restaurant, which was a 14 course dinner with traditional entertainment, including drum lessons. Our first impression was, it might be hokey and too long. But we persevered and went. The drum lessons were...More

Thank Sandy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is huge and interesting. The food is pan-african in nature and all of it was good. The show is fun and the service was great. You should make a reservation because many tour groups bring buses of people here. e sat in the...More

Thank Runnerny2244
SouthAfricaCindy, Owner at Gold Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review - we hope to welcome you back soon. sorry about the warm dining room. will keep an eye on that.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

14 courses of food from around Africa - complemented by African song and dance. Audience participation is encouraged, and expect to leave with your face painted! Not the place for a quiet intimate meal - but the perfect place for a great night out.

Thank jelly77
SouthAfricaCindy, Owner at Gold Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole place is on high energy - especially the entertainers. The drum show was fun and for the extra cost, you can drum along and try to keep up with the leader. Diners who sit on the floor, beware: we sat at your table...More

Thank Eileen P
SouthAfricaCindy, Owner at Gold Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Eileen for your lovely review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the staff make you feel welcome and they seem passionate about providing you with a great African experience--from drumming, to singing and the food. Entertainment is great and food has gots lots of variety. We had a fun night1

Thank Maggie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the Outside appearance, It is set in a quiet back road of Cape Town, next to a building site, So best to park in Prestwich street and walk down to Gold. Be sure to come at 18h30 and pay the R99...More

Thank wernerwmuller
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27 October 2018|
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Response from Larry C | Reviewed this property |
The atmosphere is great, doen’t matter which day you are going, the staff do a spectacular performance, the time goes flying.
27 October 2018|
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Response from Veronica H | Reviewed this property |
I booked a reservation to satisfy my curiosity of African entertainers. I also enjoyed the spirited drum beat. The food was satisfying
10 October 2018|
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Response from Imabroadwaybaby | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not! Go and join the fun. They will sit you at a table or you can sit at the bar if you like.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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
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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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