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  • Excellent17%
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  • Average45%
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2 Sep 2018
“Good mix of shops and bars”
22 Jul 2018
“Always @ Adderley Str”
This street has always been Cape Town’s main street, from its earliest days as an elegant shady walkway to its present dense throng of storefronts.
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We were actually staying on Adderley Street this time, at Cartwright Corner, and enjoyed the mix of restaurants, bars and shops on the street. Seemed very safe, even coming back in the evening.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Busy street which provided access to The Company Gardens, Houses of Parliament, St George’s Mall, The Groote Kerk and then the city itself. Worthwile for sight-seeing, but not really for shopping. A yearly highlight is the lighting the Christmas lights.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Adderley Street could be classified as Cape Town's version of London's Oxford Street or New York's Fifth Avenue in terms of the quality and range of Shopping available including the presence of major Department Stores. Adderley Street also houses several buildings of architectural importance and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank X1105XOashleya
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Went to some places on the Street. Luckily the weather was pleasant, else the wind can make you shiver in winter. The history of the Street is most interesting and some ruins were discovered near the site of a new office building. Nice shops along...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ramesh B
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Adderley street is one of the busiest and most interesting streets in town. Full of fascinating characters, street performers, coffee shops, restaurants and much more.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Adderley Street links the business area of Cape Town and runs up as far as St. Gile's Cathedral...full of hawkers and street vendors...watch your wallet and look before you cross the road.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jane W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Adderley Street is Cape Town's high street. It is named after Sir Adderley, he Never visited Cape Town. his claim to fame is he was in charge of sending criminals to British colonies and his advisors told him The Cape of Good Hope was far...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank davesdrivesandtours
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We stayed one night in Cartwright Building 19 Adderley St right in the middle of town. The apartment is completely sound proof so we had an excellent night of rest. We went for an early morning walk and it is 5 minutes to the Company...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 23 February 2017

There nothing great about this street to boost as iconic building around or some interesting monuments. just a normal street !!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Nins_12
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Did not get a chance to see the xmas lights during December so decided to view in January. The lights looked very tired for being up so long and for so many years. It's time Cape Town got new xmas lights, we deserve it!!!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 942ravin
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