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This massive granite staircase memorializes diamond mogul and British imperialist Cecil Rhodes.
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Rhodes Ave | Devil's Peak, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a great family breakfast with my children and grand daughter and the two puppies.The food was great, with the most stunning view and relaxing atmosphere. You are allowed to bring dogs to this venue which helps if you want to take your dogs...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank carneygr
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Rhodes Memorial was built to honour Rhodes by his friends. A great tea room one of the best. Make sure you lock your car as baboons are really clever animals and always on the look out for food. I don't like steps without railings or...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank davesdrivesandtours
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Located in a wonderful gardens, this statue had been vandalized and had sign about the terrors of mining all around the base. The location is part of a very nice walk.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Roddy66
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I love meeting friends here. The views are just spectacular. There is a restaurant/coffee shop which is great for lunch or an afternoon snack.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MiniverM
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It is a beautiful construction with an amazing view of Cape Town, unfortunately the place was dirty and poorly maintained, even Rhodes statue was depredated (there was no nose).

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank 480alexandrej
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Drove up to the Rhodes Memorial to see the sunset but found the gate locked and no way to get to the top. I guess it's for security reasons, but it was disappointing.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Brett S
Reviewed 30 January 2017

There's currently a groundswell of resentment in South Africa - amongst certain circles - concerning Cecil Rhodes. The accusations of rank imperialism and racism abound. But he was a man of his times and a truly great man - a visionary at that - who...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Caribauthor
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I always take visitors to Rhodes Memorial. When I first arrived in SA in 1972 my dad took me here. There were boks in those days so tame that used to eat from our hands. On a clear day you can see both False and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Victoria1999
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Normally have a group of fussy eaters but there was something for everyone here. Food was simple but delicious. Attentive service even though it was very busy. Amazing views! Toilets not great but staff were quick to remedy when missing soap and toilet paper were...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Justine L
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Head early in the morning or late in the afternoon to enjoy superb views over the Town. Other than than not much to do. A notable omission is a plaque explaining Rhodes' tortured place in South Africa's history, for better and for worse! Nothing at...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Rida B
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