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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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+27 21 687 0000
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

An interesting place to visit when one is touring. You will find very few local people that come here. The name is controversial, Rhodes is now very much disliked by local youth especially indigent students etc etc. there is a restaurant. At the memorial. Don't...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Rhodes memorial is out of the city a little (10 minutes only) but enough to be fairly quiet. Great views across the Cape flats and to the north. The memorial cafe is a very very good spot for lunch.

Thank Andy Y
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We visited on a regular basis when we lived here and were a bit disappointed when we returned this time. The views are still magnificent but the memorial itself looks quite uncared for and the figure of Rhodes is damaged. It's a real shame in...More

Thank 4711rws
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a very beautiful spot on Devil's Peak with monumental classical structure dedicated to South African politician and imperialist the controversial Cecil John Rhodes. He died in 1902 at the age of 49 and the monument was erected in 1912. The Memorial is now...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Rhodes memorial is a beautiful place to visit. it's great for relaxing when you want to enjoy the beauty and calm nature has to offer. There is a cottage that serves tea and light food. Food is very well prepared and does not take a...More

Thank Delia_Kuye
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Lovely view of city. Interesting history provided by our guide. Statue itself recently had nose cut off in protest

Thank Friz3333
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The view was fantastic, and it was the scene for recent student protests... hence Cecil Rhodes has no nose! Great Bronze Lions... great for riding ;-)

Thank Nina D
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Over looking the view when you look out is just breath taking. The restrant up here is mostly busy and only can be mostly enjoyed on a sunny day and an non windy day.

Thank Jodie B
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing so special unless you are a big fan of huge old memorial but after all its just a reminder of slivery to poor and nice people of cape town

Thank Abdullah S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We enjoyed our visit and loved walking up and down the huge steps at the memorial. The panoramic views of Cape Town is beautiful and a must see.There is also a reasonably priced restaurant to have a meal or cake and tea.

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Rida B
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Response from DudleyFeebish | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I suggest you contact the restaurant directly. Check online.
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