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Arnold's Restaurant

60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 4344
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“game meat” (33 reviews)
“ribs” (31 reviews)
“ostrich steak” (11 reviews)
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6:45 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We dined here 4 times during our months stay in Capetown . Must say this was at the top of the list having eaten in 29 restaurants .The food was excellent and we couldn't fault the service would definitely recommend Arnold's .from the outside it...More

2  Thank mancheiles
Reviewed 26 March 2018

My son lives nearby , often eats here , he raves about it, but, we must have eaten on a off day. Service was ok, but food was not luke warm. Will return to try again.

1  Thank Mikel235
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We had dinner here and had a pretty good meal. Arnold's menu offers the chance to try many different meats like ostrich, various types of antelope, and much more. The food was pretty good. I tried an ostrich burger and enjoyed it. The ambience isn't...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 15 March 2018

When doing research for restaurants near our hotel i found Arnold's so glad i did, it was that good we went twice. The restaurant is down to earth tables and chairs inside benches outside, the staff are very friendly and helpful, the reason i was...More

Thank 123alison2014
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Recommended for a decent breakfast, used by locals as well as visitors. Opens about 6.00am , mainly for the locals.

1  Thank Graham L
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We were a group of eight friends travelling from Canada and looking for authentic African cuisine and we stumbled upon Arnold’s (a short walk from our Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel). Over half of our group had The African Sampler, complete with Warthog ribs, Ostrich, alligator,...More

1  Thank ransclan
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Recommend by some friends. Did not disappoint. Friendly, welcoming service. Good quality food. 3 courses, drinks & coffees approx £42 , excellent value for the good quality. Would definitely go again.

1  Thank DavidGill
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We used to be regulars at Arnold's but this was our first visit in six years, we weren't disappointed at the changes in décor which create a lighter atmosphere, nor were we disappointed with the quality of the food - excellent. Service was friendly and...More

1  Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We walked across the street from our hotel, The Mount Nelson because our tour guide recommended it and encouraged us to try the ostrich steak. My husband ordered mussels as an appetizer, we shared the calamari strips which were delicious and we each ordered an...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We visited Arnolds on our first night in Cape Town when we were very tired, but still had a very nice evening despite not feeling great! The service was very friendly and attentive, and the atmosphere nice and low key. I had the ostrich steak...More

1  Thank JenBuzz
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Questions & Answers
26 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Adrian S | Reviewed this property |
I must admit I don't recall them doing takeaways but there is no harm in asking them or going to their website!
3 July 2015|
Response from Arnolds R | Property representative |
We are indeed open Sunday nights - in fact from 06:30 till late 364 days a year! Can I reserve a table for you? Regards Team Arnolds
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:45 AM - 10:00 PM
6:45 AM - 10:00 PM
6:45 AM - 10:00 PM
6:45 AM - 10:00 PM
6:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 4344
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Open from 06:45 till late Mon to Fri and 08:00 till late Sat & Sun, open every day.
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