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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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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fixed menu” (19 reviews)
“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
African, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

My conference rented a good portion of the restaurant for a dinner. The restaurant serves over 12 small sampling courses of foods from various African countries. In between, there are short musical shows demonstrating African dance. It is definitely a nice place to visit and...More

Thank Samuel A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were told to try this restaurant. They serve a whole menu with tastes from all over Africa. Because it's a standard menu the dishes followed very quick after eachother. A little bit to fast to really enjoy the dishes. Because of that we were...More

Thank WesGee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Gold during a visit to Capetown on the recommendation of an acquaintance who is a resident. We thought it would be nice for a special occasion since we were celebrating a 70th bday and a wedding anniversary. First the positives: We made...More

1  Thank Crowland G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a genuine Pan African food experience during a visit to Cape Town, SA and were instead presented with a more Disney like manufactured show meal. African dancers and drummers perform while a mediocre menu is delivered throughout the...More

Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Per recommendation from a local, I went to Gold and didn’t expect it to be as amazing as it was. You will definitely be full after all the courses, but it’s worth it because you get a diverse assortment of foods from all over the...More

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

Thank you Jaycee for your review (and thank you to the local who referred you to us)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun, active floor show with music, dancing, customer interaction on stage, food very traditional, lots, tasty especially ginger somethings that look like a pot sticker ..... well worth the visit!

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

Dear June - thank you for your wonderful review, it is much appreciated!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there with my 16-year old son and my mom (all from Norway). Great food from a range of African countries. Really good food (a lot) and fabulous entertainment. Dancers and singers entertain between tables. Not a “tourist-trap” in the common sense of the...More

Thank Navigator651901
SouthAfricaCindy, Owner at Gold Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your very lovely and detailed review - we are so glad that you enjoyed your evening with us and hope to welcome you back soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drumming, the dancing, the atmosphere is pure theatre. The food is just about OK so don't expect to be tasting Africa as it is supposed to be. Some dishes are OK , some not so OK. It is of course a big place but...More

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

thank you very much for your lovely detailed review - we are so glad that you enjoyed the entertainment and value and we look forward to welcoming you back some day soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The night celebrating my birthday was Magic! 14 dishes from all around Africa, good wine, and stunning Entertainment. Lovely staff and entertainers :)

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

Thank you Kristin for posting such a lovely review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I celebrated my birthday at Gold this year and couldn't have been more impressed. My family and friends had such a great time we laughed and danced the whole night. The food was amazing and our waitress Linda was a gem. She saw to all...More

Thank DanicaS147
SouthAfricaCindy, Owner at Gold Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Danica - Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback and review - we are thrilled that you enjoyed the evening and will pass your comments on to Linda and to Richard. Please do visit us again soon.

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RoseW325
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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pphilip99
9 August 2018|
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Response from GOLDRestaurant_12 | Property representative |
Hi pphilip99, kids under 12 are charged 1/2 price and can order as much as they like of the dishes they enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 34
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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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Description
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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