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Dias Tavern

) #63 of 917 Restaurants in Cape Town Central ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European, Portuguese
15 Caledon Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 21 465 7547
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good48%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
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15 Caledon Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

No reason a 'tavern' shouldn't be rated 5 stars, what an enjoyable experience! Excellent service, great food, with a wonderful atmosphere and view of the Mountain too. Diaz lived up to all the 'must do' recommendations we had, so we'll make this a regular stop....More

Thank japoti
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have to simply say that the food was fantastic!! The exterior doesn't fill you with confidence but once you get inside and taste the food you'll be blown away.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, I have a thing for Portuguese food (as well as men) but that's a review for another day! Dias is one of the oldest Portuguese restaurants around and is still typically decorated and operated by the Portuguese familia which adds to their authenticity! The...More

Thank Anastacia. T
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Through the decades, the Dias Tavern has consistently managed to serve delicious, excellent, affordable food. We had excellent service and will definitely be back. It might be a good idea to book a table, as it gets quite full due to theatre-goers eating before or...More

Thank Carina K
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The food is really good at Dias Tavern and it's really one of those restaurants that specializes in everything. It's not fancy at all - there are plastic chairs & tablecloths, and everything is old, from the bar coasters to the salt cellars, but it's...More

Thank ChennLong
Reviewed 4 June 2017

14 of us ate here for my husbands birthday. The live music was great but the food was not. Tough chewy Espetada and no vegetables for Vegans. The veg with the Lamb Shank was a soggy mass of over cooked cauliflower. Not as good as...More

Thank ephesus1964
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Attended one of several birthday celebrations Sat night at this old favourite. Food was very tasty as usual, and waitress efficient but took a very long time to be served. Get more staff on busy nights.

Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great place to unwind and relax. Service was ok but the food is great comfort food. Their special are value for money and if you like portugeuse food this is the place to visit

Thank 776yvetted
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had lunch - Starter Fried Calamari which was very good. Mains were Chicken Trinchado with VERY nice chips and the service excellent. Will return again.

Thank carlc01
Reviewed 18 May 2017

10/10 hands down. I have traveled to 10+ countries. Dias Tavern has amazing peri-peri chicken (the baby chicken is huge), fries, and espatada's.

Thank Parker S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Caledon Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 465 7547
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