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Erawan Thai Restaurant and Bar

15 Wolfe Street, Wynberg, South Africa
+27 21 797 5000
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (26 reviews)
“thai food” (18 reviews)
“dim sum” (19 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
15 Wolfe Street, Wynberg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were the only patrons to start with at lunch today, until eventually two other couples arrived. But despite there being several staff members there, the service was virtually non-existent. Waitress plonked menu down and vanished. No one advised on the food...More

Thank CapeTownDi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We turned up at the last minute without reservation and were accommodated. The selection of food choices on the menu was good. After the starter came out I got the distinct impression that the kitchen crew might be Thai as the food tasted similar to...More

Thank Bluesheik
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Finally made it to this Thai restaurant near us which I have heard great things about. It's all true. Very good food - we shared veg spring rolls and had a curry and a stir fry. Already making plans for the next time we can...More

Thank arthurstewart2
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided last minute to dine at this exclusive Thai restaurant. It was our second visit. The crispy duck pancakes are beyond delicious. Husband loves their dim sum. Good service. Excellent ambiance. A treat all round

Thank WendyDaffarn
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We stumbled into Erawan by accident on a rainy afternoon.We were greeted with such kindness,and were seated at a lovely cosy table.The decor is beautiful,the service amazing and the food...oh my goodness the cashew stir fry..the rice..everything tasted fresh and came out so fast.We found...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

As a regular diner at Erawan in Wynberg for the past couple of years I would like to congratulate you on a superbly run restaurant.Your manageress is really lovely - always warm and welcoming. All the staff are courteous, friendly and super efficient.We are often...More

Thank Sharon J
ErawanCapeTown, Owner at Erawan Thai Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Sharon Thanks so much for a lovely review - Cindy our Manageress and the rest of the team really appreciate you having taken the time to review Erawan. We all very much look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Jennifer

Reviewed 12 May 2017

Service was sketchy at times and they try to get you to buy wine by the glass so they line their pockets more deeply. Food was good, but should one really have to buy rice as an add on to the entree?? Expect it to...More

ErawanCapeTown, Owner at Erawan Thai Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Dear WRHOTEN Not sure where to start with your review but here goes... Our waiters have not been trained or instructed to up sell wines particularly by the glass. Why would you expect rice for free as its a cost of sale for the business...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Arrived just after 6pm without a booking. They were fully booked from 7:30 onwards, but very said they would fit us in. Very friendly staff and extremely efficient. Each course was delivered timeously and presented beautifully. We were not made to feel rushed at all....More

Thank sarahb690816
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We have been having the odd Saturday lunch here for some years and took Chinese friends for dinner. It was busy, but we arrived early. They never had the wines we selected, the starter was cold. The main was cold after waiting an hour. The...More

Thank Viv1710
ErawanCapeTown, Owner at Erawan Thai Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Your review is completely fabricated and we are glad to see the back of you. A serial complainer who bully's waitrons with unreasonable demands would not be welcome in any establishment. T/A readers and our regular guests will be able to see through your specious...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is lovely, and looks so inviting when you walk past on the iconic Wolfe street. The staff are so polite and helpful and the service was super. Very quick and total unobtrusive. We had the dim sum which was to die for. We...More

Thank Amanda W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Wolfe Street, Wynberg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Wynberg
  • Phone Number: +27 21 797 5000
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