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Cafe Paradiso Restaurant

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110 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 423 8653
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant service, great food, beautiful food, great location with a gorgeous view! Excellent! Very accommodating manager and clean interior and bathrooms! Beautiful place to go for winter or summer lunches and dinners! - Jayde, @maisonmarketing - Cape Town.

Thank Jayde G
Mariental, Namibia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to the Manager David and his Team, an excellent evening , best night out for a long time , great service, excellent food , Fresh made Pasta < breads , Dessert , it was all good , wine variety excellent.... and the focus was on the clients , i could see it all around me , not just my... More 

Thank Etienne F
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

During the four weeks that I was working on a documentary in Cape Town, the Cafe Paraiso was the restaurant I visited the most. For breakfast I enjoyed the sunny front yard, in the evenings the atmosphere of it's little patio in the backside of the hotel engaged me. I may sound like a little cheesy when I say that... More 

Thank Linda G
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met our friends at this place, it was so good that we returned the following night!! They offer fabulous food, very pleasant waiters and a great vibe in fabulous Gardens. Fabulous outdoor seating. We enjoyed calamari, excellent angel fish and offer great vegetarian dishes. Great place.

Thank Patty-perfection
Hamburg, Germany
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nicely located with an elevated garden-type piazza where buzzling atmosphere accompanies during the evening. good service - fine food(italian menu but no italian chef) - a place to spend a nice evening

Thank udoab
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really love this place because the setting is beautiful and the food is always good. The service is always efficient and the waiters are so friendly.

Thank NoelleKoeries
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So the food was lovely....But the service was a bit lacking and we did wait 45 minutes for our lunch to arrive. The other note to management is that there was no handsoap in the bathroom....Surely something that should be checked before opening for business? Would we go back? Absolutely....The food and environment more than made up for the other... More 

Thank Cecile J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big and delicious starters- the camembert was nice but a little too little cheese. The antipasto for one was almost enough for two. Come early to avoid the rush.

Thank Nicholas O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of pasta items but also local fresh fish, ostrich and seafood. I had black mushroom pasta with wine and garlic, husband had fried veal strips in a spicy marinara sauce and friend enjoyed pea and mint pasta. Everything was so delicious and hot. Service friendly and great. Don't miss lemon meringue pie!

Thank Cherylswroth
Southbroom, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mains arrived while we were still busy with our starters, dessert was still frozen in the center. Didn't catch our waitress' name and although the manageress apologized about the dessert once we pointed it out to her, the waitress made no mention of it when she took our payment. Both male and female toilets were untidy with toilet paper on... More 

Thank bernstein15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 423 8653

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?