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PRICE RANGE
US$20 - US$415
CUISINES
African, Tunisian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 20/11/11 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/11/11 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went with a good friend for dinner at Gold over the weekend and was really blown away by the experience. They serve a feast of a Pan African set menu that bursts with flavor, the staff are extremely friendly and attentive, and the entertainment...is excellent. This restaurant is a must for any tourist to our city, as well as locals.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Big restaurant serving to large groups, esp tourist. The music and singing was very fun and really the main reason for being there. The service was excellent and the performing group was also fun. Food wise, starters were refillable, we love the chicken wings and...the bread. The menu was meant to be a collection of African favourites but I don’t know how authentic everything was. Best was to eat and drink heartily and enjoy the lively performances and enthusiastic service. My thanks for a great evening.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is awesome, the staff are very welcoming and friendly, they make sure you are having a good time . You should come early at 6:30 pm so you can enjoy the drumming class . The drumming class is extra charge . They offer...three walking shows , so if your seated in the second floor dont worry the show will come up to you 😜. Face painting is also included and they can wrap your head with african style turban 😍 . I gave it 4 out of 5 because i didn’t like the food , but i guess its just a preference . The starter chicken wings is so delicious and you can order refill if you like any of the food .More

Date of visit: June 2022
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GOLD Restaurant, General Manager at GOLD Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a lovely detailed review of your experience at GOLD. The chicken wings are a sure favourite, we are so pleased that you enjoyed them.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gold was a highlight of our trip to Cape Town. Irene and Chris served us and were friends by the time we left at the end of the evening. They went above and beyond. They even helped us with dance steps. I wasn’t expecting...the excellent quality of food and wine. The meal gives you a taste of cuisines from all over Africa. The show was an incredible variety of song and dance from cultures all over the continent. Don’t miss this fun experience if you get to Cape Town.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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GOLD Restaurant, General Manager at GOLD Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a great review. We are delighted that your trip to Cape Town was memorable and that you were well looked after by Irene and Chris.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun night. It’s an African experience so that is what you get! The food was surprisingly good and the entertainment fun. The best part was our servers, Irene and Chris. They took great care of us and we even finished the night dancing...together.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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GOLD Restaurant, General Manager at GOLD Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for a great review, we are so pleased that Irene and Chris looked after you and will certainly share your review with them.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're going to Cape Town, you HAVE to book a table at this restaurant for one of your evenings. It's not just a dinner, it's a fun an interactive evening of entertainment and dining. I definitely recommend booking for the entire evening, i.e. the...drumming session at the start where you get to have a go with the drums, led by one of the staff. The food is excellent, lot of different dishes from different parts of africa. The entertainment is amazing, there's a few different main parts, then they also dance around the room also. It was our Wedding Anniversary when we were there, so they cam to our table and sang to us personally too (They knew as there was a section on the booking asking if we were celebrating an occasion). We simply loved the experience and would highly recommend that you go here!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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GOLD Restaurant, General Manager at GOLD Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Nick for such a fantastic detailed review of your experience at GOLD. We are absolutely thrilled that you joined the drumming experience and that your anniversary were well celebrated. Wishing you many more wonderful years and may we welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 6 May 2022 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, great entertainment en delicious foods. Friendly waitresses and must do for the african experience.

Date of visit: May 2022
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GOLD Restaurant, General Manager at GOLD Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Such a great review thank you.

Reviewed 28 April 2022 via mobile

The food was great, really enjoyed trying the different courses. We also really enjoyed the drumming experience (and is great for kids) and the dancing.

Date of visit: April 2022
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GOLD Restaurant, General Manager at GOLD Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, we are delighted that the entire family had a great evening at GOLD.

Reviewed 27 April 2022 via mobile

Our family visited the restaurant this Monday. We had a drumming session for half an hour with a gentleman who made it fun and interactive. As we are vegetarian, we had a seperately planned/ printed menu which even catered for my husband not having eggs,...so a couple of dishes were different for him. It was a varied menu with dishes from different parts of Africa, all bottomless and served with a smile. We then were invited to the dance floor where we had fun learning a few steps. All in all, a unique experience. It cost about £40 per head including the drumming session. I would recommend it highly.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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GOLD Restaurant, General Manager at GOLD Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Asha, thank you for such a lovely review. We were thrilled that the entire family could enjoy our feast and had such a great experience. We do hope that you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 27 April 2022

Our family of two adults and two teenagers had a great time at GOLD Restaurant. We loved the opportunity to taste many different African foods, and we enjoyed the singing and dancing. Drumming looked like a fun addition to the evening. Servers were polite and...very helpful, explaining each dish to us.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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GOLD Restaurant, General Manager at GOLD Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review John, we are so pleased that the entire family enjoyed our immersive experience. Do visit us again and join the drumming experience - it really is a great start to the evening.

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Mia H
23 June 2022|
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Response from GOLDRestaurant_12 | Property representative |
Hi Mia, We find that most children enjoy our menu as they can have multiple repeats of the foods they enjoy. Alternatively we can serve them some chicken strips and chips or sweet potato sticks if they are really fussy... More
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23 June 2022|
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Response from GOLDRestaurant_12 | Property representative |
Thank you for enquiring, there are so many dishes on our menu that children are sure to find some favourites and as they can have as many repeats as they want they see it as a real treat. Children under 12 is half price for... More
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pia60
6 March 2022|
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Response from Rich M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a couple of hours. They have set seating times so you should make a reservation. I also recommend that you participate in the drumming session. I think it costs extra but it is really fun. The whole experience is... More
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GOLD Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5