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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fixed menu” (16 reviews)
“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
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African, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food. Huge sampling of authentic African dishes. Entertainment is first rate. Getting to play drums with the band is a nice experience. Great service. Reasonably priced. Kids and adults loved it

Thank LeeAnne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has delicious and great food, with a fantastic African drum show. The service is so very warm and friendly. We had a South African wine, very good and very affordable. If you want a taste of African culture this is the place.

Thank Penelope G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with a group of fellow travelers and we all had a gloriously fun time learning how to play the drums with a master drummer on stage leading us on. The food was plentiful and quite yummy. I enjoyed myself so much now I...More

Thank rtsmiles901
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for a conference dinner. Wonderful atmosphere. Awesome food. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to experience African culture.

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a fabulous experience, we started our dinner with a great drums show, every one participated, we had a face painting at African style, the food and service was great too, 14 dishes from all over Africa!!! The South African sweet bread and springbok...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've visited this venue several times over the years and it never disappoints. The booking process is simple and friendly. A warm welcome is standard. The drumming is energised and entertaining while the staff outfits are equally energising and beautiful. The food is both interesting...More

Thank CapeCourtesy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here as part of a large group. The entertainment starts as you are greeted by a large puppet, and continues as singers, musicians and dancers perform on stage and at the tables. They will get you dancing and maybe paint your face. The...More

Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went on our first night in Cape Town. From the time we walked in it was a delightful and delicious evening. The entertainment was like a small presentation of "The Lion King" with drummers, costumes, and real performance chops. Sure, it...More

Thank don15215
Reviewed 12 May 2018

From the moment that you set foot in the door at the Gold Restaurant in Cape Town, you are plunged into the heart of Africa: gracious greeters in traditional attire, welcoming song, African dancers, life-size Mali puppet, and a fun hands-on djembe drumming session. This...More

Thank Elsa D
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with a group of colleagues and had a great experience . It almost was like a team building event . First we sat down at our dinner table where we got a djembe and could practice with the two showmen on stage ....More

Thank Sinnekloas
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David C
29 May 2018|
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Response from GOLDRestaurant_12 | Property representative |
Hi David, we cater for all dietaries and have strict zoning policies in place. Kindly note your allergies at the time of your booking and we will prepare your food accordingly. Hope we can welcome you to GOLD soon.
17 January 2018|
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Response from ChrisChristiane | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
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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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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