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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 good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fixed menu” (14 reviews)
“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
“samosas” (11 reviews)
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African, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Really great experience--reasonable set menu with more food than you could possibly eat, interspersed with music and dance and story telling. Set aside a whole experience and enjoy a meal that lasts an evening!

Thank zoeellen
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our hotel recommended Gold and it was amazing. For the full experience, participate in the African drumming before the meal, and make sure that you sit near the drumming because they give multiple performances and come by your tables as well. The 14 courses (served...More

Thank Lena P
Reviewed 3 days ago

A large group of us visited for our final meal in Cape Town and Gold provided a fun filled and entertaining evening. The food was an African style t

Thank Baggie210
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our hotel recommended this restaurant as we wanted the African experience – we were greeted at front door by very large puppets, a nice touch. The scene was set and it was such a delight and we had a fantastic night filled with colourful costumed...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing time here, with terrific food. It's a set menu. You pay for drinks which is alright. However, we got our bill and there was an extra 190 rand added to it, for the drum use they had in everyone's seat.

GOLDRestaurant_12, Manager at Gold Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We would like to apologize for this oversight. Our optional djembe drumming sessions are pre-booked and we always advise the cost there of. Kindly forward your details to lita@goldrestaurant.co.za in order for us to refund you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When reading about this restaurant, I was picturing some cheap tourist trap that sells overpriced food for the "African Experience." That's not too far from truth, but I will say that's it's much better done than I expected. A few positives: -the restaurant itself is...More

Thank jlam2009
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first night in Cape Town and restaurant in South Africa as we had only arrived in Johannesburg the day before. It was a really fun experience and lovely introduction to our African adventure. We took part in the African drumming session before...More

Thank kat574
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were suggested this restaurant by our guide at Thorny bush. It lived up to our expectations. Very nice place, thebright colors of the walls make it really welcoming. it s nice to see a show while waiting for the food. The dishes were all...More

Thank MS-aroundtheworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant came recommended by our hotel. We actually took our hotel shuttle to and from the restaurant which was great. We arrived a little before the show started and were very excited to get our faces painted. Although i totally agree this was a...More

Thank ChelsSab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went a half hour before they start serving dinner to participate in a bongo drum lesson where two entertainers took the participants through their paces and all parties really enjoyed themselves. Dinner was 13 courses of African food served in smaller portions that are...More

Thank fai235
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Amelie L
Hi. How much is your 14 courses menu please? Thanks
6 February 2017|
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Response from richaus | Reviewed this property |
We went in December - excluding drinks, the base cost for the menu for an adult was ZAR335pp. The Drumming before dinner - which is highly recommended - was another ZAR95pp
Is there a restaurant with similar food and entertainment in Johannesburg?
2 November 2016|
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Response from Puzzled66 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know.
is there a dress code?
22 October 2016|
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Response from Sueqpr | Reviewed this property |
No it doesn't matter what you wear. You have to book though.
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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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
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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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