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Marco's African Place

15 Rose Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 423 5412
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
15 Rose Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Overall good food and a reasonable show. We went with a group of people and had an enjoyable evening with good food/wine.

Thank THN_DK
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing family meal here and tasted a lot of local delicacies eg crocodile, kuda, ostrich, caterpillars (!)...wine was fabulous...and our waitress was so lovely & helpful in helping us with the menu and ordering a safe taxi for us...definitely go here if...More

Thank elerihughes2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

From the start a bad decision. Waitress who hardly smiled and was just in a hurry to get us finished. Starters were good but mains a disgrace. Calamari burnt and not properly cleaned, Serengti platter requested "medium" and received very rare, oxtail hardly exsistent (3...More

Thank FellowTraveler797829
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is average and the only exciting thing is the different types of meat you can try. We are happy we managed to get a last minute table but on arrival the drummers and singers were on stage and it was so hard to concentrate...More

Thank Abra A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice Restaurant with very good traditional food. I would advise this restaurant to anyone travelling to Cape Town.

Thank Paulo C
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to meet friends and feast on delicious African cuisine. Food was amazing, the malva pudding was the best I’ve eaten in a long time. Was a great evening of chatting with friends over lovely red wine and the cozy fire place. Definitely on...More

Thank Tracy N
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We spent our last evening in Cape Town in Marco’s and we weren’t dissapointed, the Staff where very good, the food was lovely, however the band where the highlight of the night, very lively lots of dancing. We had to leave early as we had...More

Thank cjrach0803
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here through a recommendation from our hotel, the food is ok there is a lot of game animals on the menu and not many vegetarian options, but the band were fantastic and made the atmosphere really fun. I do suggest...More

Thank cdandmichelle
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The food was amazing and the entertainment was exciting! The food was very hearty and you left feeling extremely satisfied. The entertainers were fantastic and full of energy. I was lucky enough to be chosen to participate, which took my experience up a notch. The...More

Thank romneye
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This was our 2nd time here. Last time was 3 years ago when we were last here. Came with another couple and told them about the music, dancing and entertainment and interesting African offerings. We had the Impala steaks and Oxtail Curry, both were superb....More

Thank marrob1
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25 April 2016|
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Response from Jean G | Reviewed this property |
would make a booking for the balcony setting, as you have a better view of the band. music is very enjoyable, but don't expect too much of the food or service. booking before 7.30pm should be good. Enjoy your stay in Cape... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Rose Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 423 5412
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