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Marco's African Place Restaurant

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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“ox tongue” (4 reviews)
“game meat” (9 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 23:00All hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly
15 Rose Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Marcos African place has come a long way over the years. It shows that with patience and commitment one can create an amazing venue. The food is local African cuisine, expect to find all sorts of weird and wonderful creatures on the menu, from delicacies...More

Thank Constant N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can have multiple game meat dishes or other typical african foods while having a very nice dance and music live show

Thank hnrqbarcelos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on a Friday night at 5:30. Very quite and before the live entertainment, but just when we were finished about 7pm the tour crowds arrived and so did the noise. We did not stay for the entertainment so cannot comment on it...More

1  Thank LeonNoel7
Bongeka, Guest Relations Manager at Marco's African Place, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello LeonNoel7, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal. We hope next time you can enjoy our live music too!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bo Kaap was a kick, but this place was even better. Great choices of food with atmosphere and great entertainment.

Thank Jean Ann F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, good food. Fun evening. Family of 5. We made reservations and it was indeed fullz packed. The music is great during dinner.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptional service, great food and fantastic music - a truly African experience. A must for visitors to Cape Town.

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My friends and I have spent about six weeks in town and this was the best cultural dining experience we've had. The food was very good, particularly for the price, and it was a great experience to try some of the more "exotic" food options...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Marcos Restaurant situated at cnr Strand and Buitengracht Street in Cape Town, closer to many hotels and offices alongside the many tourism destinies in the city, it's a must visit Restsurant to experience Africa. The restaurant is accessible though all modes of transport including Public...More

Thank Jabu M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The service was fast, nice and respectful. The band was fun and well received. The food was good. They had a great selection of wines and beers.

Thank Gahl S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This restaurant was recommended by a local and 90% of the clientele were local, so it is the authentic African experience. The menu featured mainly game done in different ways and the food was tasty. We had Ostritch and Kudu and it was good. The...More

1  Thank Elsie J
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
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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