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Rhodes Memorial Restaurant & Tea Garden

Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 687 0000
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found our way to the tea room after being caught in the freezing rain. Our waiter was very friendly and immediately got us two hot chocolates to warm up a bit. It is cozy inside and definitely a great spot to beat the cold...More

Thank Ilze d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another visit to an old favorite, this time on a sunny winters morning. Excellent service from Vuyo and views to match. Reasonably priced breakfast enjoyed by all.

Thank Steven V
Reviewed 9 June 2018

On a wet and rainy (thankfully) Cape-Town morning our family enjoyed a fantastic breakfast. The roaring fire kept away the cold, the service was friendly and the food was really top class. One of our party had a birthday and was surprised with hearty birthday...More

Thank Grey R
Reviewed 27 May 2018

A few of us decided to give this much talked about restaurant a try.We all had different breakfast items and everybody concurred that it was simply awesome , straight shooting all proper breakfast , really stunning , filling and definitely one of the best cappuccino...More

Thank GeraldG729
Reviewed 24 April 2018

On a recent trip to Cape Town, we had one "must-do" on our list and that was to have tea at Rhodes Memorial, which we were fortunate to do. Having visited on and off over the years, we found the same great atmosphere and view...More

Thank Dion P
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome food Awesome view Friendly staff Recomend that you book... they are constantly full A MUST VISIT

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

It was the 2nd time I went there. The 1st time just had scone with fresh cream and preserves. It was light and melt in the mouth with real cream and butter. Second time ciabatta with chicken very filling so we shared. And of course...More

Thank Iuvgudfud
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Beautiful restaurant to visit with a stunning view. We went there on two separate occasions, once for lunch and once for afternoon tea. The food and service was great on both ocassions.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We arrived without a reservation and were luckily given a table in the shade (and cool) of the trees, with superb views.The food is more tea garden than restaurant in quality - the cakes and desserts looked superb as they passed our table. Our main...More

Thank TimFreeman
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is an awesome spot to visit when it is quiet. Nice to sit outside in summer and great to sit inside by the fireplace during the winter time. It is recommended to book or arrive early during peak times.

Thank spacerockette
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 687 0000
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Breakfast, brunch, lunch, cakes and high tea. Kids play area, good coffee and a great view, make sure to bring your K9 too.
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