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The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

32 Prestwich Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 76 144 4809
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (8 reviews)
“kaapse stories” (45 reviews)
“dinner show” (6 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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32 Prestwich Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The talent is great, and at times with unexpected surprises. So a good show indeed with great people. Great mix of music from multiple performers. What brings it down from excellent is the crowded venue with poor acoustics. They try to make up for the...More

Thank Ontario76
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ontario76, Thank you for taking the time to write this constructive review. I will relay your compliments to our cast as they love to receive our guest's feedback. With regards to the sound and venue, we are definitely looking into this, we are currently...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A colleague and I went to watch Kaapse Stories at the Rockwell Dinner Theatre and I must say that we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The story was a varied coverage of aspects of people of the Cape. Boeta Joe gave a brief intro to his family...More

Thank faizelpet
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Faisal, Thank you for your wonderful review. The Kaapse Stories show is definitely a must see in Cape Town. We hope you spread the word to your friends and family traveling to Cape Town Have a wonderful day. Kind regards Kayleigh Ellingson

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of attending the dinner theater. The performance was excellent; particularly the singers who performed the Opera numbers. I'm ordinarily not an opera lover. Wow they nailed it. Phenomenal! The buffet was delicious along with great service. My travel agent recommended I...More

Thank dchadick
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear dchadick, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. The Kaapse Stories Show is definitely a must see in Cape Town and we are delighted that it was recommended to you and that you had a fabulous time. Please pass the recommendation on to...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I was not even aware of this Theatre (part of the Hotel) so what a nice surprise. Great food accompanied by amazing cultural show by local talented performers. R500 all in and affordable drinks should you need. Can definitely recommend the Rockwell for and entertaining...More

Thank Stefan-12345
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Dear Stefan-12345, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad you discovered us & hope you spread the word. The Kaapse Stories show is so much more than just a cultural experience to learn about Cape Town's rich history, it's also a great...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Our host of the apartment recommended this show and she was right. Although it’s designed for tourists (which we are) the evening was quite enjoyable and entertaining.More

Thank Sven D
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Dear Sven D, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at the Kaapse Stories show. We always say that Kaapse Stories dinner theatre is a Cape Town MUST SEE, regardless if you're a local, domestic traveler or foreigner. The...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

We traveled with a group of teenagers and they really enjoyed the show. It was a lot of fun and lots of history at the same time. It was a musical dinner show with a few courses of food. There was a buffet line and...More

Thank Barbie48025
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Barbie48025, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted you had a great time at our show, it definitely is a MUST SEE in Cape Town. We go out of our way to make all our guests fell special and i...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I thought the performance was mediocre, though the performers did their best and were talented in their own right. I was annoyed that nobody bothered to orientate us at the start (we had to ask if we qualified for a welcome drink?) and at the...More

Thank jadedcloud
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Jadedcloud, Thank you for your review, however we are saddened to hear that you didn't have an amazing experience with us. Every guest that attends the show is offered a complimentary glass of sparking wine or orange juice. I have taken up your comments...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Looking for something unique and new we came across this interesting place. At one stage it used to host an event once a week give or take. But due to popularity and people craving more it became an "almost every night event". And so we...More

Thank CouplereviewsR
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Couplereviews, Thank you for your lovely review. You said it, the Kaapse Stories show is so much more than just a cultural experience to learn about Cape Town's rich history, it's also a great night out for locals with star entertainment and a delicious...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

Wow what an amazing night, from our arrival to the end. The best show we've seen in years. Local talent, local food and pure Cape Town History. Thank you for the most memorable night experienced by my 80 year old parents and my husband and...More

Thank Anthea8553
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Anthea8553, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are delighted you and your family had a fantastic time at our dinner theatre. The Kaapse Stories agreeably one of the best ways to learn about Cape Town's rich history in a fun and...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

What an enjoyable evening. We were 4 adults and 3 children and every one of us had a truly wonderful time. the show was brilliant - such good singers and musicians. The food delicious - a true reflection of good South African cuisine. I highly...More

Thank 771Kirsty
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear 7771Kirsty, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are delighted your family had a fantastic time at our dinner theatre. The Kaapse Stories agreeably one of the best ways to learn about Cape Town's rich history in a fun and entertaining experience....More

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lagirl2017
23 February 2017|
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Response from elliecourts | Reviewed this property |
Hi. They have a buffet set up for the main meal with a good variety of choices that can accommodate all dietary requirements. We did have two vegans as part of our party. We notified the venue beforehand and they were very... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Prestwich Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 76 144 4809
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Description
Enveloped in the quaint decor of the Cape, international and local guests of all ages, whilst enjoying a scrumptious buffet and Cape wines, will be transported into the world of entertainment featuring our production "Kaapse Stories from the Mother City", written and directed by award winning Basil Appollis, we meet a Cape family in a show filled with the humor, intoxicating rhythm and soulful songs unique to Cape Town. Forged from the hardships and misfortunes of the past, emerges a triumphant community - the original 'Rainbow Nation'.
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