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The Black Sheep Restaurant

104 Kloof Street Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 2661
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanger steak” (9 reviews)
“pork belly” (31 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (14 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
104 Kloof Street Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

The food, drinks, and service here were great.Make a reservation to ensure you get a table here as the bar wait can be quite long. Highly recommended for dinner and drinks.

Thank Marc U
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great Food, Great Service, Great Wine, Great Atmosphere! One of the highlights of our trip. We will definitely recommend it!

Thank Tini S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very crowded and noisy, though others would like this. Pretty good selection on the menu was done up on blackboard daily. Our food was uneven, did not measre

Thank Randy Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

have been there to meet a friend and have a coffe at the end we had a spectacular 3 course lunch with a really good italian espresso kitchen is really good

Thank sonnenangie
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't book ahead, you can still eat at the bar. This is a hopping place with great energy. We enjoyed the kingklip fish and the super friendly service. The menu is on a black board and the wine list if really good.

Thank RIBev2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For our first night in South Africa we decided to visit Black Sheep as it was a short walk from our guesthouse and has rave reviews. What an introduction to Cape Town food! Excellent service from start to finish from our waiter, James, who made...More

Thank alexrolfe4
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was the total opposite of what I expected when I walked in - it looks like a burgers and beer hangout, but the food was more like casual fine dining. Everything was incredibly fresh and served beautifully. I loved the mix of classic...More

Thank CTnicoleH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this fabulous restaurant on a Saturday night a few weeks ago tried to book and was told no table available for 2 weeks ! So popular we were advised to turn up in case of a cancellation very helpful staff we took the...More

Thank mancheiles
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner on Saturday evening with my son. The food was special and well presented, the place has an ambience for a relaxed dining experience. The service personal and awesome Definitely a recommendation when in Cape Town

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waiters and hostess are super nice. Very quiet place on a Friday for lunch. Enjoyed the scene next to the busy kloof road. Dumi the waiter and his friend was the best!

Thank Luna L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Kloof Street Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 2661
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