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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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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
104 Kloof Street Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Managed to sneak in on a cancellation on a busy Monday evening to enjoy a great meal. Wonderful food ( menu changes daily) featuring fresh local produce & a wide selection of SA wine. And not forgetting the friendly professional service by Arthur who looked...More

Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 2 days ago

First off - the menu changes regularly. But I'd trust them to come up with something good. I had the best chicken of my life there. And the ginger ice cream for dessert was equally good. Seriously, they have a bit of a magic touch,...More

Thank petelars
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So much to enjoy about an evening here - well cooked food, friendly service, great vibe to the place and very reasonably priced. No wonder it was packed on a Wednesday evening and so many people had to be turned away. Booking seems essential. My...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved the fish. Not a lot of vegetarian options, mostly meat, but the Kingklip fish was wonderful. Great service, but this restaurant IS POPULAR so make a reservation. Place was packed on a Monday night. Highly recommended by out hotel, Derwent House, and we were...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here our first night in Capetown as it was near our hotel. It is worth a trip from downtown to experience a dinner at the Black Sheep. The atmosphere is causal and the service is very friendly. The kitchen produces simply superb food...More

Thank banjo45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was medium, salty, and too much sophisticated. We ordered asparagus and it was hard to tell what it was like because of a lot of spices. For a main course we ordered an ostrich that was medium. And fish not cooked enough. Expensive...More

Thank calanpa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant on our first eve in Capetown. We had a table at the window with view to the table mountain. :-) The service was great and the food very good.

Thank heike_weltenbummler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the Indian yellow tail curry. It was fabulous. Great mix of spices in each bite. The fennel soup and crisp aspargus was outstanding. Service excellent. Busy. Had to make reservations or come early. Fills up after 7. Couple next to us they sat...More

Thank MnTreker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought we'd try it out and we weren't disappointed! Casual, relaxed dining with excellent food & friendly helpful waiting staff. (We stayed in V&A waterfront so only a 5/10min max taxi ride away) Would recommend for sure!

Thank M T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular restaurant with locals and tourists alike. Menu is on a big board, so changes regularly depending on produce availability. Generous portions and good prices .. good selection of local wines and beers. Suitable for families or as a romantic night...More

Thank TeamThomasCapeTown
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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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, 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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