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Cafe Ganesh Restaurant

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38 B Trill Road, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
+27 21 448 3435
18:00 - 02:00
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Groenlo, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The waiters are nice and fast. The food was very tasty and the portions are big. We wil definitely come back for an other meal.

Cape Town, South Africa
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I went to Cafe Ganesh with my wife and two friends after reading rave reviews on 'The Culinary Backstreet'. On entering, we had no one to meet us at the door and were left standing around (even though we did book a table). After finally finding an empty table, we proceeded to wait 30 minutes before we got service. Understandably... More 

Thank VibRibbon
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Great local hangout in Woodstock!! Pretty hard to find as the first one you see is "cafe Ganesh" daytime restaurant in the corner of the building. You have to walk to the back and ring a door bell that does not really work... But definitely worth the effort!!! We will be back

Thank ex-palmsprings
Munich, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This is my favorite restaurant in Observatory. Every single dish there is delicious and the interior is unique.

Thank Carina_Rie
Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I'm so happy I ate here and think it's a must for every visitor to Cape Town. The food is reasonably priced (R60-90 for a main), absolutely delicious and ended up being big enough to take home for lunch the next day too. The restaurant itself it unique with a great atmosphere and genuinely friendly service. The music was a... More 

1 Thank CountryHopper09
Panjim, India
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Goan snacks and breakfsat items are tasty and have the authentic goa taste. Samosas are good too. I usually bring takeout of Suki Bhaji Pav with a few Samosas

1 Thank DevanshC96
Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Of all the nice places in Obs, this one is my absolute favourite! The have the best Boboti in town and the vibe of the place is just amazing. And don't forget the lemon meringue as a dessert! Just jummy.

1 Thank Caitlin S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Affordable , tasty home cooked meals served on enamel plates surrounded by the owners art work . Very vibey and trendy , always cool music.

Thank judee1965
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I have been popping in to Ganesh for twenty years now, and whenever I remember to take a visitor there we have such a good time. It is genuinely local, pretty comfortably grungy, and yet, it is still possible to get a totally delicious and very cheap and also vegetarian meal. Try their pap and veggies for healthy, tasty and... More 

1 Thank meganshead
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere! Both traditional SA and indian cuisine. We Even joined live music after dinner with great dancing

Thank krivinjon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
African, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 B Trill Road, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +27 21 448 3435

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?