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Cafe Ganesh Restaurant

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38 B Trill Road, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
+27 21 448 3435
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18:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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Elland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

I was taken here by a group of backpackers who had been before - I would never have gone in otherwise. The food, atmosphere and company was fantastic, one of the best meals I've ever had for a very reasonable price. Real traditional South African food, and I tried the Springbok. Would highly recommend - looks can be very deceiving!

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1 Thank Stuart B
Nuremberg, Germany
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

Cozy African restaurant in the heart of Obs. Great atmosphere and a cool vibe. I would highly recommend the lamb burger! When you are in Cape town this is definitely a place you should check out!

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Thank _Andre_Auer_
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

After a fun filled day in Cape Town, grumbling tummy, what a discovery I made.Entering the the non-smoking eating area, all of my senses was stimulated on first entry. Brilliant atmosphere, wonderful menu that caters for both vegetarians and meat lovers, great decor and wonderful prices. I had the vegetarian roti. Ahhh bliss. loved this place

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1 Thank anni312659
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

When in Capetown this is definitely a place you need to check out. Great atmosphere and just awesome food! I came here 2 nights in a row because it was so damn good!

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1 Thank Vicky K
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015 via mobile

This is a fantastic little place, heaving with atmosphere, energy and a cool vibe. The food was excellent: a fusion of traditional Cape Malay food with more modern twists. I would highly recommend eating here, it was probably our least expensive meal but one of the best!!

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1 Thank Kim N
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

This is totally off the beaten, touristy path. You would probably not even dare to push the door and get in. But this is such an authentic local restaurant, with locals and international students as customers. The Kitchen is next to the tables in the back room and everything is cooked before your eyes. The food tastes great and most... More 

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1 Thank EGNanuk
Casino, Australia
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

Very cosy restaurant and bar with a nice welcoming atmosphere. The food was very good, and it was quite reasonably priced.

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Thank Samone E
Cape Town, South Africa
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

A chance to sample some traditional fair, with the odd out there dish and the bog standard all in one place. Given how delicious the melanzane and lemon meringue was I will be back for the umngqusho, a meal I have not had since my teens. Laid back service, friendly environment. Worth the visit.

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Thank Oogly
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

This place has a great atmosphere if you are looking for a place that is laid back, fun, inexpensive, and full of young people. Excellent beer, wine, and food. I absolutely love the Veg&Pap! Don't come here if you are in a hurry. The upstairs area is very chill.

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1 Thank Jess M
Warrenton, Virginia
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

This seemed like a young crowd hang out kind of place. We took our son, ( age 22) and his friends here to have drinks and dinner for 10 of us. We got a table right away. Service seemed a bit slow but we did come to realize that dining is a slower pace in South Africa. People take their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 02:00
Thursday
18:00 - 02:00
Friday
18:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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?