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Cafe Ganesh

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38 B Trill Road, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
+27 21 448 3435
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good54%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 May 2017
“A favorite in Observatory”
31 Aug 2017
“The really chill tmosphere”
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African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
38 B Trill Road, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
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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...More

Thank LorraineAG
Reviewed 18 June 2013

Took a ride out of the Northern Suburbs, into the City. Didn't know what to eat, McDonalds was an option... Just having a walk down Lower Main, whan I saw the spot! I'm proudly South African, and that was surely a proudly South African spot....More

Thank We_Kn
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Cafe Ganesh is a hidden gem of an eatery in an area that is otherwise known for its dive bars. Go there if you happen to be in Obs and have a hankering for real food. My friends in the U.S. always ask me what...More

Thank Esther Y
Reviewed 21 September 2012

Ganesh is a must-visit for anyone who wants to avoid the insanely-overpriced "african" restaurants on Long St. and still get authentic african food for a reasonable price. Ganesh is located just off Observatory's main road (safe to walk there). The interior has its very own...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Cafe Ganesh is situated in the heart of Obs and it serves home cooked South African Dishes,with plenty of vegetarian options and in a fabolous atmosphere with relaxing sounds.

Thank Mazwi M
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Unusual place, absolutely informal with local food cooked to perfection. We had venison, bobotie, the vegetarian roti and exquisite rock lobster samosas. A great atmosphere and lovely people. Don't be put off by the entrance.

1  Thank Frogolini
Reviewed 18 March 2012

Cafe Ganesh isn't much to look at -- it has a simple entrance leading through a semi-outdoor space to the small, interior bar and dining room. The main room can't seat very many people, and sometimes the front space gets quite cold. But really, the...More

1  Thank Marywhotravels
Reviewed 20 February 2012

My daughter, who lives in the neighbourhood, introduced me to Cafe Ganesh, which specializes in African dishes and curries. The atmosphere is funky, the staff are friendly and the food, fantastic. Highlights over 3 visits were the oyster/lamb burgers, and the crab samosas. We never...More

1  Thank Linda B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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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