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“very good restaurant”
Review of Africa Cafe

Africa Cafe
Ranked #19 of 1 207 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$25
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Africa Café offers a multi-cultural dining experience. Since 1992, chef Portia has been creating food infused with African soul and passion. Experience an exotic tapestry of flavours that will take you on a journey from North to South. Housed in an historic national monument, the restaurant is divided over 3 levels and 7 richly decorated dining rooms.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is only one 13-course menu for everyone. It was great but it was too much for me infortunately. I can recommend it, though.

Thank gillesjmartin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Capetown on a family vacation last summer and stumbled upon this amazing restaurant. We had never really experienced African food before and it was so good. Portions were large but even the kids cleaned their plates.
If yo are ever in Capetown you should make sure you check this place out.

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Thank halifaxtraveller2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All great dishes, which had the look, smell and taste of authentic food.

Lovely smiley staff, who looked to be enjoying what they do.

Highly recommend, but, a word of warning, eat all the dishes before you order more, it`s very filling

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1  Thank davidcrews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice place to get a taste of African food. The food was really good, you get like 14 dishes, all from different countries. Very cheerful place with live singing.

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Thank marjoleinUtrecht
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my friends visited South Africa in May because one of us is native from there and we chosed Cape Town because we saw a lot of beautiful videos and photos about it. We had a dinner reservation at Africa Cafe on our second night after we land on the African soil and we were so anxious to try the African cuisine.
Once we arrived at Africa Cafe, we were received with a warm welcome by the their crew members and the place was radiant with good vibes. The menu is complex and has plenty of dishes to choose. We wanted to try all of them and luckily there is an option to test all of them in smaller portions. Before the food arrives your waitress will come and help you wash your hands, which is optional but the traditional African way to eat is with your bare hands. You have to try it and they will appreciate it!
When the food arrived we didn't knew where and with which one to start. All of them looked and tasted awesome. Our table was full of dishes just like a royal feast. We felt some resemblance with some East European food or maybe our mind was playing tricks, the ambiance and the food making us feel like we were home. And that's not all! To show us the African culture, the staff came to dance and sing songs. Regarding the prices, I don't know what to say, all of this was a treat of our African friend.
Overall our experience at African Cafe was unforgettable. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone who visit Cape Town. Trust me, you won't regret it.

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Thank Raul G
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