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20 Station Road, Rondebosch, South Africa
+27 21 689 2666
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“duck confit” (5 reviews)
“prawn bisque” (4 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
20 Station Road, Rondebosch, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food in an intimate environment. A little gem tucked away in the suburbs.Small menu but enough to chose from. Traditional bistro style food. The roast duck is highly recommended.

Thank darvi10
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We visited Cargill’s last night. They spoilt us in every way. Attentive yet unobtrusive service. Great wine list. Generous wine servings. My wife’s mussel starter was the best she has ever had. Followed by superb sole. My mushroom starter was very tasty and I will...More

Thank roddy1000
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Cosy restaurant in the University area of Cape Town. not easy to find. BUT WHAT A FIND..... Excellent food, excellent service, excellent wines and not expensive. It's not a big restaurant, Beautifully laid out with white covers everywhere, personal service with the chef who will...More

Thank VascoScotland
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The menu is simple but delicious and really well cooked and presented; the wines very good and well priced and the chef cares about you so much he even serves some of your food.

Thank 104Guinness1
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Tucked unobtrusively away opposite the Rondebosch station is this wonderful little restaurant. It has been there for fifteen years which is an indication of the quality of the food and service experienced when dining there. Make sure you book in time as it is small...More

Thank Anton W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I have been to Cargills a number of times over the years. I have taken a number of overseas work guests to this beautiful local spot. Its great for a small birthday celebration as you can book out the entire restaurant. Small menu with great...More

Thank BevM312659
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I visit this small restaurant every time I'm in CapeTown and it maintains a high standard for food,service and wine.The food is simply cooked and presented with few 'cheffy' frills but is of a consistently high quality and is wel worth seeking out in Rondebosch....More

Thank recordable
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Surprised by the exceptional white glove service. The food is special and a great place to make an impression on your guest/date

Thank lmwg101
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Best kept secret...6 tables ,quaint restaurant in Rondebosch Cape Town....owner run/chef ...quality and consistency in all the dishes ...our favorite ...limited menu but something for everyone and great selection of wines...friendly and warm atmosphere,can recommend go see for yourself!

Thank leonmq
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Cargill's for a family members birthday celebratory dinner. We had visited on three previous occasions over the years and knew we would be guaranteed a wonderful dining experience. Hidden away behind Rondebosch train station, Cargill's nevertheless continues to attract discerning diners. (I'd like...More

Thank Eleanor S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Station Road, Rondebosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Rondebosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 689 2666
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