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39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 465 0000
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 December 2014

My wife and I had the tasting menu with wine paring. The concept sounds fine, but unlike every other place I have been that offers a tasting menu, we were allowed to order different courses; my wife had 2 starters and a main, I chose...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2014

We celebrated my birthday back in February this year and the total experience has stayed with me since. I compare each restaurant I dine at with Aubergine as the bar has now been raised considerably. Chef Harry and his team are clearly passionate, innovative and...More

Thank IlzeW
Reviewed 26 December 2014

This was truly one of the most memorable culinary experiences i have had ! the food was an overload to the senses! everything was meticulously presented and prepared. The wine paring was perfect and it was obvious that a large amount of time had been...More

Thank Vundu_8
Reviewed 24 December 2014

We were given the tip by friends and the experience was amazing. The 4 course menu was amazing and the wine pairing exquisit. Meat cooked to perfection - the best we've ever had! The tuna as a starter was just the way it had to...More

Thank BeatriceKl
Reviewed 23 December 2014

I have been in Aubergine to celebrate the last night of my beautiful honeymoon. The place is pleasant, the service is really good. As a Brazilian who lives in Rio de Janeiro and often visits the United States and Europe, I think the prices of...More

Thank pedromonteiro777
Reviewed 22 December 2014

This is a restaurant which my wife and I visit on every time we are in Cape Town and the food and service just gets better and better. We visited twice in the past month and both occasions were evenings to remember. The delight is...More

Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Whenever you want to have a nice diner, with outstanding service, extremely nice wines and thrilling dishes, you need to go to the Aubergine. We will be back. Thank you for the lovely experience at your house

Thank Dan Z
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Chose this venue for a family celebration. We were wow'd. Delicate flavours, interesting combinations, informed, discreet and attentive service. Great attention to detail. The Sommelier was passionate about his. One of the best wine lists I have seen in a while. Thi srestaurant deserves all...More

Thank Jaqui D
Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

Having been here before I was more than happy to go back for dinner one evening. Unfortunately this visit was one that I will remember for the wrong reasons. The waiting staff are very friendly and welcoming and a true testament to the success off...More

Thank Jesse M
Reviewed 28 November 2014

I was a little suspicious of this restaurant at first, because it had been written up just about everywhere. But, after a couple of hours there, I realized it deserved all the praise it has received. The wine pairing is excellent!

Thank Christopher W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 465 0000
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