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Cafe Paradiso

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110 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 423 8653
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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170 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Get a table in the front garden. Not the one stuck away at the back of the restaurant. We liked the food. The service is a mess once it gets busy and it often does they stress out. But anyway we would go back. Make sure to reserve a table as it gets full quickly.

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Thank mirjamreis
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I just been to Cafe Paradiso with my girlfriend , we got a calamari salad as antipasto then I got the fish of the day and my gf the tagliatelle with mash room and truffle oil. The salad was okay and so the tagliatelle, a bit too cooked in my opinion but that's a personal taste I guess. The fish... More 

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Thank Andrew_85NewYork
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

back after 3 and a half years and it was lovely to see the food here at Cafe Paradiso is still very good. We just love the garden setting sitting outside around sunset, have a glass or two of bubbly, looking at the mountain, and then the excellent food :-) I see some people here complain about the service although... More 

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Thank Brian J
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Last night I had the pleasure of dining at Cafe Paradiso with three close girlfriends. Usually, we would sit outside to snap up a view of the mountain, but the gale force winds were not playing ball so we reserved for inside for the first time. I was delighted at how cosy it was, the lighting perfectly complemented by an... More 

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Thank nunesdom
Durbanville, South Africa
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409 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An old school friend and I met here for lunch last week. It was a beautiful day, so we sat outside under the umbrellas in the pleasant "garden". Nick, our waiter, was very good and the service was excellent. I had the octopus salad as I was eating out that night, which was very good, and my friend ordered the... More 

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Thank georgestof
Somerset, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great table on the outside balcony a busy buzzy place. Good and attentive staff and a good meal made for an excellent evening.

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Thank Sandra L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience started with one of us finding broken chair at the table. Had the person actually sat down they would have most likely crashed to the ground. Service was sluggish and the food mediocre. The setting outside in the garden is picture perfect with views of Table mountain. Maybe they just had an off night but we would not... More 

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Thank Casper V
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The good: the food which is the number one reason we went and Cafe Paradiso did not disappoint in that regard. We were seated in the eclectic back garden with practically a full moon shining down on us. We then ordered appetizers and our meals - potato soup and fried cheese dish. Dinner - fish special and honey chicken. DELICIOUS!... More 

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Thank michaelruns
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place with great lunch dishes on Kloof Street with great view of Table Mountain. Well recommended.

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Thank NoeliaGuinon
Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely and quaint little restaurant! Food was fabulous!!! Xxx I had the Chalmar ribeye and it was out of this world tasty! My daughter had the penne chicken pasta with was also great! 1 bottle of Spier sauvignon blanch and we were set to enjoy! Got health bread for starters which was out of this world!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 423 8653

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?