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68 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 0909
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“spring rolls” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (11 reviews)
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All hours
Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
68 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went there with my hubby, beautiful restaurant, good service, good food but very expensive. They do warn you in advance that the food portions are very small so don't go there if you are starving.

Thank Timeawayadvisor
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Our cocktails was super delicious! The big tree in the middle of the venue is absolutely beautiful and so unique! Loved the fairy lights & Buddha! Awesome atmosphere & beautiful venue!

Thank chantelfouche
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Be sure to make a reservation as this is a very popular place on Kloof Street. Great food & amazing drinks.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Very quirky fit out... nice food if a bit rushed in it's service... we had very attentive waiter Frank ... wine was awesome - pretty ok value too

Thank peter4577
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Asoka is the perfect place for drinks and dinner with friends. We went with a bit group, had delicious cocktails and amazing food. Waitress really friendly. Had a great evening and would come back anytime.

Thank Elisa G
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Visited the Asoka a night time for clubbing and was surprised how well I liked it in terms of design, music, crowd and pricing. Great mix of European and African club vibe and the beautifully party crowd to accompany it make it a hot spot...More

Thank harinhos
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The place is nicely decorated and the tree that grows in the middle of this restuarant just adds a unique feeling to the whole experience. I had not booked but the Wednesday I was there it was very empty. They serve tapas type of meals...More

Thank Jjaymoh
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The wife and I visited this place on a Wed night for cocktails and food. The drinks and food were both excellent. My wife asked the waitress to make her a drink based on what she likes and dislikes, and the resulting drink called The...More

Thank Pradeep M
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We went to this bar on a Tuesday evening as recommended by another bar in the local area. When we arrived it was extremely busy and queues had developed. If you wanted to go here then best to arrive early or get onto the guest...More

Thank JDurbidge
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It took me 6 tries to get a booking. I wanted a booking for Friday night and had called the Wednesday after 5pm to be told that the booking manager had left, please could I call back tomorrow. I flew into Cape Town the Thursday...More

Thank OliviaVolschenk
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Maria F
21 July 2017|
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Response from KSH_Team | Property representative |
Good Day, Thank you for taking the time to write this. First answer, yes we do have an appraisal process that we carry out once a year on each employee. Our employees are the key to our success (amongst other things) and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 0909
  • E-mail
Asoka is contemporary colonial with a New York edginess. The Dharma Tree, one of Cape Town's oldest living olive trees grows in the centre of the dining room. Warm-to-the-touch leather covered bar tops, Copper-clad fireplace, Hand painted murals and Budhas. Full bar with trained cocktail bartenders and world class cocktails. Extensive range of whiskeys, vodkas, rums, gins and tequilas. Wine and champagne lists. Tapas style menu with Asian influences.
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