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Gold Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Tuck in to a 14-dish set tasting menu inspired by dishes from all over the African continent. Learn to play the djembe drums with one of our patient, friendly facilitators. Enjoy live African entertainment with stories told through music and dance.
PRICE RANGE
US$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
African, Tunisian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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All reviews fixed menu tasting menu tapas drumming session african experience african food set menu singing and dancing face painting african countries african drumming audience participation fun night bit touristy african style entertaining evening between courses
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is definitely a tourist place, but compared to others I’ve experienced, Gold was very well done. If you get there early, you can play the drum with 200 of your closest friends. Lots of fun. Food was ok, but mostly because it’s not really...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KimG3454
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic band got the audience of your groups going and we all had a fantastic time. Good food with subtle flavours from all over the African continent. It was a good experience to end of tour of South Africa with.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank travellinpi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A brilliant evening of delicious food-14 interesting dishes from across Africa, rhythmic African tribal music, spectacular costume in a chic environment. Quite unforgettable.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RohanG45
Reviewed 5 days ago

Authentic African food served in an atmosphere of celebration and fun. The food is plentiful, so if you don't like a particular dish, just leave it. Most is very tasty and well prepared. Personal service is paramount. A totally enjoyable occasion - our 30th wedding...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JSimonW
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Gold Restaurant not sure what to expect, as from the reviews we could tell it was a very touristic place - something we were trying to avoid. There was definitely no locals - but blimey! It was such a great experience! The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kampalka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Starting from funky Entertainment, beautiful interior design, outstanding customer to amazing tasty African food! Everything was just perfect!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Adrianka89
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly suggest going here for your first night in Cape Town to get in the South African mood! We were welcomed by the kind staff and sat at our table. Each room has its own "show", so don't worry, you won't miss out! The restaurant...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lg2626
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fixed price dinner menu includes a professional show of African singing and dancing. The food showcases dishes from several countries. The venue is large and caters for groups but we went as a couple seated with other couples so did not feel uncomfortable. Yes,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 224June
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated in the city centre of Cape Town, the restaurant offers a mix of African food, jewels, face paintings to African show. They have a set buffet which includes a very long list of food, it was too much for me!!! The food is nice...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank natisn
Reviewed 1 week ago

... If you're a 'one of them', you're gonna love the place and you can skip my review. Restaurant Gold is like a theme park: tour busses in front of the entrance, the place itself is huge, there's colorfully dressed employees everywhere, they will paint...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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welltravelledc
27 October 2018|
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Response from 856larryc | Reviewed this property |
The atmosphere is great, doen’t matter which day you are going, the staff do a spectacular performance, the time goes flying.
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welltravelledc
27 October 2018|
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Response from Veronica H | Reviewed this property |
I booked a reservation to satisfy my curiosity of African entertainers. I also enjoyed the spirited drum beat. The food was satisfying
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RoseW325
10 October 2018|
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Response from Imabroadwaybaby | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not! Go and join the fun. They will sit you at a table or you can sit at the bar if you like.
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