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151 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 2413
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 08:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Stockholm, Sweden
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were really looking forward to have breakfast at this very hyped place. Unfortunately we were not that impressed. The coffe was good and also the orange juice but the rest, I don't know what to say... The waffle was quite bland and the omelette was not up to standard. The service was slow and they missed one of four... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had Camembert as a starter - really delicious and recommended. Mussels as a main - but served with huge potato wedges/chips. Weird combination to us. I missed some bruschetta or bread to soak up the juices. The wines are very expensive for average wines.

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Thank Kazialil1
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had good memories from last year, but something must have happened. The burger was nothing more than ok, the calamaris that were recommended consisted of a greasy pile of fried squids on a wooden plate, a dip on the side and nothing else....oh, I forgot a slice of lemon....this was supposed to be a recommended full dinner course??? The... More 

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Thank MaritandPer
Vancouver, Canada
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188 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely lunch spot on busy Kloof Street. Service is friendly and prompt. Breakfast is all day. The coconut bread is almost like eating cake! So good, I came back a second time.

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Oxford, UK
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133 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went twice during our visit, contrast between visits in service makes me think that service is not consistent. "Today's special" were the same 10 days apart. The food is good though, steaks and chicken recommended. A bit more staff training to increase their knowledge of the wine list and menu would help.

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Thank NoosaDreamer
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a recommendation from Our hotel. Whilst it would not normally be our first choice of restaurant we were pleasantly surprised. Service was slick and knowledgable. Food was good and the meat was cooked perfectly. Wine list was extensive and impressive so made it difficult to choose (such a good problem to have right?!) Whilst not the restaurant's... More 

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Thank James G
AgnesCT, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this review

Dear jboy84, Thank you for your nice review, you think you had a problem choosing wine, you should see how i feel when I am told I have to select the ones to put on the list... There is such a huge amount of excellent wines in this region! lol I am glad you had a good time, a pity... More 

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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is worth visiting, the food is very clean but delicious - drinks are excellent and Elvis a member of the team is excellent. This is worth having lunch or breakfast at.

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Thank CcoughlanLondon
AgnesCT, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this review

Dear CcoughlanLondon, Thank you for you review, good food is very often, even most often, simple food. we believe great ingredients make delicious food... It is so nice to see it is appreciated. See you soon. Kind regards, Agnes More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very popular place to eat, especially on Sunday, so it's worth making a reservation if you don't want to wait for a table. The service is excellent and the food is delicious. I would highly recommend going here for brunch.

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1 Thank jrsrichards
AgnesCT, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this review

Dear jrsrichards, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Agnes More 

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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Manna is one of those consistently superb restaurants, any time of the year, and definitely a Saturday lunchtime favorite. The quality of the food, the service, the general ambience has always been nothing less than excellent - and much recommended, especially the calamari salad!

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1 Thank Ohjaygeen
AgnesCT, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this review

Dear Ohjaygeen, That is such a nice review, thank you very much. We look forward to welcoming you again soon and then many more times after that. Kind regards, Agnes More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Nice feel, almost on pavement in converted house. Very hot morning and they have no aircon or fans. We sat on the covered verandah and the waiter was pleasant and efficient and made recommendations. There was no garnish or attempt to make the plate attractive. I cant really remember what we ate except that we were not overly impressed. They... More 

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Thank adelek2
AgnesCT, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this review

Good morning adelek2, I am sorry we failed to impress you, just like the 4 other places you reviewed on the same day. It is sad you couldn't remember what you ate but remembered that there was no garnish on the plates. We happen to garnish every plate with either pesto, balsamic glaze or pea shoot so It is rather... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 2413
Description
The passionately-crafted menu reflects a synthesis of French and South African cuisines, with an exciting Argentinian twist.
Open 7 days a week, for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?