We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rhodes Memorial Restaurant & Tea Garden

££ - £££
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 687 0000
Website
Today
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

220 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 210: English reviews
Level Contributor
124 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for lunch. The staffs are friendly and the setting is nice with a great view of cape town. The pickle fish and chicken cape malay curry were delicious. It is worth to try!

Helpful?
Thank Tanners2521
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People come for the view. But are pleasantly surprised by the food. Don't come on a windy day though....

Helpful?
Thank ajwza
Cape Town, South Africa
Level Contributor
81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu at the restaurant is simple, but done really, really well. We loved the burger especially! The service was very efficient and the setting alone is worth the trip. Beautiful views over Cape Town and the perfect spot for a casual breakfast or lunch.

Helpful?
Thank CTnicoleH
Beaufort, South Carolina
Level Contributor
216 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hats off to the great hostess who was so accommodating in seating us with our infant grandson! Very good service from friendly staff. Food was very good for most part and served nicely. To get there keep driving as far as you can go - don't park at the lowest lot unless you want a good hike to the restaurant... More 

Helpful?
Thank WRHOTEN
Cape Town, South Africa
Level Contributor
78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took a coffee break at Rhodes Mem on a hot summer day. To combat the heat, they'd placed fans equipped with fine sprays around the outdoor restaurant which were very effective. The waitress was very friendly and delivered our orders quickly. I had a cappuccino which was great and the carrot cake which was not. It... More 

Helpful?
Thank robdotinfo
Durban
Level Contributor
82 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can honestly say that I make better scones myself and I don't have to phone and book ahead. The restaurant does have great views of the Cape Flats and the Memorial is interesting. I can recommend the pot of tea!

Helpful?
Thank Jeanne L
Level Contributor
55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

When ever we go to Cape Town we like to go to this beautiful place. Unlike a lot of places in Cape Town, this place is not at all pretentious. The restaurant is nicely situated so as not to spoil the beauty of the location. After a nice hike through the nature reserve, reward yourself with a hearty breakfast and... More 

Helpful?
Thank acekicker77
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A beautiful setting with ok food and disappointing service. My chicken pate on some cold meat platter was un-eatable.

Helpful?
Thank WernerSteyn007
Hong Kong
Level Contributor
447 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very nice cafe for drinks and light food, most welcome after completing a hike over Devil's Peak. Cheesecakes are a speciality.

Helpful?
Thank TempleofPeace
Great Notley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have been visiting the memorial with visiting friends for many years. The memorial itself is interesting with great views over the suburbs. But now the restaurant has changed hands, and it is difficult to fault it. Good menu choice, good service and great food

Helpful?
Thank Barry C

Travellers who viewed Rhodes Memorial Restaurant & Tea Garden also viewed

Rosebank, Cape Town
 
Cape Town Central, Cape Town
Cape Town Central, Cape Town
 

Been to Rhodes Memorial Restaurant & Tea Garden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 687 0000
Description
Breakfast, brunch, lunch, cakes and high tea. Kids play area, good coffee and a great view, make sure to bring your K9 too.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rhodes Memorial Restaurant & Tea Garden staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?