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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lunch under the trees. Spend a quiet Friday lunch outside in the courtyard. The food is okay - not spectacular. Staff were efficient and friendly.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 November 2020

Food good, but disappointed that so many of their other choices were taken off the menu. Also that on the entertainer app menu shows prices but on the actual menu at least 35% more. Not cool.

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Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

Overall disappointing lunch. The Risotto ordered by my daughter was a large bowl of mushy rice a minimum portion of the ingredients stated on the menu and the mushrooms smelled off , I also had a taste of the mushrooms and we both had unpleasant...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 9 March 2020

My boyfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed our lunch time meal at The Wild Fig. The food was good with amazing flavors as well. Shout out to our host, Jenny, who was really friendly and shared some useful tips for out next trip Wild Fig;)

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Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 25 February 2020

Visited for the first time and totally loved this restaurant. Off the beaten track, lovely setting and an excellent menu. Polite, efficient and friendly staff made our visit very memorable.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 24 February 2020

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at this old Cape Town eatery. the service was good Sadly the decor really needs some attention . it is out of date, the chairs are uncomfortable and the plastic coated table cloths were a bit of a put off....More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 22 February 2020

I stayed at the Protea Cape Town Mowbray Hotel and it was just a minute walk to The Wild Fig Restaurant, where I enjoyed dinner twice. I liked the feel of the restaurant. Jenny was very kind and attentive. The food was absolutely delicious. Pretty...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 14 January 2020

The Wild Fig is nestled in an old Dutch building across the gravel and overhanging trees from the Protea Mowbray Hotel in the Observatory district of outer city Cape Town. The long approach road past the government psychiatric hospital takes you opposite the entrance to...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 14 January 2020

We were looking for a place to eat on short notice late on a Sunday afternoon and came across this gem. It is located just off the N2 next to the Protea Hotel in Mowbray. The area could be a bit scary a night, but...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 8 January 2020

We are an international group of well-travel ed friends who regularly dine out at Cape Town restaurants and we recently had a meal at The Wild Fig - and it was a sad disappointment. The food was way below standard and three of our group...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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It could be Trevor Hughes as per his LinkedIn page.
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  • The Wild Fig is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 4