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“Great vibe”
Review of Banana Jam Cafe

Banana Jam Cafe
Ranked #1 of 24 Restaurants in Kenilworth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great vibe”
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Lovely place with excellent selection of craft beers - they're famous for it!
Great vibe and gorgeous outdoor lighting makes the place really cosy, made even more so with the non-stop reggae music. I had a great pizza, a great beer and a great evening.

  • Visited November 2013
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London
Level 6 Contributor
1,020 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 578 helpful votes
“Good craft beers”
Reviewed 13 November 2013 via mobile

I had the jerk chicken which I was told would be spicy but I didn't really find it hot at all.  It was still tasty and the local beer tasting plate was great.  We sat outside in the colourful courtyard which was nice.

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Thank eatydrinky
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Just go there!!”
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Locals love this place - you best book. And while the drinks are good - you must try the great food too. Staff are on the ball.

So if you're a tourist, make the journey into the suburbs, clear your evening schedule and enjoy.

  • Visited October 2013
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Hong Kong
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Excellent beer selection, decent food, fun place to hang out”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

We were intrigued by what we had read about the craft beers offered here, and were not disappointed. They have a great selection of beers. We found the food to be decent. It's definitely off the beaten path, but worth a visit if you're a beer aficionado or just someone looking to have a fun evening.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Bubbastyle
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best Place for Craft Beers in Cape Town”
Reviewed 18 September 2013

I love Banana Jam. It has a huge selection of craft beers on tap and in the bottle. They provide small tasters of beers if you are not sure if you like them. They do a beer and food pairing which is great too. Not a fan of the goat curry but the pizza's and burgers are great and very well priced.

If you like beer then this is the place to go...

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Tracy B
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