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Address: Rhodes Dr. | just past the university, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Take a walk through history

Want to walk down oak lined pathways and feed squirrels who are willing to climb up your leg to get to where the majority of the food is, then this is the place for you. I never... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Want to walk down oak lined pathways and feed squirrels who are willing to climb up your leg to get to where the majority of the food is, then this is the place for you. I never get tired of walking through the gardens and the restaurant has been resurrected and is well worth a visit.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Love love love! The gardens have a winding path leading through various types of shrubbery and trees. The most beautiful birds frequent the park, as well as squirrels which will run up to you in hopes of scraps. there is a cafe in the park, divine food and great seating.

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Sintra, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

if you do have time, and have your family with you, then you can enjoy a very peaceful and natural environment in central Cape. During summer is great :)

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Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The gardens are beautifully maintained and so safe and tranquil, it's like an oasis in the City Centre bustle. One can feed squirrels and birds, learn about history and nature and enjoy a picnic or great meal at the restaurant. It is a place that welcomes children and lovers, young couples and elderly people - in fact, anybody who wants... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The new Company Gardens restaurant and play areas are a welcome change and make the gardens worth visiting on a regular basis. Lovely for the kids to run around and feed the squirrels while we can enjoy a cup of coffee.

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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We walked through these gardens from our hotel to CBD Cape Town. There were many monuments to people and events that have shaped Cape Town Even a monument to Cecil Rhodes. There are heaps of squirrels in the park and it is fun watching their antics. The gardens are well maintained and it is a well used thoroughfare from the... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was originally a Garden that supplied passing ships with fresh food. Over the years this vision was lost and now, at last, a vegetable garden has been replanted. Enough progress has been made to justify urban gardeners visiting this site. The outdated budgie cage has been restocked with wild birds. This has improved the overall experience.. The new restaurant... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This oasis in Cape Town offers a welcome respite from city life. Ideally we love to park at the Mount Nelson hotel opposite the street – in order to enjoy a cup of tea or cold beverage afterwards. One can stroll here at leisure, watch the birds, squirrels, enjoy the magnificent rose garden, adore the ancient trees and be restful.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The Company Gardens are not as said above, in Rhodes Drive, but are closer to the Hiddingh campus of UCT, which is in the centre of town. The gardens are beautifully laid out and of historic interest as this is where Jan Van Riebeeck first planted a vegetable garden to service the passing ships. In a sense, the gardens are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Like many of the gardens in Cape Town, this was a pretty straightforward experience. There is no fee, and you can enter from multiple streets around the gardens (think Central Park in NY). There are benches and lawns and a few statues (including a very controversial statue of Rhodes), but mostly there are all kinds of flowers and shrubs and... More 

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Address: Rhodes Dr. | just past the university, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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