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Moyo

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99 Rhodes Drive | Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 762 9585
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Acclaimed as one of the great botanical gardens of the world, this...
Acclaimed as one of the great botanical gardens of the world, this breath-taking backdrop of nature is now part of the warm, friendly and relaxed moyo African charm - beautiful vistas, Afro entertainment and cuisine composed of the best of African produce. Moyo Kirstenbosch is nestled inside Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens situated at the foot of one of the 7 wonders of the world. There is an entrance fee to visit the majestic garden.
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Face painting

After visiting the Kirstenbosch gardens we decided to stop by for something light Moyo's. The service was friendly, the face painting draw a lot of attention but the food was a bit disappointing. they were not busy. We had the bunny chow but definitely not as we remember it, i think this was an... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Hidden away inside Kirstenbosch botanical gardens. Excellent location. Staff very attentive & the manager seen to checking constantly. Good choice and value for money,, with specialities from around Africa. The South African kudu bobotie is very tasty. Happily, they are also open after 6pm, as there is a night entrance at gate 1 when the gardens are closed. We have... More 

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Knysna, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Having spent some time in this magnificent ,must-see attraction for overseas and local tourists we headed to the restaurant for lunch, fully expecting a world class meal in the world class environment we were in. The service was excellent, the setting sublime and the food mediocre. We ordered an oxtail pasta mix,mussels in a cream sauce, lamb curry and a... More 

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NY
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Lovely setting at Zoo Lake, African vibe to the design and setting, as well as the menu. The Durban curry was excellent, as well as the venison sausages.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Good food, good music and dance! Few different locations, from central Waterfront to Kirstenbosch Gardens and Blouberg beach feel Allow yourself to have you face painted, enjoy the music and the dancing!

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Moyo Kirstenbosch gives other Moyo venues a run for their money! The staff were attentive, the location is superb and the food exceptional! Worth a visit even if you don't plan to go into the gardens themselves.

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Peterborough
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

After visiting Kirstenbosch Gardens we fancied a cup of tea and a piece of cake before we caught the next tour bus. We were shown to a table and after about 5 minutes nobody had been to take our order so I went to ask the lady at the front gate if anybody was coming, she said they would be,... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I really liked the place. It was very busy as it was the Easter weekend but the staff coped perfectly. I had my first

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Cape Town, South Africa
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The venue and setting is stunning and thats where it stops. We where welcomed with a smile at the entrance and that was the last smile we saw. I ordered the ostrich nachos, nothing nachos about this dish. a soggy mess. The prego roll was just ok. not for me.

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

It was very pleasant sitting outside under an umbrella, the food was good and the service was great, My only disappointment was that the melktert had run out.,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

After visiting the Kirstenbosch gardens we decided to stop by for something light Moyo's. The service was friendly, the face painting draw a lot of attention but the food was a bit disappointing. they were not busy. We had the bunny chow but definitely not as we remember it, i think this was an "European version" ? The Atmosphere is... More 

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MoyoAdmin, Guest Relations Manager at Moyo, responded to this review

Dear Gmocke I want to sincerely apologize for the unacceptable meal you were served at our restaurant. Providing our guests with high quality, delicious food and service is one of our highest priorities. I am very sorry that your meal did not live up to the level of quality that you as our guests have come to expect from our... More 

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Additional Information about Moyo

Address: 99 Rhodes Drive | Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Newlands 7700, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 762 9585
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: African, Family Fare

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 99 Rhodes Drive | Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Newlands 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 762 9585

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African, Family Fare

Description

Acclaimed as one of the great botanical gardens of the world, this breath-taking backdrop of nature is now part of the warm, friendly and relaxed moyo African charm - beautiful vistas, Afro entertainment and cuisine composed of the best of African produce. Moyo Kirstenbosch is nestled inside Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens situated at the foot of one of the 7 wonders of the world. There is an entrance fee to visit the majestic garden.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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