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Cnr Hampstead Close and Parklands Main, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
215578401
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 5
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
I can't believe this!

What a lovely place - open air, lots of space for the kids, little chickens running round, geese walking amongst the tables, friendly and helpful staff and delicious food in spite of the fact that there was no electricity! Well done Team Driftwoods, you will definitely see us again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2014
AuroraGirl33
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Western Cape, South Africa
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  • Families with children
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had a burger and pizza.Both were disappointing .Burger very dry and pizza lacks flavour.The restaurant was very quiet yet we waited about 45 for our food.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Before driftwood was a good restaurant, the menu was well balanced, the owner was very friendly and the staff motivated and delivering a perfect service. The food was excellent. Now it is a pizza and snack place, the new management is useless and the food very basic and not well prepared. A shadow of what it was unfortunately.....

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Western Cape, South Africa
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

What a lovely place - open air, lots of space for the kids, little chickens running round, geese walking amongst the tables, friendly and helpful staff and delicious food in spite of the fact that there was no electricity! Well done Team Driftwoods, you will definitely see us again.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Lovely relaxed venue, quality of food & service has remained excellent. We usually share a few starters, the snails, trinchado & crumbed mushrooms are highly recommended. Seven years ago we hired the venue for my husband's 60th birthday party complete with Cape Town Highlanders pipe & drum band. Buffet was fantastic & the evening was faultless. Lovely venue for children's... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

So we were looking for a venue to celebrate the father-in-law's 70th birthday party, attendance about 40 people. Selected the buffet menu and date and time. Never worried about anything after that. The whole event was perfectly set up. The buffet was without doubt the best I've ever had (I was stuffed after the entrees). The service was superb, they... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

I had the opportunity to take my daughter for a breakfast on the weekend. There is a great play area but no one to supervise, so great for the kids but no break for the adults. The breakfast was very tasty and great value for money, however you need to be patient to wait for it. One area they can... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Driftwood Cafe restaurant has impressively friendly and efficient service, great food, lovely atmosphere - with an array of facilities for the kids. What more could you ask for!? Try the Madagascan Steak, prepared by Bronson the chef, it's a winner.

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Damme, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

nice food it local atmosphere, hidden spot, no tourists. If You are realy hungry, You can go for the massive steak 1 kg...

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Melkbosstrand, South Africa
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143 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Good food but just too noisy with all the kids, buffet value for money

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Durbanville, South Africa
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

I've been a fan of Dale and Driftwoods for many years... child friendly facilities, good menu, reasonably priced. However, I think it's time for an upgrade. Facilities getting a bit shabby. Food still good quality and service ok.

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Additional Information about Driftwoods Cafe

Address: Cnr Hampstead Close and Parklands Main, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
Phone Number: 215578401
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cnr Hampstead Close and Parklands Main, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 215578401

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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