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39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 - 021 465 4909
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Vegetarian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Hunibach, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Whenever you want to have a nice diner, with outstanding service, extremely nice wines and thrilling dishes, you need to go to the Aubergine. We will be back. Thank you for the lovely experience at your house

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Cape Town
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Chose this venue for a family celebration. We were wow'd. Delicate flavours, interesting combinations, informed, discreet and attentive service. Great attention to detail. The Sommelier was passionate about his. One of the best wine lists I have seen in a while. Thi srestaurant deserves all the accolades!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Having been here before I was more than happy to go back for dinner one evening. Unfortunately this visit was one that I will remember for the wrong reasons. The waiting staff are very friendly and welcoming and a true testament to the success off the establishment. I enjoyed the conversation I had with them and the knowledge they had... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I was a little suspicious of this restaurant at first, because it had been written up just about everywhere. But, after a couple of hours there, I realized it deserved all the praise it has received. The wine pairing is excellent!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Very nice gourmet restaurant in Garden district of Cape Town. Cosy feel, nothing over the top, but high standard food and wines. The sommelier was awesome, knows his wines and winemakers and shares his love for them with his customers. Menu is a bit complicated to my taste, many choices but with some advice from the skilled staff you'll be... More 

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Nice, France
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174 reviews 174 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Not easy to park here but the effort is worth it. Service is a bit slow but once it starts the staff co-ordinate everything well. Great wine list, bit no problem with a carafe of chilled tap water or carafe of wine. Lovely glassware set the table off nicely. The basket of bread should have been covered as the sliced... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The restaurant is clearly badged as fine dining with a smart and sharp appearance. On a Friday night it was busy but there were lots of staff and service was good. The food was beautifully presented and lovingly prepared-congratulations to the chef. The wine was something else and not in a good way. We payed for wine pairing. The sommelier... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Excellent food and staff attention, particularly if you have preferences or food allergies. We had a scrumptious meal for an affordable price, and the restaurant itself, is warm and welcoming. Great place.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Hidden in a quiet part of CT, we had a absolutely superb dinner. Decor is intimate modern but has a distinct African touch. The extensive menu has a lot of items that double for starter or main course and a grouped in themes. We had a five course menu with wine pairing for less then R1000. Great value for money.... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We we're 2 couples from Belgium and South Africa Johannesburg. We had oyster for aperitif with a great bubbly then an amuse bouche then a starter ,main course and dessert ,with wine appropriate with each meal . Everything we had was exceptionally divine . Pricy but worthwhile

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Additional Information about Aubergine

Address: 39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 - 021 465 4909
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood, Vegetarian

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