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84 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
021 424 6334
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent address

Even though It costs me a lot as a French, I must admit the food of this restaurant belonging to an English guy is excellent !!! Located in Cape Town Business District (Long street), this restaurant offers a various choice of South African Tapas ! Good wines by the glass, affordable prices, an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
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Paris, France
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Even though It costs me a lot as a French, I must admit the food of this restaurant belonging to an English guy is excellent !!! Located in Cape Town Business District (Long street), this restaurant offers a various choice of South African Tapas ! Good wines by the glass, affordable prices, an address to recommend !

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place in the middle of the city With an excellent Wine list and beautiful original Tapas Menu Excellent and friendly service beautiful ambiance A place to remember!!

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

The food here is incredible and the tapas style menu allows you to order lots of different things. The dishes were really imaginative and clearly used good quality ingredients. The sommelier made some good recommendations. We were pleasantly surprised when the bill came as it wasn't at all expensive. Advance booking essential.

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Ireland
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Arrived at 7.30 when it was quiet.... thankfully. First 4 tapas quiet good, service a bit flippant. then it got busy, last three courses arrived having obviously sat at the pass for a time. All cold and dried out, very disappointing. Lady that cleared table didn't ask how it was, she was very busy and obviously knew we were tourists... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A great venue - an old building in Long Street in the city centre with wooden floors and a balcony upstairs. The stairs are very steep and not recommended for elderly people or people with mobility issues. Only one toilet (unisex) upstairs that opens directly into the restaurant which I did not like. The waitress was very friendly, knowledgeable and... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We went to Fork with a large group and lots of children. It was a great atmosphere and we enjoyed the food. The quality and service were both good. I think this place would be a safe choice.

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Mugla, Turkey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Returning to Cape Town we received a warm welcome coming back to our favourite eatery. No, it's not Spanish but great flavours and combinations. For me it ticks the boxes, good food, service and great people. I'd definitely make it a must on any visit to CT. Thank you to Ed and his team.

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Think tapas, but not Spainish food. We came here during a whirlwind 2-day tour of Capetown. Each member of our group of 4 selected 3 dishes for sharing. There was something for everyone: meat-eaters and vegetarians. Most of the dishes came out with 4 pieces, so it was great for a foursome. All the dishes we tried were good, from... More 

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Gaborone, South-East, Botswana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a fun restaurant slap bang in the centre of Cape Town, serving "small plates" with mixed results. Pork belly exquisite, seared tuna bland. Tiger prawns to die for, aubergine curry to be missed. Situated in a very narrow double storey building, first prize is to arrive early, get a table on the first floor balcony and watch the... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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207 reviews 207 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had a lovely meal here. The staff were pleasant and helpful. We were disappointed that many of the items on the menu were not available - that is really our only criticism. Portion size is very good and so is the wine selection. It will be a meal you will not forget anytime soon! Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 84 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 021 424 6334

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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