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84 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
021 424 6334
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Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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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
A great place to start a Thursday evening

Delicious food, fresh and well designed serving... Just walk in and enjoy, though sometimes you'd better book in advance; -)

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Anton S
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Delicious food, fresh and well designed serving... Just walk in and enjoy, though sometimes you'd better book in advance; -)

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Sydney
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I dined here on a friend's recommendation and enjoyed it so much I came back a second time. A terrific selection of delicious and very reasonably priced dishes. I had a full meal and a cocktail for R250 (including 20% tip).

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Went here for set tapas menu. Dishes were extremely slow to come out. Our meal took 3 and half hours to be served -way too long when the portions were no more than a mouthful. Some of the tapas were delicious and others were not so good. I had some vegetarian options and these were pretty poor (stringy asparagus being... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The food is good - very good, But you'll have to order a lot of plates and each of them are expensive.

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Ireland
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171 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Had the best steak of my life here - It was a fantastic experience - worth visiting again and again if I could

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We've been here about five times over the past two years, and are never disappointed. The menu is really varied, a lot of different types of tapas plates, and all of them are good. I remember a pork belly, mustard one, that we ordered over and over again. This is a good place for a small team dinner, or a... More 

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Ceres
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85 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We've been there twice now. Great little tapas joint in the heart of Cape Town. Try everything, because every bite is worth it

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Wilderness, South Africa
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135 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

There were 4 of us for dinner, which was just right as all the tapas dishes came with 4 portions on the plate. What an interesting menu with some amazing choices! We asked the waiter to just bring us 4 of his recommendations, which he did, and then we had 4 more different dishes after that. I would go back... More 

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Saudi Arabia
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134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Since Fork opened, more tapas bars have opened up, but arguably Fork is still the best. An excellent selection of wines compliments the regular menu and daily specials, the staff are charming, friendly and helpful.

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london
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Unfortunately as much as the dishes at Fork look great, they fail to deliver. Has the head chef actually critiqued his his/her own food creations as the technical execution was lacking and most dishes failed to deliver any meaningful flavour. The prawns wrapped in pancetta were rubber they were so overcooked and the croutons with the beef were dripping in... More 

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Additional Information about Fork

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

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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: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business

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