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Fork Restaurant

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84 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
27214246334
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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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
Great tapas - excellent service

This nice restaurant is found on the vibrant Long Street. I read the nice reviews about the place so I decided to go. The concept of Fork, is that all dishes comes in "fork-sized" mouthfuls, typically 4 large forks per dish. Our competent waiter recommended to go for 4 dishes initially. And so we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Simon R
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This nice restaurant is found on the vibrant Long Street. I read the nice reviews about the place so I decided to go. The concept of Fork, is that all dishes comes in "fork-sized" mouthfuls, typically 4 large forks per dish. Our competent waiter recommended to go for 4 dishes initially. And so we did. Having also been to Chefs... More 

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Thank Simon R
Hull England
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221 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Small but good tapas restaurant. Have eaten here before but on this second occasion ate here one lunch and one evening. Food is very good and value for money excelent. Do go and enjoy.

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Thank KeithGHullEngland
Ed S, Owner at Fork Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear KeithGHullEngland, Thanks for your recent return visit to Fork and for taking the time to post your review, we really appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you back yet again when you're next in Cape Town. Best TeamFork More 

Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So we arrived at 7.35, to be told they didn't think we were coming as our reservation was at 7. We thought we had booked for 7.30, so did our hotel. The owner was charming and squeezed a table in for us, really where there wasn't room. We started our meal with a selection of 4 plates between the 2... More 

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Thank jamly
Ed S, Owner at Fork Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear jamly, Thank you for your kind review. I am delighted neither the booking mix up nor the initial 'tight squeeze' didn't overshadow your evening with us! Please feel free to contact me direct when you return next year so I can handle your reservation personally. Until then, our best wishes. Ed & TeamFork More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a late lunch and ended up sharing a few tapas. The dishes were presented very nicely and were delicious. We also had a nice chat with our waiter who was very attentive and friendly. Summed up: Great place for having a light and delicious meal for lunch!

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Thank stefanietina
Ed S, Owner at Fork Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear stefanietina, Thank you for your kind review, the team are delighted to read your comments. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again on another occasion. Best TeamFork More 

Burnaby, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I discovered this place on one of our last days in Cape Town and we only wished we had discovered it sooner. The menu is composed of tapas and the flavours they combine are delicious and innovative. We shared 4 dishes. The wine list was great as well. And the staff was friendly. I highly recommend.

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1 Thank Natasha S
Ed S, Owner at Fork Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Natasha S, Thank you for your recent visit and for taking the time to post your lovely review, the chefs and front of house team are delighted to read your comments! We hope to welcome you back when you are next in Cape Town. Best TeamFork More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had our final holiday meal here. Great food, great use of local ingredients in a small plate dining format. Managed to get in on spec which was also great. Great service, a little noisy but good service and great wines. Perfect way to end our holiday.

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Thank Nick S
Ed S, Owner at Fork Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Nick S, Thank you for your recent visit to Fork and for your kind review. Our chefs are particularly blessed to have local ingredients such at kudu, ostrich and a variety of other local delicacies at hand to create contemporary style Spanish tapas with a South African twist. We are delighted you ended your holiday with a visit to... More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this restaurant based on TripAdvisor reviews - we were not disappointed. An extensive menu, beautifully presented and exquisite dishes at reasonable prices so good we are going back.

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Thank hyndland89
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful dining experience. Our waiter was attentive, relaxed and knowledgeable of the food. Cocktails were good. Food was special. Served as tapas style with something for everyone. Prices slightly on the high side but it is worth every penny. A must visit place, particularly good for groups.

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Thank AdamHickman
Ed S, Owner at Fork Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear AdamHickman, Many thanks for your recent visit to Fork and for your wonderful review, the team are delighted to have received such favourable comments. We hope you'll visit us again when next in Cape Town. Best TeamFork More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner here with a friend while in Cape Town. It's a small and fun place. Great food (and I don't love small plates usually). It's on Long Street in a super location.

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Thank ThomSinclair
Ed S, Owner at Fork Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ThomSinclair, Thank you for your recent visit to Fork. The team are delighted with your wonderful review and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back on another occasion. Best TeamFork More 

Chorley
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Fork with friends and opted for their lunch special of five tapas, a glass of wine and coffee for 85 rand. The food was outstanding, small samples from their extensive menu which outed with flavour and was beautifully presented. It was so good we returned on our last afternoon!

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Thank ChorleyD
Ed S, Owner at Fork Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ChorleyD, Many thanks for your recent visit and for taking the time to post your lovely review. We are delighted that you found the flavours and presentation of our 5 piece lunch special so enjoyable that you returned to us! We hope to welcome you back when you are next in Cape Town. Best TeamFork More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 84 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 27214246334

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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