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110 Kloof St | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8008, South Africa
0214238653
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $15
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Café
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Durban, South Africa
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100 reviews 100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We had an excellent meal at Café Paradiso - one of the best meals I have had in a restaurant for a long time. The service was excellent. Our waiter sold us the dishes on special and they were just as good as he described them. The Kingklip was fresh and served on vegetables that had been cooked to perfection... More 

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Love this place, it never disappoints. Great food, great service and great atmosphere. What more do you want?

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Charlotte, NC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had dinner at Cafe Paradiso on our last night in Cape Town. When we arrived at 8pm, it was packed - clearly a very popular spot. We started with the lamb salad, which was both delicious and huge! This could be your whole meal. Then we both ordered specials. I got the ravioli and my husband... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Beautiful farmhouse style restaurant. The staff are wonderful - friendly and helpful. Lovely environment, very relaxed and homey. Love the bakery in the back. The food is generally very good but lacks seasoning. Great for an easy Sunday lunch.

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all over the world on a yacht
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108 reviews 108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Service was pretty good, but she didnt clear the table properly of old glassware, etc. Food good but not outstanding...fish dry. Menu copied onto a piece of paper, not printed, and copied so that you couldnt read the left hand side, a portion was missing. My dinner was somewhat spoiled by the kitchen having to BANG on the bell to... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I cannot think of a better place to go for a late morning breakfast in Cape Town, especially when the sun is shining. Their food is great, staff warm and welcoming, Bloody Marys delicious and coffee excellent. Our most recent visit started at 11.00 a.m. and finished at 5.00 p.m. Just great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

I met friends for dinner. The staff were really friendly & helpful. The place was warm & relaxed with great atmosphere. There was a fairly interesting menu, with many items I could have chosen. The chef is flexible, & does not mind alterations to the dish on the menu -- in fact (unlike some places,) one is offered variations on... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Pleasant atmosphere, with majestic scenery of Table Mount. Food was better before the change of hands, somehow it has become bland, with the lack of passion for food as celebration (Tuscan Style). The olives were served with Olive pips (hoping it was not from the previous guests) ... which was rather off-putting. A pretentious waiter with lack of reason thereof... More 

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durham
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

If you are in Cape town this place is a MUST ! It's fantastic ! Food , service and choice of drinks are amazing , very chilled out place to eat! This was my second visit and cannot wait for my third !

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Johannesburg
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90 reviews 90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Relaxed ,excellent food and family friendly.-This is what we appreciate when we go out for dinner and this we found at Cafe Paradiso ,with great attention from Gunnar who guided us through all menues. Our table of five ranged from 2 to 65 years were well looked after and felt at ease. The filet on a bed of risotto was... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Paradiso

Address: 110 Kloof St | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8008, South Africa
Phone Number: 0214238653
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: Café

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