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Cafe Paradiso

110 Kloof St | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8008, South Africa
0214238653
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Café
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Arabic first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The experience here is really good. The service is on par, the food portions are generous and the food is fresh and tasty. The seating is orientated so that while you're somewhat hidden, you still get to see the the beautiful surrounds. The view from the terrace is the best. I have visited on multiple occasions and have always left... More

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Denver
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We booked a table six months ago based on the reviews that this was a kid friendly place where the kids can make pizza and cookies plus the food is good. Well, my food was good (two stars versus one) but everything else was not. So here is what went wrong...I tried to reconfirm the reservation 3 times via email... More

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Have been eating here since coming to Cape Town over the years, nice courtyard at the front, resident cat comes and goes but doesn't bother you at the table! Part of the furniture I guess. Food choice is very good and reasonably priced. Good location.

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cape town
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75 reviews 75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Cafe Paradiso is one of Richards first restaurants after Mdme Zhingara. Food is good but it has become a bit pricey now that it is poular. On a summer's day its nice to eat outside and nice inside on a cold winters day. GOod sandwiches, salads and pasta. Worth a visit

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Sao Paulo
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My husband and I had a very good dinner at Café Paradiso. In general the service was very good with the exception at the entrance, when just after entering at the restaurant, nobody came here to receive us. Since we had a reservation, we stayed there for some minutes waiting for attention. But as long as we seated, service was... More

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Tucson, Arizona
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My husband and I had breakfast here our first morning in Cape Town, the latter part of May. We were staying at the Down the Lane Apartment and this was close by. We both had the French Toast with apples, maple syrup and bacon and it was fantastic! The coffee was hot and strong, just the way I like it.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Stopped in for a late Saturday lunch. Asked for a table inside and got placed by the fire which was wonderful. Our experience was only made more delightful by our excellent and very attentive waiter, Guy. While we only had a main, our drinks and food appeared as if they were expecting us. The meal was tasty and well presented... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We had great coffee, possibly the best French toast I've eaten and very warm and friendly service. An excellent spot for breakfast.

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Luleå
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The expectations of Cafe Paradiso were really high prior to arrival. Sadly enough they didn't really live up to the hype. Don't get me wrong, the food is good, it is just that there are better places for dinner in Cape Town in this price segment. Apart from the food, the restaurant is quite cozy and the staff were helpful... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Cafe Paradiso is another fine restaurant in central Cape Town. The restaurant is small and often crowded. The food was very good as was the service. It is a great place for a great meal at a great price. We would certainly recommend.

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