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Orphan Street 7, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 86 162 3263
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Youngsters looking for a chance to dress-up and party will like. Those wanting a more upscale dinner-and-show experience will want to spend their R500 p/p elsewhere. The 'Madame Zingara's' I experienced was in the outdoor arena at Montecasino, Johannesburg. Set-up in a small, circus-style tent with a stage projecting into the seating area. Dining tables and chairs crammed into every... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

There are shows and then there is Madame Zingara. This show is a complete waste of time and money. It screams of mediocrity, the jokes are lame and the acrobats have seen better days. If compared to Fantasee in Phuket it would have been cheaper to get on a airplane to Phuket.. The food- I didn't eat it! I can't... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I had no idea what this place was because my friends booked for me but did not want to tell me where we are going. From the minute you step in the entrance, its like your in another world. The attention to detail is great. Loved the costumed waiters and how well everything is organised. The service is excellent. The... More 

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Arusha Region, Tanzania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Went for a birthday, was very different from the usual scene. Enjoyed the welcoming from the lady with a bottle. Performance was entertaining.

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Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I absolutely LOVED being entertained at Madame Zingaras, From the moment you arrive you are transported to a new world. I think it was possibly the best night out I have ever had. What terrific acts. The food may not be the best I have ever tasted, but it certainly was more than satisfactory, and dont forget you spend the... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Seriously one of the best evenings out I have ever had! On arrival we were quickly shown to our table, inside the large wooden tent, where our very friendly waitress explained to us how the evening would unfold. We had our drinks on the table in under 5 minutes(cocktails and all) and our orders for all three courses were taken... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

One of the best evenings we have experienced in ages. The show was very entertaining and they have perfected the service. the food was good but not excellent. Considering they serve 420 people in an evening they do a pretty good jog. I had the lamb Shank which could have been cooked longer to get it more tender. My partner... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

my first visit to madame zingara's tent world was in 2008 and it was glorious. stunning show, mouth watering food. service slow, but friendly. my second visit to madame zingara's tent world was sufficiently off putting that i will not be back. our party was seated in a booth. these should come with warnings. they are immensely uncomfortable and if... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

A lovely fun evening, awesome atmosphere, great services, excellent food! A very well run set up, timing to the last second and entertainment like never before. Cant wait for the theatre of dreams to return to Cape Town

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The experience was unique. The mystery of what you are about to experience makes this venue very exciting. The food was great for such a huge venue. The entertainment, top notch! Highly recommended.

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Address: Orphan Street 7, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 86 162 3263
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

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