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Orphan Street 7, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 86 162 3263
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
DINNER WITH A SHOW

A very interesting concept where young people get the chance to entertain you in a show with their acrobatic skills. I attended as part of a corporate event and the food served was very good. I was an enjoyable evening with a different twist.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Johan H
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A very interesting concept where young people get the chance to entertain you in a show with their acrobatic skills. I attended as part of a corporate event and the food served was very good. I was an enjoyable evening with a different twist.

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Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Went to celebrate a friend's birthday as a party of 12 people. Age group between early 20s & mid 60s. Show was execellent from start to finish. Something for everyone. Food was pretty good could have been a little hotter. Waitrons are a spectacle to watch when they serve the food. Fun to dress up if you want to with... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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  • Address: Orphan Street 7, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 86 162 3263

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