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Arnold's Restaurant

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African, Seafood, International, Barbecue, Vegetarian
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60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 4344
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Open from 06:45 till late Mon to Fri and 08:00 till late Sat & Sun, open...
Open from 06:45 till late Mon to Fri and 08:00 till late Sat & Sun, open every day.
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    Very good
  • 36
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  • 9
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best customer service

We had lunch there with friends and after a minor issue with one of the meals, the manager promptly appeared to apologise and offer a new meal, even after we'd told the waitress not to bother about it. Both te manager Mr T and Ncumisa the waitress were extremely professional and efficient with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
trevorfumanic
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had lunch there with friends and after a minor issue with one of the meals, the manager promptly appeared to apologise and offer a new meal, even after we'd told the waitress not to bother about it. Both te manager Mr T and Ncumisa the waitress were extremely professional and efficient with their service. Stand out experience

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is the first time we've been back since Arnold's passing. The portion sizes seem significantly smaller, and the service was very poor. On two occasions we reminded the waiter that we wanted our coffee before the meal was served. Then the food arrived, without the toast which, after asking twice as well, arrived ten minutes later when the eggs... More 

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Porto, Portugal
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

we stopped in for a breakfast which was good. the eggs were slightly overdone otherwise it was nice,

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Kigali, Rwanda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We found it per incidence when we walked around a bit and gave it a try. It was a perfect try. The game was perfect - tender and juicy. I loved the gravy which accompanied it. The service was excellent - before we could ask for something it was offered to us. We went back the next day to try... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Arnold's was the first restaurant I went to when getting to Cape Town. It was very good. I ordered the Game Platter, which had kudu, crocodile, ostrich, and warthog. Great stuff and great way to start my South Africa trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have not visited Arnolds for a while as I reside in the UK,I popped in for breakfast as I was staying at the Mount Nelson across the road....greeted with a smile upon my arrival,the service was spot on and the food.....perfect.Highly recommended ,can't wait for my next trip to Cape Town. Thanks guys.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Lets get the problems out of the way first, parking is a nightmare especially on a Friday evening better to park centrally then walk or take a taxi. The toilets are hopelessly in adequate especially when the after work drinks crowd are in only one male and female toilet, and so redecoration would not hurt. On the plus side the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We (a big group of friends) went to Arnold's for breakfast on Sunday. The service was good, the food was hot and mostly came out at the same time. A nice place to enjoy a friendly vibe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant,brilliant location. The staff are so friendly. Great menu. Lil pricey but there are options on both sides of the spectrum. They also use the entertainer app so works out pretty well. Thanks for a delicious lunch ☆

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

What makes Arnold's so special are the people who work there. This is the perfect place for meeting friends, making friends, business meetings and they make the best Eggs Benedict in CT :)

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Additional Information about Arnold's Restaurant

Address: 60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 424 4344
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: African, Seafood, International, Barbecue, Vegetarian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 4344

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: African, Seafood, International, Barbecue, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget

Description

Open from 06:45 till late Mon to Fri and 08:00 till late Sat & Sun, open every day.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?