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Gold Restaurant

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15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
27214214656
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Tuck in to a 14-dish set tasting menu inspired by dishes from all over the...
Tuck in to a 14-dish set tasting menu inspired by dishes from all over the African continent. Learn to play the djembe drums with one of our patient, friendly facilitators. Enjoy live African entertainment with stories told through music and dance.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The Vineyard Hotel Educational

Dear Gold Team Fantastic entertainment! Everyone joined in and were stiff the next day! The menu fantastic & service was very good. Thank you for hosting us!! Regards, The Vineyard Hotel Team Bonita Travel desk

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Dear Gold Team Fantastic entertainment! Everyone joined in and were stiff the next day! The menu fantastic & service was very good. Thank you for hosting us!! Regards, The Vineyard Hotel Team Bonita Travel desk

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We did not exactly 'stumble upon GOLD' in Cape Town.....our tour guide had mentioned it in passing not giving us any description of what was on offer. We stayed at the V&A Waterfront area so we thought we'd try it as it was close by and wanted to have a taste of African cuisine....and what a find it was! From... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This venue was selected based on previous web reviews and did not disappoint. Several small dinner courses with dishes from various countries from across the African continent- we liked the idea. All served in traditional , colorful dishes. Entertainment was very good with singing, traditional dancing and drumming, artists were very good and passionate.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My family and I really enjoyed the drumming session on Djembe drums before we were seated for dinner. And during the evening the musicians came around to the tables to do mini performances which is also fun. I also love how the African food is served in a feast style for everybody to share.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We arrived at the Gold not knowing what exactly to expect, but let me tell you something..the experience was exceptional!!! Apon arrival my partner and myself were greeted by friendly staff and chauffered upstairs by an African woman who goes by the name of Mamma B. We were treated like royalty when we received a glass of Champagne, with 24... More 

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Fascinating experience aimed at tourists but fun to do the drumming and watch the 'show' and talk to the staff about their lives (if not too busy) food from all over Africa food interesting and nicely served on plates produced locally.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We were recommended to enjoy an African show with typical food by several tourists and the hotel concierge. We secured a 7PM reservation for drumming, dinner and the show and we arrived early as we were eager and hungry. When we entered, we were escorted to our small table on what appeared to be the 2nd of 4 different levels.... More 

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goldone2015, Manager at Gold Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sherriseg Thank you for sharing your positive comments about your GOLD Experience and for bringing to our attention the incident involving the drummer. I would like to sincerely apologize on behalf of the restaurant as it is against the restaurant policy for any staff member to ask any patron for gratuity. If you could please provide us with the... More 

Lincoln, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We were a party of 8. Seated promptly on second floor. They served a 14 course meal that was from all parts of Africa. To much to describe. Every course from appetizers to main to dessert were interesting and tasty. Very different. The staff then perform songs and dance from the areas they are from. You will probably be asked... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

LOVED all the food even though i expected the worst and thought everything would be spicey.... IT WAS FANTASTIC. Lovely venue! I would definitely recommend that you include the drumming into your dinner there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Dinner here is truly an experience. You should arrive an hour early to participate in the drumming lesson--really! It may sound corny and touristy, but it is a lot of fun. Dinner is served in courses and portions are small, but there is enough food to go around and it is all delicious. We decided to come here instead of... More 

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Additional Information about Gold Restaurant

Address: 15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: 27214214656
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD $34
Cuisine: African

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 27214214656

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $34
  • Cuisine: African

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

Description

Tuck in to a 14-dish set tasting menu inspired by dishes from all over the African continent. Learn to play the djembe drums with one of our patient, friendly facilitators. Enjoy live African entertainment with stories told through music and dance.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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