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Gold Restaurant

15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 (0)21-421-4653
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $34
Cuisines: African
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

If you are looking to tick-off African food during a short trip to Cape Town, Gold Restaurant is the place to go. Boasting pan-African feast, there's about 8-10 courses! You can "top up" on any of the dishes, the food is fantastic spiced and beautifully presented. You can go early and book for a "Drumming Lesson" - fantastic with family... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Totally new atmosphere with good African food taste. We enjoyed the show and the way they service the menu If you don't like to try and taste any meal then this restaurant is not for you.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Gold is worth the visit for the entertainment alone - authentic African dancing, singing and music. The food is good - menu is fixed - and it is a bit pricey by Cape Town standards but worth it for the experience overall.

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England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Our boys enjoyed the drumming and the live entertainment was good. Staff also excellent but the meal is actually 14 dishes not courses. That said we only wanted tasters so ok for us but don't expect a feast. Entertainment and food timing out of sync..we finished food 30 minutes before 2nd display and left before 3rd promised routine although there... More

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GOLDRestaurant_12, Manager at Gold Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Happy Travels More

London, Ontario
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We went to Gold on the recommendation of good friends and glad that we did. I am not much of a dinner show kind of guy but I have to say this one was worthwhile. It is quite loud for brief stretches, and a tad more interactive than I prefer (that's the introvert in me), but very enjoyable. They have... More

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GOLDRestaurant_12, Manager at Gold Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the kind words and feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Happy Travels More

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food was good, 14 course meal all from african countries. They had the dancers were fun and enjoyed our time there. I will recommend to a lot of people.

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Good food - not top notch but with the great staff, entertainment and drumming session this was an experience we all enjoyed. Would recommend to visitors.

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Newport Beach, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We got to taste a variety of local foods on a fixed price menu, and the food was quite good. The atmosphere was very fun, with African dancing and singing entertainment throughout the meal. Our family enjoyed the overall experience.

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Cape town
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Went to Gold to celebrate a friends birthday and with the tag line "opulent African cuisine" and the R400 set meal price tag, we were all excited about the prospect of African-inspired fine dining as well as the various entertainment options advertised. Although the initial Djembe drumming was fun (despite a rather tetchy instructor), the food was a complete let... More

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GOLDRestaurant_12, Owner at Gold Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear reviewer Thank you for posting your feedback and comments on TripAdvisor. We welcome all comments, good and negative. However, there are some inaccuracies in your feedback that I would like to correct. The meal price is not R400pp. It is R275pp for our set menu and live entertainment. Djembe drumming is an optional extra and is R95pp. We do... More

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Went to gold on our last night in Cape Town to experience some African food and entertainment . We weren't disappointed . The drumming lessons start at 6.30 pm . They go for half an hour very enjoyable . The teacher has agree sense of humour for those of us who can't keep time . Then went on a safari... More

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GOLDRestaurant_12, Manager at Gold Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your kind words and thank you for the review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards GOLD Team More

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