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Cape Quarter Extension | Somerset Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
021 421 1391
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations

11 reviews from our community

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English first
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Vanilla is expensive in the pod form, but this was well cheap but really good! I think they make ice-cream and i scream for ice cream!!

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011 via mobile

Being locals, we have been to all the nice restaurants in Cape Town. We thought we would try this one. Arrived at 9pm asking whether they serve sushi. Was told the Sushi chef had left already. We started getting nervous when the table next to us complained that the have been waiting more than 90min for their food. When their... More

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Cape Town
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

I love the Cape Quarters with all the little shops and restaurants. I have had lunch and breakfast at Vanilla on a few occasions and enjoyed it, even though I think they are somewhat overpriced (but what restaurant in Cape Town isn't?). The sushi here is delicious, the lamb burger to die for and it is a great spot to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

Went to Vanilla using a Groupon voucher. The staff were very friendly and very informative as to the choices we were allowed with our voucher. The only thing that hinders me from giving 5/5, is that they had no stock of Sparkling water, nor my first 2 choices of wine from the winelist, however the waiter made the effort to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

If I didn't know better, one would thought after placing the order that they still had to go and source the food - trust me going down to the local Spar would have been much faster. After having drinks for about an hour, we ordered our meals, not knowing that we had to wait almost 2 hours for our food!!!!... More

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Cape Town
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

We went to Vanilla for a night out with frioneds and had a wondertful time. The staff were excellent, food was great and prices were very reasonable. I can recommend the pepper steak fillet, wonderful! The prices were less than I would have thought for the quality and the location, it is set within the square of the new Cape... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

My family and I dined at Vanilla last week, and I can honestly say that I would never want to darken it's doorway again. The restaurant was busy, but with the amount of staff visible (especially management/host types) they were adequately staffed. The sun was baking and we repeatedly requested either an umbrella or to be moved to a table... More

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Johannesburg
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2010

I was looking for a place in the Cape Quarter complex in Cape Town for a quick breakfast. On the square in the Cape Quarter extension (opened in 2009) there is a variety of places, so I chose Vanilla purely by coincidence, and maybe because the chairs looked comfortable. Two other tables where occupied, the other maybe 30 tables empty,... More

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UK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2010

I first discovered the newly opened Vanilla in November 09 and enjoyed an excellent meal with friends. I returned to Cape Town at Christmas and took my family to Vanilla, slightly apprehensive and hoping that the food and service would be as good. Verdict; the staff could not have been more helpful after I had tested their patience playing musical... More

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Paarl, South Africa
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168 reviews 168 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2009

We tired this restaurant for the first time on a Saturday night. It's located in the Cape Quarter Extension, a trendy new shopping/eating complex. Outside was busy on a balmy evening. Inside, which is very glitsy wasn't full by any means but was atmospheric and different. It was easy to make interesting menu choices, leaning on the excellent advise of... More

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Additional Information about Vanilla

Address: Cape Quarter Extension | Somerset Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 421 1391
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Contemporary

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