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15 Rose Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
0214235412
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

this place has beautiful african design on it and carter for both locals and tourist and its situated in the quite side of cape town CBD, you find all african traditional food and sea food under one roof, my favorite starter is Themba’s Meatballs and i even tasted crocodile tail there to add more taste to their menu, they have... More 

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pretoria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Marco's African Place is must when you visit Capetown. The food, order Ox Tongue with Samp or traditional chicken with Samp or Dumplings it was exquisite. Or order a platter which is feast of meat...yummmy

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Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is place for both locals & tourists. Comfortably multi-racial. This is the restaurant to visit for a wonderfully South African atmosphere. There was a 5 piece band & an excellent & entertaining singer. She had at least half of the patrons swaying with the music. Lots of female patrons & a few men got up to dance & everyone... More 

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Switzerland
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150 reviews 150 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It's hard to give this place a fair rating, as it is 'over the top' in a way that appeals to some folk, but not to others (me, for example!). The restaurant is in an unattractive corner of town and little effort has been placed on its décor, ambience or lighting. The menu is full of exotic (for a European)... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great fun. You're going predominantly for the vibe rather than the food. Two out of the three bands on the night we were there were top notch. It was New Year's Eve, the place was packed, it was really great, laid back fun. Staff were really friendly - and promptly helpful while staying in with the laid back attitude that... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Homely environment, soothing beautiful Marimba music. Nostalgic kind of an environment. My kids enjoyed being here. The food though, not what I hoped for; I was very disappointed to be honest. However, I would like to pay them a visit again and hopefully be served by someone who will be hospitable enough as in explaining the menu to the patrons... More 

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Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What a stunning place, full of fun, sound and dance!!! And not to forget the awesome food - to die for!!!

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Malaga, Spain
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256 reviews 256 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Great live African music and also African food such as Ostrich ( very good) Impala and Kurdu and sometimes Crocodile as well as a normal menu.. Good service and an excellent atmosphere at a reasonable cost. We had tired another African restaurant we were very disappointed. Marcos Marcos made more than up for that.

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Oslo, Norway
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86 reviews 86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

First of all, I would recommend people to book ahead as it seems to be quite a popular place that is easily crowded. We were a group of 10 people, it was no problem to book in the morning for the evening. They offer local food with all the game meat one can wish for. The impala steak was very... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I went for at meal at Marco's African Place and had a very good time. The food and service were very good and the local band provided a great atmoshpere. I recommend sharing the 2 African game plates which provides a taste of ostrich, kudu, springbok and crocodile... All were very good and combined with a local wine made for... More 

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Address: 15 Rose Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
Phone Number: 0214235412
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am

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