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Rhodes Memorial Restaurant & Tea Garden

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Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: +27216870000 jlyon.rhodes@yahoo.com
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely spot to breakfast

On a clear summer morning this is an excellent choice for breakfast, fantastic view and decent coffee. The selection isn't extensive and the food not the best you'll have in CT but it's a quiet relaxing spot, and you can have a lovely walk afterwards

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
emmanuelle29
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London
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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London
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78 reviews 78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

On a clear summer morning this is an excellent choice for breakfast, fantastic view and decent coffee. The selection isn't extensive and the food not the best you'll have in CT but it's a quiet relaxing spot, and you can have a lovely walk afterwards

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Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

The food which was bland and uninspiring. Despite the wonderful view from our table, we left disappointed and unlikely to rush back.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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128 reviews 128 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Most of the seating is outdoors on a large veranda under umbrellas with super views all round. Both the meal as well as the service were good. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place is back on it's feet again. We went for breakfast which was generous and arrived pretty quickly. Do not expect 5 star food and you will not be disappointed - I would not hesitate to bring people here for lunch.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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107 reviews 107 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The views are wonderful, as are many in Cape Town, but the tree shaded gently breezy setting is particularly lovely. Whatever you think of the old imperialist, his monument is worth a visit. Light lunch food was tasty, and extremely quick to arrive - we were a group of 5 people with 3 different food choices. Service was pleasant and... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our snacks were well prepared in good time and presented by friendly staff who went out of their way to ensure we had a great view. Great value for money and lovely open air venue (ideal for dry weather!). Some people might find the upper bench seats a bit hard but normal smaller tables on the lower level have more... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had a wonderful lunch at the Rhodes Memorial Restaurant. It was a farewell lunch for family flying home to London. Everyone enjoyed their lunch whatever it was. We had chili, ostrich burgers, smoked salmon cakes, fish cakes, Mediterranean platter, Greek salad & beef baguette. The chips (fries) were also hugely enjoyed. But the piece de resistance was the view... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great views, friendly staff. Had brunch, food was good, large portions which justified the higher than average prices for breakfast and good choice . Service was a bit slow but friendliness made up for that. Fantastic views , so even if you are not hungry come up and visit the memorial and walk on the mountain , free fun like... More 

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Paarl
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Relaxing place for afternoon tea. Lemon meringue and Apple crumble very good - large portions (for which you pay). Small playground for children.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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314 reviews 314 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

We stopped at Rhodes Memorial on our way into Cape Town from the airport. It has fabulous views of Cape Town and over to the winelands and we were there on a beautifully sunny day without any wind! We just popped in here as we needed a perk me up coffee and a snack to keep us going. The coffee... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African

Description

+27216870000 jlyon.rhodes@yahoo.com
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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