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“A blast!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gold Restaurant

Gold Restaurant
15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 (0)21-421-4653
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Price range: $0 - $34
Cuisines: African
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“A blast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The food was quite good, the setting was beautiful in an old brick warehouse, and the entertainment of live music, singing, and dancing very fun. It was a bit touristy, but everyone there loved it.

Visited June 2014
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GOLDRestaurant_12, Manager at Gold Restaurant, responded to this review, July 22, 2014
Dear Guest,

Greetings from the team at GOLD Restaurant.

Thank you for your feedback regarding the restaurant.The comments
And kind words is greatly appreciated.

We look forward to welcoming back in the future

Safe Travels

Gold Team
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Singapore, Singapore
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159 restaurant reviews
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“The African beat in all of us”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The unique South African evening starts with a really fun experience in an African drum class - Let lose and feel the rhythm!
Dinner is a set meal with a vegetarian option. The spiced tomato soup and bread baked in individual pots were unusual. The samosa and main courses were average but the meal ended well with tasty crunchy Cape Malay Karamonk biscuits.
During the meal, energetic performers come to each section of the multi-level restaurant and entertain guests in very close proximity. Strong singing voices, loud rhythmic drum beating and pulsating dancers make this an electrifying African evening.

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GOLDRestaurant_12, Manager at Gold Restaurant, responded to this review, July 22, 2014
Dear Guest,

Greetings from the team at GOLD Restaurant.

The comment and kind words is greatly appreciated.We are happy to hear you enjoyed our
menu and vegetarian options.

We look forward to welcoming back in the future

Safe Travels

Gold Team
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malawi
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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“旅行最終日に是非! Worth to visit, for the end of Cape Town stay!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

ケープタウン旅行の最終日に訪れました。その土地の文化や踊りに興味があったので、どこかいいところはないかと探していたところ、このGold Restaurantを見つけました。店員さんは皆、南部アフリカの国々出身で、とてもフレンドリーです。ディナーメニューはコースからなり、その間に3種類の踊りで、楽しませてくれます。内装もデコレーションも美しく、素敵なひとときを過ごすことができました。ケープタウン滞在中に訪れたいレストランの一つだと思います。(結構混んでいたので、日程が決まっている場合予約をすることをおススメします!)

We were looking for the place to see African dances and found this restaurant. As the name says, it was as gorgeous as "GOLD". Staff are all from Southern African countries and very friendly. Portion of dish was not big and good size, and all are nice. It might be recommended to book in advance to avoid dissapointmnt as it was quite crowded when we get there. (We made reservation)

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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GOLDRestaurant_12, Manager at Gold Restaurant, responded to this review, July 21, 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for the kind message and we look forward to welcoming you back to
GOLD next time you are in Cape Town.

Happy Travels
Greetings from GOLD Team.
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Denver
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Fun family restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We ate here with kids 8 and 11. We did the drumming before the dinner. Everyone really enjoyed the food and experience. While most of the clientele looked like tourists, I thought it was a very good choice for a family in cape town for a few nights. Very close to hotels at the waterfront. If you are one who doesn't like to eat with tourists , go elsewhere.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Restaurant with African experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

At the time before the main event dinner we were entertained with typical African drumming is very upbeat. Also when dinner was also entertained by the typical African dance while given the typical African tattoos for interested visitors. Food offering from various countries in Africa are not problem from my Asian taste. The place is very typical of ethnic African and the staff are also very friendly.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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GOLDRestaurant_12, Manager at Gold Restaurant, responded to this review, July 11, 2014
Dear Benny,

Thank you for the review,we value your feedback.

We look forward to welcoming your back!

Gold Ream
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