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“Entertaining and authentic” 4 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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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“Entertaining and authentic”
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.

Visited August 2014
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England
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28 restaurant reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“14 plates not courses”
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 for 2.5 hours including drumming.
A good SA experience but not stupendous.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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, August 22, 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for the kind words.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Happy Travels
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London, Ontario
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Very good, varied food and a good show”
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 planned the meals and entertainment extremely well, so there is no sitting around with an empty plate while a performance goes on.
My wife is vegetarian and the preponderance of the menu worked for her, too. The dishes were well explained and reflective of African cuisine.
We had a few drinks and still found excellent value for money.
Come to Gold and prepare to smile!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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, August 22, 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for the kind words and feedback.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Happy Travels
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Different.”
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.

Visited July 2014
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Towcester, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“An insight into African Culture”
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.

Visited July 2014
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