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20 Station Road, Rondebosch, South Africa
+27 21 689 2666
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“duck” (10 reviews)
“prawn bisque” (4 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
20 Station Road, Rondebosch, South Africa
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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved this restaurant last year when we were in Cape Town and went twice and were very happy with the experience. We took two friends there this evening and really were very disappointed. Firstly they have two young people working as waiters who,...More

Thank BathUKMan
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Cargill's is undoubtedly one of the best finds in Cape Town. Everything from the quality of ingredients To the friendliness of staff is outstanding. Staters include : mushroom in a rosemary sherry cream sauce - delicious Chef even prepared a special version of this for...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We were going to the Baxter theater and looked for a restaurant close by, we drove past is as it was in a quiet back street and I'd did not jump out so went around the block and found it, the owner welcomed us and...More

Thank antkay
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Cargill's has been a "special" of ours for over 20 years. It is intimate (max30) and the current long term owner/chef, Joska (probably wrong spelling) always does us proud. The menu is short but excellent. On Saturday our 10 strong Sunday Club (don't ask -...More

Thank Taffyrob
Reviewed December 7, 2016

We had such a warm welcome here from Joskwe and his staff Matt and Alfred. Delicious fresh fish and duck and an excellent bottle of wine recommended by Joskwe. A very smallrestaurant with a welcome small menu of home prepared food. Surprising touches like an...More

Thank Saenthusiast
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful relaxing venue. Warm, welcoming and cosy. And there's more, the food is also excellent. Faultless in fact. Hard to make a choice when you love everything on the menu (unusual for me), so we will have to return. Confit of duck was...More

Thank HudsonS16
Reviewed November 11, 2016

There are not many restaurant's this size in the Western Cape. Nor are there many that are as good. Joskte and Vicki, an amazing Hungarian/Irish combination, produce real quality individual tasty food with outstanding service. Very good wine list especially from the Irish owned Doran...More

1  Thank 104Guinness1
Reviewed October 17, 2016

By all accounts the finest restaurant in the Rondebosch area, Cargill's a small, white table-cloth establishment that specialises in classic bistro dishes like duck confit, steak and sole meuniere. It has a good wine list, and a quiet ambience, perfect for conversations among friends or...More

1  Thank Alan H
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Realy the hidden gem of Cape Town. Every sent worth....although a bit expensive. Came here for a romantic night. Great wines on sale and the food and service is some of the best I have experienced. Will be back

Thank Chrissie H
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here over the years and enjoy the intimacy and personal service. Staff always friendly and food good. Small resturant with I think max 30 covers. If you want a nice intimate evening with good food and service try Cargill's

Thank Paul G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Station Road, Rondebosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Rondebosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 689 2666
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