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Aubergine

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39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 - 021 465 4909
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Milan, Italy
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The meal was ok. Nothing special and certainly nothing that I would come back for. My jacket was taken away by the waitress but after the meal I had to get it myself. The prices are sky high in relation to the value offered. We make a point about eating in good places wherever we go and we are used... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took sometime to write this review, sorry, it also too me sometime find the place, but i must say it was worth it. Superb meal, great service and excellent ambience. i went alone and had a great meal. the food was very well made, I had the strudel of land with a great glass of red, the foes gras for... More 

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San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very civilized place with attentive staff and an excellent menu. There is an extensive list of top South African wines as well as international selections. The sommelier is quite helpful and well versed in the nuances of the list. I had visited Aubergine last time in Cape Town nine years previously and am happy to say that... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were in SA for our honeymoon and for our first dinner in Cape Town. We decided on a four course honeymoon tasting menu with wine pairing and it did not disappoint. The ingredients were so fresh and the food was beautifully presented. Each course was full of flavor and well-balanced and paired perfectly with the wines.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

A truly wonderful meal at a very well oiled machine. Food was excellent but the highlight was the paired wines and expansive knowledge of the South African wine range. Definitely worth a trip.

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1 Thank Jmitchy
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

so much hype about this restaurant, food was ordinary, service sloppy, wine very expensive, terrible location and hard to find, won't go back.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is clearly a passion of someone with classical training, striving to achieve textbook fine dining. Staff are well trained mostly, and attentive... the way restaurants used to be. The menu is small but diverse so you may not find what you wanted but will be pleased. I had the Springbok, which was awesome, with a wonderful sauce and,... More 

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1 Thank Patrick B
Cape Town, South Africa
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at Aubergine! The atmosphere was cosy and the service was superb. The starter of buffalo mozzarella was sold out so we went straight to shoulder of lamb that was so tasty and presented beautifully. Dessert was also delicious! It's pricey but worth it!

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Thank tanya2792016
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice romantic venue for dinner with my wife. Food was exceptional, as was the wine. Staff are very professional and friendly. Massive wine selection available. Will definitely go back here.

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Thank SherwinTelfer
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

So it has been a while since hubby and I went for dinner and we decided to treat ourselves at Aubergine. Parking is a bit limited so try to use a taxi. The interior is beautiful particularly in summer with a courtyard and upstairs. Decor is warm and classic. Food was amazing and with exceptionally generous portions. I went a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
African, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 - 021 465 4909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?