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39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 465 0000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had modest expectations regarding the food in Capetown and were pleasantly surprised by our dinner at Aubergine. The four of us enjoyed one of their tasting menus that included a fresh and tasty green salad, marinated fish, aubergine and mushroom stuffed tortellini and baked...More

Thank banjo45
Reviewed 1 week ago

This corner restaurant between two one-way streets, with difficult to find parking offers the best of cuisine offered in the Mother City. Harold has been there for years and personally comes to the table to meet the patrons. The balance of flavours of the dishes...More

Thank Roedig
Reviewed 1 week ago

We indulged in a tasting menu with wine pairing and were not disappointed. The enthusiastic and charismatic staff served us delicious food at what I think is a really reasonable price. We dined here as part of our honeymoon and the staff made a special...More

Thank amysar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were quite disappointed. We felt that the chef was in over his head. We've done plenty of fine dining to recognize when a dish is properly and appropriately prepared. Dishes tasted bland and forced.

1  Thank Christine W
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Aubergine exemplifies what wonderful service is all about - attentive, friendly and warm. We had a brilliant waitress and sommelier taking care of us, but you could honestly feel the care and attention of each staff member. From the culinary creations to the carefully chosen...More

Thank Hannah A
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Aubergine was an amazing culinary experience. We had a wonderful aubergine and goat cheese soufflé, fresh oysters, and oxtail special. We also chose a great bottle of red wine. The service was impeccable. The setting is beautifully rustic and elegant. Aubergine is definitely on par...More

1  Thank WeCrazy4Travel
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Lovely restaurant with great service, delicious wine and delectable food. We weren't that hungry but had a yummy soup and salad.

Thank Ozzles
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Very nice food at this upmarket contemporary restaurant. Super house Sauvignon blanc from local Cape vineyards complemented my Seafood main and had enough bite to go well with my wife's pork too. Good service and excellent menu. Not cheap but great value for quality given...More

1  Thank DocAnt
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Pardon, the sommelier, is THE MAN. He guided us to some excellent wine, champagne and grappa selections. Not only did he guide us, but we was constantly checking in. All of the staff were great. The food was delicious. We had the fried oysters to...More

Thank N_Diggitty
Reviewed August 23, 2017

My wife and I went to this restaurant on Saturday night. I have been to the test kitchen and found the food to be really good. We expected the same at this restaurant. Well that was not to be. The food is plain with hardly...More

2  Thank roddeventer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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 21 465 0000
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