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Cafe Paradiso

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110 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 423 8653
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Vito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here in September 2016 while staying in a boutique hotel nearby. My husband had Kudu Carapaccio as a starter; I had the Vegetarian Antipasto -- both were excellent. For main courses, we both ordered pasta (with pesto sauce for him and arrabiata for me). While the sauces were tasty, the pasta was a little overcooked. Regret not having... More 

Thank AlisonOlivieri
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my favorite little cozy restaurants in the city. The place is always buzzing, service good and food yummy. No need to say more! I will always come back.

Thank Berdine N
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this cozy and charming venue. After a tiring climb up lions head this was perfect for a great breakfast. Our waiter, Ray was attentive, friendly and fun and the food was really great. The coffee and tea amazing. All in all a great venue with a kiddies play section in the court yard, and fun things to do... More 

Thank ddktion
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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51 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While our waiter was extremely irritating and actually said he would not reccomend some of the dishes on the menu, I find this place nice for breakfast - eggs benedict is great, however, while a lovely courtyard garden setting for lunch is great, the menu fails to deliver, and the plates are meager and lack luster. Don't go for the... More 

Thank inxvdh
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was terrible , 30mins after we had eaten my sons pizza had still not arrived! eventually cancelled it...waitress had serious attitude ..its a shame! was one of my favourite restaurants

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Wilmington, Delaware
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with friends on the night before flying out. The recommendation from Alex at Welgelegen was spot on! He really hit it out of the park! The restaurant itself is very nice and decorated just right. I can't remember what dish everyone at the table had, my gnocchi was very good. Everyone at our table cleaned their plates,... More 

Thank slaterinde
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Quality food and lovely atmosphere. Attentive friendly service. A great garden location in summer or war interior for winter.

Thank Charl L
Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

My mom and I came here for lunch before going to watch a show at the Artscape and it was lovely. A great place to go on a warm, beautiful day so that you have the option of sitting in their picturesque courtyard or on one of their balconies overlooking the courtyard (make sure to book one of the balconies... More 

Thank JanineLiane
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I went for supper. Prices are on the higher end of the scale, but certainly not unreasonable given the location. The main was good, but service is definitely lacking with several different waiters eventually attending to us. We both had the Bacon wrapped kudu loin with blue cheese,pecan cream, blushed tomato and fig compote.I then had the... More 

Thank nicolettel116
new plymouth
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207 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Food service setting all first class. Good wine list too. Prices reasonable too. Nice outside area weather permitting .

Thank chitake

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 423 8653

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