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Arnold's Restaurant

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60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 4344
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They have a good variety of game meats like ostrich, kudu, springbok, crocodile in addition to beef and chicken. The ostrich steak was good but nothing amazing. Same for their burger. The sweet potato fries were mixed with cooked and under-cooked fries. The ambiance felt more of an upscale diner. It’s an okay place but nothing standout that make us... More 

Thank KumarPatel4
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

o dear. maybe we just got unlucky . Although a busy night @ Arnolds on a weds evening, this really was a poor experience . First it took our waitress 45 mins to tell us our main course wasn't available , then they got the order wrong then when the steak arrived, it was cremated. the manager apologized said he... More 

Thank EssexPathfinder
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A tour guide recommended this place so we decided to have dinner here, and man oh man it was delicious! Service was excellent, the food exquisite. One of the best dinners we had in South Africa. Highly recommended for meat lovers!

Thank Thomas S
Durbanville, South Africa
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheap eats with good service. Not very clean. Still had the previous evening's smells We had breakfast which is the safer option at a restaurant of this kind. It was good and well prepared. Portions are big. We had the special of the day and loved it.

Thank Eater167
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place! Had a mixed game platter...good atmosphere and great people! Especially nice greetings to Zee...great waitress!

Thank Sascha V
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for 2 meals . Had fillet steak and warthog burger first time which was soooo tasty and excellent service. On second occasion shared the north african chicken curry which was the best myself and mum had ever tasted! Zee the waitress was really friendly and made it easy for us to share the meal bringing the mash out... More 

Thank Stephanie N
Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In brief, this was a recommendation that really didn't live up. they got the order wrong and there were only three items, this was corrected fairly quickly but still not great food as we'd been lead to believe. I like to be able to see what I'm eating, the lighting in the outside area was very bad when it was... More 

Thank iml67
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We visited Arnold's restaurant quite a few times and we always left happy. The service was amazing, friendly and helpful. My fillet steak was done exceptionally well. The salad was very fresh. The waiter beautifully matched our food with a lovely wine. Well priced. We highly recommended it.

Thank stonejames
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Arnold's is a fabulous little restaurant that was recommended to us by the concierge at our hotel. It's a pretty casual setting but the food is definitely 5 star. I tried the ostrich, which was perfectly prepared. I was shocked that it was just like steak.

Thank Tadji
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Arnold's is a great spot to grab a breakfast. Positioned right on the buzzy Kloof Street it has a street cafe vibe. Breakfasts well priced

Thank darvi10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
African, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 4344
Open from 06:45 till late Mon to Fri and 08:00 till late Sat & Sun, open every day.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?