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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
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6:45 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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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sitting on the terrace drinking cappuccinos on a September morn in Cape Town. What better way to start the day.While my lady & I just had coffee, the tables around us seemed to be enjoying everything they had in front of them. Good looking menu. Good street scene to watch go by. Reasonable service. Good pricing. Take the time and... More 

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Schweiz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arnolds was the first restaurant we tried when visiting Capetown - it was also one of the best. For us it was the ideal restaurant to start with, since it offers a mixed "Game" / "Animal" plate (Crocodile, Warthog, Springbok, Ostrich) and other nice stuff. We also had a free Wine from our Guesthouse (Tom's) which also contributed to our... More 

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Boston, Ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Arnold last night because our usual favourites were full. It was easy to get a booking, we had such a warm welcome on arrival. Our server was fantastic with just the perfect level of attention and good humour and we all loved our meals! Definately recommend. We had a friend from overseas with us who loved the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed by the menu. There are some "safe" options there, but if you want to try the game meats there's some good choices there too. All cooked very well. There was a big crowd of us and we got our food quickly too, with good service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food looks amazing and it's very nicely presented, but there is no punch at all. Flavours are good, ingredients are very nice, but the difference between seeing food on my plate vs tasting it - looks superb - tastes average. Not worth the money

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Thank Milan A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Throughly enjoyed our dinner at Arnold's. I had chicken and Greek sale, my husband had a beef filet and our grandson had a game platter. Everything was delicious. Our grandson thoroughly enjoyed his meal of ostrich, gemsbok, crocodile and warthog. He had never had anything like it before but I'm sure he will talk for years about his experience here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Our guide recommended we dine here. It wasn't anything good enough to warrant a repeat visit. We had the "game sampler" dish but didn't like any of it. We thought we simply didn't like these meats but we had some of them later on at a different restaurant and they were fantastic so it might have been that the dish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Love the eggs benedict on the sweet bread loaf. Excellent coffee, and overall a great place for breakfast. My daughter had flapjacks, which were delicious too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Arnold's restaurant is a brilliant place to eat for couples, families and groups of friends. Staff are welcoming and extremely helpful. They have traditional breakfasts at a very good price and their evening Africans game menu is one to be admired. I had Ostrich and my boyfriend had Warthog ribs and they were beautifully cooked and delicious! I would recommend... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

As reviewed on Zomato: We popped in at this eatery well-known for its double-up breakfast (that's right: 4 eggs!) but opted for their Eggs Florentine and my partner had the standard English version. The service was quick, the food tasty and a hearty portion. The atmosphere is intimate (if conversation at your table is lacking, you can easily eavesdrop on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $15
Cuisine
African, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
Open from 06:45 till late Mon to Fri and 08:00 till late Sat & Sun, open every day.

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