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Gold Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
African, Tunisian
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15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Somerset, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This eleven course meal representing different cultures on the continent should not be missed. It was just my wife and I, but the amount of food could have fed four easily. So good and flavorful. And then the drummers and dancers made it the best cultural experience we had during out visit in CPT.

Thank Kirreck
Holywood, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We dined at Gold one evening and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal! The fixed tasting menu has a wide variety of food and it was nice to try food from all over Africa. The African dancing and entertainment was also added to the atmosphere! Would definitely recommend a visit!

Thank Peter B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Glad a fellow traveler told us not to miss this. Not just truly excellent African food but an interactive experience of arriving early to participate in drumming. We were led by a truly charismatic drum leader who kept us hopping and laughing both. Throughout dinner at 3 levels, groups would rotate and perform African song and dance. 14 course -... More 

Thank Bob B
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A true African experience. The entertainment is priceless! Great singers and the dancing compliment the performance. The guests become part of the performance with dancing and complimentary traditional face painting. The food courses are amazing. Highly recommended for a truly traditional yet fun and entertaining experience.

Thank Jam11203
Poulsbo, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friends invited me to meet them at Gold and I'm so happy they did! We started with a group djembe lesson which was a blast. Over the evening our eating - a wide variety of dishes from all over the African continent - was pleasantly interrupted by singing and dancing right next to our tables. Excellent food. Fun, quality entertainment.... More 

Thank moreworld2c
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Gold to compensate the kids for indulging the adults on a tour of the wine lands earlier that day. It is regarded as an authentic African experience and it did not disappoint. I cannot vouch for its authenticity but it certainly felt real. We had booked for a drumming lesson session at 6.30 and this was enjoyed by... More 

Thank Roger H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Environment and service is welcoming! Arrive at 18:30 to take part in the drumming session with the staff for a more interactive and engaging experience..

Thank 232willieb
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a really fun night where we were given a drumming lesson prior to food and drinks. The food was fantastic and plentiful. the entertainment during food was so much fun that i did not want it to stop

Thank cgab2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Gold Restaurant on our first night in Cape Town and it was such a treat. We saw the menu and thought we were going to pick from the many different items but we were pleasantly surprised that the dining experience included about 10-12 African dishes from across the country. The food was a great tasting experience of... More 

Thank MikeRenee C
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a great if you are looking for an African experience. There is a cultural show and traditional African food. If you are vegetarian they do give you that meal. Its really a nice place . We enjoyed this experience and recommend it to whoever visits Cape Town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
African, Tunisian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 27214214653
Tuck in to a 14-dish set tasting menu inspired by dishes from all over the African continent. Learn to play the djembe drums with one of our patient, friendly facilitators. Enjoy live African entertainment with stories told through music and dance.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?