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Rhodes Memorial Restaurant & Tea Garden

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Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
27216870000
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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149 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely drive up to the memorial, with great views to enthuse about. Mainly outside seating and limited inside seating. Small little play park for kids. Service good but will get hectic with the arrival of guests as it is nearly always full on good days. Food is good at reasonable prices and a good variety.

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Thank Aeraille
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food with healthy portions and pleasant attentive service Choice of outside panoramic view when the weather is good, or Cosy and warm inside the thatch "cottage" Added bonus to explore the adjacent grand Rhodes Memorial

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Thank andrewhK8345DQ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can get more of an english breakfast than this. Just what we needed for a Saturday morning escape from the city.

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Thank trevorn455
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent spot for breakfast and lunch. We went for breakfast this time. The restaurant wasn't busy at all on a Tuesday morning. We sat inside by the fireplace during the cold month of July. The food was delicious, and well presented. Everything was great! The service, atmosphere and food cannot be faulted. The restaurant has a unique setting with amazing... More 

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Thank André M
Galway, Ireland
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect spot for Sunday afternoon tea or even lunch after a walk on the mountain. Fun play area for the kids. Friendly staff who also offer warm blankets when the wind picks up. If it's still too cold you could always move in indoors and warm up with some rich hot chocolate by the fire.

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Thank lottimac
Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Kids really enjoyed the play area. The view is amazing and it has a great atmosphere. I had the Tamatie bredie, it had just the home-made flavour I was looking for! We also ordered the platter with snoek paté and pickle fish really good. Waiter was on point!

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Thank Elizabeth E
Maun, Botswana
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123 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant occupies one of the best locations in Cape Town in terms of a view. It should by rights offer service that matches location but it doesn't and in the past we have also experienced the same so our experience would appear to be ops normal. We were just two. We ordered a light meal and coffees. My meal... More 

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Thank NeilLMaun_Botswana
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

On the spur of the moment we decided to try this restaurant for a Sunday lunch. We sat outside on a perfect Cape winter day with a perfect view over Cape Town and surroundings. Ordered chicken curry and tomato bredie. Delicious!!! Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank Capetoni
Pune, India
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We stopped for a quick lunch here, after visiting the Kristenbosch botanical garden. Enjoyed the cool surrounding and great view of Cape town. The grilled sandwiches and ostrich steak were delicious, so were the drinks.

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Thank Varsha146
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We ordered a beef stroganoff & 2 scones & jam. The beef stroganoff looked disgusting and resulted in an upset stomach 1/2 hour later. the scones were not even deserving of the name. The prices were also way above norm. Considering the location at a prime tourist spot this place is doubly disgusting. They should be booted out and someone... More 

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Thank Paul Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 27216870000
Description
Breakfast, brunch, lunch, cakes and high tea. Kids play area, good coffee and a great view, make sure to bring your K9 too.

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