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The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

32 Prestwich Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 76 144 4809
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“milk tart” (5 reviews)
“samosa” (4 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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32 Prestwich Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a busy night in the Rockwell Hotel when we arrived for the dinner theatre show. More than 30 of us from a tour group attended - and we were not disappointed! The food was good - starter of a large samosa (cold by...More

Thank TartanDeb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been enjoying SA a lot. This dinner show was the culmination. The food was great and this is a statement as all the food in Capetown has been awesome. There was a starter , wonderful buffet of all sorts of hot food. And dessert....More

Thank Maybellehoney
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Great art in nice familiar atmosphere. Me and my wife enjoyed the evening in the Rockwell Theatre very much. The local food was very tasty and the show was both historical interesting and entertaining with perfect performed songs. The show consists of two parts (acts)...More

Thank peter_gabler
Kayleigh-Ellingson, Business Development Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Dear Peter, Thank you so much for this wonderful review of our show. We aim to provide a fun, entertaining and informative show, every time for our guests, so we are delighted to hear that we exceeded your expectations. Regards, The Rockwell Dinner Theatre Team

Reviewed November 26, 2017

While you can enjoy tasty food and good drinks they perform a funny and historic show in which they explain the history from Cape Town and district six.

1  Thank Pau F
Germandt G, Public Relations Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

Thanks for this lovely review- we are so glad you had a good time!

Reviewed October 1, 2017

A huge thank you to The Rockwell Dinner Theatre for the great evening. Everything was soooo good, from the delicious four course meal , drinks and the show. WOW, well done to the cast of Kaapse Stories from The Mother City. You guys outdone yourselves,...More

Thank 3,470,142
Germandt G, Public Relations Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Dear 3470142, Thank you so much for this wonderful review of our show. We are so glad that we could exceed your expectations. Regards, The Rockwell Dinner Theatre Team

Reviewed September 24, 2017

We were expecting to hear the story of District 6 using traditional song. Instead we got a lot of well known songs interspersed with a weak story which was difficult to follow. If I hadn't read the programme, I really wouldn't have known what was...More

1  Thank hmnSurreyUK
Germandt G, Public Relations Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Dear hmnSurreyUK, We are sorry to hear that we did not exceed your expectations in every possible way. As much as we would like to have had a show that only showcased "traditional" songs- the reality is that the District Six community, the minstrel-culture, the...More

Reviewed September 7, 2017

Top entertainment, nice food, real people, interaction with our group based on real life in Africa Capetown

Thank anijnuis
Germandt G, Public Relations Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Dear anijnuis, Thank your for your short but sweet review. We are so thankful that you took the time to write this review for us. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed August 6, 2017

Was invited to the dinner theater by a friend, didn't know what to expect but was I amazed. Haven't had that much fun in a long while. The service was excellent, I fell in love with our waiter's accent. He was always smiling and quick...More

Thank vanessabM338AP
Germandt G, Public Relations Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Dear Vanessa, What a stellar review! Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience. We sincerely appreciate it and hope to be able to welcome you back again SOON.

Reviewed July 26, 2017

The meal was great, if you want to experience true capetonian food then i suggest you go and have the food here. entertainment was great, very interactive too and definitely i will never forget this for a long while. I would fully recommend this experience...More

Thank Diwah_Asante
Germandt G, Public Relations Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Dear Mudiwa, Thank you for this glowing review- we are elated that you had such a fantastic time at Kaapse Stories. We sincerely hope to welcome you to our venue again soon.

Reviewed June 28, 2017

The venue is good,the food is good but the drinks are a bit pricy. The overall experience was good and the entertainers were great especially the security guard. It was phenominal when he opened his mouth and crowd loved every moment thereof. The waitress was...More

Thank Charlene_M1984
Germandt G, Public Relations Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2017

Dear Charlene, Thanks so much for this lovely review - I have passed your comments onto our restaurant management and staff. We certainly hope to welcome you to our venue and show again soon!

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Response from elliecourts | Reviewed this property |
Hi. They have a buffet set up for the main meal with a good variety of choices that can accommodate all dietary requirements. We did have two vegans as part of our party. We notified the venue beforehand and they were very... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $40
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Prestwich Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 76 144 4809
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Description
Enveloped in the quaint decor of the Cape, international and local guests of all ages, whilst enjoying a scrumptious buffet and Cape wines, will be transported into the world of entertainment featuring our production "Kaapse Stories from the Mother City", written and directed by award winning Basil Appollis, we meet a Cape family in a show filled with the humor, intoxicating rhythm and soulful songs unique to Cape Town. Forged from the hardships and misfortunes of the past, emerges a triumphant community - the original 'Rainbow Nation'.
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