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Cafe Ganesh

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38 B Trill Road, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
+27 21 448 3435
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6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Lichtenfels, Germany
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28 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Nice alternative/ student visited bar in observatory. Sometimes with drumsessions upstairs. Prices average (ZAR 28 for big black label)

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Thank neverathome2016
Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We love going to Ganesh. The food is hearty, delicious and great value for money. Always a lovely vibe and authentic, "non-pretentious" homely feel. Service not the fastest as there is usually one or two people waiting tables but the staff is warm and friendly. One of my favourite places to eat in obs, especially when I'm in the mood... More 

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Thank CallMe_MF
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great place to get your vegetarian fix. The aubergine dish is the best! This dish creates food envy amongst friends, absolutely mouth watering! Great music, good food and friendly service.

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Thank Gazelle8SA
Munich, Germany
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2016

I loved being here! Why? Delicious food (be aware: big portions!), laid back atmosphere and a lot of locals, made me feel very comfortable and I enjoyed it every time I' ve been here. Why 4 out of 5? 3,5/5 SERVICE Fast and efficient, not the funniest and friendliest EVER, but totally fine. 4,5/5 ATMOSPHERE and FACILITIES The mixture of... More 

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Thank ShutUpAndDance
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Easy going laid back eatery in Obs - student suburb of Cape Town. Crayfish samoosa's are the best. Mainly student and art crowd. Unpretentious food. Good time garaunteed

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Thank Giftrapp
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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198 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed May 29, 2016

Cafe Ganesh is simple without being basic. The place serves good food at reasonable prices. The vibe is laid back and the staff are friendly and efficient. The menu selection is diverse enough without being overwhelming. You have a sense that they make everything on their menu really well.

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Thank NoelleKoeries
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 26, 2016

One of Obs hidden gems. I love the tomato soup starter and the falafel pita. Very affordable and with an interesting menu.

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Thank sensiblelady
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for something different and this certainly fits into that category. It looks a little scruffy, especially from the outside but it has a lot of character. The food was really great. I had umngqusho (lamb shank with samp) and my wife had the vegetable rootie. Really delicious and very affordable.

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1 Thank Carel V
Cape Town, South Africa
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2016

Cafe Ganesh is an unpretentious place with a lovely atmosphere and great food at reasonable prices. Very friendly staff.

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Thank simplyZi
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

The waiter was a nice guy. The portions are very big. There is vegan items on the menu. Too bad the food I got didn't taste anything. I was full but..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 B Trill Road, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +27 21 448 3435

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?