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“Excellent beer selection, decent food, fun place to hang out”
Review of Banana Jam Cafe

Banana Jam Cafe
Ranked #1 of 27 Restaurants in Kenilworth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 21, 2013

We were intrigued by what we had read about the craft beers offered here, and were not disappointed. They have a great selection of beers. We found the food to be decent. It's definitely off the beaten path, but worth a visit if you're a beer aficionado or just someone looking to have a fun evening.

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Reviewed September 17, 2013

I love Banana Jam. It has a huge selection of craft beers on tap and in the bottle. They provide small tasters of beers if you are not sure if you like them. They do a beer and food pairing which is great too. Not a fan of the goat curry but the pizza's and burgers are great and very well priced.

If you like beer then this is the place to go...

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Thank Tracy B
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

With craft beers taking off in Cape Town, Banana Jam is the place to enjoy the beer (tasting board of 6 or 4 or both like we did) with some great food. Not sure where the Jamaican style food comes into the mix... but who cares when there are so many great beers to drink. In saying that though the food we did have was excellent.
Would recommend it and will be back again and again and again.....

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Thank Richard_Eberlein
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

Banana Jam has a great vibe and gets busy on weekends. Groups of friends meet to drink the cocktails and catch up. The vibe is relaxed with a Caribbean theme and there is likely to be bob marley playing in the background.

The cocktails are excellent - I seriously recommend the Green Iguana - its my favorite.
The food is decent. I would recommend the Barbados Burger.

You will need to make a booking on weekends.

Happy hour is from 5 to 6 pm. After a certain time (I think about 7pm) you either have to order food or a per person cover charge will apply.

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Thank Caroline T
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

Banana Jam is an institution in the Southern Suburbs! It is always a fun, relaxing and warm experience. Great food and great drinks. I love the cocktail specials :)

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Thank Emma_ZA
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