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“Very disappointing based on loads of reviews and expectations”
Review of Fork Restaurant

Fork Restaurant
Ranked #12 of 1,228 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed January 5, 2014

Met by an unfriendly processed individual with a clipboard asking for our name was a real brick wall experience.
Placed at a table by a till even the waiter suggested if we ordered more it would take time in other words' I need to turn these tables over quickly as we are full tonight'
Food average nothing special would not go back.
Felt like we were being hurried along .

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Thank Berjan2014
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Reviewed January 4, 2014

The ambiance and service are great and and all that, but the absolute highlight is the food! It is not Spanish tapas, rather little morsels of deliciousness with interesting varieties, textures, colours and flavours.
Situated in the heart of Cape Town on Long Street where there is a real buzz. Cannot wait to go back again.

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Thank Carla M
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

The description of tapas seemded to us a little bit misleading, we are used to expect Spanish deli's when thinking about tapas. We had a reservation for the balcony on first floor, interesting scenery with xmas music from one side and African drums from the other. The coctails we had were good, I asked for a modification to make a strawberry margerita instead of a regular one, but this was denied. The wine was good, , the wine list as well as the menue are simple to overlook. We have choosen several small dishes, some of them were sold out (even it wasn't 8 pm and the restaurant had several empty tables left). All food was well cooked, somewhat well balanced spicy, in sizes I would call them amuse bouche. We sometimes waited a little bit longer for some "tapas", and we needed 6 courses to feel satiety. The staff was friendly, forgot one course (which wasn't a problem for us), and the manager called a cab at the end.

Thank Mchenchef
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Reviewed December 31, 2013

My wife and I visited this restaurant during our honeymoon and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Its a small restaurant and reasonably priced in the heart of Cape Town CPD. I would recommend making a reservation beforehand as it was busy the night we went. They have a decent wine list and good mix of native South African dishes if you want to get adventurous, or more traditional tapas if you want to play it safe.

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Thank Matt S
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Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

I have been several times to Fork, last time last week and I was not disappointed - again!
We had quite a few dishes and all were great - special mention to the asparagus dish and the seared tuna one. The service was great as always.
We ll come back.

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Thank berengereSA
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