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“Lovely venue”
Review of Cafe Paradiso

Cafe Paradiso
Ranked #41 of 1,182 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Established by the inimitable Freda, Cafè Paradiso immediately set the bar for local cuisine and, from its inception, introduced us to a variety of dishes and ingredients seldom before experienced locally. Loving the idyllic setting and the warm ambience, Capetonians eagerly tucked into exotic and ‘foreign’ fare such as tzatziki, dolmades and babaganoush as well as the delicious country-style dishes which emanated from Paradiso’s bustling kitchens. Joined by three more formidable women, Laurille, Lynn and Mapula, Frieda and her team remained the heart of city trading with a lineage of values forming the foundation of this amazing establishment.
Reviewed November 7, 2012

The outside seating area is just amazing on a nice summer's day, with views of Table Mountain, and ribbons in the trees. The service is a tad on the slow side (this seems to be a trend in the Madam Zingara group) but in this chilled enviroment it can be overlooked. The menu is original and well put together and there's always new things to try, and the pricing is reasonable as well.

Thank Natasha S
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Reviewed November 2, 2012

The best place if you have kids and love quality food in Cape Town. Nothing else like it. Need to book in Summer though.

Thank laurend13
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Reviewed October 30, 2012

but we went on a thursday night which is a hectic night at most SA eateries. Food was wholesome the people were lovely and it is just down from derwent house where we stayed.

Thank MartinandNarelle
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

A really nice restaurant on Kloof Street. A good mix of local and Italian dishes at sensible prices. Excellent service. A nice night out.

Thank Chris T
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

Have just been back to beautiful Cape Town , and my very first meal was in my fav location and cafe....CAFE PARADISO!
It is still on top form,friendly,helpful [ and very attractive ] waiters, gorgeous food and wine, plus the atmosphere you only get a t a funky cool place like this.
10 out of ten, again!!

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Thank vontrappsters
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