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Review of Karibu

Karibu
Ranked #40 of 1,185 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: African, Steakhouse
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We are a Truly South African Restaurant situated in the World Class V & A Waterfront. We serve traditional unpretentious good South African cuisine to international guests and locals alike.
Reviewed January 24, 2013

We ate at Karibu twice and were very pleased with the drink, food and the service. The atmosphere was friendly and none intrusive. I was also very pleasantly surprised by the size of the bill charged to my credit card. We would have no hestitation in eating there again. When we were there it was very windy, but there was an outside eating area.

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Thank Richard C
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KaribuRestaurant, Manager at Karibu, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2013

Hi Richard


Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review we really appreciate it.



Kindest Regards

Teagan

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

In 2012 we visitet Capetown twice. in our opinion Karibu is one of the best restaurant in the Waterfront area. We enjoyed the excellent food, the friendly waiters and the excellent wine recommendations. If we compare with the restaurants in the same area; we always will select Karibu again.

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Thank HubertB276
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KaribuRestaurant, Manager at Karibu, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2013

Hi Hubert


Thank you for a WONDERFUL review, we are so happy to hear that Karibu is your first choice and we hope to remain your first choice for many years to come.

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Teagan

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Our evening started with beautiful singing from African singers. This made us decide to dine at Karibu. First off we thought their prices were a bit heavy, but decided to give it a go. For starters we had the Calamari and the Snoek pate. Both were not bad, but didn't rock my world.

For mains we decided to go with what they called Devil's Peak, a combination of sausage, fillet and chops, and the Giant Venison Skewer. The chops were over cooked, the fillet was dry and the sausage was terrible. The Venison skewer had a terrible creamy sauce over it, which we found out to be Amarula. Didn't work as a combination.

After the mains we opted to rather just have coffee and skip the desserts. Service was average and the overall experience didn't impress me like other options in the V&A Waterfront.

Would I go back, probably not.

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Thank garystevens75
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KaribuRestaurant, Manager at Karibu, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2013

Good day

We are sorry to hear that we did not live up to your expectations, please afford us the opportunity should you be in Cape Town again to make it up to you.

Please give us a call on (021)421 7005 when you are in Cape Town.


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Teagan

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Reviewed January 14, 2013

Our first night in Capetown we head down to the V&A waterfront to be confronted by a huge array of restaurant choices. We walk almost all the way through and found this restaurant with excellent outside tables overlooking the waterfront area and a backdrop of table mountain. The menu looked quite extensive. My wife had Bobotie and I had a steak; both were simply first class. The service was good and not too intrusive. We would have gone back again during our 3 nights here but we wanted to try some other eateries. If we had been there longer we would definitely have returned.

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Thank KeithmT
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KaribuRestaurant, Manager at Karibu, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2013

Hi Keith

Wow thank you for an outstanding review of our restaurant, we as the Karibu Team take great pride in offering guests the best experience possible and it is great to know when we have succeeded.

Thank you once again.

Kindest Regards

Teagan

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Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

We ate here twice while in cape town, delicious both times. Good food and wines, what stands out in my memory were the starters, delicious sesame seeded Camembert and Brie with a berry coulis and mini spicy fish cakes, yummy!

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Thank Sinead D
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KaribuRestaurant, Manager at Karibu, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2013

Good Day Sinead

Wow thank you for such a lovely review, I must agree with you our starters do offer a variety of flavour and are all "yummy". We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at Karibu.

Kind Regards

Teagan

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