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“What a spectacular way to be introduced to Africa and its cultures!”
Review of Gold Restaurant

Gold Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 1,185 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $34
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Tuck in to a 14-dish set tasting menu inspired by dishes from all over the African continent. Learn to play the djembe drums with one of our patient, friendly facilitators. Enjoy live African entertainment with stories told through music and dance.
Reviewed October 28, 2012 via mobile

I recently accompanied a large group of Americans to the Gold Restaurant. Their premises are stunning!
The ambience is ekectrifying and the program very powerful!
We were in awe of the tribal costumes the staff wore, they dress in Mali tribal clothing.
First of all we were taught and entertained to an interactive drumming session. Thereafter we were seated for dinner. The dinner consists of many small dishes of African food brought out for us to try. The little sample dishes were good. The main course of "Malay curry, was not great, too much spice and nothing malay about it. By the way, this was the only negative comment!
Thereafter we were treated to tribal dancing from Mali, complete with huge puppets dancing along as well. This was absolutely fabulous! To end of this dramatic evening, a sangoma or traditional healer, came out in a gown spun with reds and gold thread, she had gold mesh disks on her eyes and as she did her powerful dance she spread gold dust every where!!! Overall verdict, a smashing show, all foreign visitors shiuld enjoy this special performance. We loved it!!!!

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Thank Tessa E
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

I had a really fun night at Gold. It sounds like it might be abit of a tourist trap but the staff had such genuine fun it was impossible not to enjoy yourself. The food was very good too and had dishes from all across Africa. An ideal place to visit of your only in Africa for a short stay.

Thank RuMc
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

The food was decent and plentiful. The show was fun. It's nice that they have three levels for dining. They put the large bus tour groups on the third floor. The second floor dining where we were had a nice, fine-dining atmosphere.

Thank HolliDenver
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Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

Thanks to Tripadvisor we enjoyed a great meal with entertainment right next to our table. Service was great too.

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Thank Palina10
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

This restraurant was recommended by a hotel staff member, and we are glad we followed her advice. Although we were on an upper floor and could not see the show, the performers came up to our floor and danced. Actually, we all danced! The food and service were very good, and I would recommend Gold to anyone wanting to try African cuisine. They also offer a shuttle service, for a reasonable fee, which is easier than taking a taxi. I would definitely go back!

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Thank Carl K
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