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“Almost everyone dances”

Marco's African Place
Ranked #54 of 1,193 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 8, 2013

Marco's created a place where people mix on the dance floor - tourists and South Africans. Not so common yet.
I go 6 times a year with 30-40 Swedish guests, many are pensioners, and you should see them swing to the African rhythms! They really enjoy the Pan-African platter main course!
Marimba or hi-life band, depending on evening, with lithe singer/dancers who involve the audience. A great favourite!

Thank Madi G
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Reviewed February 20, 2013

I am a South African who now lives in London. I took my English wife out to Cape Town for the first time recently and we went into Marco's.... and I was blown away by the fantastic staff and brilliantly prepared local dishes.

My only disappointment was when I tried to order the Sheeps Head and they were out, although this was followed very quickly by relief as I had gone there to experiment. That is one of the best things about it! You can try traditional African meals or eat something a little more conventional.

They truly do cater for everyone.

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1  Thank Mark J
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Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

Excellent Food and Exotic food - Check
Outstanding Service - Check
What more to ask for ehhh!

Finally got to try The famous African Platter with Ostrich, Kudu, Springbok & Impala steaks

Definitely a must try in cape town

1  Thank Kiran_Chan
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

This was an amazing place to listen too excellent african music and to have a fantastic meal. There are many different kinds of african food and a variety of meats on the menu. We tried crocidile tail, wharthog, springbok, kudu, and osterich. All was really good. The music and the dancing was also very entertaining. One of the best nights i had out while in Cape Town. You have to try it. Marco is a great host and one the few places with great service from the staff.

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Reviewed January 5, 2013

nice atmosphere, busy for dinner, reservation is a must! i had the best impala steak ever, do try it! all waiters are great, quick service, lovely coffee as well!

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