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“Soul Food Paradise”

The Diplomatic Bar & Restaurant Pty
Ranked #281 of 1,322 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Local cuisine
Description: The Diplomatic Bar & Restaurant is a concept that transports the Southern African home cooking to South Africa. Southern African cuisine is a combination of traditional foods and colonial foods influences. We specialize in authentic traditional cuisine. Our food is handcrafted from scratch with fresh and natural ingredients; we do not use artificial ingredients, butter and sugar. All our dishes are flavourful and spiced according to our customers preferences from mild to super spicy. The Diplomatic Bar & Restaurant embraces Southern African lifestyle.
Reviewed October 26, 2018

I love infused African cuisine, am an African through and through. Food that warms my soul; is my experience at the Dipllomatic Bar & Restaurant. The service is excellent and the ambiance is chilled and you feel you are amongst family; truly the African style. Well worth experiencing the tastes of Africa from the Diplomats, when you visit Cape Town have a taste of Mother Africa's cuisine at this place. Simply loves the food.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 776joyce
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

My wife and I had the pleasure of dinning at this wonderful restaurant. Food is great and service is excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank stheys2018
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

What an incredible restaurant!!!! 7 of us had the pleasure of dining at this wonderful establishment last night and every meal was served beautifully presented and beyond tasty. Traditional African cuisine at its best. The food and drinks are reasonably priced and the portions are generous. The vibe is incredibly comfortable and everyone is very friendly. Chris, the owner manages to cook the delicious food while socialising with all the guests. Amazing environment, flavoursome meals and a beautiful story!!! 10/10

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank KathleenC2299
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I enjoyed the food on the Diplomatic very much.
The Bobotie is very tasty and the portions are generous.

Definitely a place to go more than once.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Oliver S
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Christian K, General Manager at The Diplomatic Bar & Restaurant Pty, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Dear Oliver

Thank you very much for the positive review. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. We will soon be moving to a new location so please keep a look out.

See you soon!

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Reviewed June 15, 2017

Lovely authentic SA restaurant - staff are so friendly Wonderful African food, great company.
If you're in Cape Town, and want to try South African Cuisine, I highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Thank OngamaM1
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