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Banana Jam Cafe

157 2nd Avenue, Kenilworth, South Africa
+27 21 674 0186
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana jam” (35 reviews)
“pizza” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
157 2nd Avenue, Kenilworth, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Bit of a pearl this place. Jerk chicken was fantastic, the calamari was delicious and the cocktails were really tasty (and most importantly quite potent). Would highly recommend- plus really friendly and attentive staff.

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Been here three times during my stay in Cape Town and can't get enough. Food is delicious and service is great. So good, keep it up!

Thank Tamarind D
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience here. Really fun decor and the owner obviously takes craft beer seriously. The staff were really friendly and attentive. The barman knew his tap beers and seemed to have fun meeting my requests. I frequent a lot of craft beer bars...More

Thank CraftBeerLady
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great selection of beers and the food is good. Staff are friendly and helpful. Tried one of the new beers, Bacon and Chilli Ale, too much like breakfast for me.

Thank doppierunner
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Enjoyed a relaxing meal, washed down by a few craft beers, some brewed on site. Bacon jalepeno poppers accompanied the pork main course - both very tasty. Service friendly and efficient in a relaxed, viby ambiance

Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We went at lunch during the week so it was quiet.The burgers were tasty with fresh fries & thin crispy onion rings. The service was good too. There is a big cocktail but the wine list is limited. lots of chilli dishes too if you...More

Thank sansmerrill
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great food, reasonable prices, interesting selection of cocktails and the service was prompt, even though we were a large group

Thank KatandChrisL
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Lively place with helpful staff good reggae music and an excellent food selection. The prices are very reasonable , for both food, cocktails and wine, an experience to be savoured.

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I loved being here! Why? Unexpected elicious food , aid back atmosphere, very friendly stuff and service! Why 4 out of 5? 5/5 SERVICE Fast and efficient and very friendly 4/5 ATMOSPHERE and FACILITIES The mixture of students, general locals and some visitors, makes it...More

Thank ShutUpAndDance
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely spot to kick back and relax. They have a fantastic selection of craft beer and cocktails. A relaxed atmosphere with great food.

Thank Lara A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 2nd Avenue, Kenilworth, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kenilworth
  • Phone Number: +27 21 674 0186
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