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Arnold's Restaurant

60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 4344
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“game meat” (32 reviews)
“ribs” (29 reviews)
“ostrich steak” (9 reviews)
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European, African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 526 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Advised by my guesthouse owner ( Tintagel ) as the place to try game. No regrets at all. The service provided by our waiter, Mr. John was attentive and polite and amenable to changes. The food served was excellent. We have as mains Ostrich steak...More

Thank zap2020
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is not one of the more expensive restaurants in town. It is definitely not one of the best. It is decent, but nowhere near the top, where it is currently ranked. The game plate is definitely a good idea. Howewer the meats on the...More

Thank TurCan
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

This is not the first time that we visit this restaurant and probably not the last. The service is always super friendly and professional. The food was excellent , tasty and well prepared and priced. The wine was perfectly chilled. Highly recommended.

Thank tedbenet62
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

What can I say, brilliant food. Not glitzy or shiny like some places but the food make a up for this. Generous portion sizes and meats from bok and kubu to crocodile and standard types also. A must go if you get the chance. The...More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We ate here a few times, lunch and two dinners. The food is near to fine dining at mid-range prices, and the drinks are good value. Steaks of all types and ribs are great. The only down side is they don't do a T-bone, but...More

Thank BobMarshall666
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We walked in on the spot. Great choice. Great food, good service, good price. Loved the Kudu loin. What do you want more?

Thank Achim D
Reviewed 30 November 2017

After a very disappointing experience in a nearby restaurant on the night before we followed local advise and were not disappointed. The dinner as well as the service at Arnolds were excellent. My wife had seafood dishes as starter and for the main, which she...More

Thank tigin
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Loved the food and wine. It isn't fancy but the food was awesome. The staff was cheerful and attentive and both of us had terrific meals. If only we had heard of the restaurant the first night we were in town. There are so many...More

Thank gcfrisco
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is a little off the beaten track and full of locals as well as travelers. Good menu options including game and local fish, I think they are renowned locally for their Game. Very noisy on a Saturday night but we enjoyed our evening.

Thank RosieWinchester
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Our family had heard about the game meats here thru friends. Being an adventurous eater, this place was on my must go list. Boy they did not disappoint. We skipped apps and went right to the meal. Game platter for my daughter and I consisted...More

Thank PaulPolito
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Questions & Answers
26 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Adrian S | Reviewed this property |
I must admit I don't recall them doing takeaways but there is no harm in asking them or going to their website!
3 July 2015|
Response from Arnolds R | Property representative |
We are indeed open Sunday nights - in fact from 06:30 till late 364 days a year! Can I reserve a table for you? Regards Team Arnolds
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:45 AM - 10:00 PM
6:45 AM - 10:00 PM
6:45 AM - 10:00 PM
6:45 AM - 10:00 PM
6:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 4344
  • E-mail
Open from 06:45 till late Mon to Fri and 08:00 till late Sat & Sun, open every day.
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