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Gold Restaurant

15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4653
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fixed menu” (17 reviews)
“tasting menu” (22 reviews)
“tapas” (11 reviews)
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African, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must visit restaurant if your are visiting Cape Town. A real entertaining restaurant that reflects the Spirit of Africa. The drums and dance performances keeps you enthralled. The ambience is great. The staff are very friendly and customer oriented. They offer facial painting to...More

Thank Sony S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this resto in September as I was told it will be booked up well in advance! At first, I didn’t want to book it because of the reviews that it is “touristy”. I am so happy I went because it was the best...More

Thank Kbongolan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit Gold by a local to experience a variety of African food and some cultural dancing. Yes it's a bit touristy, but it's carried out with such energy and professionalism it makes for a great evening out. The food is simple...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, staff is the nicest! So much love, music, enthusiasm in what is done. Definitely touristy,but worth it. Food is good, music is amazing... whole african experience. Be sure you get a reservation, tones of tours come in. We were very lucky there was a...More

Thank Agamboaj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am generally skeptical of tourist destination dinner spots, but Gold changes the paradigm. This is not the top restaurant but it is a very good tourist destination, it checks both of those boxes and promised a wonderful evening. We were greeted by a wonderful...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted immediately by waiters dressed in brightly colored native attire. We were ushered to our table and the meal and bongo demonstration was explained. We were treated to a bongo lesson along with 100 or so others. The food was excellent, the service...More

Thank Sylvia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here October 2017 as part of a party of fourteen. Gold had been recommended to us so we decided to try it. The menu is a fourteen course set menu. The dishes come from all over Africa. Having been to something similar at Victoria...More

Thank Sanfidele
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on the recommendation of a friend and it was worth it. 14 course set menu that is cuisine from all over Africa. Very authentic and very good food. Service was outstanding in all regards. During the 2-hour meal performers come around and sing...More

Thank Fej92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

GOLD is fantastic option for a night out with friends, not only is there fun drum workshops you can do, but you'll get to sample some amazing dishes from all over Africa. In between each meal the staff often sing traditional songs whilst wearing traditional...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Arrive an hour before the set meal time and get involved in a group drumming session - we were amazed what we achieved! The set menu consisted of lots of small dishes from all over Africa, typically arriving 3 or 4 together. It was all...More

Thank _judy15t
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26 November 2017|
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Response from Bob L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - we were only visitors in September- we don’t know
5 November 2017|
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Response from danalbonda | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I think a solo traveler would enjoy it. Lots of tables - we were a party of 4.
1 August 2017|
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Response from SouthAfricaCindy | Property representative |
Hi. We do offer face painting and there is no additional charge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 4653
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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.
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