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Tao Yuan

275 Beach Road | Mimosa Court, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 434 8188
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible28%
4 weeks ago
6 days ago
“You will be unwelcome”
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Chinese, Asian
275 Beach Road | Mimosa Court, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Busloads of Asian tourists pour into this large venue on a daily basis. The staff are the rudest you will even encounter and you are unlikely to be welcomed. We have tried a few times, since it seems as if the food is very authentic...but...More

Thank stevebenade
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did not receive the friendliest welcome at the door. It also doesn't help that you then are never sure where to sit.

Thank deemsho d
Reviewed 31 October 2017

As some other reviewers have highlighted the restaurant is pretty basic but the food is really good, the portions generous and the prices reasonable. A highlight was the duck spring roll starter which really were excellent: the chicken chow mein was really good too.

Thank SJG444
Reviewed 18 December 2016

It is not only the food that makes a dining experience and at Tao Yuan this was part of the problem. The food was good. The restaurant was full of Chinese tour bus visitors who seemed to be having a good time toasting each other....More

1  Thank safaripro2015
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This is my first time having provided a view on TripAdvisor for a restaurant...... I was so moved by the state of the food, I feel I have to warn people. DO NOT VISIT! This was quite possible one of the worst meals I have...More

Thank BookingBunny
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We ordered won ton soup, black pepper beef, special fried rice and honey glazed pork. Each dish was prepared using fresh ingredients and was full of flavour. Quality of meat and dumplings was very good, better than most chinese restaurants I've tried around Cape Town....More

Thank Clyde P
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We were craving authentic Chinese food for weeks then found this jem on our holiday right next door to where we were staying. Starters were a selection of their dumpling appetizers and they were fantastic. Mains were just as good! Seafood chow mein and garlic...More

1  Thank Alastair S
Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

Was so in the mood for great Chinese food as well as an informal spot for dinner. A mistake that was already felt once entering. There is no ambience. Decor is tacky. The restaurant is dirty. The waitress was tired of life and most important...More

Thank johnstemmet
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Completely and utterly spoilt by having many overseas visitors, who dined because of Hotel Recommendations Absolutely not the courteous Chinese culture here. Avoid why waste your precious time Pity no Chinese people in sight. Local servers ignorant !!!

Thank 871edieh
Reviewed 16 November 2013

I just having a dinner this week in this Restaurant . First impression , Cantonese style restaurant with a seafood specialty . A big aquarium with Giant Abalone and Lobster inside . We order both of them and the Boss recommend us their special cooking...More

Thank Davidoffbali
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  • Address: 275 Beach Road | Mimosa Court, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 8188
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