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Tai Ping

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Dean Street, Newlands, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is OK and the choices are good. There are set menu choices as well as individual dish choices. Service was very slow both of the last two times we went.

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Thank Joan C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I tried tai ping for the first time tonight and it was one of thee most disappointing resturants we have ever been to! Food was extremely average and extremely overpriced. I had their sweet and sour calamari which was a small plate of little pieces and had to pay extra for a side of rice! The calamari... More 

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Thank Dayna J
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Been a customer for years and again enjoyed a delicious meal. Good for take aways or to eat in the restaurant. Best spring rolls I have found and would always recommend.

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Thank Allister M
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Earlier this month, I dabbled in the cuisine served at the Newlands-based establishment of Tai Ping. After my waiter hurriedly set my Sweet n Sour Pork noodles in front of me, I dipped my quivering chopsticks into the cosmopolitan community of vegetables and soy infused meat and rose it towards my awaiting mouth. As soon as the combination of spices... More 

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Thank Michael G
Saint Julian's, Malta
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188 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hi. Great friendly and helpful staff. Good parking and security in the area including evenings. Food not really authentic according to our standards. More like American pseudo Chinese based on Cantonese fare. It will probably be OK for people who do not really know real Chinese cuisine.

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Thank saswcpr
Wester Cape
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Awful experience. If I caught the duck,skinned it and cooked it, it would taste better and take less time. Rename the duck the Sahara Duck. Bone dry to the point where it could light a veld fire. Rubbish decor, no vibe. What a waste of carbohydrates. Chicken and Beef superficial taste, no depth, again rubbish. Luckily our company was fantastic.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

A great Chinese restaurant that's long stood the test of time, despite all sorts of new yuppy-style competition having sprung up nearby. Quiet ambience, attentive service, personal touch and really nice food. I'd recommend Tai Ping every time ahead of the clatter of what's nearby.

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Thank andrewsA3111QE
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food has been same standard for years. Good selection of food. Duck outstanding Service good. Owner usually available Ambiance typical old fashion chinese no fancies. All the food good and prices reasonable Once a month or sometimes a week for us. Easy take aways as well.

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Thank susandph
Cape Town, South Africa
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I love this place! After to a few friends, I decided to follow their advice and went to get some takeaway recently. A very friendly welcome and chat to the lady behind the counter, it felt like I was talking to an old friend. As a vegetarian, I appreciate the variety and look forward to working my way through the... More 

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Thank africanswan
1 review
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Shocking service. Bad attitude when confronted. All of a sudden, nobody knows... I placed an order at 1900. Was told twenty minutes. Arrived at 1930. Waited until 2010. No apology. Will never in back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dean Street, Newlands, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?