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39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 465 0000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 February 2015

It was just 100 meter from our B&B and we didn't want to go far. Cosy place, friendly people taking care and make you feel welcome and at home. We didn't book but they had one table available. The springbok carpacchio was a bit of...More

1  Thank Linze B
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful meal here and it was the highlight of our dining experiences during our 3 nights in Capetown. The food was delicious, imaginative and beautifully presented and the service and ambiance excellent.

Thank ManchesterWalkies
Reviewed 12 February 2015

On January 20th 2015 myself and three friends dined at Aubergine restaurant in Cape Town. This was not a good experience at all. Upon arrival at 7:30pm we were seated offered water and virtually ignored for 30 minutes. Eventually at 8pm we were asked if...More

Thank patrick r
Reviewed 11 February 2015

The food was incredible and the staff attentive. The restaurant is central and deceiving from outside. The dessert was delicious and so was the food.

Thank Sasha H
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Amazing selection of great food and wine. Their sommelier really knows his wines, and what will go with your food selection. Well worth a visit.

Thank linlmc
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Four of us had dinner. The restaurant is welcoming and does have a buzz when it fills up. It is definitely in the “fine dining “ bracket. The menu is bit a pick and mix which is slightly confusing as you are not sure whether...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 31 January 2015

My husband and I had dinner at Aubergine on our 2nd of 3 nights in Cape Town at the end of our most recent Africa trip. Overall, we liked the restaurant and our dinner. The meal was good, the service was friendly and efficient for...More

1  Thank Bill R
Reviewed 30 January 2015

One of the worst and most expensive restaurants I have been to in Cape Town - and we live here. Very small portions and either tasteless or too salty - had to return my main course. I will never ever be coerced to go there...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Aubergine reminds you of a restaurant that used to be good but has since gone downhill. A heads up: In order to have wine pairings with your meal everyone at the table has to order the same thing. Odd.

Thank Doggles10
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Classic cuisine of the highest order where nothing conflicts, ingredients sought out, great wine list, a top end occasion, enjoy!

Thank TwoWinelovers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 465 0000
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