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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” (33 reviews)
“ribs” (30 reviews)
“ostrich steak” (11 reviews)
Open Now
6:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
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 545 reviews

Reviewed March 15, 2018

When doing research for restaurants near our hotel i found Arnold's so glad i did, it was that good we went twice. The restaurant is down to earth tables and chairs inside benches outside, the staff are very friendly and helpful, the reason i was...More

Thank 123alison2014
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Recommended for a decent breakfast, used by locals as well as visitors. Opens about 6.00am , mainly for the locals.

1  Thank Graham L
Reviewed February 23, 2018

We were a group of eight friends travelling from Canada and looking for authentic African cuisine and we stumbled upon Arnold’s (a short walk from our Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel). Over half of our group had The African Sampler, complete with Warthog ribs, Ostrich, alligator,...More

1  Thank ransclan
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Recommend by some friends. Did not disappoint. Friendly, welcoming service. Good quality food. 3 courses, drinks & coffees approx £42 , excellent value for the good quality. Would definitely go again.

1  Thank DavidGill
Reviewed February 13, 2018

We used to be regulars at Arnold's but this was our first visit in six years, we weren't disappointed at the changes in décor which create a lighter atmosphere, nor were we disappointed with the quality of the food - excellent. Service was friendly and...More

1  Thank Sandra T
Reviewed February 12, 2018

We walked across the street from our hotel, The Mount Nelson because our tour guide recommended it and encouraged us to try the ostrich steak. My husband ordered mussels as an appetizer, we shared the calamari strips which were delicious and we each ordered an...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed February 11, 2018

We visited Arnolds on our first night in Cape Town when we were very tired, but still had a very nice evening despite not feeling great! The service was very friendly and attentive, and the atmosphere nice and low key. I had the ostrich steak...More

1  Thank JenBuzz
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a good Dinner with Loin and asian dishes. Next Time will take the 🍔 burger! Best Crème Brûllée in Town 😍

Thank Franco I
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a good time there! Food was also more than ok! Friendly waiters! Prices are absolutely affordable!

Thank MAGoebel
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Lovely restaurant with good menu to try something different,the place to eat true South African food. I ate Warthog for the first time. I am not normally not much of a meat eater, but these ribs were excellent and huge. The boozey milk shake was...More

Thank 6family2017
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Questions & Answers
July 25, 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!
July 3, 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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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