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Arnold's Restaurant

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60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 4344
06:45 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 06:45 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Bergen, Norway
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, good wine and very good service. Went there two times and loved it. Thumbs up! Crowded in the weekends, so would recommand to book a table just to be sure.

Thank Lena N
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123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent burger meal,ostrich and beef. Sweet potato fries and onion rings. Truly very good. Worth coming when it isn't breakfast time!

Thank jo0501
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

nice, 'democratic' eatery on Kloof Street, been there for ever, its a classic for quick, easy, decent eating any time of the day: nice menu, friendly service ... what is not to like ... but not really to love

Thank Swallow64
Jerusalem District, Israel
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We have been at Arnolds tonight. It was amazing. We had avery friendly waiter with a superb service. The food was nice with exotic meat like warthog ostrich and so on Very nice. Try to get a place on the terrace

Thank Matthias H
Sebastopol, California
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154 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent selection, especially game meats, with a nice selection of wines, attentive and friendly service, and good for people watching. Being one of the few good neighborhoods restaurants open on Sunday is an added plus.

Thank Don L
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

On a windy Sunday evening, we took one of the last 2 tables in this busy place. Luckily for those arriving after us, service is very rapid, so being hungry we dispatched our starters and mains less than 45 minutes after arrival. It isn't fine dining but a good place for a standard meal.

Thank Andyolly
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

12 years later and things are still popping off with a light hearted spirit. Food is as per expectation spot on and quick. Seating is fair and comfortable. Always a fun place to have a quick snack or a chilled lunch

Thank Mario C
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My husband ate at lunch while I just had coffee. For dinner I was well looked after with fish and mashed pototoes. My husband had the chicken curry with mashed potatoes. The mini creme brûlée was lovely too. The waitress and the waiter were very knowledgable about gluten/ wheat free diets. We will certainly recommend the restaurants to our friends... More 

Thank Sue K
Halifax, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

we went to arnolds 3 nights running, it simply got better ,a roadside cafe with an incredible menu and speciality south african foods wharthogg ribs, wow, osticht, kudu steaks crockadile but i could leave this, great chicken wings,lovely wine and all so inexpensive really going 3 nights must show how good it was the staff could not do enough and... More 

Thank Peter G
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Whether you're looking for a chilled weekend brunch with friends or a formal birthday dinner with family, Arnold's has got something for everyone. Comfortable outside area or cosy indoor dining, the atmosphere is always welcoming and the service friendly and efficient. My favourite meals are Mike's Breakfast, The Warthog Burger or if you're really hungry (and hungover ;) go for... More 

Thank Tom M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
African, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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
Open from 06:45 till late Mon to Fri and 08:00 till late Sat & Sun, open every day.

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