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Gold Restaurant

15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4653
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fixed menu” (17 reviews)
“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“tapas” (11 reviews)
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African, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great experience with friends, face painting before dinner, hand washes at table, really good food. Staff was extremely friendly and courteous, entertainment was awesome. Great place to go as a group for a fun experience.

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Maybe on the campy/touristy side, but it was good food, the entertainment was outstanding, and the service was good. The price was very reasonable. I would recommend it if you're in town on a touristing trip.

Thank petelars
Reviewed 6 days ago

pay the extra $10 and try the drumming experience before dinner... it's a lot of fun. Food is served almost tapas style... 16 courses if I remember correctly. Entertainment roaming the restaurant... wonderful. just a lot of fun for a very low cost and the...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here one evening as part of a package deal through the tour we were on. First let me say the entertainment was wonderful and so was the food. It is served family style at your table and it is a lot of food....More

Thank dianem163
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had this suggested to us by our hotel on the waterfront as something we should do before we left Cape Town. It was a short Uber ride (only USD 1.52!) and is in a converted warehouse. As others mentioned, there is a drumming session...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic opportunity to try a large number of African dishes. The little tapas dishes are all excellent and there is so much food! The entertainment was brilliant and really informal. Try to get there earlier in the evening to see all the entertainment. Also...More

Thank Tash S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended visiting 'Gold' by a friend, to experience African culture/entertainment & of course the cuisine! (advised to book ahead too) Luckily we were able to make a 6:30pm reservation, in time for the pre-dinner interactive drumming session. From arrival we felt a warm...More

Thank M T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends visiting from the US, and had such a great , uplifting experience . Did the drumming exercise before supper which is good fun too! Great African food served by friendly staff. The entertainment doesn’t disrupt the meal either ! If you are...More

Thank Pjvmunro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at Gold restaurant, and we were pleasantly surprised and the food was amazing, the service was impeccable and we will be going back soon. Do yourself a favour and go and experience it for yourself. The drumming is worth while and allot...More

Thank Nelmari J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place! Awesome food, excellent service and wonderful ambience and experience. Loved the drumming and the 14course meal was extraordinary. Will definitely go back there again!

Thank andrietteswart
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Questions & Answers
1 August 2017|
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Response from SouthAfricaCindy | Property representative |
Hi. We do offer face painting and there is no additional charge.
Amelie L
6 February 2017|
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Response from richaus | Reviewed this property |
We went in December - excluding drinks, the base cost for the menu for an adult was ZAR335pp. The Drumming before dinner - which is highly recommended - was another ZAR95pp
2 November 2016|
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Response from Puzzled66 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bennett Street | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 4653
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Tuck in to a 14-dish set tasting menu inspired by dishes from all over the African continent. Learn to play the djembe drums with one of our patient, friendly facilitators. Enjoy live African entertainment with stories told through music and dance.
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