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Ari's Souvlaki

83a Regent Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 439 6683
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“souvlaki” (18 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
83a Regent Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I wasn't sure if this was just a takeaway but it's not it's a restaurant too Had the beef shwarma and chips all good slightly too much sour cream on the shwarma but still nice Staff are good it's comfortable and right opposite my hotel...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Really enjoyed our meal. Lamb kebabs and beef shwarma. Lamb had a wonderful flavour but did not enjoy the beef as much. Meze was delicious as was the fresh grilled pita. Great service. They do take cards however the propitiator has a small sign suggesting...More

Thank GreenChiliSmuggler
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The worst meal in Cape Town by far. Left most of it. The wine is terrible too. Nothing positive apart from my can of beer!! I should have realised by the standard of decor!

1  Thank Irsihpete
Reviewed 28 January 2017

It had been 25 years but Aris is still there and still doing a great souvalaki. We ate there sitting on the street. The garlicky sauce was so good.

1  Thank ams255118
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We have been coming to this restaurant for 30 years, although it has moved further down Sea Point, to the smarter side. This is a no-nonsense eatery where the souvlakia is always consistent. Go upstairs where it is quieter and if it is a hot...More

1  Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Bland Food and clearly in need of some attention. The food is as best "Bland" I had to ask the cook to PLEASE stop with the oil. The only garnish I was offered in a Shwarma was tomato and Tsastiki... no lettuce, onions or anything...More

1  Thank Travelocity2
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Looking for something a bit different, we headed into Seapoint, hungry for some Greek cuisine. Aris' did not disappoint! Although the restaurant is basic and a bit dated, the atmosphere is authentic, the staff terrific and the food definitely worth a visit. The menu is...More

Thank michaelwood2015
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing great about the food, menu or restaurant. Best part was the music and it is cheap - But you get what you pay for.

Thank JeanineGibb
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We were a little disappointed with our last visit in this small restaurant mainly frequented by locals. The bread was not good and so was also the chicken in the souvlaki. Frozen chicken was unfrozen in the microwave... ok we are not in a 3...More

Thank Jamaiscontent
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Ari's Souvlaki has been around for ages. While it was always slightly "rough and ready", it had a certain charm and was fun. My wife and I were staying in Sea Point and wanted a quick meal and so we walked around the corner to...More

Thank georgestof
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83a Regent Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 439 6683
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