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“Nice Atmosphere ”
Review of Karibu

Karibu
Ranked #48 of 1,245 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$150 - US$390
Cuisines: African, Steakhouse
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We are a Truly South African Restaurant situated in the World Class V & A Waterfront. We serve traditional unpretentious good South African cuisine to international guests and locals alike.
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Came here for dinner. Staff was accommodating and friendly.
Nice outdoor seating.
My steak was cooked to perfection.
Good selection of wines.
Aritha to excellent care of us.

Thank HolgerG909
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

My wife and I were visiting South Africa to celebrate a landmark birthday and with only a limited time for the trip could only stop 4 days in Cape Town, so we opted for the vibrant, and friendly waterfront location. A friend had recommended Karibu Restaurant as a good eatery for one of our evenings in the perfect waterfront setting, good steaks and fish dishes at very respectable prices and some very drinkable sensibly prices local South African wines. We were very well looked after and served by our friendly waiter Forgive. The food, wine and ambience was most enjoyable. We hope to visit Cape Town again soon, and will definitely be returning to dine at Karibu.

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Thank kbsmiffy
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Our server Lisa explained the menu to us before making suggestions. The meal was very enjoyable.The wine complimented to good nicely and our waitress was polite, friendly and knowledgeable. It's best to arrive early as it does get very busy.

Thank VickyFreek
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

I called the restaurant to make a reservation before we left the UK which was not necessary as there were plenty of tables when we arrived on a Sunday night. We opted for the safari platter so as to try a variety of meats we don't get in the UK, I can't remember everything on the plate but it included ostrich,kudu and beef steak, the meats were all well cooked to our preference of rare and we had sides including chakalaka and putu and morogo. The portion was enormous and we struggled to finish it.


For such a touristy location our expectations were low but we were very happy with the food and service and would certainly return.

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Thank julia687
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for an impromptu meal at the Karibu. We limited African food experience, Nigel our host was superb. He got us a lamb stew for my wife and I opted to be safe with a Greek salad, Butternut squash soup and Nigel got us some amazing bread (can’t recall the name but starts with R). Was very impressed with the food and loved the hospitality. Do drop by here folks.

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