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Tai Ping

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Dean Street, Newlands, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been a customer for years and again enjoyed a delicious meal. Good for take aways or to eat in the restaurant. Best spring rolls I have found and would always recommend.

Thank Allister M
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Earlier this month, I dabbled in the cuisine served at the Newlands-based establishment of Tai Ping. After my waiter hurriedly set my Sweet n Sour Pork noodles in front of me, I dipped my quivering chopsticks into the cosmopolitan community of vegetables and soy infused meat and rose it towards my awaiting mouth. As soon as the combination of spices... More 

Thank Michael G
Saint Julian's, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hi. Great friendly and helpful staff. Good parking and security in the area including evenings. Food not really authentic according to our standards. More like American pseudo Chinese based on Cantonese fare. It will probably be OK for people who do not really know real Chinese cuisine.

Thank saswcpr
Wester Cape
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Awful experience. If I caught the duck,skinned it and cooked it, it would taste better and take less time. Rename the duck the Sahara Duck. Bone dry to the point where it could light a veld fire. Rubbish decor, no vibe. What a waste of carbohydrates. Chicken and Beef superficial taste, no depth, again rubbish. Luckily our company was fantastic.

2 Thank D_Dubb015
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

A great Chinese restaurant that's long stood the test of time, despite all sorts of new yuppy-style competition having sprung up nearby. Quiet ambience, attentive service, personal touch and really nice food. I'd recommend Tai Ping every time ahead of the clatter of what's nearby.

Thank andrewsA3111QE
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food has been same standard for years. Good selection of food. Duck outstanding Service good. Owner usually available Ambiance typical old fashion chinese no fancies. All the food good and prices reasonable Once a month or sometimes a week for us. Easy take aways as well.

Thank susandph
Cape Town, South Africa
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

I love this place! After to a few friends, I decided to follow their advice and went to get some takeaway recently. A very friendly welcome and chat to the lady behind the counter, it felt like I was talking to an old friend. As a vegetarian, I appreciate the variety and look forward to working my way through the... More 

Thank africanswan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Shocking service. Bad attitude when confronted. All of a sudden, nobody knows... I placed an order at 1900. Was told twenty minutes. Arrived at 1930. Waited until 2010. No apology. Will never in back.

Thank Dymondfield
Cape Town, South Africa
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Visited Tai Ping with a friend for dinner. Found the service very friendly and the ambiance was very peaceful. On top of all this the food was mouthwatering. It is a 34 year old Chinese restaurant and they have the same chef for over 30 years. Their menu hasn't changed for more than a decade now. This actually is quite... More 

Thank Roopsy01
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We have been to Tai Ping a number of times and regularly get takeaways from them too. Excellent takeaway service. Typical Chinese restaurant lighting and decor. I have generally avoided Chinese food thinking it very fried and oily. Tai Pings has totally convinced me otherwise. I love the hot and spicy chicken as well as the sweet and sour pork.... More 

Thank Andrew B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dean Street, Newlands, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands

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