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39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 465 0000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a very high quality restaurant. Everything about oozes quality, the food, the wine the service. It was also a great privilege to speak with the chef. A must if you are looking for a quality night out.

Thank John6550
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has great culinary creations but the chef’s creations are lost and diluted by the erratic and lackluster service. It is very unfortunate that great food with outstanding wine pairing and reasonable prices looses its appeal due to a staff that cannot execute with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Looked forward to dine at this Cape town restaurant with a long reputation of High and stable gastronomic level. After visiting several High end restaurants in both Cape and the winelands we entered aubergine on 3. Februar with expectations. 5 course tasting menu, starting with...More

1  Thank Torben K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat in the nice courtyard for lunch and had the three course menu. The food was as expected really good! Perhaps best, though, was the sommelier's wine advice and the specially developed wines to go with the food - a great match and a...More

Thank Fredrik H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a formal restaurant. Our starters were tuna three ways which was ok nothing special and ostrich tartare which was good but small portion. Next we had pork belly very good and loin of Impala which my husband loved. The sommelier made us laugh he...More

Thank JaneCross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have read much about the Aubergine Restaurant. And this year we decided to go there. We had a four course menu with wine parring. The food was all right - not at the level we expected at the price. The wines we ok but...More

Thank Teis T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it was New Years' Eve and yes, they were busy. With that out of the way... New Years' Eve dinner was a set menu that you had to pre-pay including a mandatory service charge and a cover per head for live music. All things...More

Thank Jukka K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aubergine is a fine dining restaurant with beautifully presented food, wonderful flavours and great service. If you are looking for a Michelin Star level restaurant I can thoroughly recommend it to you. I suspect some of the negative reviewers below don't quite understand that...More

Thank Ockham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Aubergine to celebrate our Anniversary. The staff are friendly and their service is great. The food is very good but overpriced. We had the Tuna and Risotto as starters, Beef Fillet and Duck Breast as mains and the Chef’s...More

1  Thank TravelExplorer12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have nothing to do for the night, then you are ok to come here, two hours to get our main course.

Thank Joe K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Barnet Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 465 0000
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