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Cafe Paradiso

110 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 0403
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb salad” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (49 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
110 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 736 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were a party of 8 visiting. One of us has some allergies and tried to swich/change some options in the meal i.e skip bread (gluten) and order sallad instead... Even when she offered to pay extra for sallad she was refused as meals were...More

Thank Lumela
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to enjoy the great weather in the garden of The restaurant- food was amazing and the service was top notch. We also enjoyed amazing desserts.

Thank car01010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a good salad with a friend and accompanied it with a nice red wine! The place is amazing and their service is top notch. Please call before and book yourself a place as it can fill up amazingly fast.

Thank Aditya T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of 5 having dinner there, the service was really good, and the place looks amazing. regarding the food, we had mixed emotions, 2 of us took the Ravioli, and both didnt like it. the pasta with veal stripes was really good,...More

Thank bdelad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here with our guide after hiking Table Mountain. The location was great, their patio was wicked cute, and food was fantastic! It was our favorite spot we ate at in Cape Town.

Thank redsoxkathleen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love this restaurant. Fantastic ribs. They also offer other great dishes but I came here twice during my vacation.

Thank kareno233
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I love cafe paradiso because of the kids stations. They can decorate cupcakes, make cookies and pizza! It's a real treat for the kids when they also get to enjoy going out to a restaurant.

Thank Faatiema S
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

As staying nearby I popped in & booked dinner for Easter Sunday and requested an outside table as such a hot day. When we arrived we were told the outside table reserved for us was in the smoking area and because we have children we...More

Thank ddikelly
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Ideally this restaurant is best on a sunny day so that you can enjoy the stunning views of Table Mountain, but even at night it has great charm & some people were braving the cooler evening weather to sit in the garden outside. The menu...More

Thank bella c
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Outdoor and indoor seating. Food decent - kids enjoyed their chicken pesto. Belly pork a tad dry. Probs better places in Cape Town no doubt, but as a casual place for lunch it was fine.

Thank John M
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Brandy T
21 August 2016|
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Response from indy49erfan1 | Reviewed this property |
They had lots of kids activities inside. No reason to think that Sunday would be excluded, but don't know for sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 0403
  • E-mail
Description
Established by the inimitable Freda, Cafè Paradiso immediately set the bar for local cuisine and, from its inception, introduced us to a variety of dishes and ingredients seldom before experienced locally. Loving the idyllic setting and the warm ambience, Capetonians eagerly tucked into exotic and ‘foreign’ fare such as tzatziki, dolmades and babaganoush as well as the delicious country-style dishes which emanated from Paradiso’s bustling kitchens. Joined by three more formidable women, Laurille, Lynn and Mapula, Frieda and her team remained the heart of city trading with a lineage of values forming the foundation of this amazing establishment.
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