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Arnold's Restaurant

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60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 4344
06:45 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 06:45 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Whether you're looking for a chilled weekend brunch with friends or a formal birthday dinner with family, Arnold's has got something for everyone. Comfortable outside area or cosy indoor dining, the atmosphere is always welcoming and the service friendly and efficient. My favourite meals are Mike's Breakfast, The Warthog Burger or if you're really hungry (and hungover ;) go for... More 

Thank Tom M
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Unfortunately we only went there for dessert after dinner in Kloof Street. Their main menu looks amazing. Lots of game to select from. The staff most probably need more training - rather disappointing.

Thank Kazialil1
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Although we hadn't made a reservation, we were able to be seated outside. I asked the manager if it was non smoking, and he assured me it was, it was a lovely evening, so outside we would sit! However, one diner then proceeded to smoke a cigarette, a foul smelling one at that. The manager then came out and asked... More 

Thank 8434
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended Arnolds for the best local place for meat - and it wasn't half bad, as we were especially interested in trying game meat. The springbok stew was alright, but nothing too interesting, as it was as good as a decent stew can be. The ostrich fillet was surprisingly delicious, so definitely a good choice. The burgers were... More 

1 Thank Mirjam R
Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had steaks (ostrich & rib eye). The meat was OK, everything else was a greasy offering. No mustard as they'd run out?!?! I'd rather grab a day old sandwich from the supermarket. Cheap and dreadful, heart attack house.

1 Thank steadyslack
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good value used by locals. Stopped for a drink and when saw what was on offer decided lunch was a good option as lower prices than in the town centre. Good Caesar salad

Thank Catherine L
London, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a few hours to kill before we could check in to out hotel, and passed this restaurant. The menu is seriously cheap, but the portions are large and tasty so don't be fooled. Great choice of drinks as well.

Thank TaniaB84
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant with friends for lunch. The warthog ribs were incredible, one the best meals I had on my South Africa holiday. No rush, laid back atmosphere, great drinks menu also.

Thank adele_bromb
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited twice in the space of a week as we were looking for somewhere local to our accommodation that served game meats. We were blown away by the food on both occasions, however our second visit was tainted at the end as the waitress came over and told us we hadn't tipped her enough. I explained I didn't feel... More 

Thank rhi89
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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed to grab a quick bite before heading off to B&B. Had a salad as I was not to hungry! Great Salad and lots of filling.

Thank Grant T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
African, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 4344
Open from 06:45 till late Mon to Fri and 08:00 till late Sat & Sun, open every day.

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