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Arnold's Restaurant

60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 4344
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
06:45 - 22:00All hours
African, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
60 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We would recommend Arnold's. We showed up without a reservation and the fit us in. The staff was super friendly and accommodating. The food was great and liked by all. Convenient location on Kloof Street. We will go back in 2018!

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for dinner and have to admit that the burger was not very good. Also please note that the menu does not match the one online - aka no springbok burger.

Thank JaneBis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be a regular here until about 10 years ago......went back this past weekend with friends for a late lunch before heading to Artscape & had an excellent meal, served by efficient & knowledgeable staff. I haven't been since Arnolds got its complete make...More

Thank Marguerite W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have to commend the entire team at Arnold's restaurant for their great service! What a lovely surprise to be served by happy, smiling staff and management. Great atmosphere, fast, friendly service and all at very reasonable prices. Will definitely be back for more. Thank...More

Thank mryhpbrn
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We liked the atmosphere. The waitron was very friendly and we were very impressed with the way that the manager handled our queries but the food was such a disappointment. When the calamari came it looked like a starter, which we told the manager. He...More

1  Thank abcdeville
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The excellent speed of service compelled me to write a positive review. My waitress had a smile on her face. I actually want to tip her well (which is not always the case in Cape Town). She came to check on me a little while...More

1  Thank dnk8n
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous, cozy little bistro. Good for breakfast on a cold winters morning. Excellent coffee and good service.

Thank Wenwin01
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Food was average. We had breakfast here. Service was good. Views were spectacular of the table mtn in the background (outdoor seating). Has indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank glowbe_trottah
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

After ordering a steak medium rare and receiving it well done I was left unimpressed however the way the server handled the complaint turned our evening around. The manager even came over with his apologies, and a voucher for a complimentary bottle of wine on...More

Thank bernstein15
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Amazing authentic food and service. Conveniently located in the trendy Kloof St area. We tried a dish that served multiple game meats prepared so deliciously with spices and sauces - Kudu, warthog, crocodile and ostrich with a plate of grilled vegetables to go along. Staff...More

1  Thank patelk4
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Questions & Answers
26 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Adrian S | Reviewed this property |
I must admit I don't recall them doing takeaways but there is no harm in asking them or going to their website!
3 July 2015|
Response from Arnolds R | Property representative |
We are indeed open Sunday nights - in fact from 06:30 till late 364 days a year! Can I reserve a table for you? Regards Team Arnolds
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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Open from 06:45 till late Mon to Fri and 08:00 till late Sat & Sun, open every day.
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