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Keenwa - CLOSED

50 Waterkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 2633
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
20 Oct 2015
23 Jan 2015
“Explosion of Flavours”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
50 Waterkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

this place is closed as of October 2015. another place with signage is there but not sure that's open either. I suppose pointless to leave more of a review since it's gone, but I did like their cebiche sampler platter the one time I stopped...More

Thank TrickAdvisor
Reviewed 23 January 2015

If you like sharing meals and getting a variety of tastes, then there aren't many places better than Keenwa. We started with their Tapas and everything was delicious. The lamb filled miniature red-peppers were a real hit and the ceviche was a real feast of...More

Thank CraigByren
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Went there with my cousin and we both enjoyed our meal there. The quinoa was very delicious. Mine had spinach in it too - very tasty. I've never had Peruvian food before so that was definitely a great experience that I will try again and...More

Thank Mademoiselle_Nomad
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This is a beautiful and vibrant spot located on the bustling Waterkrant in downtown CT which we passed by several times and made a mental note to try it out based on its funky decor and usually buzzing clientele. The menu is peruvian-inspired, using fine,...More

Thank stannn
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Owners Siobhan and Michelle are doing a superb job running this gem of a restaurant. I was super impressed with the staff who are friendly, helpful and efficient. The atmosphere is viby, warm, welcoming and fun and the food is excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Thank BLStephe
Reviewed 3 September 2014

I researched Keenwa on the www and came across a lot of negative reviews. However, upon further investigation I established that it is under new management and decided to give it a try. I made the reservation with Michelle (one of the owners), who was...More

Thank AntonvandenHeever
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Lovely, cosy restaurant located in the middle of Cape Town, near the spectator walk to the stadium. Different food (for South Africans) and very tasty. Try the Lamb Meatballs with Peruvian Salad. Nice wine list. It was like being in South America!

Thank disteveCapeTown
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We were a group of 9 that had the pleasure of enjoying a burlesque show and awesome dinner at Keenwa. The waiting staff are on point and the service was amazing considering we were a big table. Lady Magnolia and the rougettes were amazing ons...More

Thank Caj001
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Had a really lovely celebratory dinner at Keenwa (our first visit) on a cold and wet Cape Town night - occupying a lovely space which made the cold outside disappear, and we spent more than two hours at the table and never noticed. Friendly staff...More

Thank Two_on_the_road2013
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We had a fantastic night at Keenwa -- treatful and dreamy from start to finish. Firstly it was super easy to find a close parking on lower Bree Street. We sauntered up Waterkant Street and were met by a warm and welcoming candlelit atmosphere. It...More

Thank ThisAlexiD
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Waterkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 2633
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Bar, restaurant and events venue in the heart of Cape Town serving tasty, hearty Peruvian food. Great food (at reasonable prices) served in an unpretentiously cool environment. PS Bar has a late licence and a great sound system
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