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Dias Tavern

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15 Caledon Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 21 465 7547
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11:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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leeds uk
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always love going to this place on my regular visits to cape town ,full of character and where lots of locals eat ,that tells a story in itself .great fish dishes always have baby kingklip and prawns and amazing sauces to go with it

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Thank paul g
Cape Town, South Africa
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table for myself and 20 friends for my birthday and it was so much fun I think I will have my party there every year.

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Thank Leigh-Anne C
richmond hill
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great place. Fish so tasty melts in your mouth. Baby kingklip baby chickens great too chicken livers delicious so very reasonable omg

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Thank gattisdoc
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56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our most recent (regular) visit to the Dias was yet once again one that most other more pretentious restaurants should strive for - fabulous ambiance, excellent food, real personalized service, great prices - it never over promises but invariably always exceeds in succeeding.

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Thank Ohjaygeen
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to eat and hang out after a show at The Fugard Theatre. Lively environment, great menu, good staff and often a chance to hear some live music.

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Thank ickwell
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124 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very casual very popular with locals. Very good value for money. Large portion. The Sole was not great, neither was the dried out beef stew. Calamari Tentacles always great. Portuguese food always good. Worth a try.

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Thank mindasyougo
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had some sardines and prawns in this friendly Taverna in District 6. Cheap and cheerful. The food was good and the servers friendly. Fairly quick too.

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Thank richard m
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

What a disappointing dinner, went there 2 years ago an the food was very good so we decided to go there for my birthday, i ordered a calamari starter which was like rubber then I ordered the Joes special grilled calamari an rump steak the food literally took 2 mins to come to the table. There is no way that... More 

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Thank Rochelle W
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

It has been many many many years since I visited Dias Tavern and was a little apprehensive . On arrival we parked and passed an over crowded boxing club and then entered a very shoddy looking entry to Dias Tavern and up a flight of stairs to the restaurant where you are greeted with long tables and plastic chairs, this... More 

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Thank Alison M
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56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The Dias offers up a form of comfort food that's without compare. The totally non pretentious atmosphere, some of the best food anywhere in CT surpassed only by the excellent service (especially where Maria is confirmed - you don't ever dare question her advice) makes the Diaz a regular firm favorite! Its always full day and night for good reason!

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Thank Ohjaygeen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Caledon Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 465 7547

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?