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257 Main Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I loved this place. It came as a total surprise to us, we were just walking by. The food was delicious, as were the drinks and the desert. The price was extremely good too, it was a bargain! The owners are lovely people, we chat to them and even signed our names on the wall there.

Thank N1l8
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Walking along Main Road, walked into this Experanza place for their extended 'happy hour' offer (4pm to 7pm !!) and had a cold Castle Draught 500ml for... R16. So this asked for more !! I was even more surprised when I ordered and tasted their special of the day, Thai Prawns with rice and a 300ml Castle for R55. Quality... More 

2 Thank PeterRaes01
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Had a great lunch here.The pizza was very good.The beer prices were cheap.They even had a happy hour on Castle drafts between 12 noon and 2 pm for only R16.The owner was also very friendly and socialable

Thank ADRIAAN960
Toronto, Ontario
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

After seeing so many positive reviews, I was excited to spend our last night in Cape Town at this local "gem". This place is just another watering hole, similar to other bars on the same strip. The menu was pretty unremarkable. We ordered a "seafood platter" which consisted of various deep fried pieces which included hake which after first bite,... More 

Thank RoxyMonoxide
Toulouse, France
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

One of the best restaurants I've been too - very good price, good quality food, excellent service and the owners are lovely people - I'd definitely recommend going if you're in Sea Point, Cape Town. Also, before you leave make sure you sign your name on their wall ;)

Thank NMango
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2013

After reading about this restaurant in a newspaper article,we went there today.What a very nice meal,the burgers were really gourmet! I was getting a bit worried as we were the only people there and the food did take some time to come,but I have to say it was well worth the wait and I will certainly go back.

Thank bartlett58
Paris, France
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2013 via mobile

Had breakfast there on our last day in Cape Town and all I can say is I'm sorry we didn't find out about it before.. A simple breakfast with eggs, toasts, tomatoes and mushrooms was transformed into an amazing day starter! Very friendly staff also!

1 Thank fimoreira
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2013

We were staying at a hotel and found this cafe/restaurant by chance when looking for a place to have a light snack and a drink. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was amazing value. I had a superb cajun chicken salad packed with a nuts and the full range of salad ingredients and my husband had... More 

1 Thank Car0le24
West Berkshire
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2013

This place was perfect for my little family. The people that ran it were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We had the steak and for the price it was AMAZING, especially as in England you'd pay triple the price. Linde balls for desert were soooo lush. If I were to go back to Sea Point, we would... More 

2 Thank Rebecca P
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2012

Friends have been visiting Experanza for the last few weeks and today was my first opportunity and I am really glad I went! The ostrich burger was awesome! It is not just the meat, it is beautifully presented and the accompaniments just set it off superbly! The relaxed environment on the main road makes it easy to find and drop... More 

Thank Trembo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 Main Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

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