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Company's Gardens

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Address: 19 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Wondering around

Good place to wonder around. Should go earlier as park was soon closing. Need to go back and explore the trees and other vegetation. There is what looks like an abandoned church... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good place to wonder around. Should go earlier as park was soon closing. Need to go back and explore the trees and other vegetation. There is what looks like an abandoned church the would be cool to wonder around also. Beautiful parliament building but cannot enter grounds Nice place to relax and spend a lazy day

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It us clean and well organized. Lots of plants. Combine with a day tour. Proper markings of plants and trees.

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Company's Gardens are within walking distance of most hotels in the city, and are well worth a visit. They have a lovely tea room/dining area in the park with very reasonable prices. Lots of squirrels around, as well as ducks and plenty of wild birds, both flying free and in display cages. Big old trees give a very tranquil... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The story of the Garden is integral to the history of Cape Town, which is interesting. It's also surrounded by museums, so a good central point. The green grounds, the trees, and the decorative flowerbeds make it a pleasant place to walk. But keep your eyes open and stay on the well traveled walkways. There were a lot of homeless... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the company gardens ever since i was a little girl brings back fond memories of feeding squirrels and having to walk through the Company Gardens to get to my old high school Gardens Commercial High School . Took my son there and bought a small packet of peanuts he enjoyed every minute especially feeding the squirrels .Its a lovely... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These gardens are just lovely - and learning about their history made our wander through even better. If you have an hour to spare, then enjoy a walk through the gardens.

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Thank Helen B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked to the Company's Gardens on our first afternoon in CT and were glad to wander in to the South African National Gallery before making our way around past Parliament and eventually to the Jewish Museum. What remain's of the Gardens themselves could be better interpreted and certainly better cared for -- more trash than there should be --... More 

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Thank DiDC09
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to stroll around, the vegetable gardens have recently been improved to reflect the original design, which add interest. There is a pleasant shady café for a stop off on a hot day. We had a drink and cake, and the service was very pleasant.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, excellent coffee, good food and notoriously terrible service. I've visited the restaurant on many occasions - one of which was a business meeting at 8am. We were the only ones in the restaurant and we did not receive any follow up after being handed our menus! After an hour we wrapped up the meeting and left the restaurant... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are historic and very interesting, and a nice place to cool down in the middle of town with a walk. Lots of hidden activities for kids.

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