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Tai Ping

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Dean Street, Newlands, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great Chinese restaurant that's long stood the test of time, despite all sorts of new yuppy-style competition having sprung up nearby. Quiet ambience, attentive service, personal touch and really nice food. I'd recommend Tai Ping every time ahead of the clatter of what's nearby.

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Thank andrewsA3111QE
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food has been same standard for years. Good selection of food. Duck outstanding Service good. Owner usually available Ambiance typical old fashion chinese no fancies. All the food good and prices reasonable Once a month or sometimes a week for us. Easy take aways as well.

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Thank susandph
Cape Town, South Africa
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

I love this place! After to a few friends, I decided to follow their advice and went to get some takeaway recently. A very friendly welcome and chat to the lady behind the counter, it felt like I was talking to an old friend. As a vegetarian, I appreciate the variety and look forward to working my way through the... More 

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Thank africanswan
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Shocking service. Bad attitude when confronted. All of a sudden, nobody knows... I placed an order at 1900. Was told twenty minutes. Arrived at 1930. Waited until 2010. No apology. Will never in back.

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Thank Dymondfield
Cape Town, South Africa
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Visited Tai Ping with a friend for dinner. Found the service very friendly and the ambiance was very peaceful. On top of all this the food was mouthwatering. It is a 34 year old Chinese restaurant and they have the same chef for over 30 years. Their menu hasn't changed for more than a decade now. This actually is quite... More 

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Thank Roopsy01
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We have been to Tai Ping a number of times and regularly get takeaways from them too. Excellent takeaway service. Typical Chinese restaurant lighting and decor. I have generally avoided Chinese food thinking it very fried and oily. Tai Pings has totally convinced me otherwise. I love the hot and spicy chicken as well as the sweet and sour pork.... More 

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Thank Andrew B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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100 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

This is a very friendly restaurant. The food is very good and the set menus are all reasonably priced. The service is excellent.

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Thank 546james
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331 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

With some trepidation we entered the restaurant. It was fairly busy but nothing suggested it would offer up culinary masterpieces and, to be fair, it didn't. What it did do was offer good food, served efficiently at reasonable prices. If you have a hankering for Chinese and are in the area - pop in. You may not walk away with... More 

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Thank Sandra H
Oswestry
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

This is my first review ever , prompted by the fact that my husband and I have never had such a dreadful Chinese meal as we did this evening. We regularly eat Chinese meals and have done so in back street establishments,and up market restaurants in China, Hong Kong and many other countries but mainly in the UK. We ordered... More 

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Thank SteveDeMelford
Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

From the booking till after paying the bill, the service, food and atmosphere was more than expected. The owner's visit to our table was genuine and tells me that they take much care.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dean Street, Newlands, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands

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