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Rhodes Memorial Restaurant & Tea Garden

Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 687 0000
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“cheesecake” (8 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was not special but very relaxing surroundings with excellent views. Was a good stop for a late lunch.

Thank WTisSearching
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We went for afternoon Tea. Nice welcome by an efficient Cape Malay lady. Service attentive, great views over Cape Town, being the main driver for selecting this venue. Ordered the Freshly baked scones with butter, jam and cream ( the cream was out of a...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I did enjoy the experince forth outf=door space and awesome view. THE FOOD WAS AND THE SERVICE WAS OLD SCHOOL. I did think that the menu needs an upgrade to few modern styles.

Thank GrantH490
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Best place to relax under beautiful trees and enjoy a light lunch. The view is unprecedented. You can see both the Atlantic and Indian Ocean on a good day. A secret getaway known to Capetonians. Stick to the toasted sandwiches. The other food is mediocre...More

Thank Meikie C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

There's no doubt about it: The Rhodes Memorial Restaurant & Tea Garden is probably the restaurant in Cape Town with the best view – but R75 for a dry piece of cheese cake and a latté is a bit of a rip-off.

Thank Christiaan_Slabbert
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I visit this place simply for its awesome views and for it serene location. I visit this place very often to have coffee. But carrot cake is also awesome. Banting quiche is a must try.. over all a very satisfying place to spend time with...More

Thank showercape
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Went for afternoon tea to the cafe today. Service is very friendly, food is good and the prices are very reasonable for both the location and portion size. Second visit to them and will continue returning! Good job!

Thank Deon L
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A great place to take overseas visitors, combining a trip to the Rhodes Memorial with an al-fresco experience that offers incredible panoramic views of the Cape Flats. The menu caters for all tastes from snacks to full meals. The coffee is great, the scones are...More

Thank MountainGoatSydney
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We went as a family for breakfast to this restaurant for the first time. the views are very nice, service is very good and the food is delicious.

Thank Deon L
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch. The staffs are friendly and the setting is nice with a great view of cape town. The pickle fish and chicken cape malay curry were delicious. It is worth to try!

Thank Tanners2521
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 687 0000
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Breakfast, brunch, lunch, cakes and high tea. Kids play area, good coffee and a great view, make sure to bring your K9 too.
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