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Dias Tavern

15 Caledon Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 21 465 7547
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good47%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15 Caledon Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An annual pilgrimage to Dias tavern happens every year. Great Mozambique prawns, seafood and traditional Portuguese flavours in this down to earth and friendly restaurant. It's nothing fancy but great flavours, food and fun atmosphere. We love it and will be back!

Thank Tyrone P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing food and amazing service. i have been to this restaurant twice and on both occasions food was excellent with friendly staff. i strongly recommend this restaurant. Will definitely visit the restaurant when i am in Cape Town.

Thank jane_naidoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A vibrant atmosphere with people of all ages. I had peri peri chicken which was really delicious! The staff were friendly and efficient. I would certainly visit it again.

Thank maureenfell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this "off the beaten track" restuarant which can only be found by recommendation as it has no real visibility. A real surprise! Our food was tasty, the service was quick. The price of everything reasonable, especially for Cape Town at the height of...More

Thank Aubrey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here before our show at The Fugard Theater (it's walking distance which was very convenient). The place was packed which is a good sign. The service was friendly & fast. We all had pregos, which were delicious (I have a soft spot...More

Thank Nadia d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite local pub lunch spots. Food and atmosphere is excellent. Service also very good. Eisbein, Trinchado and Espedatas to die for...

Thank Tian L
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Live music excellent food. Come back time and again. Excellent service. Large menu. Awesome vibe. Excellent location

Thank Surita N
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Flat chicken, peri peri everything, chicken livers, espetada and even 2M beer - we could have been in the old Lorenco Marques or modern Maputo. But Dias is in the heart of Cape Town, unpretentious, near Caledon Square police station. Long tables, draught beer, plastic...More

Thank PeterSulli
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Decor hasn't changed in decades. Atmosphere is lively and food so tasty, dated decor doesn't feature. Best kingklip I've had in a long while! Ask for table 50 if you prefer to be a little away from restaurant hustle

Thank MichelleGoosen
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I have not been there for a while. The place was packed and we enjoyed a really tasty meal. The service was excellent and so was the the value. The Portuguese Peri Peri chicken was full of flavour, succulent and moist. The vegetable lasagnes was...More

Thank Jaqui D
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25 July 2017|
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Response from Virg250 | Reviewed this property |
Of course you can but would advise not to take kids in the evening!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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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