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Italian Restaurant

Cafè Paradiso

124 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·

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Huw
Huw
December 22, 2019
Great for pasta or salads
Nick
Nick
December 17, 2019
Delicious food for adults, and there are pizza and cupcake making activities for children to keep them busy. In summer the view of Table Mountain from outside is spectacular, and in winter a fireside position is cosy!
Dixie
Dixie
November 15, 2019
Great dining, also kid friendly.
Andreas
Andreas
September 3, 2019
Nice lunch menu, especially the deconstructed salad bowls.
Kate
Kate
September 3, 2019
Fabulous food and super close by

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Location
110 Kloof St
Gardens, WC 8001
Phone+27 21 422 0403
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 10:00 PM