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Cape Town Restaurant Guide

The Center of Cape Town is no more than a ten minute drive from the port. It is advised that you cover this route by cab and not walking. Some of Cape Town's finest restaurants are closed for lunch, but you'll still find a huge variety of options for your midday meal -- including Cape Malay, Indian, and Continental cuisine. Seafood is very popular, so don't miss your chance to enjoy fresh fish, shellfish and langoustines.

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Africa Café is situated in a beautifully restored 18th Century, Cape Georgian home. Beautiful girls in traditional dress wash your hands with warm rose-scented water before you eat. As is African tradition, meals are shared therefore, there are no starters or main courses – your plate is simply filled again and again with a feast of dishes that celebrate the African continent. Expect to taste delicious dishes such as: Ethiopian black-eyed bean stew; Xhosa imifino patties (made with spinach and mielie meal); seswaa, a game-meat masala curry from Botswana; chicken breasts in Malawian macadamian sauce; and Moroccan chermoula (tomato gravy served with crispy fish). Hours are Monday to Saturday; 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM. Reservations are required. It is a set-price menu of R200 ($30.00 USD) per person.One dish is R80-around$12 USD. All major credit cards are accepted. The Africa Café is located in Heritage Square on the corner of Buitengracht Street and Shortmarket. From the Cape Town Cruise Terminal, it's about 1.9 miles (3.0km) so it's around a 10 minute taxi ride or a 35 minute walk. Taxis run about 7R (South African Rand) per km, so a cab ride to the restaurant will cost you right around $2.00 USD. Phone number is 021-422-0221and you can check them out online at www.africacafe.co.za
 
Five Flies is located in the heart of the Cape Town's legal and financial district. The cuisine is innovative and flavorful – the staff is friendly and attentive. Some of Chef Greg Baverstock's menu specialties are: Saldanha bay mussels - cooked in white wine, cream, basil and garlic; Pan-fried scallops - with wilted spinach and vanilla foam; Tournedos of Beef fillet - with frites, roasted courgettes and bearnaise sauce; Grilled Kingklip - with sweet potato, basil and pinenut crust, grilled red pepper and cumin beurre blanc; and Shellfish platter - of crayfish, langoustine, tiger giant and queen prawns. Hours are as follows: lunch- Monday to Friday, 12:00- 3:00 PM; dinner- Monday to Sunday; 6:00 PM -11:00 PM. Prices for a 2-course meal starts at $25.00 USD and a 3-course meal starts at close to $30.00 USD. Five Flies is exactly 2.0 miles (3.1 km) from the cruise terminal at Victoria & Alfred Hotel Waterfront; 11 minutes by taxi or a 45 minute walk. Taxis generally run 7R (South African Rand) per km, so a cab ride to the restaurant will cost you a little more than $3.00 USD. Phone number is +27 (0)21 424 4442. Their website is www.fiveflies.co.za.
 
The Pan-African cuisine at GOLD of Africa has a range of dishes which leaves you with a good feel for what the people of Africa eat. The servers are energetic and take the time to explain the origins of each dish and how it's been adapted. Between courses, drummers, dancers, actors with colorful Mali puppets and a chorus of voices singing traditional African tunes appear. The Chef's signature dishes include: Peri-Peri Prawns with Oranges; Lamb Tomato Bredie - Bredies – slow-simmered, intensely-flavored meat dishes; Emily's Ginger and Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry - the Head Chef, Emily, selects seasonal fresh vegetables and mixes with fresh ginger and evocative spices blended with coconut cream; Morog With Coconut & Peanuts - wild spinach mixed with coconut and creamy nut sauce; and Boeber - comforting Cape-Malay milk pudding is prepared with sago, vermicelli, sultanas and roasted almonds and flavored with cardamom, cinnamon and vanilla. All the food at Gold's is freshly prepared each day and any food left over is delivered daily to the South African Children's Home which is responsible for around 43 children. Prices start at R220 ($32.00 USD).Hours are Monday to Saturday; 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sunday; 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM. Reservations are highly recommended. GOLD pf Aftrica is 2.5 miles from the cruise terminal - 7 - 8 minutes by taxi or a 30 minute walk. Phone numbers are +27 (0)21 421 4653 and +27 (0) 82 414 9663. Check at their website at www.goldrestaurant.co.za.

The currency used in South Africa is the South African Rand. Many shops and hotels accept traveller cheques. Major international credit cards such as American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa and their affiliates are accepted in South Africa. The majority of shops in Cape Town accept credit cards as South Africa has a generally modern banking system. Cash needs to be payed for goods bought at informal markets and roadside hawkers.

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