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“The BEST ever show and dinner, not to be missed by anyone”

The Rockwell Dinner Theatre
Ranked #71 of 1,253 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$40
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Enveloped in the quaint decor of the Cape, international and local guests of all ages, whilst enjoying a scrumptious buffet and Cape wines, will be transported into the world of entertainment featuring our production "Kaapse Stories from the Mother City", written and directed by award winning Basil Appollis, we meet a Cape family in a show filled with the humor, intoxicating rhythm and soulful songs unique to Cape Town. Forged from the hardships and misfortunes of the past, emerges a triumphant community - the original 'Rainbow Nation'.
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Wow what an amazing night, from our arrival to the end. The best show we've seen in years. Local talent, local food and pure Cape Town History. Thank you for the most memorable night experienced by my 80 year old parents and my husband and I.

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Thank Anthea8553
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Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Anthea8553,

Thank you very much for your wonderful review.

We are delighted you and your family had a fantastic time at our dinner theatre.
The Kaapse Stories agreeably one of the best ways to learn about Cape Town's rich history in a fun and entertaining experience.
A must see for the whole family.


Kind regards
Kayleigh

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

What an enjoyable evening. We were 4 adults and 3 children and every one of us had a truly wonderful time. the show was brilliant - such good singers and musicians. The food delicious - a true reflection of good South African cuisine. I highly recommend this show to anyone visiting Cape Town.

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Thank 771Kirsty
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Kayleigh-Ellingson, Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear 7771Kirsty,

Thank you very much for your wonderful review.

We are delighted your family had a fantastic time at our dinner theatre.
The Kaapse Stories agreeably one of the best ways to learn about Cape Town's rich history in a fun and entertaining experience.
A must see for the whole family.


Kind regards
Kayleigh

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

As a tour guide you are always looking for great places to take your groups to and this is a must on any itinerary!

I have been taking groups to see Kaapse Stories for the last 3 years (when they were still at Richard's Supper Club) and every time the experience was awesome!!!

To have a night out in Cape Town, experiencing the culture, music and food of the Cape is uplifting and fun!

The story told is one of sadness on all levels, but put together in such humorous way which captures the attention of every guest in the audience. The quality of the artist performances, the music selection and the interaction with guests is an absolute winner!!!! The food in between puts the cherry on top!!!!

I know the story off by heart already after being there so many times, you feel like part of the family, but while singing along, find myself in see if the production every time! These people are true professionals!

This is truly a dining and cultural experience not to be missed! Go to The Rockwell for Kaapse Stories to have the time of your life in true Cape hospitality style!!!!

Thank reinettehattingh
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Kayleigh-Ellingson, Director of Sales at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Reinettehattingh,

Thank you very much for your amazing review, we couldn't have said it better ourselves.

We hold our local tour guides' opinions in a very high regard and therefore reading this review from you is such a delight.

The Kaapse Stories show is agreeably one of the best ways to learn about Cape Town's rich history in a fun and entertaining experience and Yes the food is delicious and a definite must when anyone visits Cape Town.


Thank you for your continuing support and we look forward to singing along with you upon your return.


Kind regards
Kayleigh

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

What can I say, this was a surprise booking for us and knew nothing about the venue, so it was all a complete mystery. The entertainment was first class and some of the voices worthy of the West End or Broadway. It started by telling the history of District 6 and its mixed cultural background in music, but a variety of music was performed. The meal was buffet and plentiful, plus delicious. No complaints at all, apart from a French group who were very rude and selfish and disturbed the acts with their load talking.

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Thank sonyafield
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Kayleigh-Ellingson, Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Sonya,

Thank you very much for your Wonderful review.

What a lovely description of your experience of the show.
We are delighted that you had a lovely time with us and hope you come back in the future.


Kind regards
Kayleigh

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I loved the show, the singing was great, greeted with a champagne, didn't think the food was great, but certainly glad I saw it.

Thank Lorraine O
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Kayleigh-Ellingson, Manager at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Lorraine,

Thank you for your review.

We are delighted that you enjoyed the show.
Please let us know what you didn't like about the food so we can improve this in future.


Kind regards
Kayleigh

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