Banana Jam Cafe | Western Cape: Cape Town,
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Banana Jam Cafe
Exceptional based on 10 ratings
Type: Restaurant

166 2nd Avenue, Kenilworth
Western Cape: Cape Town, South Africa ZA 7708 [ print map ]
021 674 0186

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Hours: Mo-Sa: 10:00 - 00:00; Su: 17:00 - 23:30


Mayor: ReV2 (2) | Taps: 30 |


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Beer Available At Banana Jam Cafe (arranged by most recent)
Cisco Island Reserve Double IPA 94, Boston (South Africa) Loaded Cannon Ale 43, Peak Organic IPA 78, Human Brew Loxton Lager
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10 reviews for Banana Jam Cafe
 Ambiance  92%
 Service  92%
 Selection  89%
 Food  89%
 Value  91%
 Overall  89%
 Rating  78%
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100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
ReV2  (4) Northampton, England | November 27, 2013
This has to be the best craft beer restaurant in the whole of Africa. Great people, great vibe, great food and even better beer. What a selection - Rogue, CBC, Bad Dog, BrewDog, Boston, Duvel & more. Greg needs a medal for bringing us this place. Thanks to Rate Beer for helping me find it, my time in S.A. wouldn’t have been anywhere near as enjoyable without Banana Jam Cafe.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
King_Dean  (5) , South Africa | July 15, 2013
The best craft beer destination is South Africa by far! Great selection of beer on tap and bottled. Fantastic food and a very cool chilled out vibe. If I was a local I would live at this place!
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
SSBSS  (1) , South Africa | June 28, 2013
Best place in South Africa for craft beer and home to homebrew clubs and beer judging clubs, like the SSBSS!
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Jasondpd  (1) , | June 19, 2013
Hands down best Craft Beer selection in South Africa! Food is unbelievable too!!
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
CampsBay  (1) Cape Town, South Africa | June 19, 2013
Always the biggest selection!
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
scottkelly  (2) Somerset West, South Africa | June 5, 2013
Excellent vibe and a great place to enjoy a pint. You never know what might be on tap, but you know there will be plenty to choose from. Great place to sit and discuss different beers with beer lovers.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes  (649) Vancouver, British Columbia | January 21, 2013
Best place in Africa, pretty much. The selection is fairly extensive for the country, and they do a good job getting beers that otherwise are impossible to find. The vibe is great and so is the food. We bought a jar of jerk sauce to take home. Good stuff, and a must stop in Cape Town. Walkable from the Kenilworth train, if you’re so inclined.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 14/20
Mathieu87  (128) Ganshoren, Belgium | October 29, 2012| Updated April 17, 2013
Nice place. Went there in the afternoon, so wouldn’t know about the ambiance, but it seems a really nice place! Service is ok, but was bit dissapointed in the selection of beers...
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine  (746) The Sunshine State, Florida | October 12, 2012
Friendly, laid-back Caribbean restaurant/beer bar with large leafy patio. The best selection in all the land. If you ask any South African where to go for beer, he or she will direct you here. The selection is as good as it gets in these parts--with only local micros on tap and bottle. It's out of the downtown core but seems easy accessible on suburban train.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
jolo  (52) Uppsala, Sweden, South Africa | December 9, 2011
Finally a craft beer pub (restaurant) in Cape Town. Banana Jam is a must if you want to try South African craft beers. They usually have 10 beers on tap but every now and then it is more. The rest is on bottle.

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