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Taj Cape Town is a luxury hotel set in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, offering guests a combination of refined Indian hospitality and an authentic Cape Town experience.
Occupying two historic buildings, it retains the architecture and many meticulously restored interior features of the original South African Reserve Bank and the old BoE building – formerly the Temple Chambers, built in 1890. Seventeen new stores house suites, guestrooms and residences with magnificent views of the Mother City and the iconic Table Mountain.
This five-star hotel is ideally located in the center of historic Cape Town at the entrance to the famous pedestrian precinct, St George's Mall. Its prime location ensures that Taj Cape Town is perfectly situated for those looking to discover authentic Cape Town; and its blend of fascinating history, exotic culture, soulful art, lively entertainment and delectable cuisine. Within 20 min. walking distance to De Waterkant (Gay area).
Restaurant options include Bombay Brasserie, serving Indian and regional specialties; Mint, for international cuisine; and Twankey seafood bar and restaurant. The Jiva Grande Spa is complemented by a fitness center and heated indoor swimming pool.
Hotel rooms: 176
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge
Shuttle service (free)
Airport shuttle (surcharge)
Free private parking is possible on site
24-hour front desk
ATM/cash machine on site
Daily maid service
Barber/beauty shop, Gift shop
VIP room facilities
Spa and wellness center
A buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.
Mint specialises in innovative international and local fare. Here diners can expect to find a menu that consistently tempts their senses, taste buds and appetites.
This intimate three-level restaurant has a spectacular open-plan show kitchen, allowing guests to glimpse cuisine being created. An impressive floor to ceiling wine wall, and a mezzanine level (perfect for private functions) add to the ambiance. While a ceiling-height sliding glass façade, opening onto St Georges Mall, allows Mint diners to experience outdoor dining under the trees.
Mint’s setting and tasteful modern décor create a relaxed atmosphere where every guest feels at home.
Mint’s a la carte menu and light meals are ideal for business lunches, dinners and celebrations.
Open: Daily from 07h00 – 22h30
The Bombay Brasserie – located in the Cape Town city centre on Wale Street – is a combination of contemporary design and the elegant opulence of the old Reserve Bank. High ceilings create a sense of space, without detracting from the exclusivity and intimacy of the experience. The luxurious décor complements the existing heritage pieces and creates a rich atmosphere, a wonderful stage for the highly acclaimed menu.
At the Bombay Brasserie all dishes are a delicate melody of flavours, a taste of modern fine dining Indian fare.
Open: Monday to Sunday from 18h00 to 23h00.
Seafood tapas, glamorous cocktails and the most comprehensive selection of delicious oysters are the hallmarks of the Twankey oyster and champagne bar. Try the freshest Guinness in Cape Town or our signature Twankey Teaser.
Minimum check-in age is 18
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Check-in: 2 PM
Check-out: before noon.
Wale Street, Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: +27 21 819 2000
With a stay at Taj Cape Town, you'll be centrally located in Cape Town, steps from St. George's Cathedral and Slave Lodge. This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Groote Kerk and Old Town House.
Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or attraction, and may not reflect actual travel distance.
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.
St. George's Cathedral - 0.1 km / 0 mi
Slave Lodge - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Cape Town Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
South Africa Library - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Groote Kerk - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Old Town House - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Greenmarket Square - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Pan African Market - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Houses of Parliament - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Christian Barnard Hospital - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
South African Missionary Meeting House Museum - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Company Gardens - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Golden Acre Shopping Mall - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Parliament of South Africa - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Bo Kaap Museum - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
The preferred airport for Taj Cape Town is Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 17.2 km / 10.7 mi.
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