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The Famous Butchers Grill

101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 422 0880
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“steak” (104 reviews)
“baked potato” (4 reviews)
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101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

If you are a steak lover this is the place to experience the perfect steak. Tender and juicy. To rond it off they serve it with lovely crispy potato wegdes. Yummy. Place with beautiful ambiance, good background music, friendly and efficient staff and service. Lovely...More

Thank 664fredk
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is not a big restaurant but when we ate on a Saturday night it had live entertainment (keyboard player) this restaurant specialises in steak, however you can get chicken and fish etc, you can pick your own cut of meat and size from 200...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We had a really fantastic evening.. the Wagyu steaks and the oxtail was superb! Goes really well with pap! The wine selection was also really good. The staff were also very pleasant.. it is difficult to get a booking but it sure was worth the...More

Thank Rjsumbei
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I go to a steak house to have a good steak not to listen to loud entertainment. I made a reservation as soon as I arrived at the hotel (Cape Town lodge (its off the foyer!!) ) but after seeing it in operation over two...More

Thank Clifford M
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best steak houses in town.Great food and wine and the staff is excellent. Highly recommend if you are a meat lover like me.

Thank Jacob B
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The steaks are great!! Good variety menu. Soulful live entertainment each night. Friendly service. Interesting selection of wine to compliment the meat. I had the rump and the beef ribs, both sublime. Please make a booking to avoid disappointment.

Thank Crixxus
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We chose to have our Christmas day lunch here and weren't dissatisfied. The buffet selection was as advertised and we ate to our hearts content. The food was tasty. Special mention must go to the soft and succulent sirloin steak even though it was lying...More

Thank Andrew_Durban460
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Most tender steak served by most friendly Aziza who even knew our favourite dessert! Definitely worth a visit and memorable because of David Berman's music! Thx

Thank Sita H
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Not here for the first time and was not disappointed coming back. peri peri chicken liver and snails were good. good piece of meat and ok service. good selection of desserts too. we had some pinotage (big or fat fish), was not impressed. very seldom...More

Thank mjacob007
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place has got a good concept. You can pick a piece of meat yourself. They will cut it as you like. Then unfortunately things can easily mess up if there are many orders. I ended up getting a different piece of meat. Prepared differently...More

Thank radekkr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 0880
The Famous Butchers Grill is a sexy steakhouse located in the Cape Town Lodge Hotel in Cape Town's city centre. Not only are the steaks amazing, but the restaurant also offers LIVE entertainment 7 days a week.