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The Famous Butchers Grill

101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 422 0880
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Food is good, well priced (400g t bone steak was about 200 rand, bottle of wine about 160 rand). It's inside a hotel so access through the main door, lacks a bit of atmosphere, lots of staff just hanging around chatting but service is good...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed September 14, 2017

An extensive choice of dishes on the menu, a wide variety of wines and drinks to choose from, and great service in very pleasant surroundings, all available at very reasonable prices make this a place well worth checking out. The street entrance is not particularly...More

Thank Rosebankianz
Reviewed August 11, 2017

.....we have been here a few times and its always a special occasion just like today a day that only comes around every four year and we decided that to do something special is to come out to TFBG for a tender succulent matured steak....this...More

Thank Vernon W
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

We dined here on our 1st night of our honeymoon as we were staying in the hotel for 3 nights. We shared a bottle of Five's reserve wine for 165 rand & 1L of still water for 28 rand. We shared spring rolls for starters...More

1  Thank Emily O
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Food was very good and the venue is beautifully decorated. Live music every evening. Great place if you want steaks.

1  Thank Samantha C
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I think my cholesterol and BP problems can be traced from the meal i had here. Melt in your mouth beef ribs, 28 day aged Sirloin, all too good. Dont think iv had a better unhealthy meal in my life.

Thank barbaad
Reviewed July 3, 2017

We were on a tour, so we had two choices of what to eat. They knew when and what time we would be there. It took them two hours to get our entire dinner out for a group of 27. Our table never got bread,...More

1  Thank TeacherDoris
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Food and decor was pretty good, but the waiter service was excellent. A great place to have a good dinner with the convenience of it being at the hotel

Thank dalendeklerk
Reviewed June 20, 2017

We were a group of 8 cousins just wanting to hang out and have some fun boy were we impressed by the fabulous steaks . Most of chose the Rump Steak from Medium Rare to Well Done each and everyone enjoyed it thoroughly .Also added...More

Thank carlyc888
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We've eaten at another Famous Butchers Grill in the past so know the quality of food & service that is expected. At this branch, however, the food & service was not up to standard. We had steak which was very tough and overcooked. Service was...More

1  Thank WilIls
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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, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
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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.
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