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City Grill

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Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 421 9820
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good place to come for steak, wine and the view - especially if you get an outdoor table. Service was decent. Steak was quite nice. You could also order some exotic meats (ostrich, etc) but I stayed with the steak which was really good.

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Thank mcsc-squared
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As with most restaurants along the Waterfront, this is a tourist hotspot. I decided to give it a go on the basis of the good reviews here (#40 out of 1,100 at the time of writing). Although the interior feels and looks like the dining room you'd find on a cruise, we sat outside, which was lively and ok. Our... More 

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Thank Tom B
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our waiter was fantastic, very attentive staff and manager. The food was even better. Seriously the best steak we've ever had. Melt in the mouth. Beautiful dressings and yummy salads. Highly recommend - staff couldn't do enough to make our evening special. It was amazing

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Thank audrey457
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended to this restaurant from our hotel and what a great place to visit. The service was friendly and professional while the food was the best we had in C.T. Great and relaxing atmosphere. We highly recommend this spot for the steaks ,salads, and the burgers. We loved the great wines too.

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Thank Georgeburg
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had dinner here, menu choices good with extensive wine list too. I had the ostrich fillet and asked for chips & veg rather than rice - no problem and it was gorgeous. Location right at the waterfront with both inside and outside tables, very busy evening and as a result service a little slow to take order and for drinks... More 

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Thank Becky M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first night in Cape Town and we were not disappointed. Really great fillet steak. Opted for the BBQ basting and a Monkey Gland sauce (yes monkey gland). Pretty sure it didn't include monkeys or glands, but it was very good. Almost went for the Bobotie but our hosts said the steak was unmissable, and they were right

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Thank clivepb2013
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We order d quite a bit.. steak were not well done when specifically asked for well done.. salad was outstanding.. ribs were really good too .. they have really good wines and the location is also quite good..

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Thank dilpreetm
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting outside in the shade we enjoyed a really nice lunch, being a sirlon steak and spareribs. This accompanied with a real nice and pleasent service resulted in us having a relaxing and enjoyable lunch.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family of five visited and overall satisfied. Extremely busy evening so our table wasn't great. Strawberry milkshakes reportedly great. Starters a little disappointing with the garlic bread and calamari both being average enough. Various burgers ordered for mains and each was good along with a tasty steak. Good value for money and the service was prompt.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to find a good place for a diner please avoid this restaurant. We paid a lot of money and the food was really bad.... I'm not sophisticated but here ....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, African, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 9820
Description
Established in 1999, the City Grill is the oldest steakhouse in the V&A Waterfront. We invite you to discover a truly South African experience… so gather family and friends for a feast of flavour at the City Grill! A place where food has substance, big appetites are essential and South Africa is the flavour of the month, every month!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?