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City Grill

Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 421 9820
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (275 reviews)
“skewers” (39 reviews)
“mixed grill” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 788 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just arrived in Cape Town, and went to the V&A Waterfront to explore and find a restaurant for dinner. There is a huge choice, and not knowing one from the other, we decided upon City Grill. We weren't disappointed. We had a lovely,...More

Thank KevintheExplorer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the vast choice in the V & A waterfront we chose City Grill to have a steak. Unfortunately the steak was not up to the standard we had elsewhere in South Africa and left us very disappointed.More

Thank Kerrel W
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review and sharing your experience. We are extremely disappointed to read that you did not enjoy our steaks. We receive considerably favorable reviews on a daily basis about our quality steaks. Please would you be so kind as to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at City Grill on our first night at Cape Town and it was very disappointing. the restaurant was noisy, especially the table near us was very noisy. We considered asking someone to ask them to lower their voices to a normal level...More

Thank Yair K
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for sharing your review and experience at City Grill Steakhouse. We pride ourselves in our top quality food, service and ambience. We remember your table very clearly, as we made a concerted effort in engaging with the tour leader of your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late into Cape Town and tried to find a restaurant near our hotel. The first restaurant we tried was booked so we continued walking around and found this place. Our waiter, Tawana, was excellent. He was very attentive and checked on us regularly....More

Thank cskeenga
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. We are delighted to read that you had such a pleasant experience at our restaurant. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a business lunch with some other colleagues and we had an amazing and memorable time. The food and the service were absolutely great. We will return

Thank shast445
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for sharing this wonderful review with other potential guests. We are delighted to read that you had such a good experience. Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turns out this was our most expensive meal in Capetown but still less than $60. We sat outside looking at the harbor and blankets were provided in the event we got cold. My husband had the ostrich which he loved. I on the other hand...More

Thank Eva P
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. We are delighted that you had such a good experience and to top it all for a steal at $60 in comparison to what you can get overseas. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are lots of high quality eateries located at the V&A Waterfront. City Grill Steakhouse is certainly one of the best, offering fine dining in a relaxed, casual atmosphere. We ate on the outside deck, overlooking the waterfront activity, comforted by area heaters and individual...More

Thank James D
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for sharing this wonderful review. It is always great to read that we satisfied customers with our top service, food and ambience. We look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has become our most favorite place as it satisfies all our requirements: amazingly good food, spectacular view, great service and comfortable seating. The menu have a lovely variety from grills, seafood, wild to traditional. The oxtail is an absolute winner. The ostrich steak...More

Thank DaleGordon123
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the experience and we will definitely look into more dessert options for your next visit. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Four of us spent several hours here yesterday. Good food and good service at a reasonable price, shame we didn't find it earlier during our holiday.

Thank mylesey
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We are also sad that you didn't join us earlier. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 7 March 2018

On our first night in Cape Town we headed to the V&A Waterfront for dinner. We chose the City Grill Steakhouse. It was busy but we were offered an outside table. It was a little chilly in the evening breeze but the view of the...More

Thank Jetlagged55
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. Regards Management

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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