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Duchess of Wisbeach

3 Wisbeach Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 434 1525
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Wisbeach Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A favourite of mine so I try to go here when in Cape Town. I do think perhaps the menu could do with an update as it has been the same for years. There are specials of course which are usually good. Service is friendly...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's mostly a fish restaurant. It had a great atmosphere and friendly staff. It was packed out even on a Tuesday. Very reasonable prices for good food. It was recommended by our hotel and was only a 10 minutes walk away. I felt very current...More

Thank juliaelizabethann
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A return visit to the Duchess and we will be back again. Buzzy atmosphere, lovely attentive service and really good food. Perhaps a bit noisy for some but for us the ambiance was fun and enjoyable.

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice & cosy restaurant in Sea point. Love the fact that the chef is a type display while you are having your dinner. Serves is absolutely brilliant & waiters are very knowledgeable. Can feel a bight squeezed but it most definitely adds to its...More

Thank Oak09214
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful vibe, great food, funky fun place to have dinner and pre dinner cocktails. have to book though - it's really popular.

Thank Dale F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretentious loud really awful pub type restaurant.We were a group of 12 people and we began by ordering oysters..None were available.When the waiter asked me what I would like to drink I asked for a beer.He asked,"red or white?"I finally received it..warm...More

Thank KatrinePuttick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a "hidden gem" in Sea Point Cape Town. I am actually extremely reluctantly writing this review as I really don't want it to "get out there" as it is difficult enough to book a table. The food is amazing and they go...More

Thank Clive V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived after a long flight from UK and this restaurant really hit the spot. Such a nice menu that we could have eaten most of it which is always a good sign! The food was delicious, the wine was excellent and the service was...More

Thank wendyLondon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Duchess is always one of our go to places whenever we are in Cape Town. Robyn always looks after us here and welcomes us like old friends even though we can only visit half a dozen times a year. This restaurant is one of...More

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 16 October 2017

5 years after our last visit, the Duchess was one of our 'must go again' places. A short walk from our hotel, there is no doubt you can't fail to appreciate the eccentric style and the very good food. With a wagu beef burger and...More

Thank stanmansurrey
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Questions & Answers
22 August 2017|
Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Very close and you can smoke at the bar.
21 August 2016|
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Response from cachoc | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chris I don't remember seeing specifically a vegetarian menu, but I am sure they do have vegetarian dishes. Go into their website and see if they are showing the current menu. Cape Town is full of good restaurants and... More
24 May 2016|
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Response from CCommaille | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is located on Wisbeach Road in Sea Point so I would assume the name has something to do with that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wisbeach Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 1525
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