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The Granger Bay Hotel School Restaurant

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Beach Road | Granger Bay, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 440 5757
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Recently I attended a birthday function at this venue.Of course,the setting could not be better. The canapees servered were tasty and varied.The main meal was good,but could have been served hotter. The service was pleasant,the students eager to attend to your requests. Pity about the large rats that ran around outside on the terrace.Could that be better controlled as I... More 

Thank HelgL
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Delicious food, kind eager-to-please staff, lovely place to enjoy a bottle of wine and watch the sun set. Based on my forty-minute stroll along Beach Road, this is the only Beach Road waterfront restaurant within reasonable walking distance of the V and A hotel.

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Enjoyed a Sunday buffet lunch in celebration of our moms 80th birthday. Everybody agreed the food was divine, service beyond excellent, views absolutely amazing and the ambiance extremely relaxing and laid back. I can't believe that not everybody knows about this venue. We were a group of 26 adults and 5 children and everybody wholeheartedly agreed that the venue was... More 

Thank michelle_brwn1
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We booked the venue for a celebration with 80 people. We started with snacks and drinks in a gorgeous outdoor setting and enjoyed whale watching and dolphins swimming before our eyes. We moved indoors to a 3 course dinner. Food, service and venue were all excellent. The students are hardworking and willing to please. Their supervisors Janice and Ike were... More 

Thank WendyV743
westport, CT
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

Absolutely lovely dining room with a superb position on the Cape Town waterfront. Hoped for an excellent meal such as the one I enjoyed at the Stellenbosch restaurant school. No such luck. Salad was mediocre, as was the lamb shank that was bordering on being over-stewed. The creme brulee was more like instant pudding with a 5mm thick sugar hockey... More 

1 Thank wincentiveman
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015

We could not fault the standard of the food, each course was well presented and tasty. Our large table worked off the set menu with a choice of 3 options per course. I did not hear one dissenting comment from anyone regards their food. The only gripe was in the speed of the service. For a student run establishment, I... More 

Thank Kipper_CK
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

A week ago I booked a table for 4 people for a dinner that was supposed to be in 2 days from now. I was the first booking for that date in their register. I had wanted the night before but there was a private function booked so we changed to the following day to suit the Hotel School. I... More 

1 Thank David B
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85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Location unbeatable, service, better than any place because they are all professionals looking to get better!! And the food, spectacular, not surprising that the best professionals in South Africa come out if this place.

3 Thank Simon W
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

I had the honor of having my wedding here as I live in the UK but am originally from South Africa. A family friend used to attend the Hotel School and she gave me the details of the Functions manager Luke. No I must add that, my wedding was divine, which we will get to BUT the communication with Luke... More 

Thank Candice H
Lausanne, Switzerland
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238 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2014

hesitated between poor and average rating to be honest. beautiful location, right by the water with magnificent views. the restaurant itself is not really cozy though; we had booked a table for 4; staff called us during the day to ask if we wanted to have dinner outside, said yes but wind started to blow that late afternoon and outside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road | Granger Bay, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 440 5757

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