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Hudsons, The Burger Joint

43 Somerset Road | CNR Portswood and Somerset Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 433 1496
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (157 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
43 Somerset Road | CNR Portswood and Somerset Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was below our apartment so we visited this place often. Do it! Great food and drinks for a good price.

Thank Sanne H
Reviewed August 14, 2018

After all the hype around Hudsons, we had to give it a go... what a let down. The one in Gardens is terribly run down and honestly needs a good coat of paint. The traffic fumes don't help much either. The burgers themselves were not...More

Thank JenCunnington
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We were really lucky to find a free table at Hudsons to watch the FIFA final. Service was quite quick considering the amount of guests, and there is a good selection of drinks available. We ordered a burger, some fries and a vegetarian pizza. The...More

Thank Hajni B
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We went for the Burgers, this place appears on more than one search for best Burgers in Cape Town. Extremely informal, noisy atmosphere when you arrive. Soccer World cup had just started, so this was the main attraction all over with different Tv's showing the...More

Thank MariusB1604
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Visited Hudsons Greenpoint for a quick bite with the brother. We chose the 3 sliders to share, some loaded fries as well as disco fries. Without Hyperbole, these burgers were the most disappointing I have ever had. The " sauces " and topping on these...More

Thank dafelkyle
JonathanBurg, General Manager at Hudsons, The Burger Joint, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Good Morning dafelkyle I would like to express my deepest apologies for the poor experience you received at my branch. This is not the Hudsons standard and shouldn't be accepted. I will make sure that my kitchen manager is briefed about the experience and together...More

Reviewed March 26, 2018

This burger joint was at the end of our street in Green Point. It was packed so we thought it must be a great stop. We ordered a great burger and draft beer was great. A yummy meal. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Retired_teacher_56
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Good burger in line with other burger establishment from the basic to pile it on. Rather noisy and favored by the mid age group. Has a bar so don’t get upset if someone uses your table to place a glass. Found some of the food...More

Thank JayM3184
Reviewed March 20, 2018

After great experiences previously - very disappointing and lay blame on fact that it was the day after Cape Town Festival. Draft Beer was flat, bottled beers were not chilled - onion rings were raw and Burgers were ... average. The only upside were the...More

Thank DrewHousecpt
JonathanBurg, General Manager at Hudsons, The Burger Joint, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Good Day DrewHousecpt Thank you for taking the time to send us this review. I would like to apologies for the poor experience you had at my establishment on Sunday. This is not our standard at all, even after a big event like the Cape...More

Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We went with friends twice and enjoyed the burgers and pizzas tremendously. Try the truffle fries and the sweet potato fries with any of the burgers. The beer selection is also great. Service is efficient, friendly and professional. We didn’t try the gourmet milkshakes but...More

Thank marussiav
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Well situated , in Green Point. Perfect pit stop to grab a bite before watching a game or attending a concert at the stadium. Service is friendly but give yourself time as the kitchen can be a little slow. BUT .... Well worth the wait....More

Thank nadiad437
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Questions & Answers
Khaled A
July 8, 2017|
Response from cbarros25 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I don't remember seeing that on the menu!
Khaled A
July 8, 2017|
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Response from Scorpion619 | Reviewed this property |
I would say it's not Halal, as some of their dishes contain bacon / pork.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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: 43 Somerset Road | CNR Portswood and Somerset Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 1496
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