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Saigon

Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 7669
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Vietnamese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 397 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were recommended to try this restaurant and had a lovely table upstairs with a great view. The food was good. A word of warning if your upstairs, watch out for the step in the middle of the restaurant which is very hard to see...More

Thank Bullterrier62
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great service and food, with so much yumminess on the menu that I’ll be back soon... It was very busy and that’s testament to the continued popularity... We ordered a wide selection of starters and everything was great.

Thank John T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service made this one! The food itself is very good and unusual, featuring dishes we’d never seen on any Chinese/Thai/pan Asian menu. But it was the staff who made this experience a great one. Our waiter was lovely and gave us great advice regarding...More

Thank Nathaniel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice restaurant with gorgeous view on table mountain. very nice waiter. good food. but for the first hour almost impossible to talk and when we left we were stinking of food due to poor extraction. and this morning everything will go to laundry or...More

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

the vietnamese food is very good.sometimes you have to wait long as all the delivery food has priority.the service is good.but check your bill.it happened three times to us that things were one the bill that we didn't have.no real excuse or extra from the...More

Thank detlef d
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

If you’re passionate about Asia and Asian cuisine then this is the place for you. Authentic Asian food, unique Vietnamese cuisine, subtle tastes, Vietnamese cooks. Come here, feast and share your food the real Asian taste and style.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Our Australian visitors were blown away with the delicious food at Saigon. From the Tempura Veg, through Ostrich, Lamb and Duck we were treated to beautiful flavours....with the Ginger Kingklip taking the grand prize. Excellent service, views and food.

Thank Audrey H
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Excellent food in Kloof Street - we initially expected it to be Vietnamese, but were surprised with the variety of Asian food. All selections were of high standards and not too pricey.

Thank Jabancho
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I have been going there for twenty years and have never had a bad experience. I can honestly say we all love it. Great food and awesome service Only word of warning. Your clothes always stink when you get home

Thank AndyAAG
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The food was very nice! Everything was made perfect and it didn't take long. The desserts have been very delicious as well. It's inside a bit noisy. Service was very friendly and experienced. Can highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank XSExxl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central>  > City Bowl
  • Neighbourhood: City Bowl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 7669
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Description
Saigon in Cape Town has become one of the hot spots. With magnificent views of Table Mountain and their soft, muted lights, Saigon has acquired the perfect ambience. The Vietnamese decor is done elegantly without giving the restaurant a themed feeling. The menu is mainly Vietnamese with Japanese influences. Starters to try includes the Grilled Chicken Skewer and do-it-yourself Lettuce Wraps accompanied with prawns, fresh herbs, noodles and sweet chilli sauce. Some of the more popular Main Courses are the Chicken Cashew Nuts, their Spicy Beef Basil with chilli sauce and the Saigon Ginger Fish covered in a batter. All the Main Courses can be served with rice or noodles. Saigon's exotic Deep-Fried Ice Cream is a must if you have space after your lavish First and Main Courses. The ice cream is deep-fried with a batter casting and then served with their honey syrup. Holding its own between the many restaurants in Kloof Street, this is one of those restaurants were one should book in advance as it is always busy no matter what day of the week it is.
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