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Pigalle Restaurant

57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4848
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (145 reviews)
“scallops” (39 reviews)
“creme brulee” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

After initially having some difficulty finding the restaurant, we arrived and were sat without a reservation. The restaurant is quite large and they had a jazz band playing that was very enjoyable. We were served quickly and enjoyed the attentive waiters. We ordered Baby Kingklip...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 3 days ago

On arrival greeted by friendly staff. Nostalgic atmosphere, vivid memories of Paris in set up & colours. Ordered escargot for starters, was excellent; Seafood platter, apparently their speciality was more than enough for 2. Very rarely does served food resemble photos on website, but justice...More

Thank GodfreyDurban
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The is an outstanding restaurant The sea food platter is the best and good for sharing It has live music The atmosphere is great Must try if you are in Cape Town

1  Thank nezar_talhah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the telephone booking to the signing of the bill, this place sets the bar for service in Cape Town. My wife and I visited for our wedding anniversary, and Warren and his team made the evening! The food was superb: mushroom ravioli and calamari...More

1  Thank Michael O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a seafood platter and beef in a cream sauce for a starter. The best food so far in Africa and absolutely delicious. 101% recommend. Tastes take you to heaven!

Thank 271simars
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had the seafood platter for two, comprising lobster, langoustines, prawns, calamari, mussels and kingklip. Excellent dish with excellent service. The manager, Warren, makes every customer feel special, by welcoming them personally and having a brief chat with them about the place...More

Thank 837akbarb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best seafood I’ve had so far! I took the platter for 1 to have a go at everything! Lobster, prawn, mussels, fresh fish, 5 stars! Welcomed and led in by the proprietor sure adds a personalized touch and makes it a more enjoyable experience. The...More

Thank Noor S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We organised a birthday party at the Pigalle Restaurant last Monday and they were absolutely fantastic. Our Guests commented on the high level of service, attention to details and quality of food. I was impressed with their standard of service and their hospitality. The set...More

Thank mahmad786
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Pros, great food overall, amazing service and ambience. We loved the live music there, the warmth of our waiter (Michael??) Highlight - the sea food platter. Worth every penny The male manager was also nice asking us how was the experience half way through our...More

Thank 712krisl
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice environment, but too formal in my personal opinion. There was a jazz band and it was really nice. Great music. You can find wines with good prices. The food is good, although I was expecting a lit bit more concerning the rate on trip...More

Thank brdamasceno
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Anita M
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Good Day Anita, Our new online system has to allocate a seating area , making it slightly confusing for our guests , rest assured though that my self and our GM go to great pains to ensure everybody gets a great seat , we... More
February 1, 2018|
Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Good Afternoon The photo named "private dining" in our photo album is of the fishbowl. Hope this helps Regards
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hi All, As per my previous response to Robin we have had to implement this policy due to a large number of international guests making reservations and not showing up on the night - as there is often not a local number to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$250 - US$1,000
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 4848
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Well-known as the perfect venue for a stylish evening out, we offer guests live entertainment from our dance floor alongside superb dinner courses. Renowned for our fresh seafood and Chalmar steak, our menu comprises of classic dishes with a subtle Portuguese flair. Including a spacious cigar lounge and private dining room our venue is versatile as well as suitable for private functions.
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