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Pigalle Restaurant

57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4343
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our party recommended this restaurant for dinner and entertainment. We are from overseas and visiting family. We dined on a Wednesday evening. We arrived early, parking our car opposite the restaurant entrance (R10 flat rate) we were greeted warmly and offered a place...More

Thank Life0123
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! Pigalle certainly strives to be the place to be for special occasions of any kind, although, as you mentioned, almost any night can be made special especially with our great value Winter Specials menu! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was so tasty and excellent value for money! The wine was also a great selection and cocktail list too! The staff were very attentive and friendly. The service was excellent. We even got a free glass of sparkling wine for our honeymoon, much...More

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Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for mentioning us and for the stunning review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the look the atmosphere etc made me think of the 70's or 80's . the band was nice playing soft jazz , the food was remarkably good, the service a bit pushy . a nice evening, lots of space .

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pigalle restaurant has been on my to do list for a while, so I made a booking with much anticipation. Clearly a very popular venue, as my first choice booking time was already filled up. From the time we walked into the restaurant until we...More

Thank francoisroux10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this restaurant as part of a business meeting reunion. It is a sophisticated restaurant, with a lot of international options (seafood, meat, etc) and a very good carte des vins. The also have a stage for presentations of live music and a...More

Thank masoares
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Cape Town for a weekend and popped into Pigally for on the Friday for a drink to check it out as we had a reservation for Saturday. Great spot for a dinner and dance. Great menu and executed well esp scallops and seabass....More

1  Thank R J
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I have been to South Africa for 3 years in a row now, and Pigalle has continued to impress me each time I return. It is always my favourite seafood meal when I am visiting Cape Town, and the service never fails to impress. I...More

1  Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Nice place, with fine beears and excelent wine. Service was excelent and the kingklip is a simple but delicous fish. And not expensive.

Thank cbarros25
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Fancy restaurant with a live band. Opera Singers entertained us when we were there, a live band came on after. A dance floor is available for happy feet. Good service and food.

1  Thank IvyNg88
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Our Portuguese friends from Cape Town made a reservation on Mother's Day for lunch. My Portuguese wife was excited to visit one of the top restaurants in Cape Town, especially since it was Portuguese. With high expectations, we arrived for an outstanding Mother's Day meal....More

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What is dress code for dinner?
17 June 2017|
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Response from Bruce M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the late response. I just saw your question. I'd say nice casual should be fine. My wife wore a skirt and blouse and I had slacks and a casual shirt. No shorts or t shirts though. Some diners wore coat and tie... More
What nights do bands play or is there live entertainment every night? Thanks
7 April 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hi, We have live music every night from a Monday to a Saturday. Regards Management
Are you open today, Sunday? Thanks DT
26 February 2017|
Response from Jelswiss | Reviewed this property |
I don't own the restaurant ask them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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 4343
  • E-mail
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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