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Life Grand Cafe Waterfront

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US$4 - US$17
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Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Me and my family were in Cape Town for a couple of days and heard so much about the Life Grand Cafe... and the view was amazing and everything went well until we had had to wait a long while just for our starters which...was only Sushi. We asked to speak to a manager to address our concerns because its over 20 minutes now and he apologized and said that ge would take care of the matter personally and he really meant that because the next thing we know we looked over to our right and the manager is making our Starters personally right next to us which i just thought was amazing and he brought it out to us and it was the besr sushi me and my family has ever had and he was there every step of the way and made us feel like Royalty because what ever we needed he was there i think his name was Bradley or Brandon but i will never forget his face and the best customer service i have ever had from a manager non the less.... Thank you so much and you will definitely be seeing us soon. Lots of love from the Bulwinda family❤❤❤More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food absolutely delicious and service outstanding. Great family meal and atmosphere. Will definitely be back. Recommend to all

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great location to enjoy a glass of wine or a beer watching the Sunset. Food was nice as service as well

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really lovely lunch, the food was great and the setting perfect for a sunny Winters Day in CT. We know it was very busy but our only criticism was the time we had to wait for someone to come and take our...order and for the food and drink to arrive but all in all we had a great time and will definitely come again. ThanksMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Fearless11573168975, Marketing at Life Grand Cafe Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day I would like to thank you for taking the time to advise us of your recent visit to our LIFE Grand Cafe V&A Waterfront we value your great review and can't wait to host you again. Life Grand Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to have a table right on the water, watching the boats and ships go by. The food was delicious! We a pizza and the most wonderful sushi ever! Keep it going!!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Fearless11573168975, Marketing at Life Grand Cafe Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day We would like to thank you for taking the time to convey your experience to our LIFE Grand Cafe. We value your great review and we can't wait to host you again. Life Grand team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Saturday 9 July we hosted a birthday dinner at this establishment. We had booked 2 weeks prior to the event and were promised a private venue. However, on the day, we were notified that this venue had been booked by another group. What upset...us the most was not only the unprofessionalism behind this, but also the manner in which this news was conveyed to us. The manager in charge at that time (A) was rude and unprofessional. Fortunately, one of the owners, J, came to our rescue. She handled everything professionally and ensured that we got the venue we wished for without compromising the other group. She also apologised by giving the birthday boy complimentary champagne and went out of her way to decorate the venue for us to ensure that everything went smoothly. It was truly beautiful! I am eternally grateful for her effort and her kindness. Because of this turnout, I will definitely be supporting this establishment. This owner showed us compassion, professionalism and kindness- three attributes that one needs to thrive in the hospitality business. Thank you once again J!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Fearless11573168975, Marketing at Life Grand Cafe Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Your review has been noted and we thank you for the great review, We will pass this on to the the parties involved. Life Grand Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here every day as our teenagers loved the menu, the scenery, the vibe and the music. Don’t come here if you are looking for a calm, cosy diner. Do come here if you are looking for great, casual food and the Capetown-vibe including...vibrant music.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Fearless11573168975, Marketing at Life Grand Cafe Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Amazing review from an amazing guest. Can't wait to host you again. Life Grand Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend it , they were fast , affordable and had great service . They catered to your needs and ensure you get the great customer service .Waiters were beyond understanding and friendly . We need for restaurants like the Life Grand Cafe....Thank you.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Fearless11573168975, Marketing at Life Grand Cafe Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Julien Great review, We will pass the message on to management and staff. We appreciate it Life Grand Team

Reviewed 28 June 2022

When the steak was hard as a sole they didn't argue. For that they deserve credit. The substitute Grilled Salmon was OK , not warranting the price tag. The house wine was OK , lukewarm though. Service was excellent. Location? Second to none. Weather ?...p Perfect albeit end of JuneMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Fearless11573168975, Marketing at Life Grand Cafe Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2022

Good day Can't wait to host you again. Life Grand team

Reviewed 23 June 2022

The freedom of the waiters and letting us feel at home...where they station us in the restaurant by the fire was nice...it set the mood...the friendlyness and also the interaction in between the drinks and food...was of a very high standard...the food was delicious...I would...recommend Life Grand Cafe in Waterfront to everyone of my family and friends...Keep it up guys....u doing a brilliant job... Much Love to all of you U guys are in my prayers. Warm RegrdsMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Fearless11573168975, Marketing at Life Grand Cafe Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2022

Good day Great review, We will pass the message on to management and staff. We appreciate it Life Grand team

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Life Grande Cafe does not allow any 'bring your own' alcohol.
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Life Grand Cafe Waterfront is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5