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Butlers Restaurant and Event Venue

Old Main Road, Hillcrest 3650, South Africa
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Steakhouse, Greek
Old Main Road, Hillcrest 3650, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we frequent this restaurant on a regular basis and they never fail to deliver a top class dining experience.

Thank Ailsa P
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Food was generally very good although I had to return my rump steak after asking for a leaner piece, got one that was half fat and very tough. Also for a fine dining (supposed), restaurant, there was no table linen. Only paper serviettes. The waiters...More

Thank Vivienne G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Although thisplace has a great building with good decor etc It just turns out to be a disaster every time we come here. I dont understand that some people rate it excellent? My experience is that the service is pathetic... second time round. This time...More

Thank Glyn G
Reviewed 18 July 2017

4 of us went for dinner and had 10 completely different, well presented, delicious meals. Our waiter Mandla was well trained, friendly and helpful. All staff automatically clear the table if they are walking past and see you have finished with something. If you are...More

1  Thank BessWright
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Had lunch here on a quiet Sunday. Pizza was good, steaks were very good ( I'll be back for the Madagascan pepper sauce alone ), service was very good, setting is very good and prices are surprisingly not sky high.

1  Thank robmich
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I have just had a very unsavoury experience with Butlers Restaurant. I booked a table for 10 people for my wife's birthday this Friday the 23rd June 2017.On the 20th June I was telephoned and told my table was cancelled. On enquiring why I was...More

3  Thank gcdurban
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Good service, tasty food. Seems the chef is fond of Risotto. It is cooked well indeed. Overall, recommended.

Thank Sarh N
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Goo well prepared & presented lunch - excellent fish cakes. Fairly expensive & feel if they are going to charge these prices they should have decent cloths on the tables AND more substantial paper napkins!!! These white filmsy things just will not do!!

Thank Hazel L
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Friendly and efficient service; wait staff well trained and knowledgeable. Loved all the food special options. Every persons meal was cooked to perfection and was great value for the price! The owner goes above and beyond to make every experience a truly enjoyable one.

Thank Aydupreez
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Even though they are in the process of renovating, Adrian the waiters knowledge, expertise and humor made our evening one to remember. His recommendations and ability to accommodate any special request made for a relaxed evening. All this with well presented food that tasted as...More

Thank RogerRamseier
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Main Road, Hillcrest 3650, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Hillcrest
  • Phone Number: 031-765-3850
Ladies and gentlemen, the touch of class Hillcrest has been longing for has finally arrived! Here, Tuesday through Sunday, you will be waited upon by our friendly, well trained butlers whom will see to it that you experience true, fine dining. We also offer our magnificent 200-seater venue for hire - for weddings, parties and other functions.
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