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Rare Grill

166 2nd Avenue | Shop 3, Kenilworth 7700, South Africa
+27 76 460 0423
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“calamari” (2 reviews)
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166 2nd Avenue | Shop 3, Kenilworth 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We finally got to dine here. Every time we called previously they were fully booked. We ordered the 500g Tbone and Nguni ribeye. Both steaks were cooked to perfection and incredibly tatsty. I thoroughly enjoyed the cripsy chips and creamed spinach which are complementary sides...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Iman0328
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a local in the area, we frequent this restaurant often. We are never disappointed with the food but their is confusion regarding the corkage rules as their website says first bottle free but that is incorrect. The waitress was very curt with us when...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sansmerrill
Greg B, Owner at Rare Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. Apologies for the confusion. Just to clarify. We do not have a website. The website you saw this on is an independent company that advertises restaurants. We have on numerous occasions emailed them to change this information. I sincerely apologise for the misunderstanding.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant but with a good atmosphere. When the chef tells you what are the best cuts on the menu, it makes sense to listen. Our party had five great steaks with good sides. We also appreciated the complimentary chocolate pots.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dannyd981
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

What an amazing find, hidden away in Kenilworth road, but WOW WHAT A FIND. Great Waitress with an amazing knowledge of the menu. Amazing food at good prices, a small menu with daily specials, willing to share and with a great vibe. The owner chef...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank I8496FNstevem
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

During our stay in Cape Town we tried this restaurant because a colleague recommened it. We liked it some much that we went twice. The suggested nguni ribeye and blackened sirloin were superb!! Very friendly waitress!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DFreya
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Rare Grill in Kenilworth remains an unassuming but fine steakhouse, which is deservedly fully booked nightly. Hands on owner, chef and manager, Greg is hospitable, competent and welcomes new and repeat guests with genuine enthusiasm, in between serving great food. A concise menu with daily...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LewR
Reviewed 7 November 2018

It is the quaintest little restaurant cozy and friendly. The service is fantastic and although not a pub......it should be called Cheers from the series. Greg the owner is always there to meet and greet you.....his gorgeous side kick runs the entire show, from getting...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Had two great luscious steaks and sides previously. This time my rare sirloin came as thin as a minute steak and medium at best. Good meat but who wants their rare steak paper thin????

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ShaunV160
Reviewed 5 October 2018

3 of us went on Thursday at 7.30, the car park was full as there are 2 restaurants there as well & a pub nearby. Slight confusion over the booking but sorted quickly. Very small place with some dozen tables which would be cozy, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gibbhelps
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I went to the Rare Grill a few weeks ago with a few friends. We ordered T-bone, Sirloin and Rump. The meat was cooked to absolute perfection and the quality of the meat was second to none. The sides were great too! The staff were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RamoneM20
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 2nd Avenue | Shop 3, Kenilworth 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kenilworth
  • Phone Number: +27 76 460 0423
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