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Royale Eatery

273 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 4536
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (433 reviews)
“salad” (40 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
273 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I lived in the CBD I used to frequent this restaurant because of the great service and delicious food. On my recent visit I was slightly disappointed with the service but the quality of the food is still great. Highly recommended for anyone looking...More

Thank simplyZi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am going around testing out the better gourmet burger place in Cape Town. A friend recommended the Royale in Long Street. Very quaint decor and casual atmosphere. Very good service and recommendations as the menu is full of interesting burger combinations. Burger was good...More

Thank DavidBo48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a nice and delicious evening in this place. The staff is really nice and helpful. The swiss cheese burger with avocado & egg and the vegan banana-peanutbutter shake are delicious! Have a try :)

Thank trawelbird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to visit royale 2 years ago when their food was of good quality and everyone used to rave about going there. I visited this month for a quick bite while in town and was not impressed by my experience. The food quality has...More

Thank jennanumber1
hugob777, Owner at Royale Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jenna I’m sorry you felt on your recent visit that food quality and service has changed since you were a regular at Royale a couple of years ago. Regarding the hair in your salad, please be assured that all of our kitchen team members...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I had so many good things about this restaurant but was sadly disappointed. We were a group of seven people and every single dish ordered was either wrong or really cold. They could not even get the drink orders right. We had a total of...More

Thank Liz M
hugob777, Owner at Royale Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Hi Liz, I’m so sorry to hear about your disappointing experience on your first visit to Royale! I only wish you would have notified the manager on duty that your food and service was not up to standard. We would gladly have replaced the cold...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Royale Eatery was recommended by our Airbnb hosts. We went for a late lunch, and it happened to be during their R60 Winter Special hours (12-5 PM, Monday-Thursday, May-September), so I went with the classic cheese burger. I was expecting a kid-sized meal, but the...More

Thank guavasorbet
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here with my cousins yesterday - they had various burgers and I had a vegan one as recommended by our waitress. Shortly after leaving I got stomach cramps and have been man down with food poisoning since. I was so excited to eat...More

Thank roxanneb119
hugob777, Owner at Royale Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hi roxanneb119 Thank you for reaching out to voice your concerns. I am so sorry to hear that you have been unwell! I hope it will put your mind at ease to know that we have very stringent hygiene standards and use only SABS approved...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Whether you pop in to the first come first serve section downstairs, or the reservation section upstairs (a bit more formal), you're truly in for a treat. There is a great variety of burgers (even vegetarian) served with a very generous choice of sides (I'd...More

Thank KaleB2
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I normally go to Royale for dinner but I had a great burger there for lunch last week. It’s on special but even though it’s a special, the food is excellent and the portions are generous. As always, I found the service to be very...More

Thank Miles M
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Incredible burgers, friendly staff, great drinks. Great location on Long street with a nice vibe to it. We came on a recommendation from a friend who had travelled to Cape Town and it was great. So good that we came back a few more times...More

Thank cjauff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 273 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 4536
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