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Primal Eatery

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50 New Church Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 3232
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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Mediterranean, Grill, Contemporary, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
50 New Church Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant Week prompted us to explore new restaurants that we had not yet visited. We were expecting Primal to be your general steakhouse with a bit of a flair. We could not have been more wrong! The venue is intimate, very well appointed and presented....More

Thank Susanne V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Primal Eatery twice in one week of our honeymoon in Cape Town. It was the best restaurant experience which no other restaurant offers. Its more than just great food. Its the total experience, the great vibe, super friendly staff that...More

Thank JW V
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We had our last dinner of our trip at that place, it was a lovely evening. Mike, our waitor, took care of us in a great manner. The sirloin steak we enjoyed was delicious. Due to the size of the mains we had to skip...More

Thank line247
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We went to Primal Eatery for a special occasion dinner and we are glad we did! We'd read about the food and how good it was and we had a fantastic meal! Service was great, we got a good recommendation on a great wine and...More

Thank pne1888
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Went to Primal Eatery on 2/16/18 to celebrate my birthday. I am currently on a solo trip to South Africa. I found this place on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. I am so glad that I went! Once seated the waiter...More

Thank Chuwana W
Reviewed 8 February 2018

A very short walk from the Protea Hotel took us to this spot. A very compact eatery with a short and sweet menu. Food quality was superb and the prices were in the higher class, but well worth it.

Thank thedumahs
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Flew overnight from London and booked in for our first night of honeymoon. Turned up at 7.30 and it was locked up. No prior warning. Thanks very much

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Our group of friends decided to have a fun Christmas party at Primal Eatery. We were offered a set menu for R350pp. I had the fillet, pumpkin soup and deep fried Oreos. I think I had expected too much before we went there as I...More

Thank SLP888
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Let s start from the positive point: 1) Great Cocktail and Wine menu 2) Great and attentive service 3) Great bread for starter Lets review the negative: I went to this restaurant 3 or 4 months ago and the meat and the side were amazing...More

Thank Emanuele T
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Primal Primal is situated on Gardens and has a lovely setting, with plenty of space for lounging on outside terrace on those scorching summer day when you don’t feel like braving the traffic, as well as cosy bar area where you can catch up with...More

Thank Mario A
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Mediterranean, Grill, Contemporary, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 New Church Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 3232
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Primal Eatery is a wood-fired grill concept. We are not your average steakhouse, in fact, we’ve banned the word from our vocabulary. Primal is a “Meatery”. We are a restaurant that is meat centric; using live fire, innovative cooking techniques and creative food styling to provide you, our guest, the ultimate sensory experience.
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