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Primal Eatery

50 New Church Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 3232
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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Mediterranean, Grill, Contemporary, Steakhouse
50 New Church Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From the welcome at the door, the personalised service, truly incredible food and fantastic ambiance, this restaurant is a win. A table of 6, and each meal was perfect. Wonderful evening

Thank Piegro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Primal with 5 colleagues and we looked at all the top pointers we look for in restaurants and safe to say Kristina and Team really ticks the boxes! Thanks Max!

Thank Crownan911
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We had the opportunity to go to Primal on Saturday evening and had the winter special... these can be hit-and-miss generally, with sometimes-mediocre offerings. Not on this occasion! Huge, nicely cooked steaks, big bowl of chips or salad (a lovely one, not 2 pieces of...More

Thank Caroline03081977
Reviewed 5 May 2018 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 29 April 2018 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

1  Thank longwayround21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Mediterranean, Grill, Contemporary, Steakhouse
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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