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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
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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 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We were really excited to try Primal Eatery after hearing good things about their steaks, but left the restaurant with mixed feelings. The good: our waiter, Maxwell, was friendly and efficient; the complimentary bread plate and dips were delicious, so too was one diner's pork...More

Thank Scrumplet
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The experience was world class from the start. We were greeted and my wife was wished a happy birthday. We received 2 glasses of complimentary bubbles and a delicious bread board. The rest of the evening was perfect. The service was great and the food...More

Thank dpjoppie
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Maxwell and Lea took such amazing care of us. Quite definetly the best steak in Cape Town. Great service in a modern setting. Awesome!

Thank Yorke L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Mediterranean, Grill, Contemporary, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
Drinks, Dinner
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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