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Primal Eatery Restaurant

) #377 of 917 Restaurants in Cape Town Central RRRR , , Steakhouse
50 New Church Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 3232
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“mousse” (2 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
“nice food” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Grill, Contemporary, Steakhouse, Mediterranean
PRICE
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LOCATION
50 New Church Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently went for dinner after hearing great reviews. 5 starts all round! The bar is stunning and cocktails were delicious and very different. They have a great wine list too. The decor is just lovely. The waiters were all very attentive and professional. My...More

Thank janebenjamin2017
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Delicous meal shared at this wonderful new restaurant! The meal was outstanding and the service was humble and very attentive. I honour their commitment to serving ethically sourced meats. I also enjoyed the funky DJ's music. I guess the only thing is they need a...More

Thank CherPoz
PrimalEatery, Owner at Primal Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Good afternoon CherPoz, We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience at Primal and thank you so much for your review and comments on our food, service and music. Next time, we will make sure we warm up the place enough for you:)

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Service: excellent. The Hostess was welcoming and warm. The Waitress was friendly and attentive. The Manager checked on us twice to ensue that we were happy / enjoying ourselves. The restaurant itself is modern, clean and comfortable. There is an inside section and you can...More

Thank Dilchard
PrimalEatery, Owner at Primal Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Dilchard I'd like to personally thank you for your review on Primal Eatery. As a fledgeling restaurant, we value feedback from our guests as we use this as our building blocks to make us a successful restaurant. It's such a pity that you came...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

This place was found by accident as a mate and I felt like a steak, but somewhere different from the norm! We had their winter special which was not only value for money but AMAZING! I hope this place goes from strength to strength. Cape...More

Thank Charlton C
PrimalEatery, Owner at Primal Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you so much, Charlton C for your review and happy you found us by chance. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit and appreciate the vote of confidence in what we do. Look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

As soon as I walked in i felt a good vibe and was pleasantly greeted by the staff. Sitting in the bar having a drink with great service was a good start to the evening. My friend had a steak and salad and I had...More

Thank MarvBlonde
PrimalEatery, Owner at Primal Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you MarvBlonde for your review! We are thrilled that you and your friend had a great dining experience. As foodies, nothing pleases us more than to have customers who appreciate the same things that we do.

Reviewed 15 May 2017

We tried this restaurant out first night in Cape Town. Our waiter was very helpful in explaining the various steak selections. Our meals were excellent. The decor is nice and the staff very pleasant. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Cape Town. It's a...More

Thank Dave T
PrimalEatery, Owner at Primal Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you Dave T for your wonderful review. We are pleased that Primal Eatery was one of the selected restaurants on your visit and that your experience was a good one . Enjoy the rest of your holiday and we thank you for your patronage.

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Service is attentive, decor modern crisp, food is heavy and rich. We had the Porchetta and Lamb Shoulder, Flame Roasted Sweet Potato and Baby Leaf Salad. With some seasoning the lamb and porchetta would be good, the sweet potato is completely forgettable, stodgy and tasteless....More

Thank Karoobaby
PrimalEatery, Owner at Primal Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you Karoobaby, for your review and your feedback. Your comments are duly noted. We are disappointed to hear that our food did not meet your expectations. As to the acoustics and music, we are constantly learning and tweaking to find the perfect harmony for...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Recently opened, Primal Eatery does good steaks in a stylish restaurant. The starters were good and unusual, my ox heart tartare was great. The steaks were tasty and well cooked and seasoned but it's difficult to stand out when cooking steaks. 2,000 rand is good...More

Thank The_Don_UK
PrimalEatery, Owner at Primal Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you, The_Don_UK for your review. We value each and every review that we receive and appreciate the time taken to give us your valuable feedback. Our aim is to provide our customers with the highest quality of food and service at all times, hence...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We celebrated at Primal Eatery on Friday night and from the minute we joined Brynn and his team it was an experience to rave about. The staff were attentive and knowledgeable. The food was as expected, top class. Desserts were decadent deluxe. An all-round "A...More

Thank southafricawayne
PrimalEatery, Owner at Primal Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you souhtafricawayne for your flattering review. We are pleased that you had a wonderful experience and that we have lived up to the standards that we continuously strive to achieve.

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

So sad that I had to eat there. Food was ice cold and the steak stank. Service was fine but found the atmosphere average.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Cuisine
Grill, Contemporary, Steakhouse, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor 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, Seating
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 12:00
Thursday
18:00 - 12:00
Friday
18:00 - 12:00
Saturday
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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Description
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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