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Primal Eatery

RRRR, , Steakhouse
50 New Church Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 3232
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
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Grill, Contemporary, Steakhouse, Vegan Options
50 New Church Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 1 October 2017

My husband and I decided to take a friend of ours out to check out the newish steak house on the block. The ambiance is lovely however for a sit down formal restaurant having a live DJ playing club music was a bit strange. On...More

Thank valentineg24
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A restaurant for meat purists. Had an excellent evening - great service, and lovely vibe on a Thurs night, and the steak was very good! Manager was always present, and attention to detail was great. A bit on the pricey side, so you need to...More

Thank Monk A
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

What an amazing night! Cocktails were sublime and food delicious. I'm a vegetarian and didn't feel left out at all- the spanakopita was out of this world. Wonderful atmosphere, bar area fabulous and DJ was a great touch to the vibe. Staff were attentive and...More

Thank Lizel F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Grill, Contemporary, Steakhouse, Vegan Options
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
6:00 PM - 12:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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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