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Life Grand Cafe

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2 Pierhead Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 2001, South Africa
+27 21 205 1902
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“salad” (5 reviews)
“ceviche” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2 Pierhead Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 2001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In common with many reviewers we would agree that the location is the best feature. It looks enticing but fails to deliver on quality and service. We ventured on to the terrace on a warm day but instead of finding style were surrounded by Macdonalds...More

Thank postscript65
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We were attracted to Life Grand after walking passed the restaurant and being impressed with it's location and upmarket looking decor. The restaurant seems to attract a mixture of people, both local and tourist. The service was OK but not brilliant. The food was average....More

Thank astonvillan
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We felt it wasn’ as good as last year but the staff are friendly & efficient. The food just didn’ impress the way it did previously. Sitting outside in the sunshine is great. You know you’ve arrived in Cape Town!

Thank BigblueAl
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Only had drinks here. Wanted to have some food as well but we were outraged with the high price level of the drinks so decided to eat elsewhere. Drinks 2-3 times more expensive than other places nearby.

Thank JeLundgren
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Dropped in after a long and tiring day. Got a bit worried after they took forever to provide us menus and bring us our drinks. However friendly service and once our orders were taken the food arrived quickly. Generous serves and very tasty. No complaints...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here when walking around at V&A Waterfront. The service was very watchful and our waiter also had humour. The food was very good and the location with a view over the water was also very nice.

Thank PeA S
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Service horrible. Food terrible. No reason to visit this restaurant. It is over priced and there are much nicer alternatives. Avoid.

Thank suzanneb507
Reviewed 22 March 2018

The food in general was very good however service could be improved slightly. I find it strange that any service staff should feel entitled for tips and actively be asking for it. This to me is a no-no. If you provide good service you will...More

Thank fussronny
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I attended solo for lunch. The service was great but I found my food to be somewhat average. I had an open sandwich with mustard chicken. The chicken was drowning in the mustard. When I asked for the bill the system was apparently down. So...More

Thank Lorelieellis
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Overlooking the Victoria Wharf the ambience is such great. Was looking forward to seafood paella. The service was rather slow, drinks taking long but after eating all was forgotten. Enjoyed the meal.

Thank Ndavhe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Pierhead Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 2001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 205 1902
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