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African
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a good meal here lastnight. Food was tasty and good portion size. Staff were friendly but service was a little slow at times. Overall a good experience

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 28 March 2022 via mobile

Always the BEST place for my family! No problem to choose what you want to eat. Steaks perfect! Vegetarian grandchild, no problem! Gets what he want's...service excellent!!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 6 March 2022

Great food, chefs know their food and can prepare a delicious steak. Food are quality and not quantity...also very friendly staff.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 5 March 2022

I took my boyfriend out for a birthday lunch and we decided on City Grill. I ordered the Guacamole burger, which wasn't bad but it's something I feel like could've made at home. My boyfriend had the calamari which was incredibly overpriced for the quality,...portion, and flavor. I also ordered the kiwi mojito which was a combination of syrupy, overly sweet, blandness. Service was good though but I won't be returning.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 28 February 2022 via mobile

We really enjoyed everything about this restaurant. I chose a lovely fillet steak with pepper sauce and mash and it was propee comfort food, really enjoyed it. My wife had chicken in a mushroom sauce and mash and was also very pleased with her meal....All members of staff were so polite and helpful and we enjoyed a few glasses of wine to accompany the food. I always feel that the best restaurant experience benefits from having a visual front of house manager, things always tend to run much more smoothly and you have a direct contact should things go wrong ( at times every restaurant makes the odd mistake). The manager at City Grill actually helped my wife with her phone when trying to book a Uber back to Camps Bay, he was a very pleasant man who obviously runs a very efficient and hard working team at City Grill. I can thoroughly recommend a visit, it ticks every box. Thank you.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 27 February 2022 via mobile

what a great place to have a friends or family gathering. Had my 40th birthday supper and from the booking to the night of the event was a breeze. sean and his team took extra special care of the night. food was top notch as...always. and guys when you book ask for blue chair they are the best chairs ever.my guest could not stop talking about the night and the food.thanx a million city grill V&AMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 27 January 2022

My go to steak house on the Waterfront. Excellent quality produce and friendly staff. Great harbour view. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 27 January 2022 via mobile

Not the best experience. It wasn’t too packed but service was slow and the steak wasn’t great (I got the wrong cut of meat!). There was also poor communication between us, the server and the kitchen. Eventually the manager sorted it out, but won’t be...going back there for a while. Much better steakhouses around the city.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 22 January 2022 via mobile

My family and I went walking around the V&A Waterfront and walked past a few restaurants looking at all the menus to decide on where to eat for dinner. While looking at City Grill's menu, one of the most friendly waiters came to us, assisted...us and just had a good conversation with us. He made us a promise that if we came back later, he would guarantee that we could cut our steaks with a butter knife, and if not we should not tip him... We thought he was joking. Later that evening we settled on City Grill for dinner, just because of the warmth we felt earlier from the entire staff. So we took Charles R on with his bet, and no kidding we cut that steak with a butter knife. The food was amazing, the service was marvelous and the vibes were happening. Thank you to Charles R and his team for their excellent service.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 19 January 2022

Exceptional and tasteful steaks at fair prices. This is a restaurant that has stood the test of time and I know why they do after having a choice of steak every time I visit.

Date of visit: January 2022
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City Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4