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City Grill

Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 421 9820
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (294 reviews)
“skewers” (45 reviews)
“mixed grill” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 852 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The servers are nice. I ordered for the Haloumi and Avocado steak medium-well and it was so amazing! Definitely a must try entree in their course. The strawberry juice was a bit sour but it complemented the meal well. The ambiance both indoor and outside...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sgartmd
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Online booking was painless. Received reminders of our booking as well. Friendly staff from when we arrived. We were really treated as royalty. Great garlic roll started. We had the mushroom and the avo steak. Both of them were done to perfection and really great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jaconiemand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table for 7 to have dinner with family. The service was great and welcoming. Food was as excellent and the atmosphere was great, definitely worth a visit and will be back on our next visit to Cape Town.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RossT123321
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable meal. We ate inside as it was a chilly evening. Service was good and I had a great meal. The warthog skewers were really good. It was also one of the best creme brulees I have ever had. There was sport on the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LindaH7071
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 4th visit to City Grill to impress our friends. And we weren't dissapointed! Still the best value for money, view and service reastaurant in the Waterfront according to us. Our waiter Washington was superb again. Good humor and fast service. Everything you will expect...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VincentG2687
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Serving a large variety of barbecued dishes, dried meat, as well as great appetisers. Plenty of South African specialities. I very much enjoyed the views of the Table Mountain from the outside part of the seating area. The staff were completely fantastic, super friendly and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GWRfanabroad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eventhough we made a reservation, we were seated right next to a cupboard, where the waiters stored unused glasses: this cupboard was always shut with a loud bang after being opened. Also the lights above our table were strobing, which didn‘t add to the ambiance....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hotz_michi
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We appreciate the comments. We are disappointed to read that you felt the service was slow. The additional R5 goes to StreetSmart South Africa and they raise funds for street children’s education, skills training and family reunification programmes,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delightful meal at this busy restaurant. We started with appetizers of carpaccio and bruschetta that were fantastic. We also ordered a haloumi (a type of cheese) and avocado salad that was delicious. For our entrees we ordered ostrich kebabs and springbok. Both...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Foot_Loose
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We appreciate the feedback. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had arranged in advance for my girlfriend and I to eat dinner at City Grill for dinner. Eager to taste an array of new foods, City Grill offers options such as zebra, ostrich, warthog, and biltong. My girlfriend and I started with an appetizer...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank 34brendanh
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to write such an extensive review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and especially the South African beer. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With so many places to eat in one area it was very much a just sit somewhere, well what a great lucky choice, the steak was superb, the salads were plentiful and overall great value for money we will go back. Primrose was brilliant

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Pipgeezer1
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We too believe that our steaks are superb and we are delighted to read that you had such a great experience and yes, Primrose is amazing. Kind Regards Mangement

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 9820
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Description
Established in 1999, the City Grill is the oldest steakhouse in the V&A Waterfront. We invite you to discover a truly South African experience… so gather family and friends for a feast of flavour at the City Grill! A place where food has substance, big appetites are essential and South Africa is the flavour of the month, every month!
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