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City Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Steakhouse, African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Business meetings

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About
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!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Grill
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us are tonight and all had a different dish. Ostrich kebab Springbok (mine) Fillet with pepper sauce Steak Dianne Burger (fussy teenager) Every dish was superb. The end. Seriously though it’s my first time having Springbok (Tesco don’t sell it (yet)) and I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank iancX6805DX
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the stunning review. We appreciate the comments. Regards Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is pleasant and the menu good. Service is average as our main courses came before we had finished our starters. I had spare ribs which were nit over supplied with meat. Starters good. We did not go back after one visit.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DaoHaddington
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer We are extremely disappointed to read that you only found our food to be average. We have been receiving top awards for our great food and service for many years. Would you be so kind as to mail us and provide us with...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018 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
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the stunning review. Regards Management

Reviewed 10 December 2018 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
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 9 December 2018 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
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. Regards Management

Reviewed 4 December 2018

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 3 December 2018 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 1 December 2018 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 25 November 2018 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 26 November 2018

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 16 November 2018

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 26 November 2018

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

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