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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%
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“steak” (295 reviews)
“skewers” (46 reviews)
“mixed grill” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Steak was well cooked but expensive, chips etc are all extra ,feels like a rip off.Nothing included in the main course except the meat. Good service .More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mchlwrd
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We appreciate your feedback, however we have to disagree with your assessment of 2 stars. Our food and service is excellent and the price point is not something that is given to you at the end of your...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We went here on our first night on our honeymoon as we were not disappointed. The food was excellent, I had the fillet steak and it was one of the most tender pieces of meat I ever had. My wife had the vegetarian bake and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DavidS293
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the fantastic review. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 25 August 2018

There were 10 of us & we had a variety of things on the menu. We only waited 20 minutes & this gave us chance to look at the shops. The service was excellent & the staff were very friendly. The food was excellent &...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sheps5558
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We appreciate the fantastic comments. I am also a big fan of the Old Man's Steak, probably because I am an old man. Perfect to pair with a beautiful Malbec. Thanks for the comments. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Attempted to have dinner here on my last in Cape Town. Disappointing to say the least. You’d think a restaurant with “steakhouse” in its name could cook a steak. Not so. I ordered a beef fillet, medium. What arrived was rare, which was apparent from...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank beha9429
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We are incredibly disappointed to read your review. This is a freak incident which happens in the steakhouse industry once in a blue moon, and unfortunately it happened with you on the given night. We are incredibly sorry...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff. Delicious food. Loved it. Probably best Cape Town waterfront restaurant. We went 3 times! Try it , wont regret !

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank erafila
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the stunning review. We are delighted that you joined us 3 times during your stay. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Supper with friends everyone enjoyed their meal rib-eye and chicken breast and chicken skewers on the table, everyone enjoyed their meal. Not too loud to have a good conversation whilst eating.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank NicoleP4467
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

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

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful dinner in Cape Town waterfront #citygrillsteakhouse with springbok and warthog and lovely pinotage Bernard. Beautyful time here! Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sauroparrini
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. Regards Management

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We dined here as a group of six on a Saturday evening. It was veey pleasant sitting at thw ourdoor tables under the heaters above, and blankets are supplied shoyld they be needed. However, we were plenty warm enough. Service was excellent and we were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank malleegirl
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are delighted to read that you such a pleasant experience. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 10 August 2018

While the steak is of premium quality, the restaurants decor is looking a little tired and dated. The staff however are friendly and help redeem the experience.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tammy B
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. Not sure when you dined with us, as our restaurant has had a complete makeover in the past 6 weeks and opened newly renovated on 6 August. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Visited as its on the entertainer app. Environment was not as great as they sell it. Large dining hall feel that lacked intimacy. Tables and seats were old and cold. Very noisy family environment which is not bad at all, just not ideal when you...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Hanifac8
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We are extremely disappointed to read that you didn't enjoy our food. We have been operating in the V&A Waterfront since 1999 and have a proven track record of excellent food offering. We do find this review strange,...More

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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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