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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Steakhouse, African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 July 2011

After eating at City Gril - My favorite animal is steak and at no other place than City Grill!!!

Date of visit: June 2011
Thank LiezelDelport
Reviewed 11 July 2011

We went to City Grill last week Thursday for a business lunch and were welcomed like close friends. Our waiter was very friendly and she was smiling so beautifully, it made my day. The manager recommended Lanzerac Pinotage to go with our meal. And I...More

Date of visit: July 2011
Thank Wim78
Reviewed 6 July 2011

If you want exposure to range of "South African" wild game dishes, this is apparently the place. We tried Springok carpaccio, the traditional "pumpkin pie" side dish and some SA wines. Overall not great, but different. It seems City Grill is an international chain...they claim...More

Thank pjk1954
Reviewed 1 July 2011

Having read so many positive reviews of this restaurant by other posters, I decided to dine here on my last night in Cape Town. When I arived outside with my husband, we were greeted by a bright and cheerful lady who led us to a...More

Date of visit: June 2011
1  Thank SolusIreland
Reviewed 8 June 2011

What a fantastic evening my husband and I had at the City Grill last week tuesday. From the spectacular food to the friendly staff, our night could not of been more warm and welcoming on that cold evening. Our waitress greeted us with a big...More

Date of visit: June 2011
4  Thank jenni_shaffer
Reviewed 3 June 2011

I visited Capetown for a second time for 5 nights and had 4 evening meals at the Grill,its a steak eaters PARADISE. The steak is cooked to perfection be it Runp Sirloin or Rib Eye not the biggest portions but well worth it. Steak for...More

Date of visit: December 2010
1  Thank clayt36
Reviewed 11 May 2011

Springbok carpaccio for starter, guacamole burger for main (borin I know but was flying to the UK the following day and didnt want to risk an upset tummy!) and an utterly delicious south african brandy pudding with ice cream for dessert. The food was great...More

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Date of visit: May 2011
1  Thank DisplayID
Reviewed 27 February 2011

Located on the V&A waterfront which gave a great view of the port, the waterfront and Table Mountain. Lunch included the smoked salmon appetizer plate, holumi cheese and avocado salad, bobito (traditional s.a. shepards pie with strong sweet flavors, mango chutney and mash), a traditional...More

Date of visit: February 2011
1  Thank pindawal
Reviewed 15 January 2011

Excellent food very attentive staff we have visited this resturant before and will always return when in south Africa

Date of visit: January 2011
1  Thank Bickersblackburn
Reviewed 12 August 2010

We had a really good meal here, but again, despite it being the middle of their winter people we eating outside ( albeit wrapped in blankets) . Luckily we were inside and not in a draft so we could relax and enjoy the super food....More

Thank Ilovemypets
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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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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