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Ginja

Dock Road | Victoria & Alfred Hotel, On the Waterfront Piehead, V& A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 6677
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
06:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Dock Road | Victoria & Alfred Hotel, On the Waterfront Piehead, V& A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening at Ginja. Food was very tasty and the all the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Junior looked after us very well and loved having a football chat with him even if he does support Arsenal! From a happy hammer!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate at Ginja twice while in Cape Town and loved it! Food and service (Junior) was fabulous. Great menu for al!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered 3 drinks. They came one at a time with a 5 minute gap between each and when we asked why the smoothies were warm the waiter confessed that the barman had forgotten the ice.. yet they still served them (without straws and in...More

Thank viva_la_diva_86
HeinrichH158, General Manager at Ginja, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the feedback. I apologies for the really bad experience. This is NOT what Ginja represents and stand for. My motto for Ginja is: "Service is E-Motion". Please feel free to pop in again, ask for me and give us another opportunity to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat outside for over ten minutes without any service. After making eye contact with more than 2 waiters and a hostess. Eventually had to call someone over for help. RIDICULOUSLY over priced. Service was incredibly slow and not very friendly. Ordered two smoothies that arrived...More

Thank M4Mermaid
HeinrichH158, General Manager at Ginja, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the feedback. I apologies for the really bad experience. This is NOT what Ginja represents and stand for. My motto for Ginja is: "Service is E-Motion". Please feel free to pop in again, ask for me and give us another opportunity to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for drinks by the waterfront. Had intended to have drinks aps and dinner but ended up being just couple hours drinks. Junior is funny attentive spent lots of time and told us about South Africa He made great drink suggestions and if you...More

Thank MikeJennyQ
HeinrichH158, General Manager at Ginja, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review and recommendation of Ginja & Junior. We are delighted that your stay was memorable and that Junior added to your experience with us. See you soon. Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brilliant night at Ginja. The food was amazing and the staff could not do more for you. We were looked after by Junior who was great, recomending food and drink for us to try and telling us stories of the local area, giving...More

Thank Tom C
HeinrichH158, General Manager at Ginja, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful recommendation and review of our restaurant and staff. Junior will be very proud of the mention. Hope to welcome you back real soon. Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was fantastic. We liked the look of the menu even though it looked a bit quiet inside. However this did not matter as the food and service was fantastic. Junior looked after us very well, he was very attentitive and interested and we...More

Thank gsteele95
HeinrichH158, General Manager at Ginja, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing a positive review and sharing your exceptional experience with us. Junior is very proud of the fact that you did not only remember him, but also took the time to recommend him and our restaurant. We hooe you return soon. Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by Ginja for a few drinks after a day of sightseeing. What a fun night! Junior pulled some tables together so we could sit together and recommend local drinks. The drinks were great, but Junior made the night better. When we ordered a beer,...More

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HeinrichH158, General Manager at Ginja, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping by and sharing your stay with us. Junior is definitely one of our bright shining stars at Ginja. See you soon. Regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was sitting down here because of the view, wich is amazing. I stayed way longer than I expected just because the service was so great. Meet Babs when you get here. She tells amazing stories ;) ceasar salad I had was also perfect. Great...More

Thank Desi D
Heinrich H, General Manager at Ginja, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and complementing our dedicated staff. Babs will be very proud that you not only mentioned her, but also remember her name and adding to your Ginja experience. See you soon. REgards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

GINJA was a great experience. The service (by Sylvester) was amazing and the food was great, definitely worth going back to! Thanks to Sylvester for a great time!

Thank John B T
Heinrich H, General Manager at Ginja, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful recommendation of our place and staff. Sylvester will be very proid. See you soon. Regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 23:00
Thursday
06:00 - 23:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dock Road | Victoria & Alfred Hotel, On the Waterfront Piehead, V& A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 6677
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Description
Ginja caters to guests of the Victoria & Alfred Hotel as well as other patrons. A stone’s throw from the water’s edge in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, the restaurant exudes a wonderful atmosphere, enhanced by its contemporary interior and superb views of Table Mountain. The menu comprises a wide selection of dishes, inspired by various cuisine styles, to satisfy all palates, a true reflection of the chef’s talent. The spectacular setting encourages guests to savour the moment to the fullest, whether they are enjoying a cup of coffee and cake with colleagues, a meal with family, or a sundowner with friends. Native Espresso Bar, within the restaurant, further offers a sensational coffee fix and on-the-go baguettes for breakfast or lunch.
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