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Societi Bistro

50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 2100
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very nice dinner here. Cozy restaurant, very nicely cooked dishes and our waiter was very polite. The Chocolate Nemesis is one of our 2 favourite desserts we've ever tasted!

Thank steelydom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant came highly recommended by friends, and we were not disappointed. It's conveniently located in the city center; we had our Uber driver drop us at St. George Cathedral and strolled through the Company Garden for a pre-dinner walk. The atmosphere is warm and...More

Thank RogersParkTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t know of this place until our hotel recommended it for us and kindly booked us a table. Knew I would like it as soon as walked in, the rustic decor and dim candle lighting made a lovely atmosphere. Service was super friendly and genuine!!...More

Thank Daisy m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was once great, but now it’s slipped and honestly its not worth the money or the time to go there. Not much atmosphere, food very poor and overpriced. It’s a shame because we loved this place but with so many good spots to...More

Thank marco c
Societi, General Manager at Societi Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marco, We are very saddened and concerned by your review. Would it be possible for you to meet with our chef and our owner at your convenience to discuss your experience? Thank you very much.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It would be wise to book, as we walked in (I know, we were overly confident here, as places in this neighborhood fill up quickly, but they fitted us in the smoking room, which wasn’t even as bad as we thought. Food was excellent, my...More

Thank Lou2204
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely. Nice food, good wine menu and perfect service. Got this as a hint of frients who live in CPT. Just a big thank u to the team here. Come, try, be surprised snd enjoy. X O&M

1  Thank manuelm62
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Great service. We had the Chicken, which is a salad with anazing flavors, and the venison which was tender and very tasty. Cheesecake is awesome as well!!! Really an excellent meal and would highyl recommend to anyone.

Thank RFPhelan
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

What a trendy gem of a place, atmosphere and music were vibey and I instantly felt at home. I had the vegan thai curry with their handcut chips. My dessert was served to me by the fabulous Manager Johan, I ordered the cheesecake and nemesis...More

Thank Jen D
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere. Our waitress (Samantha) gave great menu advice and service, as did Zara and the other staff. The food was heavenly. Thank you for a great dining experience.

1  Thank Susan L
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Dinner at Societi Bistro was a delight. Hilton was our attentive and very helpful waiter and he gave a comprehensive through of the menu. We chose their signature dishes, mushroom risotto to start, fillet steak with peppercorn sauce, fantastic salad and chips, For dessert we...More

2  Thank HeatherS289
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Windolee K
11 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Societi | Property representative |
Thank you. We have no strict dress-code, smart casual is recommended.
29 November 2017|
Response from Societi | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, Thank you very much for your message, and for emailing (please note our reply there). Kind regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 2100
  • E-mail
Casual and informal bistro in Gardens, Cape Town with an a great little bar, "The Snug".
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