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Societi Bistro Restaurant

50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 2100
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Italian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
DETAILS
50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 782 reviews

Reviewed today

I had dinner at Societi Bistro with some friends from Johannesburg down on business this Friday past and couldn't rate this restaurant more highly. Flawless service, fantastic wine selection and the good variety of dishes on the menu. I selected from their Tour Through Italy...More

Thank grantdsa
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a special family evening dinner. We each ordered Sirloin steak. When they arrived the steaks were all ice cold, so much so that I thought it was perhaps a joke. The steaks were all sent back. When they returned the plates were very...More

Thank Clifford R
Societi, General Manager at Societi Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Clifford, Would it be possible for you to meet with our chef and our owner at your convenience to discuss your experience? Kind regards, The Societi Bistro Team

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited for an evening meal - starters were ok not great, the mail course was so bad we had to send three meals back - over cooked steak, prawns etc - have had previously good meals here but not on this occasion

Thank svholland1
Societi, General Manager at Societi Bistro, responded to this review

Dear svholland1, Would it be possible for you to meet with our chef and our owner at your convenience to discuss your experience? Kind regards, The Societi Bistro Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great romantic restaurant with warm and friendly atmosphere and even better food. Amazing and prompt service. The cheese cake was delicious. We can not recommend this spot highly enough..keep it up... we are proud.

Thank bennettbenny6
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the ambiance, the food and the service was such superior than many of theater restaurants visited in Cape Town. Food selection were great and was fast to get to us after the order.

Thank Carlos R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning event again! Well done to all concerned. Service always amazing food was continuously coming out, wine flowed freely. Loved it

Thank Beverley G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in Cape Town a lot of people flock towards the V&A Waterfront and whilst this is indeed worth a visit, it's worth remembering that there's great places to find away from the traditional hustle and bustle - Societi Bistro is just that. We were...More

Thank Kate J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate outdoors and found this very hip place to have fast food and a local vibe. Great friendly service too!

Thank slocartes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated my birthday there after a long, cold day hiking up table mountain. The fireplace warmed my frozen fingers as I ate the best mushroom risotto that I've had in my entire life. The accompanying cheesecake did not disappoint. My wife also raved about...More

Thank NFF77
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is my 5th or 6th time coming to this restuarant. I have never been disapointed with the service , food or ambience. Beautiful place warm and friendly service . Excellent food. Great waiters who know there menu. We went to Labia for a movie...More

Thank michmk66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
Casual and informal bistro in Gardens, Cape Town with an a great little bar, "The Snug".