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Dash Restaurant & Bar

Portswood Close, Portswood Ridge | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 418 1466
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“venison” (42 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (15 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 23:00 Hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Portswood Close, Portswood Ridge | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been there with some friends. The employees were extremely friendly and attentive. Although the menu did not offer any vegan options, they created an unbeatable vegan multi-vogue in the kitchen. The restaurant's atmosphere is also highly recommendable.

Thank Sven B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really disappointed! We ordered a risotto and a fish. The risotto was really small and ok. The fish it was supposed to be a kingklip and they send us a salmon with tomato salse. I have never seen this combination. Weird!

Thank brdamasceno
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel restaurant above the V&A Waterfront. Only fifteen tables. Incredible attentive service. Lamb Wellington was a top five meal in 40 years of travel. Even the palate cleanser was sublime. A great counterpoint to the excite and pub food of the Waterfront.

Thank gaberttom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant exceeded all of my expectations! From assisted parking, to someone walking me into the restaurant and then ofcourse the amazing pianist. He played beautifully! Staff at the restaurant is very friendly and assisted us with absolutely everything beautifully. Took our jackets, pulled out...More

Thank Carla H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner one night during our stay at the Victoria Hotel. Great atmosphere and warm friendly staff who sat us next to the fire. The food was great with the additional amuse-bouche a nice touch. Good wine list at reasonable prices- an enjoyable dinner. There...More

Thank Luxworld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really loved our meal in this restaurant so much so, that we went back a second time. I would call this fine dining with amuse bouche and palate cleanser served between courses. The food was beautifully presented with lots of different elements. The staff...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is truly amazing. Fabulous staff and beautiful vibes with a live piano player great cocktails. We were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and the chef laid on a plate of complimentary deserts. Would highly recommend.

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the nearby Dock House Hotel and came here most evenings for a drink in the bar and on two occasions we ate in the restaurant. The service, food and wine were excellent - some of the best food we had whilst in...More

Thank lizbethkgreen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife stayed in the Queen Victoria Hotel and ate at the Dash restaurant for four breakfasts and one dinner we sampled food from the continetal breakfast and off the menu and it was all lovely, particularly the Eggs Benedict I had one...More

Thank Dave_wright87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant at the Victoria hotel complete with a live pianist! We enjoyed a three course meal with a local bottle of red with a few extras as we were celebrating our honeymoon. I can't fault the food it was great, well...More

Thank Sarah P
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Questions & Answers
21 March 2018|
Response from Newmark_Manager | Property representative |
Hi Joe Apologies for the delay, unfortunately you cannot bring your own wine. We do have a wonderful selection of wines. Best, Neil
18 December 2016|
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Response from Margot M | Reviewed this property |
We had a female pianist and she was very talented - really added to the experience.
18 July 2016|
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Response from DianneG007 | Reviewed this property |
Fillet Steak is on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portswood Close, Portswood Ridge | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 1466
  • E-mail
Dash Restaurant & Bar, although it caters for Queen Victoria Hotel guests, is a stand-alone establishment that welcomes patrons from near and far. Extraordinary artworks embellish the walls in a bold fashion. Further, a live pianist sets the tone during dinner service from Tuesday to Saturday, a delightful accompaniment to the exquisite fine dining offered at this restaurant. The menu is concise and changes every few weeks. The chef and his team place much focus on each ingredient’s unique flavour and combine them creatively to delight the palate. The bar offers an extensive selection of single-malt whiskies and wines, and is a tasteful meeting spot.
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