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The Backyard Grill

72 Regent road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 433 1296
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (36 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“skewers” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
72 Regent road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

This was a great outtng somewhat rustic but great food Service was average and the resturant has no veiw but really nice meeting place

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mikeaJ3743LD
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

It's not often you go to a BBQ joint and come away talking about the gnocchi, but this place has great food from appetizers to BBQ. We had the butternut gnocchi w/ nutmeg spice as starter, which were probably some of the best gnocchi I've...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 381dra
Reviewed 5 October 2018

we bought a voucher via wikideals and that was our biggest mistake. we called since friday to no avail, we were very surprised that a restaurant located at a tourism area opens at 12 o'clock noon. on sunday when we eventually got responded to we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank phindilem109
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 4 tonight. One friend had been here months before, having enjoyed the beef ribs, and recommended it for the special. We arrived at 19:25. The waiter took our drink orders and then vanished. Two drinks arrived at 19:45 - which...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JulieGrant0104
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We were the first couple in for the evening and wondered what we were getting ourselves into. But the food! Awesome!! Protein is ordered by weight which allows you to order according to appetite. The sauces the chef used must be a secret recipe because...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Had a tasty cheese and aubergine side with my tasty steak. Music was a good selection! Relaxed place to chill.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Stvjns
daniel b, Manager at The Backyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you so much for the review Stvjns. We hope to have you back soon again.

Reviewed 19 February 2018

We had a lovely early evening Sunday dinner. The mixed grill braai platter was great, the meat was tasty and cooked to perfection. The sides are quite generous and the grilled aubergine & feta is a must. The staff were helpful and friendly. I'd recommend...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank amieewebber
daniel b, Manager at The Backyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi Amiee, Thank you very much for the review, we are very glad that you enjoyed it. We look forward to having you back again.

Reviewed 17 February 2018

We arrived about 2100hrs, not knowing they closed at 2200hrs so we were a little late. We were told there were no starters that day (?) so just went for a main course. Food was good and atmosphere was quiet but I can understand why...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank cbb09
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Nice backyard where they make the braai stuff for you. Braai plate with mixed grill meat was huge. And even the vegetarian (me) was very very happy with the vege skewers. Sides are great also. Big list of coctails also and quite many beers. Service...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jenni S
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Having weighed the good and bad reviews we braved up and went for dinner . I must say I really do understand why this place has more positives reviews than negative. Pros: Large venue with multiple sitting options. We choose the more laid back outside...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank ericam3080
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22 July 2015|
Response from wyatthawaii | Reviewed this property |
Meat obviously rules the menu, however they had a great veggie kabob and there are sides. We don't eat red meat and we were very pleased with our meal. Highly recommend!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Regent road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 1296
  • E-mail
Seapoints hidden gem ! A true South African "braai" experience.... rub shoulders with the locals whilst your food gets grilled at the bbq right in front of you. We have a fantastic selection of meat and seafood to choose from and a cozy neighborhood vibe that will make you feel right at home !
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