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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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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (33 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“skewers” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
72 Regent road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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

2  Thank David B
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Expected more from this this well-marketed South African braai (BBQ) restaurant. The food was excellent, however the experience was marred by uninformed useless wait staff, food delivered more than one hour after ordering and a terrible ambience.

Thank OddNob
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.

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

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

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

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

Thank ericam3080
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Visted with friends. Saw 3 rats while in lounge area Overpriced drinks Minimum selection of beers on offer Closes very early. Around 10 pm!!!!! Very poor hygiene very dirty Needs a deep clean Needs a complete refurbishment Avoid avoid avoid

3  Thank simon09
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
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Description
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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