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US$6 - US$12
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Steakhouse, American, Bar, Grill
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Imagine a plate of food that is all white. White plate, white fish with a drizzle of white lemon butter on the sad piece of fish and dry white basmati rice without a drizzle of anything to maybe make it palatable... That is what they...serve for R195,00. Disapointing is not even describing it. Can't recommend this to anybody. Waitresses service was good.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Guest Relations Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Caren, We are most disappointed to read your review as we are located on the harbour and receive all our fish daily which is 100% fresh. The fish that arrived fresh that day was Kabeljou which is a white fish. The rice that we...More

Reviewed 5 March 2021

We went just for milkshakes. I had the peanut butter chocolate brownie milkshake and it was absolutely everything a peanut butter chocolate brownie milkshake should be... Thick, dark chocolate taste, not icy, not ice cream, just rich and delicious.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Guest Relations Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We thank you for your great trip advisor review and are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your shakes (YES 207 different varieties). Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful experience with us and the rest of the Trip advisor community and hopefully...More

Reviewed 16 December 2020

Food overpriced and very average. Not 1 single table was properly socially distanced So we opted to eat inside as everyone was eating outside. Food tasted ok, but then there are many ok restaurants. Heard the owner on the radio and he was really talking...it up so we thought we would give it a go. It really didn’t live up to its claims and it’s adherence to COVID protocols were suspect.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Guest Relations Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for supporting us during the COVID pandemic. We appreciate the support and your review online. Please accept my sincere apologies with regards to you feeling the tables are not properly socially distanced but we are following the guidelines. Thank you for sharing your...More

Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

To be honest, can't really write a glowing review of our meal we had last night. As we vegan and found it really difficult to have anything proper vegan in the Waterfront, we came across Gibson's as they had a Falafel burger and Beyong Beef...burger on their menu which was of course Vegan. We opted for the Beyond Beef Burger with cheese. The front of house Manager was very friendly and gave us good service. She was polite and very helpful, can't fault the service at all. I watched her work and she takes pride in what she does and this was an absolute pleasure to see. Didn't get her name, but she's an assett to your company. Our Vegan Beyond Burgers were a little disappointing I'm afraid. My first bite into my burger and my roll fell apart...this gave me the indication that my roll was not fresh. My Burger patty was overcooked and quite dry and the chips were a sorry state of affairs. I have had many Beyong Burgers elsewhere and most will toast the bun which makes it even more delicious, I was surprised that you guys don't even toast your buns? Perhaps even use a Vegan Brioche bun to make it extra special? There was nothing special about our burgers, I can purchase my own patties and make this at home and still save quite a bit of money, but I'm on my holiday and I'm prepared to spend my money where the food is excellent and in order for me to return again you need to create an amazing vegan burger to make me want to return as its very limited out there for us.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 28 November 2020

Wow!! We both had the sliders and shared an onion rose. The chips were unbelievably crispy, the 3 sliders were perfectly cooked, medium, and the onion rose with a sauce was to die for. Wish I had space for one of their funky milkshakes. Awesome...food. This is a must visit for locals and visitors.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Guest Relations Manager, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Colleen, We thank you for your wonderful trip advisor review and are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your sliders and our famous onion blossom. Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful experience with us and the rest of the Trip advisor...More

Reviewed 22 November 2020 via mobile

Gibsons is a Good but overpriced. They try to make special burgers but miss the point with their super specialization. Too complicated.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 2 November 2020 via mobile

We popped into to Gibsons with the boys for a (now traditional) Gibsons milkshake, but the experience was disappointing. The Covid-limited menu was just a touch too restricted I felt, with service being slow despite the restaurant only having 6 tables seated. Despite requesting prompt...service as we were heading to a sunset cruise in 45 minutes, the 2 milkshakes took over 20 minutes to arrive and it was obvious that they had been waiting for at least 10 minutes at the pass as the milkshake glasses were overrun by molten and melting ice cream and milkshake. A literal mess. The last 2 experiences at Gibsons have been disappointing, which is a pity as the concept behind the menu is fantastic.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 12 October 2020 via mobile

Gibsons at the V&A Waterfront has to be one of our favorites travelled all over the world but this small venue in Cape Town has to do one of the best burgers ever. We visited them from Worcester on Thursday. An hours plus drive. But...the service was excellent quick and friendly. The food, this time steaks which were on a R 99 special for 300g rump ($6) can you believe that! Prepared perfectly with crispy chips. This was followed by a milkshake. Many would say the milkshakes too their burgers or steak and may be right. In an hour we were seated, served our steak, our milkshake to share (size warning) and were of to the nearby safe parking. Home just after 7. The waterfront is a really pleasant experience. You can sit outside, at Gibsons, if weather allows. It’s right on the Cape Town waterfront and a delight.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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guestrelations7, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2020

Dear Pat. Thank you for your great review and are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your steaks. Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful experience with us and the rest of the Trip advisor community and hopefully next time you will try...More

Reviewed 31 August 2020

Always excellent had to deal with the Covid Menu but the selection is still fabulous. Supper fab milkshakes, service superb and friendly.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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guestrelations7, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2020

We thank you for your great trip advisor review and are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your supper and shakes (YES normally 207 different varieties). Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful experience with us and the rest of the Trip advisor...More

Reviewed 27 August 2020

What a delight to see Gibson’s open again. Burgers were amazing as usual, service great and hygiene levels superb. We will definitely returnMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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guestrelations7, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2020

Dear Charl. Thank you for your great review and are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your burgers. Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful experience with us and the rest of the Trip advisor community and hopefully next time you will try...More

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Vap08
27 February 2017|
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Response from AndrewHendrick | Property representative |
We are introducing 3 vegan burgers, 4 dairy free iced shakes and 5 vegan shakes
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