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The Piano Bar Cape Town

47 Napier Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 007 5212
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (29 reviews)
“croquettes” (4 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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47 Napier Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Piano Bar is located on Napier and Jarvis Streets in De Waterkant district about 15 - 20 minutes walk from V & A waterfron. The area has a great village atmosphere. The balcony is a fun place to sit. Happy hour covers a set...More

Thank EastNeukie
LisaC8633, Owner at The Piano Bar Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear EastNeukie. We are happy to hear that you've enjoyed dining with us. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you back soon! Kind Regards The Piano Bar Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for 10 persons and after some cocktails on the terrace, we went inside and we started to enjoy some platters and wines. Three musicians around a piano allowed us to chill out. It’s may be a nice small eclectic venue for romance and...More

Thank alexandremonat
LisaC8633, Owner at The Piano Bar Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alexandre, Thank you for choosing to celebrate your birthday with us. We are please that you enjoyed yourself and are humbled by your kind words as we take pride in giving our guests an amazing experience. We hope to have you dine with us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to The Piano Bar in Cape Town and I enjoyed so much: food, people, live music... Everything is perfect for a couple. The waiters are very kind and polite. One the best restaurant in Cape Town.More

Thank aLmU d
LisaC8633, Owner at The Piano Bar Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Day, We are humbled by your wonderful review and will strive to give our guest's the best experience. Thank you for taking the time out to review us & more so spending the evening with us. We hope to see you back with us...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We only had dessert - we actually had a small problem with it (it was burned )but the waitress kindly changed it for us ! Great service , good drinks , and a nice place to hear some music !

Thank vanessatT2100SG
LisaC8633, Owner at The Piano Bar Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hi Vanessa, Thank you for choosing to dine with us.We apologize for the minor set back and are please to hear that it was promptly sorted. We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I decided to check out TPB on a date night, looking for good live music. Bongani & Mr Bones (with Junior on drums) were amazing, playing crowd favourites and getting diners singing along. The intimacy of the venue, really enjoyable tapas style...More

Thank KevinD6055
LisaC8633, Owner at The Piano Bar Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi Kevin, Thank you for choosing The Piano Bar for your date night. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us as we put in a lot of effort to make your experience with us a memorable. We looking forward to...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Booked a table two days in advance. Phoned to confirm on the evening. Phoned again due to running late. Shocking thing: no table and denial. Terrible treatment. To be avoided.

Thank ESFresnaye
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We love this little spot for drinks after work. Excellent service great value. Two for one drinks special is a must. You alway meet new people here. Very warm and welcoming. The croquettes are incredible.More

Thank BradleysTravellers
LisaC8633, Owner at The Piano Bar Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi, Thank you for choosing The Piano Bar to have your whined down drinks. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us as we put in a lot of effort to make your experience with us a memorable. We looking forward...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This place was very close to my hotel and had my last night in CT so decided to spend it there. How marvelous it was for a last evening. I ate some pasta with peas, some good wine, a young lady from Zimbabwe (don’t remember...More

Thank MBlain5
Reviewed 2 August 2018

been suggested by a local friend. I loved the ambience, the music and their tapas formulas, some of them divine, we ordered twice. Very nice stop after a day of sightseeing

Thank Laurafloating
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Food and drink and service were all fantastic, but to be within arm's length of the pianist, tickling away at the keys, seeing the joy and satisfaction on the bass player's and drummer's face ... priceless. Live music really makes the atmosphere. Good company, great...More

Thank Manjorama
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Tina B
1 July 2018|
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Response from LisaC8633 | Property representative |
Hi Tina, Thank you for your question. We do have live music every day. Week days from 19H30 - 22H30 and weekends 20H00 - 23H00. I hope we will see you soon.
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997christine
16 October 2017|
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Response from mobru2017 | Reviewed this property |
between 7 and 8 is perfect - enough time to enjoy great food and then live music starts at the piano bar. check out if they have specials (happy hour from 4-6) great cocktails with special food for reasonable price ( i found... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14
Cuisine
Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Napier Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 007 5212
  • E-mail
Description
A trendy New York-inspired music revue bar and eatery with a strong African flavour. Located at the corner of Jarvis and Napier Streets, our wraparound terrace enjoys views through De Waterkant village to Devil's Peak as well as towards the bay. The ideal spot to chill out over an evening cocktail. The Piano Bar prides itself in having a diverse wine collection which mirrors the relaxed yet discerning character of the venue, music and people. Wines have being carefully selected by Lieze Norval, a talented local winemaker and wine judge, together with The Piano Bar team, to have a connection to music where possible, and show characteristics that complement The Piano Bar's style and food, and the owner's Spanish-African roots. We also have a range of commercial and craft beers, as well as Darling Slow Brew on tap. We offer a range of fine spirits, single malts and exotic liqueurs. Classic Cuban cigars available for your enjoyment. The Piano Bar can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests standing or 70 guests seated. Wraparound terrace with picturesque views through De Waterkant village to the bay and the mountains. Cosy bar room for eating and drinking Fully equipped Eatery with a baby grand piano, microphone and instrument plug-in points and surround sound through excellent speakers.The mixer is driven by Rotel amplifiers. Overhead projector and screen for presentations and movies. A thoroughly versatile room for great entertainment. Our comprehensive kitchen caters for the eatery as well as functions and events. Our innovative menu or delicious snack platters are available nightly. The perfect party venue for birthdays, intimate weddings, office parties or any other celebration.
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