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Savoy Cabbage

101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 2626
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tomato tart” (46 reviews)
“loin” (27 reviews)
“lamb” (52 reviews)
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African, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 915 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

for the freshest local ingredients, outstanding use of wild game, great wine selection, intimate smoke-free seating, in an old brick building looking to Table Rock.. and very reasonable pricing... this is the place. Away from the harbor, under a view of table rock, near central...More

1  Thank Ginna W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We both loved this restaurant for a number of reasons, excellent menu with interesting choices, tasty food and a good wine list, superb service from our waitress. The decor and ambience were to our taste, loved the specially commissioned "cabbage leaves" lights. Will definitely visit...More

2  Thank Annie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the more traditional and established bistro style kitchens in Cape Town produced a very solid and well executed Christmas menu. Service a bit patchy (we poured both our bottle of white and red for ourselves), but otherwise great value price point and a...More

2  Thank whiterabbitjb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chosen by the lovely staff at our hotel, this restaurant is a gem. With bare brick walls, contemporary decor and a French based menu this restaurant could come across a bit pretentious. It was anything but. On our honeymoon we were greeted with bubbles and...More

2  Thank LargePinotPlease
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so impressed with the food and history here, we came back a second night which is unusual for us. We LOVED the prawns and were particularly thankful that the chef could accommodate and adapt to my dietary restrictions without making a fuss. The...More

1  Thank Elle D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here although the restaurant was quite and a bit chilly! The waiter was attentive and knowledgeable about the wines and menu. The food was very good and we particularly enjoyed the warthog which had had mixed reviews on Tripadvisor. Not our...More

1  Thank jeremy a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dinner was excellent. We had veal sweetbreads as mains, in a very creatively prepared manner, and our friends had Kudu with red cabbage, also wonderful. Starters also excellent. Very friendly staff, good value for money. Make a reservation!

1  Thank LordRawdon
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Three of us had two entrees and three mains and they were all below average. The lamb was so fatty, prosciutto was tasteless, the wildebeest was tender but no flavour and the beef in the beef salad was so tough. Service was OK. It's a...More

Thank Sydney2000000
Reviewed 16 December 2017

It was very good and the service was wonderful, but I didn't think the food was anything to rave about. We were a party of six so tried a number of different dishes. I had the Three Little Pigs based on reviews here and the...More

Thank wrinkledpassport
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Heritage hotel and were recommended to go to the Savoy Cabbage. From beginning to end we had a wonderful evening.The staff were particularly well trained and extremely knowledgeable on the way the food was cooked and the wine list for...More

1  Thank james t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 2626
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Description
Enjoy creative contemporary cooking in a visually exciting venue. With its historic Table Mountain stone and old brick that dates back to the 18th century, architect Leon Saven's design is complemented by glass, concrete and exposed ducting. Cabbage motif chandeliers and salt dishes, fine table appointments and impeccable service reflect outstanding attention to detail. The menu alters daily, using the freshest local produce and combines unusual flavours to excite the palate of the discerning diner. Free range organic and ethically sourced ingredients. Allergies catered for. A boutique wine list which is very reasonably priced.
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