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Savoy Cabbage Restaurant

101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 2626
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
African, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We decided to skip out on the Jazz Festival one night to enjoy a nice romantic dinner together at Savoy Cabbage. It was a delightful experience! The staff was incredibly warm and welcoming. We had a bottle of the fabulous Cape Guild Winemakers Reserve (only...More

2  Thank mingfatsai
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

From being greeted warmly at the door to the indulgent waiters who answered every question we had, this was a truly memorable meal. The food changes regularly to accommodate the availability of fresh ingredients and it makes for amazing combinations that is well presented. Our...More

1  Thank williamjwillis
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were here twice. The restaurant is a bit hidden from the main road, so its not easy to see. The food is truly remarkable. The chief is world class and have carefully designed each menu to surprise diners with a great fine dining experience.

1  Thank pieterindia
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

What a sad, sad let down it was! We had the highest hopes for this restaurant- but from the wishy washy interiors to the very, very unprofessional waiters, and average food. I was shocked that an restaurant that was so highly rated could preform so...More

Thank Isabella V
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Re-visited the Savoy Cabbage after an absence of 10 years. Delighted to find it was as good as ever. The food was delicious, the staff very pleasant and helpful and the overall ambiance was great. We even managed to eat at the same table as...More

2  Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner and was delighted by the food and service. Wine list is great but even better was the unpretentious advice about what was good (I suspect everything was really). Nothing about this experience could have been improved. If you get the chance book...More

Thank Rachael D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

An excellent meal was marred when we found a metal staple in one of the parties meals. We pointed this out to our waiter who apologised to the person concerned but there was NO reaction from any of the management who seemed to ignore the...More

Thank Vivirob
Savoyowner, Owner at Savoy Cabbage, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

This was indeed a most unfortunate incident. I came in early this morning to write to you, but by then your review had appeared. When the General Manager was told about the incident he needed to assess what the foreign body was. In fact it...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Busy restaurant, but first class food and service. Three of us all had different courses and all were excellent

1  Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

while they are generally not open for lunch, the restaurant accommodates guests for lunch if they book. In this case we were the only ones. The menu is the same as for dinner and as a result the prices are a bit steep for just...More

1  Thank Horst B
Savoyowner, Owner at Savoy Cabbage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are open for lunch every day Monday to Friday. No need to book! As you will have noticed there is a construction site opposite us and early in the year the noise was terrible. This is now much...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The food was good and the interior is nice too. I love the exposed brick walls. The service was also nice. If you like a nice dinner at a nice place it's definitely the place to go to, but when that's said I didn't feel...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
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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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. A boutique wine list which is very reasonably priced.
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