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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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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 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

Thank PowerBlade
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is truly fabulous, the atmosphere is relaxed and the food was wonderful and thoughtful. My husband and I shared the best beef tartare we have eaten, followed by 3 little pigs and a duck and both truly delicious. We drank a bottle of...More

2  Thank Karenw729
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We visited Savoy Cabbage in Hout Street as it was only 10 minutes walk from ou Airbnb apartment and they could squeeze us in on a Saturday night. We were not disappointed. I had chicken liver parfait followed by brined warthog. My husband had beef...More

1  Thank janet_skilton
Savoyowner, Owner at Savoy Cabbage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you so much for you lovely review and your enjoyment of the service. I do just want to comment on the wine list in case your observations influence others negatively. We do have a boutique wine list with some considerably older vintages, Cape Winemakers...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

4 of us for dinner. Brick walls and white finishes.Cool spicy Gazpacho the perfect foil for a hot evening followed by seared duck breast and an apricot tatin.Short interesting wine list( they will chill your red if you find it too warm). Very attentive service....More

Thank aldor737
Reviewed 21 March 2017

What a wonderful restaurant - in every respect. My server, Imani, has been praised in a previous review and deservedly so. She is knowledgeable, elegant and affable. The food was out of this world. Every course was perfect - large portions, the freshest ingredients and...More

Thank Bordentownguy
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to Savoy Cabbage a number of times and it never disappoints. We had a lovely evening with equally lovely food. The lamb rack was delicious and the desserts were absolutely divine. It was all we could to not to lick the plates. Our...More

1  Thank Sally B
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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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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