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Savoy Cabbage

101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 2626
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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African, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Everything about Savoy Cabbage was excellent. We were made to feel very welcome by the staff and given a lovely table. The menu contains a lot of interesting choices. Every item we ordered was delicious, perfectly prepared. The salads were a nice size and the...More

2  Thank pacosmom
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A serious food and wine establishment. Superb cooking and fine wine list, in gracious surroundings. I was fortunate to be there during the annual offal festival, and had wonderful chicken liver parfait with port-soaked figs and equally delicious sweetbreads with mushrooms, capers and chives.

2  Thank RaquelleA
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered the cheese souffle for an app and I would order this every single time if I lived here. Wife had duck and I had the fillet. We were both pleased with our meals. I loved my fillet. Creme brulee dessert was awesome! Service was...More

2  Thank Kirk J
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Southern Africa is certainly not the place to eat light meals. Very good food, and very good service, but, please, offer two portion sizes... Good for anywhere in the world!More

1  Thank myriamc421
Savoyowner, Owner at Savoy Cabbage, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

I had to smile when I read your review. Others, albeit mainly the South Africans, have commented how small our portions are! We do sometimes do a two size pricing option but only on certain dishes as the meet and fish are portioned according to...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

This restaurant is in a pleasantly converted old building - the atmosphere is chic however and well designed. The cuisine is excellent. I especially recommend the cheese souffle, and the roast duck. Of course it being the Cape the wine list is impressive. Go there,...More

1  Thank Roland J
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Recommended by nearly everyone and it did not disappoint. There was a really good choice of dishes on the menu (about 10 per course) which was good to find as we had found that some fine dining restaurants only had about 3 choices for each...More

2  Thank Travelhappyalways
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Fine dining at its best. I absolutely loved everything about this place. It is a limited menu but they use only fresh and quality ingredients making for the most delicious food. Our waitress was super knowledgeable about the menu and guided us to make good...More

1  Thank KimRtravel
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Recommended by our hotel and slightly off the main drag a little way up Hout Street Savoy Cabbage served us one of the best three course meals we have both ever had. The cooking was simply sublime - starters (tomato tartt and cheese soufflé) both...More

1  Thank Chuffer81A
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant in Cape town! Downstairs and upstairs. Big open kitchen. Good variety of dishes but not to much, so you don't get lost. I recommend the 3 little pigs! Super delicious! Don't forget dessert ...

2  Thank Wilma K
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We couldn't get a table at the first place, so asked for a near by recommendation. We weren't disappointed, we all really enjoyed the food, lots of great flavors and well presented. Attentive professional waiters. It's not cheap, but still worth it for taste and...More

1  Thank Brian D
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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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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