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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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“tomato tart” (44 reviews)
“loin” (24 reviews)
“lamb” (50 reviews)
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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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51 - 60 of 875 reviews

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

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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
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Booked here having had it recommended by friends. It was by far the most expensive meal we had in South Africa and probably the most disappointing - especially when taking into account the cost. The tomato tart was a round of puff pastry with three...More

1  Thank juliaa573
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Enjoyed a lovely evening meal, with excellent service throughout. Food was to a high standard and the atmosphere was great. Restaurant was full but the staff were very attentive and knowledgeable about the food and wine, which was just what we needed on our second...More

1  Thank NavidS269
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Found by chance online & phoned to book a table. Food was excellent, table in a good position. We were served by Sakhumzi who gave us outstanding service - well done. Would very strongly recommend this restaurant to you when in Cafe Town. Great value...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to Cape Town and since we are New Yorkers, we can be rather picky critics. Not much to complain about here. The chef is incredibly creative. Vanilla and grape gazpacho with a red granite in the middle. Beautifully grilled impala...More

1  Thank Corn1789
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Having visited this restaurant over many years, I have to report that the last visit was very disappointing. Food was unispiring, overcooked and the presentation rather lazy. Service was ok but read this: We started by ordering two glasses of sparkling wine and the bartender,...More

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Savoyowner, Owner at Savoy Cabbage, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Dear Hans It is always upsetting to get a poor review, especially from a regular customer whose return business and opinion we value. The barman pours the drinks but the waiters are responsible for collecting them and delivering them to the table, unless the waiter...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Slightly more formal than some CT restaurants , but horses for courses. If you want to dress up to eat ,there is nothing better in the city.Went twice and each time a great pleasure. The waiters really are wonderful. They have clearly been tutored well...More

1  Thank a20hol
Reviewed 7 March 2017

As occasional visitors to Cape Town it was good to revisit one of our favourites. This restaurant has a great atmosphere in an historic building which at one time was on the waterfront. The menu was varied and accommodated the vegetarians in our party. The...More

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

on of the best lamb I ever had! In Cape Town a must! High quality of the food (with a very honest bill)!

1  Thank Davide A
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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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