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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 23 March 2011

I am no complaints what so ever about this great restaurant! We found it in travel guide and were so glad we booked a table for our only night in Cape Town and our last night in South Africa, great way to finish off the...More

1  Thank iheartedin
Reviewed 23 February 2011

We were a party of four who visited on Feb 15th, had a great meal. Our dishes included pork,fillet steak and warthog were fantastic and beautifully presented. Service was a little slow at times, our waiter could have been a little more attentive. Would definitely...More

1  Thank beamer69
Reviewed 16 February 2011

We went to Savoy Cabbage for lunch on our last day in Cape Town and wished we had been there sooner! The menu was innovative and made use of wild game in South Africa - gemsbok, impala and warthog to name a few. The karan...More

Thank bumblebee111
Reviewed 12 February 2011

If you are a 'foodie' looking for gourmet tasting menus and matching wines, Savoy Cabbage is probably not your cup of tea.....but, if you are looking for a menu that offers a good variety, very tasty food, a good wine list and service that is...More

Thank Just_Passin_Thru001
Reviewed 11 February 2011

I've been going to Savoy Cabbage for 6 years when visiting Cape Town and it's unquestionably one of the best restaurants in town. Excellent value for money and delicious interesting food with great service. The other night I had the veal sweetbreads which were delicious...More

Thank Worldtraveller072
Reviewed 31 January 2011

We have been going back to Savoy Cabbage for years, but this time it somehow was simply not good. Although the service was excellent the food simply wasn’t up to scratch. The fish (most expensive dish on the menu) was tasteless and bland. The lamb...More

2  Thank Frequenttraveler031
Reviewed 29 January 2011

Probably the best dinner we had in Cape Town; great all round experience. Atmosphere was good, food was really very good and service was excellent. Could have been in West Broadway NY or Soho London; that kind of place. A welcome discovery in Cape Town...More

Thank jsyfitzs
Reviewed 26 January 2011

Wir waren mit südafrikanischen Freunden im Savoy Cabbage und waren begeistert. Das Essen war sehr fein. Der Springbock war ausgezeichnet und auch mein vegetarisches Gericht war sehr empfehlenswert. Meiner Ansicht nach ist das Aubergine keineswegs ein besseres Restaurant, wie in einer der letzen Kritiken zum...More

Thank wesu1997
Reviewed 26 January 2011

I have frequented Savoy Cabbage for many, many years. Every one of my family members loves the restaurant. Last night I was lucky to return. The food was as delightful and well considered as always. The Chef, Peter, always accommodates my food intolerances and this...More

Thank DineFrequently
Reviewed 25 January 2011

In a city that has some of the best this world has to offer....accomodation, scenery, experiences...there are sadly too few restaurants that offer real quality over quantity. There often seems to be a need to pander to the lowest common denominator. We went to Savoy...More

2  Thank KenTheHague
Savoyowner, Owner at Savoy Cabbage, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2011

A more observant guest might have noticed my difficulty with walking and the walking stick where I was sitting. Climbing stairs is slow and painful, so I am sorry my disability, allbeit temporary, offended you. Regulars request specific tables all the time and as the...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
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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