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Pigalle Restaurant

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57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4343
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (134 reviews)
“scallops” (38 reviews)
“sea food” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I, along with another couple, went to Pigalle because we were looking for a place to dance in Cape Town Pigalle kept popping up. We were not once informed that you have to spend a minimum of R250 p.p, and that applies...More

Thank KayRose713
Pigallecapetown, General Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Kay Rose, Firstly i do apologise that this was your experience at Pigalle. We have been here for almost 16 years and i believe our long success is due to our goal of giving customers a unique dining experience with live entertainment. We have...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Special occasions is what Pigalle is all about. It's a place that creates a really memorable moment. Visited for the second time earlier this month (April 2018) for my nieces 18th birthday. Service was on form, food was great and tasted delicious. The Pigalle platter...More

Thank kaAngel
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear kaAngel, Thank you for joining us for your special occasion , very glad to hear your experience was great. Our staff are always glad to lend a helping hand and i am thrilled to hear your access and mobility was their first priority ,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a group of English friends for a meal here as had been recommended and I was showing them the fantastic food on offer in Cape Town and SA in general. Pigalle's prices are at the upper end of the restaurant scale and it's clearly...More

Thank Spotman555
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Spotman555 , Thank you for choosing us as one of your stops on your Cape Town food experience , Glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us , the best items on our menu are unfortunately the most expensive , that would...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a definite night out or restaurant to celebrate an event. Food is wonderful, the vibe is special and the live music and dancing lends itself to old school excellence. My wife loved the duck as a main course!

Thank rodney120
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear rodney120 , So glad to hear you enjoyed your night with us , the Pigalle experience is one we strive to perfect daily and its always great to know we got close for you. Please do join us again soon Kind Regards Pigalle

Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our son's 21st birthday at their Wall of Lights venue. It was a wonderful evening with lovely food and live music. In terms of arranging the event, the staff were friendly and extremely helpful. They were attentive to our guests and made the...More

Thank Chantyld
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chantyld , Thanks again for celebrating your sons 21st with us , wonderful news that a good evening was had by all. Please do join us again soon Kind Regards Pigalle

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for dinner own our first night in Cape Town after having travelled around JNB and the Garden Route. We decided to come as it was the 3rd best restaurant on TripAdvisor - I just say I am shocked ... definitely not the 3rd...More

1  Thank espanol21
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Espanol21, Sorry to hear your experience was not of the highest standard , rest assured all of your concerns have been raised with the various departments and we will correct all issues in our constant effort to attain perfection. Regards Pigalle

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Setting is romantic. Lovely comfortable chairs. Live band singing jazz added to atmosphere. Delicious, rather rich foods with emphasis on seafood but also meat selection good and traditional yet delicious puddings. Service was excellent with friendly bright who were attentive yet unobtrusive. Thanks Diana. Now...More

Thank lottimac
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lottimac , Glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us , very happy to hear your service was excellent , we are continuously striving to offer a higher level experience. Please do join us again when in the area, Kind Regards Pigalle

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband took me here for my 60th birthday treat. It was our first visit and we were very much looking forward to it. The restaurant itself is very nice and the staff attentive. The first disappointment was discovering that the prices on the menu...More

1  Thank Jangles_11
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jangels_11 , Sorry to hear your overall experience was not up to standard , we obviously strive to be the best at what we do and never want to miss that mark.All of your concerns have been raised and will be addressed going forward....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic fun evening of dancing and superb food. Sarah our waitress looked after us perfectly, our meal of mussels, ostrich steak and crème brule was all perfectly cooked. The live band was very good, a great night’s entertainment and food.

Thank Tony_Eileen
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tony_Eileen, So glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us , It is always our aim to give a rounded experience including food , wine and entertainment, Please do join us again soon , Kind Regards Pigalle

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow A great place to have found via TripAdvisor and my first visit to Cape Town with friends Impressive to say the least Atmosphere, staff, food and wine selection A must go to whilst in Cape Town

Thank Sashapickle
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sashapickle , Thanks so much for your review , we are always pleased when our diners enjoy the whole Pigalle exerience , Please do join us again when you are in Cape Town Regards Pigalle

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Anita M
10 February 2018|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Good Day Anita, Our new online system has to allocate a seating area , making it slightly confusing for our guests , rest assured though that my self and our GM go to great pains to ensure everybody gets a great seat , we... More
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gilliansullivan
1 February 2018|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Good Afternoon The photo named "private dining" in our photo album is of the fishbowl. Hope this helps Regards
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Robin888
30 August 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hi All, As per my previous response to Robin we have had to implement this policy due to a large number of international guests making reservations and not showing up on the night - as there is often not a local number to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 4343
  • E-mail
Description
Well-known as the perfect venue for a stylish evening out, we offer guests live entertainment from our dance floor alongside superb dinner courses. Renowned for our fresh seafood and Chalmar steak, our menu comprises of classic dishes with a subtle Portuguese flair. Including a spacious cigar lounge and private dining room our venue is versatile as well as suitable for private functions.
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