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Fat Butcher

1 Van Riebeeck Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 882 8705
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (277 reviews)
“parmesan mash” (13 reviews)
“marrow bone” (27 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
1 Van Riebeeck Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 605 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

I just loved the food here. I had a good piece of lamb and a lovely mozzarella salad. I'm just not a big fan of the fries. They not fried at the same high temperature as in The Netherlands and that makes them a lot...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank L6303HUerikm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was there for dinner and had lamb shank. It was super tender and fell off the bones, delicious with super smooth mashed potatoes. Generous portion and I couldn't finish it as much as I would love to. Servers were super friendly and smiley. To...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VeronAng
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear VeronAng, Thank you for your awesome feedback. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 3 days ago

Hi We had a reservation last Saturday night. Just to say at the start the food and the staff were great so no problem with that However we were seated in the first table in thr room on the left hand side as you enter,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank timconnolly23
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear timconnoly23, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to learn of your disappointing experience at our establishment. Apologies for the delay in response to your email. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely location and friendly service, however our highlight was the delicious cuisine,a set menu was created for us and we loved every meal, portions were generous and flavours delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KimduplessisTTS
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear KimduplessisTTS, Thank you for your awesome review. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are a lover of fine steaks, this restaurant should not be missed, the special Argentinian steak for 2 is a real treat not to mention the milk tart dessert and the bar one milkshakes!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GaryE386
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Gary E, Thank you for your awesome review. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 5 days ago

The courtyard of Fat Butcher has a wonderful and relaxing atmosphere. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was great. Have become a regular.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nelia v
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Nelia V, Thank you for your awesome feedback. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 5 days ago

The steak is amazing! Chefs grill steaks to exactly the requested temperatures. Nice, old school touch (furniture) in an upmarket and price-appropriate space. Great service, especially from Carli (Waitress) and Takuziwa (barman) making amazing Mojitoes.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 1foodieexpert
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear 1foodieexpert, Thank you for your awesome feedback. We look forward to your return. Enjoy the rest of your stay in South Africa. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

“Booking is essential” but yet I have been phoning them attempting to make a reservation for my friends birthday (I’ve phoned 9 times with no answer). When I finally got through to them, they let me know they are fully booked. Thanks for nothing

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Happyholidayshey
Reviewed 1 week ago

First night in Stellenbosch and we were able to reserve a table upstairs. Excellent service and food was great. Waitress Service from Vanya was professional friendly and could not fault. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Louise M
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Louise M, Thank you for your excellent review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here. The steaks were delicious and the atmosphere in the restaurant is so welcoming. The whole staff is super friendly and professional. Special thanks to Vania for showing our baby the restaurant while we enjoyed our dinner.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Juliane_Travelling
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Juliane_Travelling, Thank you for your awesome review. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

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W52EX
18 February 2018|
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Response from Xhariep | Reviewed this property |
You must absolutely book. The meat is so good, it is fully booked virtually every night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Van Riebeeck Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 882 8705
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