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“Absolutely wonderful”
Review of Life Grand Cafe

Life Grand Cafe
Ranked #495 of 2 657 Restaurants in Cape Town
Price range: US$5 - US$24
Description: Relaxed Cafe dining on the waters edge, a blend of Mediterranean influences with an African heart serving breakfast, lunch and diner
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Description: Relaxed Cafe dining on the waters edge, a blend of Mediterranean influences with an African heart serving breakfast, lunch and diner
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We booked a table for 12 at the Life Grand for dinner and it was wonderful!

We had an outside table with views of the Waterfront, the harbour and even Table Mountain. The location is just perfect.

To start we had some tapas for the table, seafood, chicken and the dips. All was lovely - tasty and fresh.

The food was amazing, from the salmon to the prawn curry to the lamb chops. Everyone was pleased with what they ordered.

Our waiter was also quite attentive and the service we received was good.

Overall we had a really wonderful experience and I will definitely go back.

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Thank Sunshine0789
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Bonny S, Manager at Life Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi,

Thank you for your wonderful response. We are delighted t hear that we are meeting our guests expectations.

Regards
Bonny

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Good quality food. Service not that hot! Good vibe. Located very well! Catering for the tourist market. Fantastic sea food. One the better Restaurant in the V and A Waterfront. Very nice to relax and have a good time.

Thank JohnWilliamCloete
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Bonny S, Manager at Life Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Hi John,

Thank you for your feedback
I like to ensure all our guests that our training is constantly evolving and we are always trying to get the best out of our staff. At Life Grand Cafe we understand that good food and service is of the utmost importance and we are constantly striving to better ourselves.

Kind Regards
Bonny

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

There were 4 of us.
Service was what you expect . Waiter very attentive and friendly . However one member of the party ordered fish -yellowtail and it was still raw on one side . Fish was cold and definitely not cooked well at all .don’t think the person cooking it knew how to cook yellow tail .

Other members of party, food was ok. 2burgers and 1pizza.

Ordered a Kahlua Don Pedro’s and was told they had run out of it and would take 20minutes to go and fetch it.

Was offered another option by the waiter .

Position of venue great .

It was okay

Thank Mena R
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Bonny S, Manager at Life Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Hi Mena

Thank you for your feedback. It is through the feedback good or bad from our guests that enable us to better our service and food standards. I am happy to hear that the waiter was attentive and friendly however there were other areas that let us down, and for this reason I give my sincere apologies. Our Executive Chef is in Cape Town as we speak and working closely with the chefs at hand.
Please do visit our establishment again and I can assure you, the food and service will be to the high standard as is expected.

Kind Regards
Bonny

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I had lunch with the family on Christmas Eve here. The service was excellent even though the staff were very very busy. The food was great too and there was a great buzz around the place.

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Thank John M
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bonny s, Manager at Life Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi John,

Thank you for your positive feedback. Always good to hear that our service and food remain at a high standard.

Kid Regards
Bonny

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We needed somewhere to spend a few hours waiting for family members to return from visiting Robbin Island. Life Grand Cafe seemed a good place as it has a good view of the ferry boats moving between the harbour and the island. We were not disappointed. The service was good but don’t go if you’re in a rush, as the Life Grand seemed better geared for a leisurely meal. The Sashimi Deluxe was great although you only get to choose either Tuna or Salmon, not a selection of different raw fish. The Pomodoro Penne and the Seared Line Fish dishes were delicious. Watching the sunset as the harbour went about it’s business added to the lovely ambience.

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Thank CraigvE
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Jeanel P, Manager at Life Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hi Craig

Thank you for your feedback. It is through our guests that we are able to constantly better ourselves when it comes to food, service and ambience.
We look forward to your next visit

Regards
Jeanal

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