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“Best Steak and Ribs Ever”
Review of Nelson's Eye

Nelson's Eye
Ranked #24 of 1 226 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$40
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Bar, Grill
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 6 May 2015

This restaurant was a short walk from our hotel, the food and service here were excellent. We thought the steak in South Africa couldn't get any better but it did, the food was amazing, definitely a must when you are in Cape Town.

Thank Rummy01
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Reviewed 2 May 2015

Just round the corner from our guest house, although we were advised to take a cab as it was dark. Extensive menu and food was very good. Service was efficient and friendly. Too dark though, as almost all the restaurants in SA were, so couldn't see what we were eating.

Thank Kay B
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

We visited this restaurant at 18.20 one evening on our honeymoon. There was about 3-4 tables not more. We wanted to have a quick steak before the 19.30-20.00 rush so as to speak. We had our 6 month baby with us who was fast asleep in her pram. The manager looked very annoyed when we said we did not have a booking and rolled his eyes in irritation. The waiter had already said thst he had a table for us and was friendly. He took the waiter out of ear shot then shortly afterwards we were ushered to a table. We felt very uncomfortable, however looked at the menus which has no prices listed for beverages. The food is very overpriced as one has to pay individually for side orders which usually comes standard and has in my opinion become a bit of tourist trap. Obviously they know tourists are willing to pay such exsorbant prices for a steak when you van get a very similar product at the Spur.
Anyway we were not served and people who entered after us were served and told the specials of the evening. We decided not so spend our hard earned money in a place that treats people like second rate citizens. I was devastated at the whole experience but in hind sight I got to write this so as to warn people who don't want to be ripped off.

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2  Thank AeroAuds
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Reviewed 19 April 2015

This place was recommended by a friend who visited the city last year so we gave it a try.
We were not disappointed, wonderful steak and great atmosphere!!!!!! Lots of locals using it, which is a good sign.

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1  Thank daveos1
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Reviewed 19 April 2015

Always super steaks, in the past the service has tended to let the food down but when we visited last week the service was faultless, a huge improvement.
Tables in the front are very close together, so if you do not want to hear other peoples conversations opt for the rear room.

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Thank bcollins1951
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