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“Beautiful View While Dining”
Review of City Grill

City Grill
Ranked #103 of 1 228 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Established in 1999, the City Grill is the oldest steakhouse in the V&A Waterfront. We invite you to discover a truly South African experience… so gather family and friends for a feast of flavour at the City Grill! A place where food has substance, big appetites are essential and South Africa is the flavour of the month, every month!
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Turns out this was our most expensive meal in Capetown but still less than $60. We sat outside looking at the harbor and blankets were provided in the event we got cold. My husband had the ostrich which he loved. I on the other hand am not that adventurous but still had a delicious meal cooked to perfection. Service was wonderful and the chocolate milkshake for dessert was one of the best I have had.

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Thank Eva P
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barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Reviewer

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are delighted that you had such a good experience and to top it all for a steal at $60 in comparison to what you can get overseas.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

There are lots of high quality eateries located at the V&A Waterfront. City Grill Steakhouse is certainly one of the best, offering fine dining in a relaxed, casual atmosphere. We ate on the outside deck, overlooking the waterfront activity, comforted by area heaters and individual blankets offered by wait staff. The food was absolutely delicious and made more enjoyable by the friendly and knowledgeable servers. I had the crocodile kabobs and my wife had the ostrich steak. We were both completely satisfied with the taste, preparation and presentation.


Thank James D
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barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Reviewer

Thank you for sharing this wonderful review. It is always great to read that we satisfied customers with our top service, food and ambience. We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has become our most favorite place as it satisfies all our requirements: amazingly good food, spectacular view, great service and comfortable seating. The menu have a lovely variety from grills, seafood, wild to traditional. The oxtail is an absolute winner. The ostrich steak is divine and filled with different flavors that tingle your taste buds. The mix grill was also a great option as it was such a filling meal and beautifully presented on a skewer. The prices are affordable and very much value for money. The wine list is a bit limited unless you are willing to pay good money for good wine.
As a dessert lover the options for is a bit limited as I prefer something with chocolate and the only option was ice cream and chocolate sauce. Our overall experiences so far has been superb and memorable. Thank you for still putting quality into service and food.

Thank DaleGordon123
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barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Reviewer

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the experience and we will definitely look into more dessert options for your next visit.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Four of us spent several hours here yesterday. Good food and good service at a reasonable price, shame we didn't find it earlier during our holiday.

Thank mylesey
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barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Reviewer

Thank you for the review. We are also sad that you didn't join us earlier.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

On our first night in Cape Town we headed to the V&A Waterfront for dinner. We chose the City Grill Steakhouse. It was busy but we were offered an outside table. It was a little chilly in the evening breeze but the view of the harbour was lovely. There were some warm blankets available in case customers felt cold, which was a nice touch, but we didn't need them.

Service was friendly and efficient. The menu is typical of Cape Town restaurants, comprising a selection international dishes and many SA local favourites. We both opted for local dishes. I chose Karoo Lamb Chops and my wife chose Bobotie. The food was very good. We were tired after travelling from the UK so we didn't linger but it would have been a good spot to have some after dinner drinks and enjoy the waterfront atmosphere.

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barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Reviewer

Thank you for the wonderful review.

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