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“A delicious meal in a stunning setting”
Review of Planet Restaurant

Planet Restaurant
Ranked #122 of 1 196 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: City Bowl
Description: The glittering Planet Restaurant and Planet Bar are chic, contemporary spaces in which to enjoy out-of-this-world dishes and cocktails. Dining with the stars is guaranteed at Cape Town's most stylish restaurant. Crystal balls grace the entrance and the decor includes a galaxy-themed carpet, planetary chandelier and twinkling ceilings. Matching the decor are Chef Rudi Liebenberg's heavenly menus, journeys of gastronomic discovery featuring the freshest local ingredients. The unique, intimate atmosphere of the Planet Restaurant cellar is an ideal venue for a perfect private party.
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had a delightful meal in this beautiful setting. The room is one of the most beautiful dining rooms I have been in. The staff was attentive and the food was excellent. Definitely worth a visit, whether or not you are staying at the hotel.

Thank KarenPNJ
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I previously reviewed this restaurant 6 years ago. I attended a business dinner in a private room at the Mount Nelson this evening. So my review is not of the restaurant but of the food made in the restaurant's kitchen and served in one of the hotel's conference rooms.

Setting very intimate and high end. Service was discrete and very good. Selection of wines okay. Set menu excellent. The trout was very good. Dessert okay. Coffee excellent.

I wouldn't hesitate to book this venue for a business function where you want privacy, good food and service and to impress.

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Thank poleinahole1
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Many people believe you can only use the Planet restaurant if you are staying at the Mount Nelson, not true. Make the booking via your own hotel or simply call them, you will not be disappointed. The food is great, the staff take you back in time and treat you like your are special. The price is reasonable, dress for the occasion, this is one of Cape Town's best kept secret

Thank Clan_Nisbet
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great carpaccio! Lovely fresh fried calamari!Fantastic burgers and the best cream brûlée I ever had! Highly recommended!

Thank MagdaM138
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Ate twice as hotel residents; on our first and last nights.
Absolutely faultless. Lovely food offering and again their resident(evening) pianist was in attendance.I am not normally a fan of musical accompaniment whilst eating (it can inhibit conversation) but believe me,it works and he really does enhance the experience. Introduced last year we were pleased to see he is still there.
I won't bore you with a chronicle of what we had; suffice to say we enjoyed all that was put before us.However do try the Springbok loin with beetroot..Springboks may not be the Rugby team they once were but they taste superb!

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