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Planet Restaurant
Ranked #137 of 1 193 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary, British
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, 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 14 October 2017

First off, It's not cheap. But it is SO worth it. We went for a wine tasting menu, and were lucky enough that there was room at the chef's table. This meant dining IN the kitchen, where the chefs would introduce the dishes, and there was on waiter for the three small tables, so service was outstanding (the waiter, Tinashe, really was very good in his own right).

Probably my most interesting dining experience ever. Something special :)

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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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