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“Cocktails at sunset”
Review of Cafe Manhattan

Cafe Manhattan
Ranked #321 of 1 163 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: European, Bar
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Cocktails at sunset”
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Happy hour happens just before the sun begins to say good bye, Awesome mixes to try, the atmosphere pushes you to think you are somewhere in amsterdam.

Visited August 2016
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“Buzzing and worthy”
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This place is trendy and buzzing. I has all those niche'es that provide both private and cosy yet somewhat exposed. The crowd is great, mix of all ages and the atmosphere is approachable. The drink list is good, its really easy to fall onto the cocktail trap of 'good and reasonably price' just to find yourself 3 drinks later completely distracted!
Food is of good standard, although the salads could be improved.
WiFi available no questions asked.

  • Visited August 2016
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Thank Tomer H
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Western Cape, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great burgers”
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Fun place for huge pub-like burgers and fries. Their burgers are tasty and full of flavour and Manhattan has a vibey outdoor setting.

  • Visited May 2016
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london
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“A dump with appalling service and nasty food.”
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Overbearing, dirty hole with rude, disinterested and incapable staff.

If you are overtly gay (not all of us are) or you incentivise the staff with potential to earn easy tips then you may have a reasonable experience.

However that's as good as it gets.

The food is BAD and it comes to something when you can't even cook fries.

Visited July 2016
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4 Thank mansmanreality
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Pretoria
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Must I pay for the liquidation of Madam Zinagara ”
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Manhattans has the worst wine list in Cape Town! While Hussars Grill and Cattle Baron charges NO corkage, Madam Zingara Restaurant now charges R100 per bottle. Reason per manager: their wine is so reasonable and selection so wide! Really girl! I need to smoke what you had to understand this argument! Not very Cape Town R100 corkage per bottle???

Visited July 2016
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