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“Manhatten rip off”
Review of Cafe Manhattan

Cafe Manhattan
Ranked #324 of 1 182 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: European, Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: This iconic eating, meeting and chilling spot is the longest standing venue in the heart of de Waterkant village and has been a firm favourite with locals and tourists alike. Whether your intention is a quick bite to eat, a cheeky afternoon cocktail on the terrace, or a late night rendezvous in the bar, at this welcoming venue anything could happen... Saddle up and take a ride!
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

If you're a tourist in Cape Town, avoid this bar. Any wiff of being a tourist and they charge you double for your drinks.
The staff were rude to us. On the night we were there, the bar staff and waitering staff were arguing with each other in front of the customers. The atmosphere was not very nice. I will never go here again.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

I've been going to this place for years, usually 3 times a week. Today I went and my usual order is steak which comes with chips, onion rings and a sauce at 180 rand.

Today the price is as follows:
Steak - 200
Chips - 30
Rings - 30
Sauce - 20


So the exact same meal is is now 100 rand more expensive. That's insane!
What was once a 3 weekly lunch treat will now possibly be once every couple of weeks. South Africans will not appreciate this price hike whatsoever.

Such a shame that the shareholders got so greedy!! I'm told by staff this is across the Madame Zingara Group.

4  Thank Andrewmig
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Lovely venue to wait for or meet up with friends. The menu is limited but sufficient and the food is well executed.

Thank Guest B
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

13 years in a row... February we vissit Cafe Manhattan and it is as good as ever. The menu got smaller the service a bit high and absent. The food.... well what can one say. Pork ribs and Squid. The ribs was done to perfection best in a long time. The.Squid was the.best my love had in his lifetime. He there and then decided we will be back next year.

Thank jaco v
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to start a weekend on a Friday, live happy hour and dance vibe! Perfect place to catch up on the week

Thank E9837BUjohnl
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