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“trendy palce with a good vibe”
Review of Cafe Manhattan

Cafe Manhattan
Ranked #289 of 1 257 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 23 February 2017

Cafe Manhatten is well located; it has a very trendy biby atmosphere; The food is a great cocktail or snack menu; lovely salads and efficient service

Thank 776tobias
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

A nice café with both indoor and outdoor seating. The falaffel burger with fries on the side is great. Service minded and attentive staff.

Thank Allan K
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

After been away for a few weeks I went to manhattans which I normally visit once a week and they have unfortunately changed their menu. No more smoking section on the one side and now your burger comes with a salad. An extra R60 for onion rings and chips. What a let down. Had my drink and went for dinner elsewhere.

1  Thank Edward M
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Been for many years bar staff rip you off when they think you're a tourist. Can't be trusted.

If you do go here I suggest you ask for a receipt with your drinks to ensure you get charged correctly. I'd also check the time of the till receipt as they have been known to keep older receipts back of higher value and then present you with this - so check it before you pay it.

Food wise it's nice but they put all the prices up. If you want a nice and great service go to hussar grill for a fillet at 180 rand with a side.

Manhattan will now charge you 280 rand for what used to be 180 rand.

Given all of this me and my friends will stop going here. The place will likely close soon but they got greedy and untrustworthy staff running it.

2  Thank UKExpatinSA
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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.

2  Thank JCM1079
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