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“BAD SERVICE AND FOOD” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Manhattan

Cafe Manhattan
Ranked #333 of 1 135 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“BAD SERVICE AND FOOD”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waited forever for our beers. We visited a few months ago and we were looking forward to the Burgers. The patties were dry and hardly any garnish. Chips also no longer served with burgers but a small salad. Price the same but value for money shocking. Spur and Steers make better burgers than you I ordered the Big Boy and my partner had the Halloumi.
The waiter didn't even bother to check what the food was like, i wont be going back.

  • Visited March 2017
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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English first
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good but slow”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice chill place for esp gays. Loved the atmosphere and super relaxed. Food was actually good for a "pub"-style menu. Only negative point: service is a bit slow by the boys.....

Visited March 2017
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Thank Leon P
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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Style over content.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Admittedly it was possibly one of the busiest Friday's of the year for this restaurant, but the poor, extremely slow and negligent service contributed to this unpleasant experience. Unfortunately the funky atmosphere could not compensate. If the food had been especially good it may have made the experience more tolerable, however the calamari and feta starter had too much chilli in it for no particular reason that overpowered the dish. The falafel burgers were as one would expect. Ultimately left having had a unpleasant experience.

Visited March 2017
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1 Thank djfaz2
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Menu changed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Manhattan a few times and recently they changed the menu. Ordered a platter for two, and it was definitely not enough for two and not worth the R120.

Visited March 2017
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2 Thank eleneb2017
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good steak!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice bar/'restaurant in very nice neighbourhood De Waterkant. Also with very good looking waiters ;-) Very friendly
And the steak is very good.
Nice bar

Visited March 2017
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Thank trillkopio
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