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“BAD SERVICE AND FOOD”
Review of Cafe Manhattan

Cafe Manhattan
Ranked #309 of 1 185 Restaurants in Cape Town
Cuisines: European, Bar
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, 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 5 March 2017

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.

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5  Thank erniettaylor
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 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.....

1  Thank Leon P
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 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.

1  Thank djfaz2
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 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.

3  Thank eleneb2017
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

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

Thank trillkopio
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