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“Popular grill / restaurant”
Review of NV-80 Grill & Bar

NV-80 Grill & Bar
Ranked #18 of 1 193 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: R 150 - R 350
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Grill
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Setup, owned and run by the legendary Goncalves brothers, Victor and Naldo, NV-80 is the connection to years of dedication to industry and craft. An ode to the classic grill houses of yesteryear, NV-80 is a nod to a bygone era of real service, exceptional food and a classic yet contemporary dining aesthetic. Serving beautiful steaks, seafood, salads and a wide array of starters, sides and specials, NV-80 has something for everyone. Over the years NV-80 has become a staple with locals and tourists and has earned NV-80 a reputation as a Cape Town institution. Bought in 2022 by NoName Hospitality Group and partners with the aim of honouring the brands legacy while adding value for a loyal customer base. NoName Hospitality Group intends to build on the brands reputation for quality product and service as well strive to uphold the incredible standards and time honoured traditions instilled by the brothers. Your old favourite reimagined.
Reviewed 13 May 2024

I visited with a large group of friends, recently.

Inside it was clear to see that it is a popular and busy restaurant. Nevertheless we were seated quickly and throughout our visit, the service was friendly, prompt & efficient.

I opted for the garlic bread & vegetarian pasta dish.
The garlic bread was super. It was soft and sweet, almost like brioche, and dropping with garlic butter. Utterly delicious.
Also, I had the sweet potato side dish
...sliced sweet potato covered in nuts...also delicious!

There was a large variety of wine available together with soft drinks etc.

To finish, we received a glass of Don Pedro which was a nice little touch & very tasty 😋.

I'd definitely recommend and hope to return sometime.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Thank Pebbles111
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Gabrielle van der Watt, Marketing at NV-80 Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2024

Hello. Thank you so much for your feedback, we truly appreciate it. We are delighted to hear about the experience you and your friends had with us recently. We will certainly pass on your compliments to our head chef. We look very forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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Reviewed 29 April 2024 via mobile

Wow what an awesome meal accompanied by awesome wine and excellent service. We’ve eaten out in Johannesburg and Cape Town for the past 2 weeks and this was the best food thus far. So much so we’ve booked to take our kids tomorrow night! Can’t recommend this place enough!!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Gabrielle van der Watt, Marketing at NV-80 Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2024

Hi Phillip. Wow, thank you so much for your kind words and recommendation. We are so glad to hear you had an awesome meal with us recently. We loved having you and are thrilled to welcome you back again this evening. Please kindly note that children under the age of 12 are not allowed for our dinner service. Children of all ages are, however, more than welcome for lunch daily between 12h00 - 14h30. We hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 5 April 2024 via mobile

What a magnificent evening spent on Wednesday at NV-80 restaurant with a stunning blend of classic and contemporary ambiance. We enjoyed outstanding food (Lamb Shank, Fillet), wine and excellent service. So beautifully styled. The elegant bar design is particularly impressive!!

Date of visit: April 2024
Thank Jenny R
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Gabrielle van der Watt, Marketing at NV-80 Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2024

Thank you very much for your feedback, Jenny. We are delighted to hear you had a magnificent evening and an outstanding meal with us. We will most definitely pass on your compliments to our chef, as well as our team. We truly appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you back to NV-80 again soon!

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Reviewed 30 March 2024

The food is good. The atmosphere is excellent. An overall outstanding evening. We will most certainly be back. Thank you!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Thank Mandy M
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Gabrielle van der Watt, Marketing at NV-80 Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2024

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are thrilled to hear about your experience and cannot wait to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 23 March 2024

Excellent meal tonight. Especially wonderful service from both Felix & Pabi who were extremely knowledgeable and made perfect recommendations. We thoroughly enjoyed our tasting menu which was faultless and excellent value. We always return for the garlic roll but it was all absolutely divine. Service impeccable and warm from start to finish. Thank you!

Date of visit: March 2024
Thank Susan C
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Gabrielle van der Watt, Marketing at NV-80 Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2024

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed our tasting menu; and that Felix and Pabi took such good care of you. We will certainly pass on your kind words to them directly, as well as the rest of our team. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

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