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“Great tapas and they never disappoint!”
Review of Dalliance

Dalliance
Ranked #130 of 1 226 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Description: WELCOME TO THE DALLIANCE In the heart of the V&A Waterfront's golden mile is Dalliance, Cape Town's freshest authentic urban eatery. Flanked by the Atlantic Ocean on one side, a bustling kitchen at its heart and shoppers browsing on the other, this spot has it all. Frantic yet sophisticated, absorbing yet chilled out, let the cool chaos engulf you. Oyster shucking, raw juice making, craft beer pouring... there is so much to take in. The decor is chic, simple and considered; industrial meets library, in duck egg blue, copper and wood. Sit back, relax and allow the upbeat jazz to wash over you while the laid-back staff wow you with their gutsy sharing plates, lovely local wine by the glass and stellar cocktails.
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Description: WELCOME TO THE DALLIANCE In the heart of the V&A Waterfront's golden mile is Dalliance, Cape Town's freshest authentic urban eatery. Flanked by the Atlantic Ocean on one side, a bustling kitchen at its heart and shoppers browsing on the other, this spot has it all. Frantic yet sophisticated, absorbing yet chilled out, let the cool chaos engulf you. Oyster shucking, raw juice making, craft beer pouring... there is so much to take in. The decor is chic, simple and considered; industrial meets library, in duck egg blue, copper and wood. Sit back, relax and allow the upbeat jazz to wash over you while the laid-back staff wow you with their gutsy sharing plates, lovely local wine by the glass and stellar cocktails.
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

After a few months I have managed to sneak back to Dalliance. Their menu has changed a bit with some plates gone and a few new ones which we were eager to try out.

As usual their service was great and their waiting staff ever so obliging. We has the Peri Peri Sardines, dhukka tuna, sirloin with truffle butter plus duck fat fries, trinchado, and spaghetti. Every plate was executed perfectly. We even stayed for dessert!

Will we be back? Yes! Should you try them out? Yes, you will not be disappointed plus they have the most amazing views!!

3  Thank voila-cpt
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AlisonOPS2014, Operations Manager at Dalliance, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

• Thank you for your positive review, positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. We hope to welcome you back in the near future!

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

myself and my wife with our 2 children went for lunch today and were very pleasantly surprised.Portions were just the right size and the food was delicious!

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2  Thank 414tina
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AlisonOPS2014, Operations Manager at Dalliance, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

• Thank you for your positive review, positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. We hope to welcome you back in the near future!

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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My daughters and I shared a lively tapas lunch here. Prices are on the high side but food is top quality and the setting is hard to beat. Well trained staff and a lovely chilled vibe. Do try the French Mojito!!

2  Thank 1moretimetraveller
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AlisonOPS2014, Operations Manager at Dalliance, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

• Thank you for your positive review, positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. We hope to welcome you back in the near future!

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

My husband and I ate there for lunch today. We actually had a voucher that we thought we would use as we were in the Waterfront for the day. What a treat! Everything from booking a table with Wilma to our waiter Blessing was great! You can not fault the service here! Lovely little treats - tapas style menu all very tasty. We'll definitely be back. Oh, and the wines are priced good too.

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2  Thank Sharon S
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AlisonOPS2014, Operations Manager at Dalliance, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

• Thank you for your positive review, positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. We hope to welcome you back in the near future!

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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came across this restaurant just by chance while shopping at the V&A.

And we were very happy. The food was great, the view was lovely they even had the windows open and it made for a lovely experience.

The Cajun chicken sliders are amazing!

My husband having an allergy to seafood still had lots of menu options to choose from.

Highly recommend.

1  Thank Burbabes
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AlisonOPS2014, Operations Manager at Dalliance, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

• Thank you for your positive review, positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. We hope to welcome you back in the near future!

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