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Signal Restaurant Waterfront

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International, Contemporary
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West Quay Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 410 7100
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: With panoramic views of Signal Hill, Signal Restaurant provides a welcome...
With panoramic views of Signal Hill, Signal Restaurant provides a welcome setting on the water's edge. The menu is a unique combination of flavours incorporating influences from the many cultures that called upon this region in days gone by. The aged yellowwood furniture juxtaposed with crisp white linen, all skillfully positioned in the glow of the eccentric hand-crafted chandeliers sets the atmosphere for a new level of hip hotel dining.
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast

From your greeting as you come in, till you leave, you are well looked after by the staff. The continental breakfast has so much choice of fresher than fresh foods and the egg dishes were also great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
Jan v
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

From your greeting as you come in, till you leave, you are well looked after by the staff. The continental breakfast has so much choice of fresher than fresh foods and the egg dishes were also great.

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Bagshot, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We decided to treat ourselves to the new taster menu with accompanying wines as it was our last day in Cape Town. We were apparently the second couple to try the new menu. The quality of the food was outstanding and the service was attentive (but not too fussy). Each course was explained and the sommelier told us a little... More 

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147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

What wonderful service. From the moment you are greeted by the hostess you know you are someplace special. Wonderful selection of dishes, perfectly prepared and delivered. A must in Cape Town.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Had the pleasure of meeting for breakfast with some business colleagues. The reception at the Cape Grace hotel was good and service in the restaurant was also good. We were only one of two tables at the time but it became slightly busier just before we left. The decor and ambience is definitely higher end and very smooth. Depending on... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Stayed at Cape Grace and enjoyed Breakfast at Signal. Excellent service and great variety of fresh options available on the buffet. Excellent cooked breakfast as well. Definitely recommend and will return. Service very friendly and attentive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I've been in this beautiful restaurant, seated in the V&A Waterfront, on January. I spent good time and had a very good dinner with my girlfriend. The atmosphere is warm and waiters make u feel comfortable. One of the best restaurant I've tried in Cape Town. Hope to come back

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Castlebar, Ireland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My wife choose Confit of Quail legs and grilled prawns at a cost of R145 to start . I choose lemongrass infused fish broth at R 130. She loved her starter but I did not particularly enjoy mine. I selected pan roasted chicken supreme with mushroom tortellini which disappointed My wife had the pan fried hake with cream potatoes which... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We looked forward to a special evenining with out of town friends at the highly rated Cape Grace Hotel at the V&A Waterfront ,Cape Town. Unfortunately ,I chose the rather ordinary fish was was the simple and usually cheaper choice of Hake ,there being no other Linefish on offer. My Hake came full of bones which just crumbled into the... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We really enjoyed this restaurant. Beautiful place. Colonial-ish decor. Food was very good. Sommelier was very, very informative. However, we did the wine pairing and did not feel the pairings were the best match.... and we done plenty of wine pairings. Separately very good but not the best match together. Dessert wine was a Chardonnay, not a sweet dessert wine... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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18 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a classic restaurant with a VERY good and elegant service and excellent food. Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: West Quay Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 410 7100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 199
  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary

Description

With panoramic views of Signal Hill, Signal Restaurant provides a welcome setting on the water's edge. The menu is a unique combination of flavours incorporating influences from the many cultures that called upon this region in days gone by. The aged yellowwood furniture juxtaposed with crisp white linen, all skillfully positioned in the glow of the eccentric hand-crafted chandeliers sets the atmosphere for a new level of hip hotel dining.

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