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Royale Eatery

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273 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 422 4536
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 248
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  • 152
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  • 32
    Average
  • 14
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great for families

Generally extremely busy.If your party feel like burgers then this is a great option. More suited for casual quick dining rather than formal. Beer more than wine. Offers value for money.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
John J
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Ballinrobe, Ireland
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Cape Town
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I heard a lot about this restaurant - they apparently have the best burgers and milkshakes in Cape Town. Well, I was not very impressed at all. Expected much better. The service was slow, the food very expensive for what you got and the burgers and milkshakes definitely not the best. Been there, done that ...

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Thank IlsCra
Ballinrobe, Ireland
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Generally extremely busy.If your party feel like burgers then this is a great option. More suited for casual quick dining rather than formal. Beer more than wine. Offers value for money.

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Thank John J
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My experience at Royale Eatery was underwhelming to say the least. The burgers were okay, but definitely not the best in Cape Town. Chips were cold and I felt that they were a bit skimpy with the burger toppings. Certainly didn't meet my expectations and don't think I'd hurry back. Nonetheless, they have a lovely menu and should perhaps sharpen... More 

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Thank Marcia9Relling
London, United Kingdom
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284 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent dinner with friends. Burgers were great, 2 had veggie ones. There were a good selection of veggie options which was unexpected. The sweet potatoe chips were excellent. Steep stairs to access so possibly not good for older guests. Bathrooms were very cute. Would defo go again. Open late and very funky around the area in the evening.

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Thank Kim F
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my absolute favorite places to visit when I'm in Cape Town. In my opinion , the best burgers in South Africa and some of the best milkshakes as well. Then to top it all off you have a selection of craft beers on tap ........ Sounds like heaven to me really.

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Thank Justin D
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royale Earery had amazing burgers and milkshakes. I discovered that their simpler burgers taste better than the more extravagant burgers. Good service, good experience. I would recommend making a reservation. Every time ive gone ive ended up waiting for a table. (Warning! Their large milkshakes are really big! And really delicious!)

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Thank Leandra D
houston
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love a good burger, but this wasn't good, it was GREat ! The fries wear the so good,soggy. But I would come back here any day !

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Thank kimmie89450
Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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185 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not used to eat hamburgers but these are not simple hamburgers! These are gourmet-hamburgers whit also strange kind of meat, if you like to try! Prices are also very convinient!

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Thank LulaDan
Bellingham, Washington
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think I may have ordered the wrong burger. Don't get me wrong, things were fine, but "BEST" burger in the world? Nah. I had the Swiss burger, so I'm wondering if I had branched out and tried one of the more exotic options I would have been more impressed. We people watching is fun, and the service was friendly,... More 

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1 Thank Alishia J
Vancouver, BC
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was below par. The restaurant was not very busy and our server did not even ask how we thought our meal was. I asked if they have Gluten Free options available as the website states there's a gluten free pizza crust. I was advised I could order a whole wheat bun - server did not know what gluten free... More 

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2 Thank Savvy-Explorer85
hugob777, Owner at Royale Eatery, responded to this review

Hi Savvy-Explorer, I am so sorry to hear that you were disappointed when you visited Royale. Of your comments, the one which worries me the most is the advertised gluten free pizza crust. We do not have, and never have had, nor advertised, gluten free pizza bases. Our menu is available for download from our website, and we do not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 273 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 4536

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?