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Royale Eatery

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Hamburgers, Pub
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273 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 422 4536
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Today
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 197
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    Very good
  • 25
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  • 11
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  • 6
    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 food pity about all the drug dealers

Awesome burgers, great menu and speedy service by CT Standards. My only issue is the gauntlet of drug dealers, hookers and scam artists you have to run to get there. Long street is starting to look like Hillbrow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Awesome burgers, great menu and speedy service by CT Standards. My only issue is the gauntlet of drug dealers, hookers and scam artists you have to run to get there. Long street is starting to look like Hillbrow.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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105 reviews 105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Contrary to the restaurant name, this is more of a small diner. Limited spaces but a close and modern atmosphere. The service is excellent and the staff are very attentive. The prices are rather "royale" though but we tried their burgers anyway. I was quite impressed as they definitely paid attention to the spices and cooking duration. Even more impressive... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The burger list at this joint just keeps on going--while my wife and I only tried 2 different burgers, there were probably 15-20 on the menu that would have been up our alley. Very innovative recipes and fresh ingredients. Great service and value. While I'm not vegetarian, non-meat eaters should know that there are TONS of veggie options here that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great burgers and sweet-tater fries, always good and friendly service, tasty milkshakes and craft beers, we continue to return...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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93 reviews 93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

What more can one ask for than a great tasting burger, washed off with a locally brewed craft beer and then topping it off with an exotic milkshake. Royale Eatery remains the little eclectic gem on upper Longs street that provides these delectable things mentioned above - I simply do not visit the place often enough!

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Sandton, South Africa
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My boyfriend and I went for burgers after hearing about how great they are. To be honest the service was great! They were super friendly and fast and just very sweet. But we don't know if it was the water they serve as you are seated or if it was the actual burgers ...but both of us got very ill... More 

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hugob777, Manager at Royale Eatery, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback - I am so sorry to hear that you and your partner were not well. I hope it will put your mind at ease to know that we have very stringent hygiene standards and use only SABS approved food safe cleaning products, hand wash and hand sanitisers. We have regular food safety audits conducted by... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

One of the best burgers in Town Great service Food never disappoints Try to book a table upstairs and enjoy your burger. Must do when you are in Cape Town.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I went to the Royale Eatery for the first time last month & after my visit I asked myself: how have I not been here before?!! I had an oreo milkshake - so creamy, yummy and generous with the amount of oreos. My burger was the Provincial: a grilled chicken breast with melted brie and cranberry sauce. It came with... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

They do great burgers and tend to have them prepared very fast. Good service and food. The place is often packed with locals.

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Kloof, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great service, fast kitchen, large selection of tasty burgers and milkshakes worth every drop of sweat to get rid of the carb overload.

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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: Hamburgers, Pub
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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