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City Grill

Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27(0)21 4219820
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue, Hamburgers, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Established in 1999, the City Grill is the oldest steakhouse in the V&A Waterfront. We invite you to discover a truly South African experience… so gather family and friends for a feast of flavour at the City Grill! A place where food has substance, big appetites are essential and South Africa is the flavour of the month, every month!
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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This was my second visit to the City Grill in a couple of months. The reason for returning was because the first visit was so memorable so my colleague and I had made a conscious decision to return. The steaks are just brilliant and the service is impeccable so I would recommend this restaurant as a definite visit.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Being a local South African, going to the Waterfront is only for special occasions as the prices tend to be quite high. However, every cent was worth it for the incredible food and service I received at City Grill. I had an exceptional rib-eye - a dish you don't often see, particularly on such a generous scale - while my... More

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Cape Town
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We always feel welcome here ! The mouthwatering flavors of the dishes grab my attention every time. Steaks are expertly done as per our requests with no delay. The wine selection is fantastic and the somelliers here know their stuff. Great food and wine pairings and unforgettable experiences every time we visit. Great red wines and full flavoured whites to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It is always a pleasure going to City Grill where the staff is friendly and attentive. Great wine list with some lesser known but great producers!!If you want meat this is the place to go to!!

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I am overall impressed! We had such a nice evening in this steakhouse. The exotic menu is excellent and the food is served very nice. Also the service is excellent and the South African atmosphere in the restaurant is awesome.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It is always difficult finding a good steakhouse. Some places really can't tell the difference between steak orders. Our table had a round of incredible steaks - all prepared to each one's taste. It was refreshing and just ultimately delicious. We sat outside by the heaters and you get a blanket if wanted. They really look after you and make... More

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Great Brak River, Western Cape, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We hardly ever saw our waitron. My steak was rare like I ordered it, but cold. My husband's vegetarian platter did not live up to the description on the menu. Not a restaurant I am likely to visit again. Judging by the list of exotic menu items, this place is rather geared towards international tourists who want to eat warthog,... More

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barrynieuwoudtcg, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to voice your concerns on this site. It is with great shock that I read your review, as we would have appreciated if you brought your dissatisfaction with your meal to our attention on the evening, as we would have gladly replaced the meal and ensured you received the excellent food we have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Wow, very good wines to go with phenominal meats, especially the Zebra fillet! Very good service, and bonus is, you can order any dish from Greek Fisherman or Meloncino if someone in your company so desires!

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barrynieuwoudtcg, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the wonderful feedback. It is always great to receive this type of comments. We really strive for excellence in all departments, but one doesn't always receive the positive feedback. Many thanks for being one of those guests that takes the trouble to compliment when a compliment is due. We appreciate the wonderful support. Kind Regards Barry More

Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our table was outside overlooking the waterfront. We both had a great steak and Barry offered my wife and I a great selection of wines to choose from. The service was outstanding and very knowledgable. Would recommend to anyone visiting Cape Town and looking for a wonderful meal that is reasonably priced.

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barrynieuwoudtcg, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Hi Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was a delight to chat to you on the evening and I am really happy to hear that you guys enjoyed the experience at City Grill Steakhouse. We value your support and hope to see you back in South Africa soon. Kind Regards Barry More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

City Grill offers superb quality and impeccable service which make for a brilliant evening. We celebrated my husband's birthday here and had a great time. The wines suggested by the knowleadgeable staff from the extensive wine list always complement the food well and one feels comfortable and well taken care of. It's lovely to sit inside or out, as they... More

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barrynieuwoudtcg, General Manager at City Grill, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate comments from all our guests, positive or negative. Thank you for the wonderful comments and we hope to see you back at City Grill Steakhouse in the near future. Kind Regards Barry More

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