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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
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We choose this place after looking at the restaurants on the waterfront as we fancied some steaks and also I was drawn in by the blankets they provided, as it gets chilly at night on the waterfront. Our meal was excellent as well as the service as we asked to move to the edge of the water and they were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Fantastic dinner at City Grill... Highly recommend the trio of SA platter! Our waiter Charles was new.. But did not detract from our evening. He was attentive and helpful. Any question he didn't know he found out. Made our night. Thank you Charles and City Grill!

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

Hi Thank you for the wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience at City Grill Steakhouse. Hope to see you again soon. Regards Barry More

Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Excellent food and customer service. Excellent wine list not easily matched by other Restaurants around it with quality wines by the glass averaging $3 AUD per glass. The steaks were excellent cooked to perfection. Staff easy going and happy to have a laugh. Nice way to wind down after the Rugby test match at Newlands.

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

Hi Thank you for the review. We are very happy to hear you had a great experience after your visit to Newlands rugby stadium. Thank you for the support and great comments. Regards Barry More

Hamilton, Ontario
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A very nice steak house right on the waterfront. A bit chilly the night we were there but we had an outdoor heater above our table which kept things nice and toasty. 2 had steaks which were delicious, 1 had pork ribs in a very yummy sweet and sour sauce, 1 had chicken cordon bleu - also very good. This... More

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

Hi Thank you for the wonderful review. We appreciate the feedback and wonderful comments. Regards Barry More

Trondheim, Norway
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I was in the City Grill at the Waterfront with colleagues during a conference in Cape Town all in all two times - once for dinner and once for lunch. First of all the quality of the food was very good and it looked delicious also on my colleague's plates. The taste was also very good and the portion was... More

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

Hi Thank you for the feedback. We are happy to hear that the food was good, but very disappointed to hear that the service levels was not up to our usual standards. We hope to see you back here soon in order for us to showcase the service that customers have become accustomed to getting at City Grill Steakhouse. Kind... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Had dinner here. The service was good and the steaks very good. Good value for your money. The only problem was that the restaurant was very cold due to the fact that the front door kept opening.

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

Hi Thank you for the feedback. We appreciate the support. Kind Regards Barry More

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Our group of eight was lured into this restaurant at the waterfront in Cape town with the promise of some great food on Friday. We ordered wine, 4 bottles, and beers and main courses for everyone plus some of the group ordered bread to start. We had waited for some time with the restaurant very full. Then the lights went... More

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

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write your view on this site. We appreciate all feedback, positive or negative. We apologize once again, as we did on the evening, for the fact that the electricity went out due to a general power failure on the circuit boards that affected the whole strip of restaurants along the V&A Waterfront.... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Was there last March 2014 several times and each time we excellant meat. Also their wine expert how recommend you one to your ordered food was always a great joice. You can sit inside or outside but inside only you can take the charme of that steakhouse with you. Could be you have to reserve, their good food is well... More

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Camberley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We have just finished 10 days in South Africa and if you are only going to visit one restaurant this is it!! We thought 'steak and wine' would be pretty predictable however this place turned out to be a wonderful surprise. We were offered assistance of the sommelier when we were not sure on which red to choose and Sean... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Food was ok, but nothing that makes you want to rush out there again considering the price (due to premium location) Good wine and drinks list

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Additional Information about City Grill

Address: Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)21 4219820
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue, Hamburgers, Steakhouse, Grill

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