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Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 421 9820
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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151 reviews 151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I tried ostrich for the first time! Delicious food. Excellent service. Ability to accommodate a large group (15+).

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

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us. We have become accustom to dealing well with large groups and we are glad you enjoyed everything. We hope to see you dine with us again in the near future. Regards Barry More 

Tempe, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

On the waterfront, & part of a shopping mall -- NO ONE working in the mall knew where it was -- made our hunt for the City Grill very frustrating. Our party of 5 was seated quickly, & service was very efficient (until we tried to pay the bill - then everyone was busy!) My lamb chops were excellent, husband's... More 

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

Hi Thank you for the review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience. We serve our steaks with chips or mash potato. Many of the restaurants around us only serve a piece of steak without any sides. We feel that we offer great value to our clients, as you can see from many of the reviews we... More 

South East England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

All three of us had steaks. Very tasty, service was good, blankets provided were a god send (and very photographable). Not perhaps as good as steak houses away from the tourist areas but certainly good, none the less.

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

Hi Thank you for the review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience. Regards Barry More 

Sussex
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Quite simply the best place (in my opinion) for great meat dishes - I had rib-eye (twice) and was not disappointed - definitely a must if you like meat for dinner

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

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are delighted to hear that our steaks impressed. We also believe that they are amazing and we hope to have you back here in the near future, so that we can impress once again. Kind Regards Barry More 

New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

If you're looking for a great steak house in Cape Town, definitely try City Grill. Located in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, City Grill offers an extensive selection of steaks and game meat as well as fish dishes. I ordered the game meat skewer which featured a variety of grilled ostrich, warthog, crocodile and springbok. To put it simply,... More 

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

Hi Thank you for the wonderful review. We have become quite famous for our Giant Mixed Venison Skewer and we are delighted that you were happy with the offering. We hope to see you back in the near future. Kind Regards Barry More 

Veghel, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Located at the V&A Waterfront we were looking for a restaurant with both good seafood and meat dishes. We chose the City Grill and weren't disappointed. We sat outdoors with views over the harbour (blankets are provided if you are getting cold). The food is very tasty and in large portions, I really enjoyed the mixed grill on a skewer.... More 

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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 the food and the experience. Regards Barry More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

we had dinner at your restaurant on our last nite in Cape Town before we returned to australia... Lazy Old Man steaks... i had not had one for 35 years and it was definately up to our expectation.. a special recommendation to Charlie our waiter.. he was excellent .. we send you our best wishes from australia

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

Hi Thank you for the wonderful comments. We will pass your regards onto Charles. Many thanks and hope to see you again in the future. Regards Barry More 

Clifton, Virginia
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151 reviews 151 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The wharf shopping area has a lot of restaurants I suspect are all owned by the same company but have different themes and menus. Generally they are all pretty good and not too expensive so it is a reasonable experience. This one, City Grill has a mix of sea food and meats, some exotic so you can say you ate... More 

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

Hi Thank you for the wonderful comments. Regards Barry More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Good day To whom it may concern, On behalf of our Apostle Vincent and Virginia Rhoda of Upperroom Family Worship Center, we would like to express our thanks and appreciation towards your service and professionalism on hosting our Pastor's appreciation luncheon on saturday 29 November 2014. We the committee that arranged the event are proud to say that the feedback... More 

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

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

Doha
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My wife and I went here for dinner and it was the most disappointing dinner we had in Cape Town. We should have done our homework better, and as soon as we walked in we realised that we probably should have organised something else but we persevered with it as we were hungry and we did not have time to... More 

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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 21 421 9820
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue, Hamburgers, Steakhouse, Grill

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