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70 Keerom Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 (0)21 424 3460
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

It was one of those evenings with old friends that live long in the memory. The service is the best I have experienced in SA in nearly 4 years & that is saying something - our waiter was superb. He brings a tray of all the cuts & explains the virtues of each. If you decide to go for prime... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

This is an upmarket place, & suitably expensive, but food and service were up to scratch. We had reserved a table the previous day, & were glad we had done so as we heard people being told the place was fully-booked. During the day, we had received a telephone call to confirm our booking. We brought our own wine, &... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had an outstanding dinner at Carne last night. The atmosphere and interior of the restaurant is also worth mentioning. The bar area upstairs is a cosy area for a pre- dinner drink. The service was excellent and so was our meal ! Very good wine list as well. Our waiter explained all the meat options in detail and it... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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247 reviews 247 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I'm a supporter of this place and always make a point of eating here when I'm in town. My latest experience I'll therefore put down to a poor 'one-off'. Out table - adjacent to the central gangway and directly opposite the side door to one of the kitchens - was like a major train station in terms of having to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had dinner at Carne last night and are still revelling in the excellent experience. The food was wonderful, great taste and choice. But most of all the service stood out. We received the most informative explanation of our choices of meat and our waiter/host explained every option very well, it made our choice a difficult one! I loved my... More 

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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Recently had two meals at Carne up the top of Kloof Street, Cape Town. Both times it was excellent. Great food. Excellent service. Good value. The staff were friendly and efficient. Primarily steaks and they are good. Lots of different cuts - all explained before you order. Had nice roast baby chicken and Lamb ravioli too. Tiramisu for dessert was... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

All in all it was a very good dining experience. Our starters were brilliant and the steaks were nicely cooked and tasted great. However, the sauces accompanying the steaks were pretty awful. My mushroom sauce was bland and tasted floury, probably thickened with an uncooked roux or a cornstarch slurry. Service was a bit overwhelmed as well.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We ate at the new Kloof Street Carne and both times it was excellent. We didn't make a reservation although that would probably be recommended. We sat at the bar which we enjoyed - we could chat with the bar staff and people watch. As the name suggests the restaurant is very meat orientated - all the cuts are explained... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

What a delight; Excellent service and a great menu. The staff were attentive and extremely helpful in assisting with specific cuts of meat and brought a few cuts out from the kitchen that were not on the menu. Well prepared given that the three of us chose from rare, to medium, to medium well; all being perfectly prepared. The avocado... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Quick meal today Monday 24/11 lunch time, to catch up with friends. Three tables occupied in the whole restaurant, so the kitchen could not have been swamped. We all ordered salads as it was a hot day in Cape Town. The beef salad which 2 of us had resembled shrivelled boiled pieces of meat the size of your thumb nail.... More 

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Additional Information about Carne

Address: 70 Keerom Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (0)21 424 3460
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Monday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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