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Carne

70 Keerom Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 (0)21 424 3460
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cairo, Egypt
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Since arriving in (the very lovely) Cape Town, everyone from our tour guide, friends, and hotel concierge have been raving about Carne. Having booked a couple of days in advance to ensure a spot, we arrived with huge anticipation for a great carnivorous feast only to be massively disappointed. The interior is quite nice, and staff are superbly friendly, however... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

I chose the ribeye on the bone. They bring it out for you to chose your own piece. I like steak and have eaten it at many places around the world and this is in my top 5

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Carne is a top location in Capetown. The service was excellent, the atmosphere contemporary and the food just delicious. A wide range of South African wines are offered to a very reasonable price. The highlight of course is the meat, which is unbeatable. As a starter, try the home made pasta.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 NEW

I came here with 12 buddies on a cricket tour and we had a great evening. A lot of meat on the menu and I chose the 400g on the bone rib, medium rare. Off the scale wonderful piece of meat and an international bargain too at less than £10/ZAR170. We had plenty of wine (the Pinotage) at keen prices.... More

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Cape Town
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We have dined at 95 Keerom on a number of occasions and the excellent atmosphere, food and service has been carried over to this meat centered basement restaurant opposite.The meat offerings are brought to the table on a large tray and each cut and the way it is prepared is professionally described by the waiter. My wife does not eat... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Fantastic quality and variety of meat are certainly unsurpassed. Unfortunately the preparation lets this simple plan fail, as my medium rare "plank" steak was overdone and rather tough, and the hangar steak was tough and chewy. We were also seated right outside the meat curing fridge, which was frequently open and filled the air with raw meat! Not ideal, considering... More

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Johannesburg
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Contrary to popular belief that South Africa has the best beef, all you have to do is buy some Botswana Beef from Makro and then reassess - having said that, we just don't compare to the better grill establishments in Sydney and New York and San Francisco to be fair. The steaks there whether "broiled" as opposed to grilled are... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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96 reviews 96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

When you are in Cape Town you often not expect to find a good restaurant but this maybe the exception. They have a lovely selection of meat that is perfectly treated. The service is average.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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156 reviews 156 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

recently spent a very special evening there and was blown away. the setting is awesome, great food and wine and hugely difficult to decide what to eat. Can't wait to get back there soon

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Great environment! unbelievable attention to details in the interiors, the plating, the service and the greatest meat I have ever tasted!

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