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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, South Africa
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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291 reviews 291 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Steaks are normally very good in South Africa but Carne raises the bar. We are here on the first night of our holiday and it was a great start. Firstly I loved the ambience of the building, wooden tables, metal beams, ghost chairs. Service was top class, friendly, informative and quick. The steaks and other meats are brought to your... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

So we get to the door, 45 minute wait if we want sit, no room at the bar per the pepsodent blonde at the door. Lo and behold room at the bar. We sit down, greeted by great bartender Eddie, who moves effortlessly to take a drink order and bring us a nice bread basket and a meat ball amuse... More

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North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is a very nice place. Great ambiance and fantastic wine list. If you like meat, this place is for you, if not, you might want to find some place else, as there are very few non meat options. It is very loud in there, so is not the place for an intimate dinner. All in all a great evening,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

nice food...........mostly meat.......good extensive menu and good wine list.......nice buzzy atmosphere and worth a vist but only if you are a meat eater

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a new Carne on Kloof street. Our waiter was very nice and attentive, and the host was very friendly. We were 6 people and each had different kinds of cuts and steaks. Seems all our mains were very good, no complaints. Only thing is the noise level. We had to talk very loudly to hear each other and... More

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Miami, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great meat restaurant with lots of choices. Great atmosphere and good energetic crowd. Wine pairings were great too.

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Sydney
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Whilst decor, atmosphere, and service was good, we were very disappointed with the meat. Having ordered the most expensive cut off the impressive list, we ended up with beef that was full of fat strings and undercooked. Not good considering the price and the previous stays on SA's top 10 restaurant list. No wonder it has dropped off.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you love your beef you MUST add Carne to your restaurant bucket list when in Cape Town. Reservations are required because this place gets really packed! The atmosphere is brilliant - simple and elegant. It is interesting to see the hung beef in a store room as you walk past to your table. The server will bring the various... 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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