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100 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: French, Grill
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: One item on menu, steak and chips!
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Lagos
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had drinks and food at the HQ during our last visit to Cape Town. The ambience is great and the food was also very good

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Centerville, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We wandered into this steak house and we were not disappointed! They have a set menu and good drinks. The ambiance was awesome. We went a little early, so there weren't many people but later on it was crowded. A very hip, trendy place. Don't miss this food!

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My wife and I had dinner at HQ last night. Tuesday is Date Night and the meal was accompanied by an excellent male singer running through a whole string of popular songs in the Frank Sinatra/Michael Buble mould. The restaurant is in a safe part of town, has a lovely atmospheric separate bar area and then a main dining area.... More 

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Passau, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The steaks at HQ have been the best steaks we ate during our trip through southafrica - and we ate a lot of steaks! Just overwhelming delicious!!! Also a very nice ambiente with the separated bar/lounge area. Perfect dinner-location!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went there for dinner and had good meals for reasonable prices. Moreover the music was really good and the atmosphere awesome. A really nice place to go, eat and dance !

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Best steak in Cape Town Very nice location, very nice people, very good steak, a little expensive for the Cape Town standards but the location and the people who go there make you forget how much you spend. Ah, I was forgetting the wines, very good selection as well

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great ambiance…but unfortunately that was all Had not been there for a few years – the steaks and service used to be fantastic. Unfortunately the ambiance is all that still remains. We ordered two medium steaks which duly arrived – one was totally over-done and the other one was still rare inside and very chewy. We tried to get the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The HQ restaurant, which has a great atmosphere (there was a phenomenal trio playing in the background to add to the ambiance on the night) takes simple ingredients, and produces a very tasty, quality meal. We had the "2 for 1 steak Monday night special" which was uncomplicated and most enjoyable, it consisted of a Salad starter, Steak and French... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Clever concept with just a sirloin salad and chips! Sorry Banting diet but I had to have those French fries! Delicious and perfectly done with a butter sauce....The salad btw was so simple yet amazing with loads if finely sliced cheese! Excellent pairing with decent value wine list and the band downstairs rocked! Great service to top it all..we'll be... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

They serve Salad for starter, sirloin steak and chips for mains with the most amazing butter sauce. Bookings are required as it is a very popular spot

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Additional Information about HQ

Address: 100 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: French, Grill

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