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HQ

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French, Grill
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100 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: One item on menu, steak and chips!

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quirky Steak House 👍👍👍

Loved this place friendly staff, great Steak cooked just right, shoe string fries and amazing cafe de Paris butter, busy restaurant with a nice vibe, def go back

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Jrazzak50
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Western Cape, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Funky restaurant in CPT that keep their menu simple - steak and chips - almost forgot to mention you also get a green salad! At this restaurant everything is delicious! The steak is cooked to perfection and the chips too. If you are not into steak and chip - look elsewhere. The restaurant is funky however the tables are very... More 

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South Africa
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Keep it small, keep it simple and execute with perfection. This is the winning formulas at this great restaurant. You start with a salad - choice of one Then you have a sirloin steak - with bernaise sauce if you want. That's it. Always ask for more chips!

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Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Loved this place friendly staff, great Steak cooked just right, shoe string fries and amazing cafe de Paris butter, busy restaurant with a nice vibe, def go back

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Marche
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I spent here a lovely evening: dinner was ok (they have a fixed menu which is steak and chips, and dessert), but the atmosphere was really good fun! Excellent music with a dj and a couple of drummers, who would accompany your dinner and then turn into a real small disco... Lots of fun!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you want to party, have a bite and drinks on a Friday night, choose HQ. If you wish to have a conversation, rather not. The music is too loud. The food portions can be small, so order 2 meals to compliment each other. We popped in at HQ midweek to see what it was like and it seemed like... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I have never written a review before , but after working in a restaurant I was nothing but shocked and frustrated by your service last night. After my friend making a booking on Tuesday already, knowing how busy First Thursday ( 6 August 2015 ) can be, there was no trace of it to be found when we phoned to... More 

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Cape Town
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Always yummy and buzzy - Friday nights are good fun with the DJ and you can have dinner and then a dance !

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Booked a table for 12 for a birthday celebration at the fireplace a week ago. Was confirmed telephonically this morning. When we arrived this evening the space was occupied by another party. We were offered another table next to it for 6 people, when I said that we were a party booked for 12 the comment was that is your... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A different concept. You don't need to spend some time picking your food because this restaurant just has steak, salad and chips. Just like that. Let your time for pick the wine, cocktail and dessert. The steak is amazing and the price is the price is right. Monday there a special price.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

They serve steak. That's it. If you just want an appetizer they force you to purchase two if you don't buy a steak. That being said, it was a great steak.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Grill

Description

One item on menu, steak and chips!
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?