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HQ

100 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cuisines: French, Grill
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: One item on menu, steak and chips!
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: One item on menu, steak and chips!
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72% Recommend
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  • English first
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  • German first
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English first
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

Steak and chips!! Yummm. Not the most romantic place if you want to have some privacy but the food is excellent and plenty of it!! Looking forward to go back.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

A nice steak restaurant with a modern decor in a historic building in the central business district. The very courteous and efficent staff was lovely enough to fit us in and we got a table without a reservation on the busiest night of the week with a minimum wait. Monday nights they have two seatings - 6 pm and 8... More

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Cape Town
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

No choice. Something about this place that makes me smile - in a Henry Ford, screw you and your consumerism ways. We do salad, sirloin and chips. Don't like it?...Bye. The ideal establishment for any indecisive people out there. Based on one of my favourite Marylebone restaurants - Entrecote. There you get some nasty ice cream thrown in as well... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Mouth-watering steak (and chocolate fondant), world class cocktails, efficient service and great ambience make this a dining experience not to be missed. Will definitely be back!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Tuesday "Date Night" at HQ restaurant was certainly more than i could imagine. Initially i did this themed dinner to tick it off my "things to do in Cape Town" bucket list but i think I've just found a lifelong LOVE tradition for my husband and i. It is an extremely cost effective dinner for two, the quality of... More

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Cape Town
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Arrived around 8pm and went straight to table as the lounge area was already full. Live music started shortly thereafter (may have had some prior to our arrival) and the band played for some time. then they packed up and another band arrived and did their stint. This happened 3 times. Meanwhile we had our food which is steak and... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Monday the HQ is really buzzing and this created a very special active atmosphere. Could not get a table in the restaurant so our group of 8 sat happily in the bar area. Knew before hand that they only served a salad which was fresh with shaved Parmesan and smooth dressing. The steak was superb and the sauce tasty. They... More

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Cape Town
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What an amazing experience! My wife and I visited HQ last evening for their Tuesday evening 'Date Night' special. Starter, main course which consisted of their famous 250gm Sirloin steak and twice cooked chips topped with a delectable 'Café de Paris' butter sauce...! WOW! Superb value at a truly iconic Cape Town establishment!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This must have been one of the best restaurants I've visited in Cape Town. The atmosphere of the place was amazing, and the steak was the best! So so perfect. Our waitron was super friendly. Definitely a must visit. We went on a Monday and they also had this really cool band playing a few hits. They also have the... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

enjoyed a family dinner at HQ and had a delightful experience. food and service were excellent. took advantage of the 2 for 1 Monday night special. reservation was easily made with reminders both emailed and telephonic. they have salad, steak and chips and the simple meal is expertly prepared and excellent. live entertainment was wonderful

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