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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: Reservations, Late Night
Description: One item on menu, steak and chips!

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Creative cocktails and delicious bar food

Went here on a Saturday night and hung out in the bar/lounge area. They have an extensive and interesting cocktail menu, and we tried quite a few...(we unknowingly ordered an appetizer platter that came with cocktails, along with all the drinks we already had). They also had craft beer and anything... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went here on a Saturday night and hung out in the bar/lounge area. They have an extensive and interesting cocktail menu, and we tried quite a few...(we unknowingly ordered an appetizer platter that came with cocktails, along with all the drinks we already had). They also had craft beer and anything else you might want. We enjoyed the "Watering Can"... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

handbag stolen during dinner. No cooperation from staff. no management to hand. No security on hand and no assistance offered

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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83 reviews 83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We tried HQ on a Monday night after leavin the Theatre, I wasn't expecting much, after all what can you do with a sirloin steak? You get a basic salad before the steak, lettuce,shaved Parmesan and pine nuts with a dressing, I dont normally do grass but I ate it all! Our steaks were ordered medium rare,they came smothered In... More 

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paisley, scotland
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135 reviews 135 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The menu here is easy to follow. House Salad, steak with fries and dressing and a choice of two desserts all at a fixed price. The food is of excellent quality. There is an extensive cocktail and wine list all at a reasonable price. Indoor seating is at ground level and a first floor gallery . The stairs up to... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is definitely the best steak house in Cape Town. We eat here every time we come to Cape Town and have never been disappointed. Some things in life can be consistent.

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Bucharest, Romania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stopped here for lunch one day, because it was by our hotel and we saw the reviews on Trip Advisor. However, we didn't realize how limited the menu was! Did not care! The steak frites were sooo delicious that we wound up coming back here again for dinner later in the week, which was also delicious and just a... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

HQ had a brilliant idea with their menu, keep it simple and keep the quality at its peak. The meal is simple but of the highest quality one can get. I loved the interior and the service was great. I did however think that it was just slightly overpriced. But overall a great experience

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Cork, Ireland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We ended up in here by chance as everywhere else seemed full, even on a Tuesday night. That kind of situation can go horribly wrong, but thankfully not here. As you've undoubtedly read, there is no choice on the menu, it's just steak and chips, with salad. But they have good quality steaks and the cooking is right. The chips... More 

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Steaks really don't get much better than this as well as the chips. Friendly and professional staff combined with a warm and vibey atmosphere makes this a perfect start to the week.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice to chill out with a pre-dinner drink to the jazz band in the foyer. No menu, only one thing to eat! Green salad with shaved Parmesan to start, and Sirloin, done to your liking served with a cup of hot frites, refills available. A short dessert menu is available but not included in the basic price of the steak-frites.... More 

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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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