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Pigalle

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Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese
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57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4343
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Well-known as the perfect venue for a stylish evening out, we offer guests...
Well-known as the perfect venue for a stylish evening out, we offer guests live entertainment from our dance floor alongside superb dinner courses. Renowned for our fresh seafood and Chalmar steak, our menu comprises of classic dishes with a subtle Portuguese flair. Including a spacious cigar lounge and private dining room our venue is versatile as well as suitable for private functions.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Can i just say Langoustines!!

The best and biggest, mouth watering langoustines ever!! Its a must have, i feel that if you going to Pigalle you must order some please.. The oysters is so nice, if you like oysters you will definately enjoy theres.. Huge thumbs up from me to Pigalle!! :-)

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Cholric
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The best and biggest, mouth watering langoustines ever!! Its a must have, i feel that if you going to Pigalle you must order some please.. The oysters is so nice, if you like oysters you will definately enjoy theres.. Huge thumbs up from me to Pigalle!! :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Lovely evening out , fantastic service and great live music . Don't let the Vegas style entrance put you off . Will be back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Excellent food, wonderful seafood - try the lobster thermidor of the Queen prawns! there is always a live band catering for the middle age group and a large dance floor. It is a huge restaurant but nearly always packed with lots of atmosphere and very glamorous - one of the few places where you can actually dress up, ladies! There... More 

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Wantage
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Pigalle was recommended to us by a friend as a good place to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. It turned out to be an excellent choice - we were made to feel very welcome, chose a seafood platter to share at the manager's recommendation, found an excellent wine and enjoyed the musical entertainment. 3 courses and the wine came out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Service fantastic, not many places I know of in Cape Town that are dinner and dance. Lovely jazz band. Food and service excellent. Dress smart. This is the place to go if you really want to treat someone special.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The food was well prepared and accommodated special requests. This meal was part of the package. Live music was mediocre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Incredible evening spent at Pigalle. Steaks are huge and cooked to perfection. Good portion sizes and really friendly service. Would advise getting spruced up for this restaurant. Live jazz music was great and the dance floor was filled after dinner. My wife and I would highly recommend it.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Atmosphere and good food is in abundance at Pigalle. We had a table set up on the balcony on a beautiful Cape Town evening. The service and food recommendations were spot on. Between the meals we were on the dancefloor enjoyoing the band that contributed to the fantastic evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The worst part about experiencing perfection is the knowledge that it can't be repeated. But from the second I parked my car 10 metres away from the restaurant door until we reluctantly departed 3 hours later, the entire evening was flawless. The greeting from the gorgeous hostess, the warmth of the maitre d', the friendliness of the barman as we... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Where do I begin? I have so many good things to say about this restaurant! My partner and I visited for the first time last night and will definitely be back! Everything was perfect (a word I don't use lightly) from the warm reception and friendly well-informed staff, to the beautifully prepared and absolutely scrumptious meals. The first thing that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 4343

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Well-known as the perfect venue for a stylish evening out, we offer guests live entertainment from our dance floor alongside superb dinner courses. Renowned for our fresh seafood and Chalmar steak, our menu comprises of classic dishes with a subtle Portuguese flair. Including a spacious cigar lounge and private dining room our venue is versatile as well as suitable for private functions.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?