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Beluga

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Sushi, Pacific Rim
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The Foundry | Prestwich Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 (0)21 418 2948
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A lifestyle restaurant

This is a restaurant full of beautiful and well dressed people. Very trendy, a bit pretentious that oozes glamour from every little corner. A beautifully appointed terrace in the middle of an old industrial yard masterfully converted in an elegant shopping arcade is the center point of Beluga. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
aragon62
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Madrid, Spain
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Madrid, Spain
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

This is a restaurant full of beautiful and well dressed people. Very trendy, a bit pretentious that oozes glamour from every little corner. A beautifully appointed terrace in the middle of an old industrial yard masterfully converted in an elegant shopping arcade is the center point of Beluga. The service is excellent and always discretely present. The food is of... More 

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Durbanville, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

As part of a dinner club we were attracted to Bulaga by its winter special menu. My husband and I had previously been to the restaurant with our family and really enjoyed ourselves. We were pleased to see that the venue is still very buzzy and warm. The service was impeccable and attentive. The manager, Damian, was as friendly as... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Five of us decided to try this restaurant. From the moment we entered, we were all charmed: the reception was friendly and efficient, the venue is attractive and the place was full and vibey. We all decided to have the 3 course menu, which offered several choices. The starters were excellent : the portions were generous and tasty. The mains... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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56 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Nice and big atmosphere great service. Really good food - we found the sushi among their best menychoice.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Having eaten at Beluga's before I had high expectations. The food and table service was indeed excellent. But the experience was soured by their making us wait for 30 minute to be seated despite having made a booking, taking ages to reset clearly available tables and giving me attitude when I pointed this out to the hostess. A real pity.

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East London, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I was lucky enough to get a table at this sought after restaurant on a Tuesday night, and to my surprise it was half price dim sum and cocktails. The restaurant is large and lavish, and the atmosphere buzzes with excited from the many tables of happy customers. The wait staff are friendly and professional. The food is delicious and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Thanks to Farrel & Damian we are always treated like complete royalty when we dine at beluga, from the best table in the restaurant to complimentary champaign shots it's always one for the books and we enjoy our weekly dining at one of the best restaurants in Cape Town!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I have not been to Beluga for years and heard about the tasting menu whereby one can have a 3 course meal for R165. The service was so friendly and efficient and the ambience great. It was a treat in every way. I expected small servings as it was called a Tasting Menu. The servings were rather generous and so... More 

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Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My friend and I dined here on our last night in Cape Town, we found it by chance just walking past. It was a Wednesday night and we arrived at 6PM without a booking, assuming it would be quiet. The place was already quite busy but the hostess accommodated us no problem and was very gracious about it. We were... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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65 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We visited for their half price sushi / dim sum special. It's quite amazing how popular it is as this place was packed full! Very warm and cozy atmosphere - a blend of old factory modernized into fine dining. The rice free sushi rolls were absolutely amazing which proves their ingredients' freshness! However, their standard rolls I must admit lacked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Foundry | Prestwich Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 (0)21 418 2948

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sushi, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?