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“A guaranteed good time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of De Brasserie

De Brasserie
160 Beach Road, Strand 7140, South Africa
+27 21 853 3833
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Ranked #3 of 23 Restaurants in Strand
Cuisines: Belgian
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Experience a piece of European grandeur and charm, while enjoying exquisite beachfront views,an unsurpassed inviting ambiance and first-class wining and dining. Our stylish Belgium inspired restaurant delivers exactly what it promises: world-class food, a host of wines (including our own Almenkerk and Lace ranges), luxurious coffees, a beautiful setting and excellent service. De Brasserie menu offers continental inspired cuisine. Enjoy a varied selection of European influenced starters and salads, excellent beef and fresh seafood dishes and exquisite desserts. Our range of dessert wines, teas and gourmet coffees make a perfect end to a fantastic meal.
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A guaranteed good time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

A very welcome (and much needed) restaurant in Strand with friendly staff, outstanding food and an easy, yet classy atmosphere. I have been twice, the first time for cocktails, on the deck overlooking the gorgeous beach, and the second for a smart dinner with my family, where I had the salmon, cooked perfectly and styled with sophistication. Other dinner items from my table included the stoof vlees and the fillet, also fantastic. The warm welcome from Keam was a great personal touch and the involvement and interest of both the owners in the customers was really appreciated.
Overall, a great night for everyone, and I highly recommend De Brasserie to anyone from casual drinks to a smart dinner. A guaranteed good time.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Irene
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“"What you see...is not what you get."”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I visited this restaurant on my doorstep, twice in two weeks. It is a lovely setting, great view, food good, but the attitude and manner in which the hostess welcomes you was terrible and not on par with the total experience one is supposed to enjoy. The owners/management/hostess have a "office" table in the corner of the restaurant and to me that doesn't fit in with the whole interior and ambiance of the restaurant. The second time I went to book at the restaurant, I went in person, the hostess did not even get up from the table or computer, while sitting at the table. To me, going out to supper, you want a total experience and the first person to greet/ welcome you sets the backdrop for the evening. I have not been back since.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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South Africa
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Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Lovely view. Excellent service. Great welcome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We are so lucky to have such a good restaurant here on our doorstep and steps away from the sea....
Koop and Kiam give one a good welcome. And Ruhan serves with a smile!
As do all the waitrons. Even when we sit and eat at the bar, the service is great.
The newly opened outside seating is a wonderful addition.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Frauenfeld
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Best steak ever !!!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We enjoyed the restaurant so much that we went twice a day, lunch and dinner. Both excellent! The service was friendly & great, quality of food was excellent. The owner of the restaurant can tell nice stories and is very personable. Can recommend this restaurant!!!!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Somerset West, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I had a lovely lunch on the deck at this beachside restaurant with lovely staff, great ambiance and delicious food. We ordered the Bistro platter for 2 which was a perfect light lunch paired with the Elgin Sauvignon Blanc. Definitely recommend this restaurant!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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