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“Best Fiorentina” 4 of 5 stars
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Carne
70 Keerom Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 (0)21 424 3460
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Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Best Fiorentina”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Excellent Fiorentina steak which was shared. Tasted the sirloin and was exceptional. Service was also good which is a breath of fresh air in Cape Town.

Will be back.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“The food keeps us coming back even though the service is poor”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

Very few restaurants in Cape Town top carne for red meat and the decor and atmosphere make this a favorite of mine. That said go prepared to have poor service. I've waited over an hour for a drink, and sometimes they never arrive at all. Service at best I haphazard, at times shocking.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Maria Enzersdorf, Austria
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Meat, meat, meat............”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

you mus be very hungry going there, because the meat is excellent. The service top and the wines and drinks of best quality. The price is not moderate, but you get the best!!!

Visited January 2013
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“fabulous meat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

young, lively ambiance. great food, slik, professional service. the meat from owner1s state. dont need a fork to cut it. its butterlike

Visited January 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great food, poor service...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

On a recent trip to Cape Town we decided to visit after reading some very complimentary reviews. Everything else was wonderful apart from the service. Our waiter gave the impression that he didn't want to be there and kept kicking my chair when walking past without apology. We had the lamb shoulder ravioli to start which was impressive. My partner and I then shared the 1.2kg florentine steak which was very good apart from being a little under done. They serve the steak already cut into small slices and split between 2 plates making it difficult to send it back, which we would have liked to have done. The chocolate fondant dessert was lovely.

The restaurant does get a bit loud when it fills up making conversation difficult.
All in all, we would go back but would request a different waiter...

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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