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“Great old venue, lousy food and service” 2 of 5 stars
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Forries
52 Newlands Avenue, Newlands, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
021 689 5945
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great old venue, lousy food and service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Forries has been revamped for the worse.
Soggy pizzas, mine with mushy disgusting prawns
R90.00 for a seared tuna salad with hardly any tuna
first orders for a table of 10 took over an hour to arrive, the final main courses 20 minutes later.

I think it is OK for an after work drink but avoid the food until they get their act together. For half those prices there are way better places to eat.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Pinetown, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“good food + drink at old favourite.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Sat outdoors on perfect Cape day and enjoyed a great lunch and refreshing drink or 2!!! Service was good. Many middle aged patrons probably recounting their student exploits made up the clientele on our visit. We particularly enjoyed the 'little pots'on the menu which allows you to choose a selection of different items to snack on and share. Great for a light lunch or as starters.

  • 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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