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#271 of 7,914 Restaurants in Dubai
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Join us everyday at The City Grill for the richest “South African” dining experience! Uniquely styled with a sophisticated decor, a wide selection of South African dishes with a modern twist, intense flavors and a generous selection of premium beef, this South African steakhouse is the perfect place to satisfy your carnivorous cravings.
PRICE RANGE
$17 - $190
Special Diets
Halal
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Must say that the taste of the food is mouth watering and the atmosphere was amazing really like the staff there and serving was fabulous 😍More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Desha M, Marketing at The City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Greetings from The City Grill! Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful time at our South African Steakhouse. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Want a place to hang out after work with friends for a glass of wine and good vibes this is the spot.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Desha M, Marketing at The City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Greetings from The City Grill! Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful time at our South African Steakhouse. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has friendly stuff, with great deco and ambiance. The food was elegantly prepared and the stuff went above and beyond to deliver a great experience.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Desha M, Marketing at The City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Greetings from The City Grill! Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful time at our South African Steakhouse. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have visited the restaurant and had the dinner package prior to the La Perle show in VOCO Hotel and we really enjoyed both the ambiance and the food at this restaurant. This is a very nice South-African restaurant to visit when in Dubai and...you are looking to have a good and juicy steak.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Desha M, Marketing at The City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, Greetings from The City Grill! Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful time at our South African Steakhouse. Please do visit us soon...More

Reviewed January 21, 2021 via mobile

The most unique and awesome steakhouse i have ever seen. The ambience the music the waiters and the dish names so african that i felt like my exprience in africa. Pilot thank you for the dish recomendations the ribeye was juicy the chef grilled so...perfectly. The amarula malva dessert was so yummy. Hope to see you very soon!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Desha M, Marketing at The City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2021

Hello, Greetings from The City Grill! Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful time at our South African Steakhouse. Thank you for acknowledging our...More

Reviewed January 21, 2021 via mobile

What an excellent to had dinner after an amazing larperle show. Katarina the hostess was so gentle like she was waiting for us. Amazing table setup and great intro frm Pilate, well detailed and clear. Thank you fo great service Pilate keep it up. The...rump steak was amazing and the wadof salad. The profiteroles were so fresh and delicious. We will definitely come again now that we have the Application and thanx for the 50 bucs frm the app.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Desha M, Marketing at The City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2021

Hello, Greetings from The City Grill! Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful time at our South African Steakhouse. Thank you for acknowledging our...More

Reviewed January 11, 2021 via mobile

As always thank you Pilot and team for the great festive package. The bubbly was amazing my wife loved every bit of the night. The steak always on point and ths time more special. Please keep up the gd work. Will see you soon!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Desha M, Marketing at The City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2021

Hello, Greetings from The City Grill! Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful time at our South African Steakhouse. Thank you for acknowledging our...More

Reviewed January 9, 2021

We booked the show and the dinner experience (for 2 couples) and we had a wonderful dining experience with The City Grill. Andy was suuuper helpful, explained the wine choices and was very very kind to us! Food was delicious, many thanks to the chef!...We also had espresso martinis which were delicious, thank you to the bartender! Overall 5 star experience and we will be coming back soon! Many thanks to everyone who made our evening special! Alexandra (London)More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Desha M, Marketing at The City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2021

Hello, Greetings from The City Grill! Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful time at our South African Steakhouse. Thank you for acknowledging our...More

Reviewed January 9, 2021 via mobile

ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE FOOD. Steak was excellent quality and value. Soul was our server and he was very helpful. We will visit again without doubt. Negatives : Didn’t like the music when we first arrived, it was heavy rap, but it lightened up. Didn’t think too...much of the steak sauces but everything else was exceptional. 9.5/10 experience. steak is to die for here.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Desha M, Marketing at The City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2021

Hello, Greetings from The City Grill! Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback with us. We are delighted to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful time at our South African Steakhouse. Thank you for acknowledging our...More

Reviewed December 29, 2020 via mobile

The food here is beyond expectations. Order any steak and it will be delicious. (If you prefer medium rare - ask for rare.) The music can get quite loud if you’re expecting to actually converse with your party. Pilate introduced himself and welcomed us to...the restaurant. He had very engaging and profession service skills. Other serving staff were reasonable, however could not really cope with interactions that were not standard, eg. ‘The roast potatoes are missing from all the dinner plates and your menu stated that there would be roast potatoes. The roast potatoes never came. We did receive the fries that were also on the menu. It was not a choice of either/or.’ The chocolate fondant dessert is a must. Katarina the booking concierge was always super friendly, happy and thoughtful. Absolutely enjoyed interacting with her throughout the week long booking process. Thank you for all of your help and assistance Katarina.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Desha M, Marketing at The City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2020

Hello, Greetings from The City Grill! Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback with us. Firstly, we apologize for the roast potatoes. Please be rest assured the same has been communicated with the team. We are happy to know that you...More

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