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SideDish Theatre Bistro

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1a Link Street, Camps Bay, South Africa
0214383300
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Camps Bay, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

breakfast here works very well - super view over Camps Bay beach - interesting array of breakfast items on the menus

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Thank BRUCE R
Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We were met by a very friendly and attentive waitress. ambiance was great too. We both ordered the rump (menu somewhat limited). When they arrived they were like two different dishes! One rump was beautiful thick and perfectly cooked. The other was a flat piece of overcooked meat, not remotely resembling a rump! And both meals pretty bland. Sorry Side... More 

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Thank wrhino
OscarFoulkes, Owner at SideDish Theatre Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Firstly, please accept our unreserved apology for a disappointing experience. We are completely at a loss as to how/why the kitchen could present one perfect steak, partnered by an overcooked one. They cook thousands of steaks per year, generally with excellent results. We would hate for this to be your... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

SideDish Theatre Bistro, Camps Bay, Western Cape, South Africa, Africa When visiting Cape Town, take bus or Exite taxi (metered) out to Camps Bay for an ocean-side walk on the promenade from which, on most evenings you can experience the most stunning of sunsets over the Atlantic. Above the “Theatre on the Bay” is the quite, cool and elegant “Side... More 

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KentUK
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Eat here before Sweeney Todd. Well priced 3 course set menu quite big portions. I had chefs salad with prawns. Followed by rump steak - a bit dry. And chocolate mousse is a cup and saucer a little large after the other two courses. Well served not rushed and in plenty of time for the show.

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Thank TrishP99
Hastings on Hudson, New York
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

This isn't dinner theater steam table food. This is a menu and choices and smiling very helpful servers and good wine.And no price gouging either. The menu won't break any ground but it won't break your budget and it's very high quality. And so convenient...why bother going elsewhere.,

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Thank HowardB118
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

My wife & I come to Theatre on the Bay regularly and we have taken advantage of the Pre-show dinner on at least a dozen occasions.The setting and layout of the restaurant is great and the staff have at all times ensured that our dinner is served on time.The secret here is to take advantage of their 3 course meals... More 

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Thank pwest500
Cape Town
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13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

The service and ambiance was great but the food was terrible, especially for what it is charged at. Flavors and preparation was below average at prices found in premium steak houses.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

With not much else to do we decided to go to a show and have a meal at the restaurant above the theatre. We had a lovely 3 course meal which was tasty and well present as well as being very reasonable

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Thank Iona C
Worcester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had booked to see a show at The Theatre on the Bay and decided to try out the theatre Bistro. At R180 for a three course meal we thought it worth a try. There was a choice of about 4 items each for starter, main & dessert and when the food came we were very pleasantly surprised - presentation... More 

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Thank Colinwr5
OscarFoulkes, Owner at SideDish Theatre Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review ... and, of course, for your very complimentary comments! More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

How very pleasant and civilised to have this bistro at the Theatre on the Bay. The service was efficient and friendly before the start of the show. The set menu has a choice of three for each course and should please most tastes.The wine list is adequate. We found our selection of dishes tasty and well presented. To be recommended... More 

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OscarFoulkes, Guest Relations Manager at SideDish Theatre Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review (and apologies for taking so long to acknowledge it). We look forward to welcoming you back at SideDish! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1a Link Street, Camps Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: 0214383300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?