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The Butcher Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Located along the world renowned sunset strip of Camps Bay, The Butcher Restaurant offers local premium quality steak and seafood. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.
$3 - $24
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Steakhouse, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is what I call a real breakfast!! Well cooked eggs, two sausages, tomatoes, butter-fried mushrooms and a piece of steak (fillet nogals) with toast on the side and you have a perfect breakfast. Good coffee on the side and Voila! My day is made....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank AndrewMakkink
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very reasonably priced given what we ate, but also food came speedily. Restaurant had a nice atmosphere and is positioned wonderfully near the beach. Had the steak which was utterly terrific

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank matthewjI2395NY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was nothing wrong with the food but quite small portions. Some very nice wine on the menu. Staff quite friendly.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank NickL163
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our 1st time in South Africa the first restaurant we visited was this one,we were met by a very delightful hostess.Our waitress was on the ball she was witty ,easy on the eye the girl knew her stuff< she basically gave us a show recommended...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Great lunch as always in a beach front location. Great service (thanks Angela!). Good selection of wines and nice relaxed atmosphere around the place. Recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BobM330driver
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

We came here with out 1.5 yr old daughter who decided to have a screaming fit half way through. The staff were so nice about it, we found this with SA in general, the people are really friendly. We loved the steak, and compared to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank drummingboy
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Highly rated, but (like many others on Camps Bay seafront), Butcher was ordinary. The restaurant looks tired, the service was ok at best and the food very mixed. The specific criticisms would be really poor quality (fatty, poorly cooked, tough - mutton?) lamb (v. dissapointing...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank MichaelI1994
Reviewed February 19, 2019

the website boasts 'highly qualified chefs'... i seriously doubt that. any chef (let alone highly qualified) would never use FISH SPICE on a beautiful piece of fresh unless they're trying to cover up the fact that the fish is frozen which was clearly the case...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank roxxstarrdom
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Stayed two weeks in Camps Bay on this trip and ate at a lot of the restaurants. Happy with all the meals but this one we kept returning to. Staff were really friendly and the 450g Fillet steak was absolutely delicious. Highly recommended if you...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank L Y
Reviewed February 9, 2019

The best steak I have ever eaten. First visit the chef had the medium to a tee; second visit it was still blue.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jill G
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