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Signal Restaurant Waterfront

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West Quay Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 410 7100
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Stuart, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ate here on our last night, in Capetown. Delightful service--caring and attentive. Excellent food. 7 women--all of us were impressed!!!

Thank Marion Z
Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is located downtown in the V&A waterfront area and is part of the Cape Grace Hotel, one of the best hotels in the neighborhood. It requires some search to find it, especially since all places are located around the docks but is certainly worthwhile the visit. During our stay in Cape Town we went 2 twice. The first... More 

Thank Philip3012
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at Cape Grace and breakfasted there five times. On our daughter's birthday we booked for dinner as well. The setting is great, the service faultless and the food delightful. It is expensive compared with other restaurants on the V & A waterfront but good value from a European perspective. The children's menu was exceptional value by any... More 

Thank Roger H
Crown Point, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Signal Restaurant at The Cape Grace Hotel located at the V&A Waterfront is noted for their breakfast offerings. The hotel and its breakfast dining room are quite impressive. We opted for the “Full Breakfast” buffet, which seemed to me to be a combination of American and English breakfast foods. The restaurant offers remarkable food and service and is named for... More 

Thank MrWarrenM
West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely dining experience. Good food and excellent service makes this restaurant one of the top choices in the city.

Thank Beth S
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner with a local friend at this waterfront hotel. The food lived up to its excellent standards and the waiters were very friendly, attentive and provided good service. We saw Robert Kiyosaki after our meal and had autographs from him!!! It was such a wonderful experience to have met him in person!

Thank Chiehshan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location in a hotel in V&A Waterfornt, it looks like the most "etoilé" restaurant in Europe, with a couple of degustation menus. Interesting wine list and well done menu. But... Unfortunately my quail was a disaster, too too salty, many excuses from everybody but no substitution and, incredibly, it was still in the bill...

Thank Baiocchi12
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful restaurant with excellent service. We had the tasting menu with paired wines and the vegetarian tasting menu - both were amazing. The wines were perfectly paired, the food delicious and portions just right. Staff were very attentive and helpful. Really recommend this for a special meal

Thank fm61088
Kirkland, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We stayed at the hotel and ate breakfast here both mornings -AWESOME! Mimosas, great juices and coffee and fantastic food. On top of this the staff was top notch and attentive. Highly recommend it....The hotel also has a great whisky bar for the evenings - just saying:)

Thank Blake K
Roslyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Beautiful restaurant- an excellent vegetarian menu paired or not with wine- 6 courses all outstanding - well sized portions- the staff and sommelier Bryan were all extremely helpful and a pleasure to deal with- a lovely evening and well priced - excellent value

Thank Marilyn J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $199
European, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, International, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Quay Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 410 7100
With panoramic views of Signal Hill, Signal Restaurant provides a welcome setting on the water's edge. The menu is a unique combination of flavours incorporating influences from the many cultures that called upon this region in days gone by. The aged yellowwood furniture juxtaposed with crisp white linen, all skillfully positioned in the glow of the eccentric hand-crafted chandeliers sets the atmosphere for a new level of hip hotel dining.

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