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City Grill

Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 421 9820
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (279 reviews)
“skewers” (41 reviews)
“mixed grill” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 803 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well maybe you need that extra time to anticipate and then savour the delicious food in this restaurant. As tourists, some of us sampled the mixed game skewer: five different game meats on this occasion, each delicious in it's own right although the springbok and...More

Thank CandJ60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us and we were so glad. The restaurant serves traditional South African food, and our group tried a variety of it -- bobotie, curry, and best of all - wild game. I had the skewer, which had pieces of wart...More

Thank MKSSA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and colleague fancied a steak. We wandered into City Grill and walked out 2 hrs later having had a great meal and fabulous service. Would recommend if you like great quality steak and top wine.

Thank lawnyj2018
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

On honeymoon with my husband and we decided following the reviews that we would try here. I wouldn’t bother if I was you. I’m pescatarian (eat fish but not meat) but my other half is very much a meat eater. For start I had the...More

Thank Jay N
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We appreciate you giving feedback. Difficult for us to ascertain the facts around your complaint about the "chewy" prawns, as our prawns are fresh and we get several compliments on a daily basis. The fact that our meat...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited here in May. The food and service was fantastic - we had traditional South African babotie and lamb neck curry (all served with rice and chopped banana!) which was wonderful. The restaurant also provided blankets as it got chilly when...More

Thank James S
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your review. We appreciate the feedback. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed June 6, 2018

We had on 31 May with a group of 20 people our farewell dinner before the return flight to Germany. The food was excellent and the service extremely attentive and courteous. Erich Rothaug, Tourleader

Thank erichrothaug
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate the positive feedback. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed June 2, 2018

Good place to try the diverse African game meats, but it deserves a better cooking. Service was very good, the springbok meat was outstanding but side dishes very poorly made. A little bit more of sophistication from the chef would be great, or make it...More

Thank Lmadrid
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Monday evening with family expecting great food and excellent service. Although the food was great (I had the steak and fries which was cooked perfectly), the service was terrible. We were rushed out of the restaurant and several orders/requests were ignored by...More

Thank ksiacn
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Dear Reviewer I would like to first apologizing profusely that you felt rushed or did not enjoy the service as that is not our standard. We strive to make guests feel welcome, as you can see from the numerous incredible reviews on this site. Could...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

As Brazilian we are used to eat good meat and here, we have found a great one. Quick and direct summary: GOOD STEAK, FAIR PRICE and LOVELY SERVICE... If you are around V&A and like a good steak, stop there for a good meal.

Thank De_Scaquetti
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. If we can impress a South American with meat, then we are happy. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed May 11, 2018

This food was so good and the staff were so nice. It was one of the highlights on our trip to Cape Town, I definitely want to go back when I visit.

Thank Denise A
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. Kind Regards Management

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 9820
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Description
Established in 1999, the City Grill is the oldest steakhouse in the V&A Waterfront. We invite you to discover a truly South African experience… so gather family and friends for a feast of flavour at the City Grill! A place where food has substance, big appetites are essential and South Africa is the flavour of the month, every month!
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