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Carne

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70 Keerom Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 (0)21 424 3460
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6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First thing was the welcome, warm and friendly on a cold evening. Service great, we were there for meat and wine so we could not have come to a better place. Superb menu, Italian rather than pure steakhouse, but a large grill menu. Indulged in sweetbreads, lamb ravioli and a sirloin washed down with great reds. If I lived anywhere... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last year on our annual visit to Cape Town and, again, very good food and ambiance. The rump was a little tough, but my wife loved the filet! Overall, very solid.

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Thank Michael S
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant to try a variety of local meats on offer. The meanu was vast, the waiting staff very helpful and courteous. We were able to see all of the meat and cuts of meat before deciding what to order. The quality and the value and the rd wene recommended to accompany the meat were all amazing.

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Singapore, Singapore
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love meats, this is the place to go. My friends and I were introduced to this place by a family of locals. They highly recommended this place to us, and having dined there, I can fully understand why. The atmosphere is good, the service is wonderful, and the food is absolutely amazing. After being seated, our waiter asked... More 

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Singapore
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Carne at Keerom Street and were informed that this is their flagship restaurant in Cape Town. Carne was recommended highly to us by another South African family we met at Gondwana Safari. The starters we ordered were amazing. I would recommend the Ravioli and Bone Marrow. The Veal Tongue Carpaccio was good but paled in comparison with... More 

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Houston, Texas
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119 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing restaurant, rivaling the best steak houses in the US and meat rivaling the flavor a of Argentina and Brazil. The selection of raw and aged meats (including game meats) was outstanding and was presented on a tray, completely raw, and chosen for preparation at the time of the meal by each guest. My suggestion, get the... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We arrived at Carne expecting the best. From the moment we were greeted at the door tilll we were bid farewell on our way out we had a thoroughly enjoyable evening out. Attentive service, superb antipastas, brilliantly prepared steaks and awesome pastas bursting with flavor. Thanks Carne.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

A very nice restaurant in a nice section of Cape Town. The food is meat heavy, so vegetarians should look elsewhere! The meat selections are wonderfully described and nicely priced. Would recommend going a little earlier (we were there around 630), as it seemed that the selection of some of the specialty cuts (one month dry aged t-bone) was limited.

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Thank Tracy R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed a nice atmosphere and great steaks! The staff showed the various cuts available and were eager to match the meat with an excellent selection of vines. If you like steaks and wine, this is a must see part of Cape towns food scene.

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Thank Niels K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

It's the third time that I go to Carne and even this last time my experience was at the top. The Fiorentina is the best but even other cuts are good. Top Quality and top way to cook and present it. I also love the place, lights, tables, everything. For those who complain because Carne do not have ketchup i... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Keerom Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 (0)21 424 3460

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