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Bizerca Bistro - CLOSED

98 Shortmarket Street | Inside of Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“apple tart” (16 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (15 reviews)
“salmon salad” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
98 Shortmarket Street | Inside of Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Reviewed March 26, 2014

Actually Bizerca Bistro is not a bistro but a real restaurant. As more or less everywhere in South Africa food and wine is of very high quality - of course quality is much better than in touristic areas like waterfront and the price is absolutely...More

Thank SuM_99
Reviewed March 24, 2014

I like bistrot food. I enjoy good products well cooked . This is why i enjoy Bizerca. The beef filet was perfectly cooked with nice light vegetables. The ostrich was perfectly seared. The hake was beautiful. Simple .t The desserts were what you expect from...More

Thank Didier_bardin
Reviewed March 23, 2014

Sitting out in the patio for lunch. Excellent and varied menu. Unable to get reservations for dinner, any night that we were there.

Thank Gemmagee
Reviewed March 20, 2014

We went to this restaurant because we couldn't get into the Test Kitchen and didn't regret it. The courtyard even on a windy evening had real ambience. The food is fine dining with real attention to the ingredients. The wine list is interesting and better...More

Thank FloydChorley
Reviewed March 20, 2014

We enjoyed one of the best meals we have ever had in Bizerca. The food was inventive and beautifully presented and served. I would not have believed that I could wax lyrical about aubergine sorbet! Incredible value for money too. I now understand why we...More

Thank dansoph
Reviewed March 19, 2014

I'd been to this restaurant at their previous premises often, but went to the new venue for the first time recently for lunch. It's much bigger than before and has lost the charm of the quirky decor it had before, although the courtyard is a...More

Thank HarveyCapeTown
Reviewed March 12, 2014

Definitely one of our best meals in 10 years, the ambiance was very smart, but still not over the top, the service was good, easy to find in the centre of Cape Town, and the food was outstanding definitely a meal my wife and I...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed March 12, 2014

It was a first for me to eat at this lovely bistrot. The food, with a "french twist", was very fresh and good, and the waiter was enchanting! He was from Malaysia, and was beaming with enthusiasm. The owner was equally pleasant. Wonderful!

Thank lymaje
Reviewed March 9, 2014

The Bizerca has an excellent reputation in Cape Town, we ate outside in the Courtyard on a very windy evening when most diners seemed to prefer inside but the ambiance was superb. The menu is very French, the Chef having a good reputation in his...More

Thank elliven_9
Reviewed March 6, 2014

When I was here last time I divided my review into two halves,one about the service and the other about the food! The food here has never disappointed as Laurant is a serious chef and now front of house has got its act to-gether it...More

Thank KendalMint
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Shortmarket Street | Inside of Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 0832517667
  • E-mail
Open Monday to Friday for lunch and dinner. Closed on Saturday and Sunday and most Public Holidays
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