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100 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Cape Town, South Africa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been here a couple of times and will come back. Great value for money, and best sirloin in town! YUM!

Thank Anzelle P
Cape Town
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A group of 10+ of us booked for the HQ Love Thursday evening. Champagne was R100 per person unlimited for a couple of hours - but was actually a rip off if you think how much champagne you can really drink in an hour or two. Food is always steak and chips, but really wasn't much to rave about. At... More 

Thank Jane W
Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While in CPT, ZA we were in the Central Bus Dist (CBD) and we were recommended this fun, hip dining hall. Make a reservation for the best deal. Patrons all young and hip, music a great vibe, we felt 40 again. Menu is 250 ZAR ( 17US,13 GBP, 23AUD) includes salad, large 7-9 oz Steak, unlimited Fries and Wine during... More 

Thank BachelorNumberOne
Hout Bay, South Africa
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfect recipe... Do what you do REALLY well, and all will be good. They do this. And the bloody mary varieties they serve are mind blowing

Thank smilingchef1975
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!!!!!!!! As usual the food was unbelievable, the service fantastic and just an overall wonderful meal

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Thank DarylS123
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Thanx so much Annaline for the amazing service. All of the other waiters and the manager did such a good job too. Everyone worked so well as a team. The salad was great and the steak superb. Will definitely be back for more. Wenyasha Ungamudii

Thank Ettienne1989
London, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

My last night after a wonderful 2 week holiday in what has to be the most beautiful city in the World was topped off with the most amazing meal at this fabulous restaurant. Already fully booked, they were willing to offer me an impromptu table for up to 10 guests, who unfortunately could not make it in the end. So... More 

Thank Frank V
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Friday night = HQ. It s a must. An institution. You have to go and try their entrecote with fries. It s just perfect. The cocktails are very nice if you want to enjoy the bar after dinner and maybe dance on the beats of René the Frenchman "the Dj"!! He plays old and modern music. He s with his... More 

Thank CTandyou
Kuilsrivier, Western Cape, South Africa
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time dining at HQ and what a special surprise! I've only heard good comments about the restaurant and was therefore really looking forward to the dining experience. The wine selection is magnificent and our waiter was very attentive and professional. What makes this restaurant special is the fact that there is no menu! Steak with top... More 

Thank Natalie S
Shanghai, China
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a good meal in a cool place in Cape! We bumped into this just by casualty and we loved it! The service is fast; the ambience is very cool; the food is right; the wine list has the essentials and more! If you like meat and don't want to spend a lot, this is the place.... More 

Thank RitaMarta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Steakhouse, Bar, European, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
One item on menu, steak and chips!

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