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Beefcakes Burger Bar

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40 Somerset Road | Sovereign Quay, Greenpoint, Cape Town Central, South Africa
021 425 9019
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Stockholm, Sweden
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great entertainment, very friendly staff. Drinks are nice, The food is ok. Best gay place in Cape Town!

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Thank Christer R
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited spontaneously while driving past with a friend. We nearly gave up after struggling to park - spots all reserved or a very awkward tight squeeze. It looked bright and friendly on arrival. We were quickly informed they could fit us in but we would would have to leave before a booking arrived at 8 pm. They mentioned that... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

This is more than a burger joint its beefcake and body shots as well as a great drag show. Food, show and a shot is 250 rand about 16 usd. You can't go wrong. The menu is simple beef, chicken or veggie burger - fries. Drinks are cheap. Try it out then head around the corner to crew bar.

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Thank quantamboy
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Went out with friends what an amazing experiance.Great food, amazing staff.Would be more fun if it was a girls night out.Thats my plan next week.Keep up the good work

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Thank Nadia J
London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

This place trades as a mock gay bar/stripper bar. The background music is awful; tacky 80s & 90s music. The drag shows are terrible. I think the owner visited Gran Canaria in 1999 and made a replica. The only reason I have given 2 stars is because the staff are all friendly. If you live anywhere where a real gay... More 

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1 Thank James L
Auckland
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115 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

I must admit I didn't really eat my burger but who comes here for the food! The cocktails were cheap and delicious and went down a treat! Our waiter (Matt) was fantastic as were the rest of the staff and the show was awesome. A great night was had by everyone in my group and I would not hesitate to... More 

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Thank Kim C
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Nobody would come here for the food (burgers only) but if you are into extremely handsome, affable,efficient, topless waiters who flirt outrageously with the customers then you'll enjoy the experience. And to be fair, the burgers are very reasonably priced. There's a drag show each night though by the time we got there that had finished so I can't comment... More 

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Thank Tim D
Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

If you are looking for a fun night out, with lots of eye candies (male hotbods), you come to the right place! I was there to enjoy the drag queen show (a huge fan of drag queens). The alcohol drinks are affordable but I had to add that its alcohol content is not that much! That was a bit tact... More 

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Thank EddeeDy
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

I can understand how the concept could be fun but instead it comes off as super cheesy and tacky. Even this could be forgiven if the service or food were great but sadly it was neither.

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2 Thank NatNatlondon1
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Used to be a gay restaurant/bar with drag shows, but like many of the other gay Places in cape town it has been invaded by a straight crowd - especially female. But for a burger and a good drag show its worth visiting. On our visit it was full of female bachelor parties

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Somerset Road | Sovereign Quay, Greenpoint, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 021 425 9019

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