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The Piano Bar Cape Town

47 Napier Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 1096
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (28 reviews)
“croquettes” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
47 Napier Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying for the first time in Cape Town at the De Waterkant Cottages just steps away from the Piano Bar. We were drawn to the cozy, warm atmosphere. The staff were friendly and welcoming. We had delicious tapas and wine while enjoying the...More

Thank Kimchiotti
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely little tapas bar with a really intimate setting. Perfect for watching the fantastic music performed. Miss D and her band were excellent!

Thank Tash S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very delicious food at the Piano Bar. Big choice on tapas with speciality of Capetown. Also great meat to try.

Thank Ivana U
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Last Saturday I was at The Piano Bar in Cape Town, which is part of The Grey Hotel. There was a stunning local band playing 'Astrafunk'. They have live music every night. The cocktails were really good and special. I had the Basil and Clove...More

Thank Lisa c
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

I honestly wasn't expecting it to be like that. After reading other reviews I was gladly surprised to find Grace De La Hunt singing some mellow music, the common songs with her little twist. We couldn't help singing along Our waitron (this tall young manwith...More

Thank Diwah_Asante
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We went to celebrate my husbands birthday. The piano playing was of highest quality...sadly the food and hospitality did not match. On an icy winters night, there was no fire going. When asked why, they said the suppliers had not brought the firewood. I wanted...More

Thank Kamesh F
Reviewed August 19, 2017

top atmosphere, very friendly service, best cocktails in town - a real expereience and a place to come back to. Great live music!!!

Thank mobru2017
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Not sure if they know the difference but a burger is definitely not a 'slider'. Flavour was ok though. The music was not particularly diner friendly as it was too noisy.

Thank SonjaB60
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Live music with a nice atmosphere! Food portions are very small and pricy. I've ordered the burger and was very disappointed with what I've got.

Thank Leon E
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

We had our first night in CT here. The tapas was delicious, and the piano player was great. Perfect if you want to have a glass, chit chat and snack on something.

Thank Bjarne K
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Response from mobru2017 | Reviewed this property |
between 7 and 8 is perfect - enough time to enjoy great food and then live music starts at the piano bar. check out if they have specials (happy hour from 4-6) great cocktails with special food for reasonable price ( i found... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $12
Cuisine
Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Napier Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 1096
  • E-mail
Description
A trendy New York-inspired music revue bar and eatery with a strong African flavour. Located at the corner of Jarvis and Napier Streets, our wraparound terrace enjoys views through De Waterkant village to Devil's Peak as well as towards the bay. The ideal spot to chill out over an evening cocktail. The Piano Bar prides itself in having a diverse wine collection which mirrors the relaxed yet discerning character of the venue, music and people. Wines have being carefully selected by Lieze Norval, a talented local winemaker and wine judge, together with The Piano Bar team, to have a connection to music where possible, and show characteristics that complement The Piano Bar's style and food, and the owner's Spanish-African roots. We also have a range of commercial and craft beers, as well as Darling Slow Brew on tap. We offer a range of fine spirits, single malts and exotic liqueurs. Classic Cuban cigars available for your enjoyment. The Piano Bar can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests standing or 70 guests seated. Wraparound terrace with picturesque views through De Waterkant village to the bay and the mountains. Cosy bar room for eating and drinking Fully equipped Eatery with a baby grand piano, microphone and instrument plug-in points and surround sound through excellent speakers.The mixer is driven by Rotel amplifiers. Overhead projector and screen for presentations and movies. A thoroughly versatile room for great entertainment. Our comprehensive kitchen caters for the eatery as well as functions and events. Our innovative menu or delicious snack platters are available nightly. The perfect party venue for birthdays, intimate weddings, office parties or any other celebration.
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