We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


153 Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 5566
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (74 reviews)
“t bone” (8 reviews)
“tartare” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
153 Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (243)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Large selection of fine cut meats, all expertly explained to the diners by the waiter. Service was excellent and the food was even better!

Thank cole k
giorgionava, Owner at Carne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you, looking forward to see you soon again

Reviewed July 5, 2018

The best steak tartare I have ever had in my life was a couple of years ago at Carne. As we are "dog watching" in Cape Town wanted to surprise my wife with a visit to Carne Kloof. She has never visited. Ambience great! Waiters...More

Thank Otto J
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Excellent choice for dinner, large meat selection, great service, nice interiors, nothing to complain about.

Thank Tomasz M
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Superb wines stunning meat. Possibly the best steak I have ever had. The prime rib is to die for. The fat well rendered and so tasty. We had two superb bottles from their wine list. I definitely recommend this restaurant, but if you are on...More

Thank Michael R
giorgionava, Owner at Carne, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Dear Michael thank you for enjoy my restaurant the wine and meat. I do not agree that my restaurant is expensive, you chose the prime rib on the bone which is our most expensive cut, ( long maturation means lots of lost in weight) but...More

Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Ended up here by accident. Got placed at the bar due to not having Made a reservation. Service was very good. We went for a caprese salad, carpaccio and 2 types of home Made ravioli, and damn did it taste wonderful! Great place to eat,...More

Thank matthijsO87
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Try the tomohawk steak, this must be the best steak I have ever eaten, cooked medium rare, for the hungry enjoying a great steak.

Thank Johann J
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We were three couples and all different dishes. Overall experience was great. One couples food was closer to medium than rare which they ordered. Side dishes wash delicious. Wine prices was steep and does not make it easy for locals to fully enjoy the experience...More

Thank jnnj2016
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

The selection of meats is great, my partner has the lamb rump and I had the pork sirloin on the bone. We were both very happy with the meat. The sides are boring, but I have to say the carne chips are to die for...More

Thank Demi D
giorgionava, Owner at Carne, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Thank you I will look in to the sauce problem !

Reviewed May 15, 2018

Wonderful selection of meats, both common and uncommon. The sides and salads are very boring, though.

Thank Robyn-Lee P
Reviewed May 11, 2018

I would have rated this as 5 out of 5. The food was great I then ordered the bill; it was R2,800 I gave a tip of R200 making the total R3,000. The waited demanded a tip of 10%, blackmailed me to add an extra...More

Thank FrazerL1990
giorgionava, Owner at Carne, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Dear mr Frazer thank you to bring to my attention your poor service experience ,the waiter in question is been reprimed and sospended is not a policy of the restaurant to ask for tipping but at descrizione of the client I hope to see you...More

Nearby HotelsSee all 114 hotels in Cape Town Central
Derwent House Boutique Hotel
1,519 reviews
.11 miles away
More Quarters Hotel
625 reviews
.17 miles away
Cape Cadogan
766 reviews
.21 miles away
Four Rosmead
605 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The Black Sheep Restaurant
891 reviews
.05 miles away
Manna Epicure
663 reviews
.01 miles away
Cafe Paradiso
878 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Cape Town Holocaust Centre
89 reviews
.49 miles away
The Labia
92 reviews
.47 miles away
Great Synagogue
25 reviews
.51 miles away
Amber Tours
147 reviews
.41 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Carne staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 5566
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing