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Corner of Main and Van der Byl streets, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tulbagh, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend a lot of time in Portugal and one of the reasons that we love to return home is the peri peri chicken at Casa Valdez. Portugal could certainly take a few lessons! Fantastic chips accompany the meals - we also enjoy the espetadas and friendly atmosphere - always a wonderful meal!

Thank jill952015
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Real Portuguese food. Cosy environment and excellent service. The Portuguese steak and the peri peri chicken are superb.

Thank Denise P
Somerset West, South Africa
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Having been to this restuarant a number of times as we love peri peri chicken and other Portugese dishes, we took some friends with us. The peri peri chicken was on special that evening and all four ordered it but only one, myself, ordered peri peri. The rest had lemon and herb chicken. We had two starters of sardines which... More 

Thank daveB7007OE
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Very nice vibe. Lively. Live music on Thursdays. The right place to have a party. And the food is good.

Thank Deon v
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Casa is a great restaurant to visit in winter as the fireplace creates a nice atmosphere. Food is great yet average. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Andre V
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

As soon as I saw the Portuguese flags, bar counter and big screen TV, I knew we were in trouble. And so we were... This is more of a pub with a Portuguese theme than a restaurant. With food to match. Painfully slow service with mediocre food. Don't expect authentic Portuguese food. This isn't the place for it. Things are... More 

2 Thank DudleyFeebish
Middelburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

We love Portuguese food but were disappointed in our meal. No portuguese flavours in the lemon and herb flavoured chicken-not even salt. It tasted like boiled chicken. Peri peri sauce on the side was very hot. My grilled calamari was very tough. Even the chips had no flavour. Only good thing about our visit was the friendly service.I found the... More 

Thank Marnee1960
Somerset West, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

We love Thursday evenings with live music from the old days. Not many places where 50+ with a zest for live can get together, have a great time and dance till you drop. Even our children (in their 20's) just love the vibe. Very busy on Thursdays so bookings essential, no space as tables are packed in close - but... More 

Thank Lysta S
Somerset West, South Africa
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121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

We used to go to this restaurant quite often with friends and just two of us. We though it was about time we had some of their excellent Ostrich Espatadas. Unfortunately they did not have any Ostrich but I did have some very nice beef Espatadas, perfectly cooked. The menu is predominantly Portuguese and although its not a "fancy" place... More 

Thank Al D
Somerset West, South Africa
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189 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

We've enjoyed evenings at Casa Valdez before, so were looking forward to taking friends from out of town. It wasn't a busy night so there shouldn't have been much pressure on the kitchen or the service staff. I ordered chicken livers in a creamy garlic sauce (delicious as usual); the other orders were sardines, a Valdez salad, and two rump... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Main and Van der Byl streets, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: 27218526817

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