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“Sunday buffet a must”
Review of The Cattle Baron

The Cattle Baron
Ranked #11 of 20 Restaurants in Tokai
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Restaurant details
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Sunday buffet a must”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

The sunday buffet at Cattle Baron is a must. Value for money. The prawns and spareribs are my favourite. Do not have breakfast if you are going to have lunch there on a sunday.

Visited March 2014
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English first
East London, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food, mediocre desserts”
Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

We went to cattle baron on Thursday night, the steaks and service was excellent. Our family had calamari, pepper crusted steaks, marinated rump strips, sirloin and chicken cordon blue. After enjoying the main meal we ordered desserts, when this arrived it was a real let down after the wonderful main course.

Visited May 2014
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The most delicious well hung steak”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

We were a company of 6 . What I didnt like was the length of the table which made it difficult to chat to anyone else but the person opposite you. How I appreciate round tables after this experience
But the food and servicw were wow

Visited September 2013
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Thank Alicia W
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Costa del Sol
Level 6 Contributor
184 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Excellent steaks and pleasant service”
Reviewed February 15, 2014

The food is exactly what you would expect - very good meat, well cooked and presented. This is standard South Africa fare, with no frills, but none the worse for that. They were quite happy to cook a sirloin steak without the awful 'basting sauce', and it was delicious! They were also quite easy about us taking our own bottle of wine, and didn't charge corkage. The service was pleasant, courteous, and certainly quick enough for 2 Europeans who like to take their time over a meal.

Visited February 2014
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Thank JeevesCostadelSol
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Cape Town
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Dropping their standards”
Reviewed February 13, 2014

It's been a while since we have been to this Cattle Baron, which used to be regular visit when we lived close by.

Going back last night, it was disappointing to see that a previous Steakhouse of the Year winner is unlikely even to make it to the finals, based on our experience. While our waiter was very pleasant, service was extremely slow, and children being allowed to run around the restaurant made it seem like a slightly upmarket Spur.

The chateaubriand was still very pleasant, although the baked potato could definitely have been better. Unfortunately it's not somewhere that we will be in a rush to visit again any time soon.

  • Visited February 2014
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