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“Awesome meat and prawns”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Nelson's Eye

Nelson's Eye
Ranked #17 of 1,144 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Steakhouse, European, Grill
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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24 reviews
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“Awesome meat and prawns”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2012

If you love perfectly cooked, juicy and tender steaks or flavoursome prawns, this is the restaurant for you. Always a winner!

  • Visited August 2012
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“Nice meat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2012 via mobile

Do not go there if u are vegetarian but if u love meat just go for it! They serve all dishes with veggies and fries/rice/baked potatoes. Cool place and friendly atmosphere. Not to talk about the meat, it is awesome!

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Warner Robins, GA
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“Plentiful, but seasoning overpowered the steak”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

we had seafood starters [based on recommendation of someone who ate there and said seafood was fabulous, even for a steakhouse]-- mussels and prawns. Both were a bit tough and not that tasty. Our steaks had the Nelson's seasoning [not sauces - had been warned they were a bit much] which overpowered the flavor of the steaks. We also ordered them medium rare and would say they were more on the medium side and therefore a bit dry. We were there in winter and the room had a cool draft which cooled the food before we could finish. Steaks were tender and large - could not finish either one.

Visited August 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Carnivores delight!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

This place understands how to serve meat for those who appreciate a fine quality cut! Superb quality food served the way meat was intended to served! My mouth is still watering.

Visited December 2011
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Sydney
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“Great steak”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2012

Step back to the 1970s for style but the quality is excellent and great value. Definitely worth a visit

Visited July 2012
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