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“Great meat” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Belthazar Restaurant and Wine Bar

Belthazar Restaurant and Wine Bar
Ranked #48 of 1,135 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $45
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Wine Bar, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Welcome to Belthazar, a veritable theatre of fine food and wine on the cutting-edge of "shoppertainment". A multi-purpose restaurant, grill, wine bar and gourmet home accessory shop, Belthazar brings a chic new concept in the culinary arts to Cape Town.Belthazar is the realization of a lifelong passion for wine shared by the Belthazar team. Their vision was to create the largest "wine by the glass" wine bar in the world. Experienced sommeliers expertly serve up to 250 of the Cape's finest wines by the glass and advise customers on a wine-list of up to 600 fine wines and sought-after rare vintages.Indulge your palate. Belthazar is so much more than good food and wine. Indulge in the best - from the world's finest wine glasses and revolutionary wine technology to the slick service, superb aged Karan beef, export quality Mozambican shellfish and the freshest South African seafood. We invite you to indulge in the grand finale - a platter of boutique South African cheeses perfectly paired with a selection of Cape port wines...
Brisbane, Queensland
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837 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 667 helpful votes
“Great meat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2013

Belthazar came highly recommended to us from not one but 2 other establishments on Cape Town's Victoria & Alfred wharf.
We sat outside on cool and windy night (I suspect it is often windy there), but at least they had outside heaters.
The food was excellent - fillet steak with sweet potato fries.
Others around us seemed to be enjoying their food too.
The main drawback was that is was extremely busy, even for a week night. This meant it was crowded and loud, and even the waiters had trouble pushing past tables to get to you. The staff, though friendly and helpful, were very busy, and you never felt particularly special.
Still, great meat!

  • Visited December 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
“Wonderful place - best service - delicious food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2013

Being a crowd of 8 we were served by Priscilla.during the entire very busy evening at best She managed everything with a smile and a good word for each of us not only in a very attentative and professional way, but also in a wonderful positive and hearty mood.
Thank you very much Prescilla!
The Food ist fabulous and the wine choice overwhelming.
It was - in all each and every respect - a great evening!
Thank you all! - from the boss to kitchen aid, who all are contributing to this success!
Christian

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Gauteng
2 reviews
“Highly recommended”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

Had the best steak in years compliments of Sherwin's culinary skills. We wanted a decent meal but walk away completely surprised. Not often does one find a good restaurant that serves excellent steaks and with a view 2nd to none, but Belthazar seems to have the recipe, pun intended.

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Chicago, Illinois
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“5543”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2013

5= 5 star price
5= 5 star environment
4= 4 star services
3= 3 star food
I was being too brave, ordered Ostrich steak. It looks more like beef than a bird's meat. It's very tough and I could not finish half of it. I didn't order any drink so I could not comment. The environment is definitely wonderful. Right on water front, safe, clean and shinny. Most guest seem to be American, which is a little disappointing. Service is so so. They are very very friendly but forgot a thing or two.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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“The Party of 8”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2013

This really a lovely restaurant with good views over the V & A, the steak & the fish were cooked too perfection, the service was also very good along with a good wine list what more can you ask for.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Barry S
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