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“Sorry to say we won't be returning anytime soon”
Review of The Brasserie

The Brasserie
Ranked #11 of 49 Restaurants in Constantia
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 3, 2013

This is one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants, and for good reason - the food is good, the atmosphere pleasant and the service - well, usually it's good. Today, however, we had the worst service we've had in a very long time. We sat for a long time (maybe 15-20 minutes) after our main courses had been cleared and finally had to ask for a dessert menu. The restaurant was not busy at this time so no excuse. After the menu appeared, it was another 15-20 minutes before we could drag our waiter away from his only other table to demand our bill. There are other good/great restaurants in the area. People come for the food, but they come back for the service. We won't be returning anytime soon.

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Reviewed February 3, 2013

We've enjoyed dining more than once in Societi Bistro in Cape Town so, on a recent visit to Constantia, we were keen to try it's new "sister", Societi Brasserie.
I'm sorry to say that it was something of a disappointment.
Whilst the decor is contemporary and relaxed, the menu was limited and the Brasserie lacked "buzz" or atmosphere. Perhaps this is just the difference between Constantia and Cape Town Central.
In any case, I was expecting more. Our spaghetti was OK but nothing "to write home about".
Societi Brasserie has a way to go before it matches up to its big sister.

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Reviewed January 20, 2013

Within four nights we had three dinners at this fabulous place! We loved our waiter Danielle, very competent and friendly! The atmosphere was super, just like in a brasserie in Paris. The food was outstanding, especially the sirloin steak, the beef tartar, and the profiteroles! Would absolutely go back next time we are in Constantia.

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Thank salovers
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Reviewed January 17, 2013

Societi Brasserie in Tokai was a pleasant surprise - the decor and ambiance warm with a longish bar and good seating. Add the pleasant waitering, good selection of food and wines and you end up with a very enjoyable meal. The easy access and ample safe parking make this a local favourite. Worth doing either as a family or romantic evening.

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Thank hotshotCapeTown
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Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

As a local restaurant with a good but unpretentious menu this restaurant takes a lot to beat. A varied menu with daily specials served by an efficient and helpful waiter. The restaurant is quite large yet intimate feeling and the good is well prepared and presented. Well worth at least one or more visits

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