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“IMHO The Best Restaurant In The World”
Review of Zorba's - CLOSED

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Zorba's
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed March 11, 2013

I know I went with a big title, but here's why:

1. I never knew how good a steak could taste until I went here. I have been back 4 times and it has never failed. It's hard to repeat success when expectations are so high but this place manages it.

2. I have taken friends. On every occasion they have said beforehand "it will never beat the steak I had at xxxxx". Every time they have conceded Zorbas takes the crown.

3. Theo the founder is a great guy. This is not the first restaurant he has started in the Cape area - he knows what he is doing. He is a good host and makes time to speak to people - if you go make sure you speak to him..

4.It's not just about the steak - the rest of the menu is also outstanding.

5. They have a broad selection of wine and not one of them has been anything other than delicious.

6. It's good value. A decent restaurant does not need to be expensive - it needs to offer great quality food in a great environment. I have to challenge myself why I sometimes pay so much more in places where at best, they only just come close to equalling this.

7. Location - Lagoon Beach is pretty, as the name suggests it is right on the sea and the nearby hotel is also good.

8. I love going back there!

Just in case you are wondering - I have no connection wth this restaurant, I live in the UK. Credit where credit is due.

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Thank Cloud_Matt
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

We liked everything, the staff (special mention for Clair), the food,(steaks and fish), the price, the locality to our hotel next door, the wine was very moorish !!

Thank HarryPlymouthEngland
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Reviewed February 7, 2013

Excellent service and good food. We had the roast lamb and prawn platter and an excellent local wine.

Thank aquarianmark
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

Great food, excellent service from well-trained staff ... but an owner who discriminates against single diners. After frequenting this restaurant for more than 12 months, on a monthly basis, out of the blue the owner expresses his unhappiness with my using my laptop (I was reading the news, which I often do while eating). I had a full meal and 2 glasses of wine and he tells me "even though you are spending money there, don't think you're doing me any favours".

Of course he reserves ‘right of admission’ to his establishment, but then he should put up a sign that single diners are not welcome.

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1  Thank LieselCapeTown
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

Not entirely Greek, but excellent steak and chicken. Nice ambiente and friendly service. I missed my favorite Greek food, souvlaki, on the menue

1  Thank shifrah14
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