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Kildare Road & Main Street | Cardiff Castle, Newlands 7735, South Africa
+27 21 671 7907
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (122 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
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Grill, Bar, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kildare Road & Main Street | Cardiff Castle, Newlands 7735, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hi So, were we meat eaters, this would be a fabulous place - simply the best burgers and the steaks in town This is indisputable! But this review is about their poor veggie offering See, if I were with meat-eaters and wanted to feel comfortable,...More

Thank JYach
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ate here twice while on vacation. The steaks are super. I may be the only one to say this but the chicken livers are fantastic. The best I have ever eaten.

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited Barristers a few times before, we had a really disappointing meal there on a Monday night. Despite the fact that we had booked a week before, they seated the 2 of us at a table meant for 4 people, where the table was...More

Thank Geff99
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Always good vibe. Great service. Great variety of food and drinks. Seating always available if not wanting to sit in the bar area

1  Thank cherylfowler
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

From the outside it do not look like much,but if you go inside it has every nice atmosphere.They have a big variety of dishes on the menu.Our table had a fish & chips( what a big portion),the chicken schnitzel and chicken wrap.All these portions was...More

Thank CG V
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We were a party of four and the young waitress was excellent, taking particular care to get a complicated order just right. The Food was great we had Lamp chops, Cottage Pie, Grilled Kingklip and a hamburger. Every one was completely satisfied. The Bill was...More

Thank HaroldKimmel
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The waitress was so not helpful. My steak was rare & when she took it back to cook more - she threw my sides away! Who does that? You could tell she wanted to go home & didn’t care. She also took our desert order...More

1  Thank soccernmath
Reviewed 17 April 2018

One the best value kingklip meals to be enjoyed while watching passing traffic from the pavement. Highly recommended.

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Always busy due to wide range of beers, good menu and daily special offers - main meals before 6pm only R65 (just over £4). Seating at the front of the restaurant always popular but lots more seating at rear.

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Great place to enjoy a bar snack or have a larger meal. Food was alway enjoyable, we ate there a few times during our 10 night stay in Cape Town and we're never disappointed.

Thank Dickie899
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7 August 2016|
Response from Brent P | Property representative |
Hi. The Horse & Dray visit on the first Friday of the month at lunch time. Thankfully it wasn't one of the horses that passed away, but sadly one of the people involved in their care. The brewery tour is free of charge on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kildare Road & Main Street | Cardiff Castle, Newlands 7735, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 7907
  • E-mail
Barristers is an institution in the Southern suburbs of Cape Town. Having been founded in 1980, Barristers is in the heart of Newlands Village and is an old favorite of locals and international visitors alike. From the deck which looks out over the village circle, through the lively pub and into the welcoming Grill and Tudor Rooms, we offer good old fashioned values at reasonable prices. Barristers has a comprehensive menu, extensive range of draught beers and a huge wine list. Good Food, Great Wine, Warm Friends is a motto we believe in emphatically.
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