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City Grill

Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 421 9820
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (227 reviews)
“skewers” (39 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 690 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were a big group and chose a fixed menu, we got very little apetizers to share (one portion for four of us) and little steaks, a real fraud.

Thank domeschiano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we tried the game (springbok) and filet and they were very good and tender, cooked perfectly and had a delicious glaze on them. the atmosphere is lovely and can be higher end as well with theyer great decor.

Thank samawimaui
barryn348, Public Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here a couple of times during our stay in Cape Town. Excellent food and and excellent service. Very tasty food and very nice presentation. We ate outside overlooking the waterfront, the blankets and warmers were a nice touch.

Thank Comfort O
barryn348, Public Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the food and service at our restaurant. We pride ourselves in top quality food and service, but it is always wonderful to read such positive comments. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with pals and tried the meat skewer. It was Zebra, Springbok, Crocodile, Ostrich and Steak. It was the absolute business. The place was very busy but the service was very good. We were also serenaded by an African choir which was an enjoyable...More

Thank Mez M
barryn348, Public Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the venison on offer at City Grill Steakhouse. We most definitely price ourselves in the African experience and we are very happy to hear that you had a great time. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good meal at City Grill - and even better since we came on a night with 50% off steaks. Steak was cooked as ordered, fair selection of wine. Decent meal overall, but good value given the discount

Thank mrmark
barryn348, Public Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to write this review. The Winter Special is most definitely an absolute winner. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has got atmosphere and great food and wines. The choice of meats is above the norm and the fish dishes are also delicious. Service is efficient and friendly as seems to be the case everywhere in Cape Town. V&A Waterfront is a touristy...More

Thank Cym62
barryn348, Public Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the experience. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waiter disapproves of you sharing food because we asked for a few side plates when we shared the salads & he had to ask a more senior waiter if it's ok! & took ages to get them! Salads were great. Fish tasted like it's been...More

Thank Cecilia C
barryn348, Public Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review and sharing your comments. I find some of the content of your review quite strange, as you have side plates your table, as you walk into the restaurant, so asking for side plates should not have been necessary....More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Family meal with our 17/19 yr old teenagers. Excellent service. Great menu selection. The other 3 had steaks of various types and sizes and I had Ostrich kebab. All were cooked perfectly and were really tasty. My peppercorn sauce was superb and my wife's mushroom...More

Thank Ken S
barryn348, Public Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the experience. Regards Management

Reviewed 9 July 2017

This was the first restaurant we walked past and after looking at the menu we were happy with the variety of choices available. We were greeted and taken to our table. Our waiter was polite and friendly and gave us enough time to look at...More

Thank Lisa H
barryn348, Public Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the food. We are disappointed to read that your food took longer than expected. We will ensure that we follow up with the chef in this regard. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Ordered two ostrich steaks, lamb curry and bobotie which were all delicious. The portions were generous and the service was friendly. The recommendation that the meat should not be overdone was good advice. Well situated in the waterfront district. Very good value for money.

Thank OurThoughts4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 9820
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Description
Established in 1999, the City Grill is the oldest steakhouse in the V&A Waterfront. We invite you to discover a truly South African experience… so gather family and friends for a feast of flavour at the City Grill! A place where food has substance, big appetites are essential and South Africa is the flavour of the month, every month!
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