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Haul Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 0551
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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80 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most breathtaking views of a restaurant i have ever seen!Sitting on the sand with great viewsfrom beach makes it really special.We had a pizza which was delicious and wine prices was reasonable!would go again.

Thank schoeman b
Cape Town
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have visited the popular grand restaurant several times and so love the venue on the beach watching the sunset with toes in the sand, however, its sad to note that the standard of food has slipped steadily during the last few visits. I do hope that the management recover themselves and bring the food standard back to this beautifully... More 

Thank Ruth R
George, South Africa
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

At Grand Cafe, you feel like you have been transported to an exotic island. The staff are incredibly professional and efficient and as a person with food allergies and a very restrictive diet, I was accommodated so well. Our waiter Graham was absolutely amazing, he helped us at every turn and went out of his way to make sure my... More 

Thank LOuiseb1981
Helsinki, Finland
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97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just loved the feeling of this place, nice feelings and you can sit by the tables that are on the sand or in the restaurant that has windows open to the beach. Food is good, service as well. And after eating you can go to the bar and just relax on the soffas and continue to take drinks. Day... More 

Thank Rita T
Stockholm, Sweden
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This clearly is a trendy spot with swanky youngsters having drinks while waiting for the DJ to arrive and kick off the party. Located in a rebuilt warehouse the venue is really cool. The service was very confusing, lots of waiters but none seem to know what they were doing. We had some starters and pizza which were good. Not... More 

Thank VegasDaniel
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was recommended this place by some friends and it doesn't disappoint had a fantastic lunch which was just what was needed after a morning visiting robben island because we were hungry we dived straight into the seafood platter which was great but my advice would be take your time as the location is great and it gets lively as the... More 

Thank tag1961
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to take people to if you are looking for something differant. You need good weather as the whole atmosphere is based on sitting outside on a sandy "Beach". Its like being on an Indian Ocean Island. The Food is good and our waitron Emillia was very helpful about what to order.

Thank warrenr309
Franschhoek, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a nice place to sit back, and enjoy the view. The vibe is welcoming and "tropical". Staff is very friendly, but seemed to be understaffed on the day. Waited over 35min for our drinks. But other than that it was a lovely experience

Thank Zah786
Monmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Table booked for 8pm. Starters eventually came at 9.30pm. No apology as to delay. Mains were cold,too, when arrived. Spoke to Manager but he was too drunk to care. Too few staff for number of guests. Pity because location superb.

2 Thank Ruth L
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go to Grand Africa Cafe, you have to get the pizza. It is absolutely delicious. The service is great, the wine is good and cheap and delicious, and lastly the view is fantastic. A regional must go. Food 9/10 Drink 8/10 Service 9/10 View 9/10 Cost: low to medium

Thank Miro F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$74
Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haul Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 0551
Cape Town's most desirable destination restaurant, Grand Africa Café & Beach embraces a free-spirited beach Cafe culture - the only one of its kind in Cape Town. Offering a unique experience the tactile decadence completes the trendsetting design offering a cafe style dining experience on the deck or beach with magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?