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6262 Victoria Wharf V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 421 0935
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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

From entering until exiting - everything about Baia was excellent. Food always fabulous! Waiters are well trained with excellent knowledge. One of the best seafood restaurants in Cape Town.

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Thank elltonpriston
Walvis Bay, Namibia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I visit Cape Town for bussiness and pleasure twice a year for a week and have often had lunch at Baia in the waterfront. The interior of the restaurant is very upmarket and the view over the whole of the waterfront is spectacular. The service and food is good, but we find the prices to be really... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Delicious food,gorgeous views and excellent service. Our waiter Michael was very attentive and knowledgeable about all aspects of the menu. We had a great night.

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Thank dragonflylyn88
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a business dinner here in the week one night, were seated in the section with a nice view of the Waterfront. Be aware that sitting inside in the original section would not give you that view if that's what you want. The service was great, our waiter knew the menu but surprisingly had quite good knowledge on the... More 

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Thank AbrieDeV
Harpswell, Maine
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346 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Right on the waterfront with terrific views from its second floor location. Very large menu, with lots of different fish choices (and non-fish options, but we didn't try them). The wish list is South African and very good. Even following a lengthy flight to get here, it was a romantic evening.

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Thank Peter B
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Starters of tempura prawns and seafood bisque were both excellent. Main course of pan-fried linefish on a bed of mash and vegetables in champagne sauce was truly delicious. Excellent service. Quite cool even with the benefit of patio heaters. Smart casual dress seemed to be the norm in all restaurants visited.

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Thank JMcC83F
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Baia was recommended by a friend as one of he best in Cape Town. It is Portuguese or perhaps colonial Mozambiquan. That is certainly where much of the seafood comes from. It is expensive for Cape Town and even by London standards. But it has a wonderful view over the harbour. You also see flocks of birds flying back... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Truely good location, excellent staff and professional waiter The seafood was amizing, The oysters was one of the best I had eat ever! Definitely recommended!

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Thank zivalex
Pretoria, South Africa
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful location, excellent staff and waiters. The lobster is a recommendation not to mention the steak. Overall a good place to dine, you cannot go wrong with the BAIA. W&A is always a winner

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Thank Adddie7
Cape Town
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the restaurant without a reservation and received a wonderful table with an excellent view. The lobster and Langoustine were wonderful.

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Thank Karen A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6262 Victoria Wharf V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 0935

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