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Steam Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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5 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 886 4842
09:00 - 00:30
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Noisy. Slow service. High prices. Nothing unique Fine to go here once in a while but nothing to get excited about.

Thank Ernst_Harlekyn
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a group lunch at Steam today. The service was unfortunate very slow, we were told 15 minutes for a wrap to arrive and waited over an hour and a half. Not only was the service extremely slow but they got the order wrong and brought us the wrong food. Would not recommend this place, there are better places in... More 

Thank Justin v
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I was there for a drink after work with a friend - what a vibe! The barman had such knowledge about all the different kinds of gin, their specials, the food, we could ask him anything. Their cocktails were fresh and different and delicious! We shared a platter of food and were also pleasantly surprised by the amount and variety... More 

Thank jo_wanderlust87
Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stopped in for a quick lunch during a break in our guided tour. Service was very slow; slow to take orders, slow to deliver drinks and food; slow to deliver bill; slow to return change. Nice atmosphere, young crowd. Would return to give them a second chance if we were staying in the area.

Thank genenurse
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We had an excellent Dinner - Fillet and Ostrich Steak perfect - very tasty and delicate for a very reasonable price. We enjoyed the meal and the friendly and attentive service.

Thank Vnb_ZH8
Durbanville, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The general vibe of the place is great. This is an awesome place to go to for drinks. They have a wide range of beers.

Thank Eriza W
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Steaks were not done as per request, so we sent one back. Only to realise a day later we were charged for two deserts we never had.

Thank DevilliersPA
Dublin, Ireland
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We had drinks here and while they were pleasant it was nothing special. Nice spot to watch the world go by

Thank andrewDublin_Ireland
The Hague, The Netherlands
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296 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I went to this restaurant thinking it would be similar to Truth Coffee in Cape Town. They serve Truth coffee, plus the decor, logo, and waitstaff's attire look really similar. Unfortunately, they just seem to be a bad copy of Truth, as they don't even make a nice coffee. Also, they don't offer milk alternatives like their counterpart in Cape... More 

Thank snowbunny16
South Africa
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Food was great and well priced. Ordered a 350g fillet steak which arrived un-butterflied, how it should be. Service and waiter were also good! Thanks.

Thank Voetspoor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 886 4842
Definitely not listed under Stellenbosch yet...

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