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The Famous Butchers Grill

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101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 422 0880
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff, atmosphere, food amazing! Can't get enough and no need to leave hotel and eat elsewhere. Simply superb!

Thank msmdup
Hull England
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358 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was in my hotel and i ate there twice both times with my girlfriend. The food is quite diverse but not exceptiononable ,reasonable taste but generally unremarkable. Service in my view is very much on the slow side but that could be im unlucky. Only a rating of 6/10.

1 Thank KeithGHullEngland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called to check kitchen was open advised it was closing in 20 Minutes. We proceeded immediately. On arrival we were told the kitchen was closed. We informed them we had called. The kitchen was partially opened no grilled foods, they are famous for this! Option was pan fried items, I settled for the salad, it was delicious, fresh lettuce, sliced... More 

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the restaurant on 5th March. We started with the snails and some were cold in the middle. Not a great start. Our steaks were good and we both enjoyed them. We followed up with one ice cream 'drenched' in hot chocolate sauce. Sadly their view on drenched isn't the same as ours. I visited this... More 

2 Thank Andrew V
Cape Town, South Africa
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

we went to the Famous Butchers grill for our 27th anniversary dinner. i had been before and was very happy with the food and had a great overall experience. this time i was a bit disappointed. the food was average. i ordered the spare ribs and when they arrived they were very spare. my husband had the steak which again... More 

1 Thank wonitap
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I purchased a voucher on Hyperli and made a reservation for my sons 16 th birthday.Having just got seated,i was told that as the voucher was not valid due to it not scanning correctly,they would not honour.My complaint that the contract vested between Hyperli and Famous Butchers fell on deaf ears,and the manageress was not prepared to use her discretion... More 

1 Thank hemant2017
Turin, Italy
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The food was well presented and served properly and tasted very good. A great meal with a nice bottle of wine

1 Thank Joannehelm
‪Ma'ale Gamla‬
1 review
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Overall very good experience! Exellent service with very good meat starters and desert. An evening to remember.

Thank Mati R
HYTHE kent
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

the butchers grill is in the capetown lodge hotel which i have stayed at three times over last 3 years, and eaten there some 40 times.. there is a massive choise of meats served in large portions.. they also serve very good pasta meat meals ..beware a fillit steak can weight up to 16oz.. all food is cooked in open... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We took 4 guests to the Famous butchers grill, Of the 6 of us 5 had steaks and I guests from Canada remarked the steaks they had were the best they had ever had !!! One had the 200g rump and the other the 200g fillet. My steak once again was superb and I had the 200g rump. The service... More 

1 Thank Graeme L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 0880
The Famous Butchers Grill is a sexy steakhouse located in the Cape Town Lodge Hotel in Cape Town's city centre. Not only are the steaks amazing, but the restaurant also offers LIVE entertainment 7 days a week.

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