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The Famous Butchers Grill

101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 422 0880
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Have returned to this great steakhouse a number of times and have never had other than an exceptional meal and the best service. Generous portions of food, excellent wines- always leave totally satisfied!

Thank arngreen
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Superb food every night of an eight night stay. The variations and waiting staff were fantastic. The food was cooked to the highest of standards. Great chef.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely disgustingly rude head of house by the name of something called Ray. Arrogant to the extreme actually came to the table and said that it was inappropriate to ask a table nearby to keep the noise down because we a table of six were...More

Thank Jelswiss
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Once again tried somewhere new on our Entertainer App and were pleasantly surprised. Our waiter, Happy, was friendly and attentive. Our steaks were superb. Will certainly visit this restaurant again.

Thank Deb K
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We eat out a lot a sometimes you eat because you are hungry and need the energy , but sometimes you want to be entertained and make a occasion of it. This is relaxed dining with good service and quality food. Yes , you can...More

Thank RiaanSouthAfrica
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I travel professionally and we arrived late after a long days overland travel and thus decided to eat in. We were staying at the attached hotel. The staff were friendly enough in getting a table sorted for us away from the noise. My sirloin 200g...More

1  Thank Topnotchted
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Unlike a lot of hotel restaurants, this one is both reasonably priced AND very good! Service, food, live music.....I ate there several times while staying in Cape Town and was never disappointed!

Thank CindiSmith
Reviewed 20 November 2017

It was my birthday. The staff really treated us well, as usual (this is one of my favourite restaurants). The steak is "tenderlicious" and very tasty. Veggies are yummy. We try a new desert each time and never disappointed. Wine selection is also good and...More

Thank Tanya H
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been to this restaurant numerous times without any issues. Friday night however, was disastrous. It started of with the waiter who was unwelcoming, curt and not available when needed. The major problem however, was when we needed to pay. Their card machine was not...More

1  Thank Adil K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We use this steakhouse regularly and enjoy what we get most of the time, however, the quality of the meat varies every time we visit. The presentation and preparation are always spot on and the service is consistently good. The problem is that you never...More

Thank Aeraille
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
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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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