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City Grill

Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 421 9820
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (244 reviews)
“skewers” (39 reviews)
“mixed grill” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 719 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening, restaurant was busy but we where shown to our table on arrival. Starters were large and very good. Steak and lamb chosen for mains where excellent and cooked to perfection, onion rings were delicious. Good reasonably priced restaurant with good...More

Thank Kitmatkat
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was extremely busy but Gillian the hostess was so accommodating and provide the best service... the creme brûlée was excellent!

Thank Tracey K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Decided to try a restaurant at the Victoria Wharf shopping centre while staying in Cape Town. Which is on the V&A waterfront. The restaurant has an outside decking area where we sat and provides blankets if you feel chilly, with water views. This is a...More

Thank tobyHertfordshire
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. We appreciate the feedback. Regards Barry

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

City grill has got there Food & Wine selection on Point!! 👌👌👌 Awesome wildlife meat selection. Great Menu. Friendly staff, awesome wine. Service was amazing and the food came out quickly. The Manager checked on our food and made a few jokes to make us...More

Thank Danita A
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the food and the wines. We believe that our steaks are some of the best in Cape Town. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this very restaurant this week and enjoyed our meal but the calamari portion was unacceptably small, especially given the price. We are locals paying tourist prices for starter helpings! My husband loved the calamari. I really enjoyed my burger.More

Thank Kirsty45
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We are extremely disappointed to hear that you thought our portions are too small. We normally get the contradictory from the tourists, as they feel our portions are way too big. I wish you brought this to our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both of us had the fillet steak and both was excellent. Couldn't be faulted. Nice location on the waterfront. A little Bit more expensive for Cape Town but that's ok as was worth the money. Very pleasant dining experience and highly recommended.

1  Thank Mansionman1
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We love hearing that our steak could not be faulted. Always the best words to express excellence. Regards Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for dinner as this is a busy restaurant in a nice area with water views and a nice shopping centre. We were seated outside on the deck with all the harbour views, the wait staff where a bit slow to get our refreshment...More

Thank Terry S
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We are disappointed to read some of your comments. We will investigate the content of your review. Regards Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steak was sublime as usual. Our waiter Mpho was brilliant and made us feel welcome. His service was impeccable and the food cake out very quickly! All round a stunning venue. Do yourself a favour...

Thank Nicoladejager
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice out of our 4 nights in Cape town. They have all types of different meats on the menu. We tried them all on a skewer. The food was goo.. the atmosphere was good, the service was good, and also the price...More

Thank Edward G
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. Regards Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was delicious - both myself and my boyfriend thoroughly enjoyed our steaks. They have a huge variety on the menu, and it's not badly priced, so I'd definitely recommed it from that aspect! The staff were also incredibly friendly, and the food arrived...More

Thank DiveDeeperBelow
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We appreciate the feedback. Regards Management

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 9820
  • E-mail
Description
Established in 1999, the City Grill is the oldest steakhouse in the V&A Waterfront. We invite you to discover a truly South African experience… so gather family and friends for a feast of flavour at the City Grill! A place where food has substance, big appetites are essential and South Africa is the flavour of the month, every month!
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