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Grand Africa Cafe & Beach

Haul Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 0551
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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“pizza” (88 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Haul Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 688 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely long lunch with friends looking at the beautiful view. The restaurant is big, but both the food quality and service was impeccable. For starters we all shared pizza, sushi and a salad. For main prawns, chicken and steak. Every dish was...More

Thank MarvBlonde
RadleyDijkers, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this review

We really appreciate you posting your experience Marv and hope you return to try the new and improved cheese cake we launching on our winter menu next month.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here for a few drinks in the early afternoon. It was a bit of a business meeting, but we did enjoy ourselves a lot. The drinks and service were quite fast and nice, we had a little snack, a pizza and some other small...More

Thank nyanelebajoa
RadleyDijkers, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience and choosing Grand Beach while you were visiting Cape Town.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a large group and we were allocated a table on the waters edge. The weather was perfect and the setting wonderful. The food and service was fine. When the bill arrived we added a tip and paid. Later when looking at the bill...More

Thank Diane G
RadleyDijkers, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this review

Hi Diane Please will you send your contact details with the date that you visited us so that we can re-reimburse you for this mistake and please accept our sincere apologies. beach@grandafrica.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with a large group for dinner and everything was pre-arragenged, service was expedite and food was good, of course when you talk about pizza and chicken. Could not try anything else, but for this two options and beer, it was a good choice....More

Thank Carlos R
RadleyDijkers, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this review

Hope you visit us and Cape Town soon Carlos... next time please try our delicious seafood selection, extensive wine list and tasty cocktails.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Upfront I will tell you we were using Entertainer vouchers and we booked for 6 people. the venue is just stunning on a nice day and we arrived early evening while it was still daylight. i had been there before and was told that Entertainer...More

Thank MarionCapeTown
RadleyDijkers, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this review

Marion this situation should have been handled better and offer you our apologies for this. We hope that you will visit again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to love this place, but after my last few visits have become disenchanted. The focus seems to be more on accommodating as many people as possible than delivering a good experience. Over Christmas and in Feb we went as usual but were not...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
RadleyDijkers, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this review

Your feedback is appreciated, we will ensure that our service levels are improved upon and make all of our guests feel as important as the next, no matter how busy we are.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My lovely wife and I had dinner at Gand Beach. The R20 parking charge was an irritation but at least our car was safe. We were warmly welcomed although I don't like being asked "do you have a reservation or are you a walk-in". Anyway...More

Thank Les P
RadleyDijkers, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this review

Les we hope to see you at Grand Beach again soon "Walk-in" or not. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely amazing time at the grand. The food is delicious the view is spectacular and to top it off, out waiter, Pumlani provided us with unbeatable service!

Thank Marius H
RadleyDijkers, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this review

Made ours and Pumlani's day reading this review, thank you for posting it here and we hope you visit soon Marius.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service & food. Brenton gave excellent service & advice. Beautifull setting with view. Sous vide grilled chicken recommend. Not to missed when visiting Cape Town.

Thank Johann R
RadleyDijkers, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this review

Johann your review is appreciated by ourselves and Brenton. Thanks for visiting us all the way from Komatipoort.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we come to Cape Town we make this a must. We have been for lunch and dinner hear and are never disappointed. The atmosphere is fantastic and the value for money is amazing. Food menu has enough selection and there is good options...More

Thank 976jessicad
RadleyDijkers, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this review

Jessica your recommendation is appreciated

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Remondy K
Hi Andie I have a VVIP family of 6 visiting Cape Town and I have reserved them a table for the 28th December for dinner at the Grand Cafe & Beach Restaurant. They are keen, but they would like to know whether the food is good there. Can you please advise. Thanks Remondy
17 November 2016|
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Response from RadleyDijkers | Property representative |
Hi Remondy, we have a new chef and have made a few changes to the menu. Come try and let us have your feedback.
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rachywills
Hi are children welcome?
22 March 2016|
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Response from Vicki T | Reviewed this property |
Kids will enjoy, an informal eating place, surf type theme and the staff would be very welcoming to all generations.if sitting along the front of the resturant along the promenade you could easily see your children playing... More
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sarahsilver12
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
27 March 2015|
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Response from Jane L | Property representative |
Yes we welcome Dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 78
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haul Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 0551
  • E-mail
Description
Cape Town's most desirable destination restaurant, Grand Africa Café & Beach embraces a free-spirited beach Cafe culture - the only one of its kind in Cape Town. Offering a unique experience the tactile decadence completes the trendsetting design offering a cafe style dining experience on the deck or beach with magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island.