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Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs

Shop 153 Lower Level V&A Waterfront | Shop 157 Lower Level V&A Waterfront, Victoria Wharf, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 87 357 3465
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (151 reviews)
“burger” (542 reviews)
“onion blossom” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Shop 153 Lower Level V&A Waterfront | Shop 157 Lower Level V&A Waterfront, Victoria Wharf, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A big group of us had dinner here one night. Firstly the view of the waterfront is excellent and the prices at this place are very good for where you are. The food that most had was good to very good but the milk shakes...More

Thank trek4cs
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Trek4cs, thank you for the review. Unfortunately, for large tables ordering shakes, there is a delay, as our shakes are hand-spun and blended, not by machine, so they take a bit longer, but as you said are so worth it. The shakes are not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The burger was very tasty and the patty was done to perfection. The selection of milkshakes is astounding and fantastic. Great view of the boats in the harbour and overall an enjoyable experience

Thank Andrew J
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Andrew, thank you for the lovely review. We look forward to having you dine with us again very soon. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a booking a week ahead. Phone 2 hours before just to check. When we arrived they didn't even know about the booking. Terrible service. Good food.More

Thank ChristalM45
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Christal, your booking for 5 people at 12pm was indeed noted in our reservations book for Sunday 07 Oct. I am not sure why you were told otherwise. Did you speak to Luvuyo, the manager on duty? My apologies that the service was not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very extensive menu of different combinations of burgers which aren’t bad but neither are they upto the claim of being Gourmet! The buns both seeded and brioche are very disappointing, come on guys change your baker. Service was also pretty slow, no ketchup on...More

Thank Graham D
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Graham, thank you for the comments. We bake our burger buns fresh every day. The seeded ones are made to an American style recipe, that is firmer than a regular burger bun you get at other generic places. Our burgers are huicy and saucy,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was really quick. We got everything we wanted right away. The hamburgers were fantastic, portions are big and it was an excellent value for money.

Thank Hilla S
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Hilla, thank you for the Trip Advisor review. It is much appreciated. Looking forward to you dining with us very soon again. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a Sunday evening. The V&A Waterfront is touristy, but the restaurants are open and lively even on Sundays. We had very good burgers at Gibson's, and the milkshake we shared as dessert was just excellent! Filled with Oreos, brownies, chocolate wafers and...More

Thank Kaparipin
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Kaparipin, thank you very much for the review. Much appreciated. Looking forward to you dining with us soon again. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a lot of hype around Gibsons and we looked forward to fantastic burgers. The menu is extensive and the range of milkshakes astounding, so we had great expectations. The burgers were not bad, but spoiled by dry buns that we discarded. The milkshakes...More

Thank AllanPMilne
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Allan, our buns are baked fresh every day, and the mix of different flours that we use, is often the cause for people thinking that the buns are dry and stale They are most definitely not. Using rye flour adds an extra strength to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. It's the first time in years I've not been willing to leave a tip. But the cheeky buggers included it on the Bill. No wonder the staff could not be bothered. We had to get up to find the waiter on several occasions. We...More

Thank ALTaylorZA
Andrew H, General Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear ALTaylorZA, please can you contact me on support@slickrestaurants.com as I want to getva copy of the bill and investigate when this happened. This is so not our standard and we pride ourselves on our service and food quality. It doesn't even sound like our...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Best burger ever! 100% steak. Good service and good scenery. Ended the meal with the most delicious trifle.

Thank Daphne L
Andrew H, General Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Daphne, thank you for the kind words and lovely review. We look forward to you visiting us soon again. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Getting a good vegetarian burger can be tough, but Gibsons offers a fair range of options. A little adjustment to some of them can result in a vegan burger, too. And the fries... to die for!

Thank _waltpr
Andrew H, General Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Waltpr, thank you for posting your review on our Trip Advisor page. We look forward to you visiting us again soon. BTW, our sister restaurant Balducci, has a full VEGAN menu for those that wish to try out something new. Regards, Andrew

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Vap08
27 February 2017|
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Response from Maggy1408 | Reviewed this property |
I am almost 100% sure that there is NO dairy free option at Gibson's.
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Andrew H
12 March 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 153 Lower Level V&A Waterfront | Shop 157 Lower Level V&A Waterfront, Victoria Wharf, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 87 357 3465
  • E-mail
Description
After 2 years of perfecting the perfect burger, we have a range of Gourmet Burgers as well as amazing succulent fall-off-the-bone ribs (pork, beef & lamb). We have just launched another 17 shakes to our already 40 Gourmet Shake range, which include Chocolate Brownie shake, Cheesecake shake as well as a huge flavour of fruit shakes (Blueberry, Summerburst & Black Cherry to name a few) and now also Gingerbread, Malva&Custard and Orange Blossom
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