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Savoy Cabbage

101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 2626
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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African, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 December 2014

The atmosphere, the service and the food -all worth between four and five stars. The location is in a semi-dodgy area, but the parking is close and there's a parking guard employed by the restaurant so it's all safe and good. Great for friends and...More

1  Thank EAN32
Reviewed 16 December 2014

The reviews rate this restaurant highly, though we were a little disturbed by the slightly off-hand reception. The waiter who attended us was however very good, offering sensible choices as we sampled South African wines by that glass - one indeed was excellent. The walls...More

1  Thank DrStoat
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Very good service and interesting menu. Give it a go if you like an independent, casual place with quality food and service. And see Desmond Tutu fly.......you need to visit to see that !!

1  Thank hiptripperist
Reviewed 9 December 2014

The restaurant has a great atmosphere and is very well decorated. The food is delicious and it has an excellent wine menu. There is a traditional maitre who is in charge of the waiters which makes that service is very good. There was really nothing...More

Thank Stefan M
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Savoy Cabbage has been my favourite restaurant for many years and it is based on my overall experiences with reference to a recent dinner. I went, first, in 2000 and I have recommended it to countless people over the years. Very few have been disappointed....More

3  Thank Orchardview
Reviewed 1 December 2014

I've been to Savoy Cabbage many times over the years that it has been in business. That was in the late 90's. It was clear from the start that it had "the edge". An architecturally interesting two floor open-plan space in an historically important 18th...More

1  Thank FranCapeTown
Reviewed 30 November 2014

What a wonderful restaurant Savoy Cabbage is! I had Thanks Giving dinner with a friend here with a friend on Thursday night. We were well looked after, enjoyed exceptional wine at very very reasonable prices and the most delicious food! The pumpkin pie with cinnamon...More

Thank AndreaStolten
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Went here on a weekday night after our first choice was closed. We didn't have reservations but there were enough tables available. I'm glad we ended up here as this meal was fantastic. The server recommended the hartebeest cooked rare, which I was a little...More

Thank Mark Z
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Great place to eat with an out-of-the-ordinary menu eg gin-soaked gemsbok! Good value and excellent wine list. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Dreadful experience at the Savoy Cabbage last night. Thanksgiving dinner was the theme and the whole evening was an insult to the diners. From the offhand reception when we arrived it proceeded to go further and further downhill. Rude and inefficient service and inedible food...More

Thank OldRockChick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 2626
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Enjoy creative contemporary cooking in a visually exciting venue. With its historic Table Mountain stone and old brick that dates back to the 18th century, architect Leon Saven's design is complemented by glass, concrete and exposed ducting. Cabbage motif chandeliers and salt dishes, fine table appointments and impeccable service reflect outstanding attention to detail. The menu alters daily, using the freshest local produce and combines unusual flavours to excite the palate of the discerning diner. Free range organic and ethically sourced ingredients. Allergies catered for. A boutique wine list which is very reasonably priced.
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