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Villa Portuguese Restaurant

176 Upper Buitenkant Street | Oranjezicht, Vredehoek 8001, South Africa
+27 21 465 4100
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Pizza, Portuguese, Steakhouse, European, Pub
££ - £££
176 Upper Buitenkant Street | Oranjezicht, Vredehoek 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Having eaten here before a few times, the last visit was very disappointing. I ordered Steak Espetada, medium to well done, and my wife ordered the Rump steak, well done. Mine arrived well done but hers was medium to rare. Her mash potatoes were also...More

Thank Geff99
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We had a superb Portuguese lunch here. Famous for their peri peri chicken and seafood also, neither of which disappointed and the portions were large. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Leslie-ann C
Leo170817, Owner at Villa Portuguese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Fabulous! Thank you

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Service is Slow and Basic. Tables are very small and venue is cramped. Drinks are reasonably priced. Food quality is Fair. More of "pun grub" than fine dinning.

Thank Byron G
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Away from the tourist areas, this restaurant relies on locals, and keeps them very happy. A friendly ambience makes you feel welcome. There is a smoking section, so smokers don't feel like exiles. The menu is short, but should satisfy most tastes with a variety...More

Thank julyan s
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Had 2 great meals here during our recent holiday. Only chanced upon this restaurant as it was close to our hotel. Really nice wine and beer served here. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Casual eating with great food.

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Had a staggering time at Villa Tavern. Marcello the waiter was very kind and professional. Recommended to anyone who wants to try Portuguese food.

Thank Darren V
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Went there to watch the cricket. Service was basic but polite. Pizzas were woodfired and delicious. The inside area is the smoking section, which can be a little unpleasant for non smokers wanting to sit inside.

Thank Pieter M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We walked here from our hotel and found it to be delightful. The staff was friendly, service perfect and most importantly the food was very good. I always feel it's a good sign when there are several options that you struggle to choose between. It...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Whenever we phoned for a reservation it was full for the next couple of days, I guess this is why we expected much! It was a good meal but we have not gone back. Nice atmosphere. The service was not great, difficult to catch the...More

Thank Mick2014
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We had a good hearty meal here on a recent business trip. It a sports bar too as there was a big soccer match on but we were not interested and could comfortably sit in our own compartment and not be affected by it.

Thank White Bridge Fa... S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
10:00 - 23:45
15:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:45
10:00 - 23:45
10:00 - 23:45
10:00 - 23:45
10:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Upper Buitenkant Street | Oranjezicht, Vredehoek 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Vredehoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 465 4100
  • E-mail
Villa Portuguese Restaurant in Cape Town's Vredehoek serves many purposes. During the day, its a lively spot to grab breakfast with a cup of imported Portuguese Coffee or a lunch in between meetings. In the evening, it acts as a buzzing bar for some, and a classy spot for dinner among others. Villa Portuguese Restaurant on Buitenkant is certain to impress with its relaxed setting, excellent Portuguese cuisine. There are many delicious options on the menu including a wide range of salads, starters, Pizzas, meat and seafood dishes including pasta and desserts. Our specialitie meals for decades is Trinchado (Steak or Chicken), Espetada, Portuguese Steak and Portuguese Chicken. Our fresh linefish selection is impressive daily and also offer a selection of daily specials at reasonable prices.
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