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Al's Place

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Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Contemporary
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24 Station Road, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa
+27 21 686 8254
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
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Cape Town, South Africa
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113 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good food,and friendly vibe at this owner run restaurant. Popular with locals and the owner makes a point of chatting to all the patrons. Also has early-bird specials and music evenings. Good parking outside. The duck in a Van der Hum sauce is excellent.

1 Thank JoySmith
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We had great evening and in this busy and lively restaurant. The steaks were great and service excellent. Definitely recommend a visit.

1 Thank Frasercharles
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Great place in the heart of Rondebosch. When we arrived we were greeted by the owner Alan who after we were seated came and introduced himself at our table and we were made to feel extremely welcome. Decor has a really homely feel and makes for a very pleasant evening. Food was outstanding and the steaks were done as requested,... More 

1 Thank Grant P
1 review
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Al's Place restaurant - What a disgrace of an restaurant! Came there with my family for a good Dinner just to be told that I have to keep my 1 year old quiet as she is disturbing the other customers evening. The day before going there I called in advanced for a reservation. I spoke to Alan which is the... More 

Thank dane l
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had a great meal at this local eat eatery. The steak was one of the best my husband has eaten. He had the rump steak. The creme brulee never disappoints. My chicken with brie and cranberry was delicious, a lovely combination. The service was quick on a busy night.

1 Thank GigiJenkin
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to Al's Place in Rondebosch this evening. The menu has a wide range of steaks, woodfired oven pizzas and seafood dishes. For my starter I chose a delicious bowl of mussels in a white wine and cream broth with a couple of slices of toasted baguette- delicious! My husband thoroughly enjoyed his garlic snails. Both... More 

1 Thank mkossie
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The place is quite retro, in a good way. The menu features pizza, pasta, steak & fish - pretty much. But, all done perfectly like you do not often find. Lots of lovely little touches, from the generous classes of wine to the startlingly good home made desserts.

1 Thank timefly
South Africa
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Based on the many good reviews, we chose Al's Place for a large family dinner. We were warmly welcomed by Al & Olga. We had a wonderful and relaxed evening. Each dish was delicious. Our waittress, Lee Anne, was most efficient. She and Al often stopped by to check that all was in order. Altogether a marvellous choice, and we... More 

1 Thank LindyluSouthAfrica
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016

On our way to a Baxter show, we quickly Googled for a restaurant on TripAdvisor and found Al's Place and decided to give it a go as the reviews very pretty good. All expectations were exceeded. The food were great, juicy steaks and tender calamari but what was really great was to meet Al in person and the special attention... More 

Thank Salome T
Pretoria, South Africa
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic supper here. I had Dick and my partner had fish (kabeljou or cob). Both items cooked to perfection. The restaurant is a homely, welcoming place and is a perfect getaway from the horrible franchised restaurants that dot the city. highly recommended.

Thank Capicejo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Station Road, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Rondebosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 686 8254

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?