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City Grill

Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 421 9820
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (277 reviews)
“skewers” (39 reviews)
“mixed grill” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 801 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Myself and colleague fancied a steak. We wandered into City Grill and walked out 2 hrs later having had a great meal and fabulous service. Would recommend if you like great quality steak and top wine.

Thank lawnyj2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On honeymoon with my husband and we decided following the reviews that we would try here. I wouldn’t bother if I was you. I’m pescatarian (eat fish but not meat) but my other half is very much a meat eater. For start I had the...More

Thank Jay N
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. We appreciate you giving feedback. Difficult for us to ascertain the facts around your complaint about the "chewy" prawns, as our prawns are fresh and we get several compliments on a daily basis. The fact that our meat...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited here in May. The food and service was fantastic - we had traditional South African babotie and lamb neck curry (all served with rice and chopped banana!) which was wonderful. The restaurant also provided blankets as it got chilly when...More

Thank James S
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your review. We appreciate the feedback. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had on 31 May with a group of 20 people our farewell dinner before the return flight to Germany. The food was excellent and the service extremely attentive and courteous. Erich Rothaug, Tourleader

Thank erichrothaug
guestservicesCGGF, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate the positive feedback. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to try the diverse African game meats, but it deserves a better cooking. Service was very good, the springbok meat was outstanding but side dishes very poorly made. A little bit more of sophistication from the chef would be great, or make it...More

Thank Lmadrid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Monday evening with family expecting great food and excellent service. Although the food was great (I had the steak and fries which was cooked perfectly), the service was terrible. We were rushed out of the restaurant and several orders/requests were ignored by...More

Thank ksiacn
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer I would like to first apologizing profusely that you felt rushed or did not enjoy the service as that is not our standard. We strive to make guests feel welcome, as you can see from the numerous incredible reviews on this site. Could...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As Brazilian we are used to eat good meat and here, we have found a great one. Quick and direct summary: GOOD STEAK, FAIR PRICE and LOVELY SERVICE... If you are around V&A and like a good steak, stop there for a good meal.

Thank De_Scaquetti
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the review. If we can impress a South American with meat, then we are happy. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 11 May 2018

This food was so good and the staff were so nice. It was one of the highlights on our trip to Cape Town, I definitely want to go back when I visit.

Thank Denise A
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the wonderful review. Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 9 May 2018

On Friday, 28th April we visited City Grill at the V&A for my husband's birthday. We were seated by one of the waiters inside and noticed that the restaurant wasn't busy at all - only 2 tables occupied. We sat at our table waiting for...More

Thank Michelle F
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I would like to investigate this further, as we are very customer orientated, as you can clearly see from all our stunning reviews. We are completely shocked to hear that you were not...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Had supper at City Grill again. Best steak ever in a restaurant. Superb service from Sammy and Washey. Staff do make a difference to a restaurantMore

Thank Vincent G
barryn348, Guest Relations Manager at City Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer We are delighted to hear that it was the best steak you have every had. Sammy has been with City Grill Steakhouse for about 13 years and she is one of the best waitresses around. We thank you for your patronage. Kind Regards...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 155, Victoria Wharf | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 9820
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Description
Established in 1999, the City Grill is the oldest steakhouse in the V&A Waterfront. We invite you to discover a truly South African experience… so gather family and friends for a feast of flavour at the City Grill! A place where food has substance, big appetites are essential and South Africa is the flavour of the month, every month!
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