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Beijing Orchid Asian Cuisine - V&A Waterfront

Shop 261 UL, Victoria Wharf, V and A Waterfront, Dock Rd, Foreshore | Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 8702
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible19%
4 Aug 2015
“Much better options available nearby”
2 Aug 2015
“Don't bother - I mean it!”
Closed Now
All hours
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Thai
££ - £££
Shop 261 UL, Victoria Wharf, V and A Waterfront, Dock Rd, Foreshore | Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

We regularly eat in the V&A when visiting Cape Town but often end up in the same restaurants as the quality and service is top notch. For a change we thought we would try the Beijing Orchid (foolishly without a Trip Advisor check), located upstairs...More

1  Thank markcjd
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Good location - it's the Waterfront after all. But you'll find mediocre food laced with MSG and couples with lazy service - you're better off taking your hard earned pennies to another spot. If you do decide to visit, drink plenty of wine - you're...More

Thank Note T
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Saturday evening from Robertson we were recommended the Beijing Orchid. We has the set menu, it seemed value for money. It was until we came to the mains, some sort of steak dish which was presented quite dramatically on sizzling hot plate, The steak was...More

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Very nice cuisine, I enjoyed my Pekin duck and my hubby have tried some sushi platter.It was very pleasant experience.Nice atmosphere - cosy and warm.

Thank Kras0tka
Reviewed 19 July 2015

I had an early evening business dinner at this restaurant and enjoyed, good food, large portions, good service and a great view of the bay! The crispy duck and pancakes were great but there was really enough for two and having a second course of...More

Thank matkincc
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

great service, great view and great food! My boyfriend and I went last friday for dinner and ordered the set menu R150 per person and enjoyed a bottle of nederburg rosé while sitting outside with a wonderful view over the waterfront marina. when it got...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We went on a Friday night when queues were piling up outside Willoughbys and Gibsons (also at the V&A) and were surprised to find this restaurant completely empty. As we were already hungry and it was too cold to hover around outside, we decided 'What...More

Thank Colleen2014
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Went to the V & A Waterfront to avoid loadshedding in our area. Stumbled onto this place. We ordered the menu for two. Wow wow wow. The food was out of this world. From the soup to the dessert. Yes we had to wait a...More

Thank jaco v
Reviewed 23 April 2015

The place is beautifully situated at waterfront. The view is very nice. We really wanted good seafood after too much excellent meat earlier in the week. We ordered spring rolls for starter, they were crisp and delicious, then followed nigiri with salmon and prawn. Both...More

Thank MineReiseplaner
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We were especially wanting to eat Thai so decided on this restaurant. The restaurant is very good decor wise but the fact that it was practically half empty in such a popular area for eating out should have rang alarm bells with us. We were...More

Thank Carol C
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 261 UL, Victoria Wharf, V and A Waterfront, Dock Rd, Foreshore | Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 8702
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Explore the exotic East at Beijing Orchid and let the chefs prepare one of their masterful creations, using only the freshest ingredients and spices.
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