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The Butcher Man

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105 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 434 1111
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 09:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This establishment is basically a large butchers shop at the back but also small eatery at the front with a few seats overlooking the Main Road.It has wooden benches but food (meat/burgers,etc) is of excellent quality at very reasonable price.staff also very attentive.Have been here every time i have visited Cape Town and will be going back next visit!

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Thank Brent C
Atlanta
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is the PITS. That meat counter? Your cooked food doesn't come from here. They have no liquor license, so don't buy the "near beer". I paid for the fake beer and water, and then walked out. If you're craving steak, this is NOT the place. The WORST.

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Thank Russtpott
danieln1994, Social Media Manager at The Butcher Man, responded to this review

Hi, We are very sorry to hear about your experience at The Butcher Man. We pride ourselves on our high quality meats and we hope you are willing to come in and try again. As for our liquor license, yes that is in progress. Thank you. More 

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

aThe Butcher man has a huge selection of outstanding , quality meats. Parking is available across the road and there are many lviby coffee shops or bistros in the area.

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Thank 776tobias
Madrid, Spain
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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

It is OK. The beef is quite acceptable. Good service Very interesting butcher and biltong shop It closes quite early (for my standards) for dinner..

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Thank Vaskovskyy
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

One of my absolute favourite places in Cape Town! I know it breaks with Cape Town idiom, But I'm not a vegetarian. I don't really like veggies. And this place delivers what I DO like in spades! whether you choose your piece of meat or have a meal from the prepared menu, it's going to be deliciously good. Bloody good.The... More 

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Thank Stephen A
Hong Kong
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The lonestar (Texan T-bone) was a hit! For 4 of us, we ordered 2 T-bones, 1 rib eye, 4 pieces of lamb cutlets, 1 slice of pork belly and 2 vacuum packed t-bones to bring home. Our bill came to 1200 rand all together, which in our opinion, was super reasonable. We had a bottle of sparkling water, a ginger... More 

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Thank siuling
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The Butcher Man has never failed to impress me, ever since it's launch, whether to order and eat in the restaurant, for a quick take-out or to purchase supremely cut and matured meat, the quality has never disappointed - other than the quality of the Biltong is often rather bland.

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Thank Ohjaygeen
Albufeira, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Consistently top quality fresh meat, well priced, cut as you like it. Great biltong. Burgers to eat in, also very good. Pity their homebrand condiments have preservatives in. As someone who is health conscious, I think it really lets them down and would like to see quality accompaniments to match their meat.

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Thank Bld211
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Just love this place. The guy running it has excellent knowledge in meat and is really helpful and friendly. They serve in house steaks but is mainly a butcher shop. Ordered both my Christmas pork belly and New Years eve turkey from this shop. The steaks are also good value with great taste

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Thank Aslevatn
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Really a butchers with a restaurant tagged on. The meet is excellent and not surprisingly dominates the menu. The restaurant is basic but clean and presentable. Prices are veery reasonable. Our steaks were really superb and came with chips and coleslaw. Really all you could eat! The restaurant doesn't seem to serve alcohol, but you can bring your own. Just... More 

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Thank Chris B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Main Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 1111

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