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“Always great food - service a little haphazard”
Review of Barristers

Barristers
Ranked #6 of 21 Restaurants in Newlands
Price range: US$5 - US$15
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Barristers is an institution in the Southern suburbs of Cape Town. Having been founded in 1980, Barristers is in the heart of Newlands Village and is an old favorite of locals and international visitors alike. From the deck which looks out over the village circle, through the lively pub and into the welcoming Grill and Tudor Rooms, we offer good old fashioned values at reasonable prices. Barristers has a comprehensive menu, extensive range of draught beers and a huge wine list. Good Food, Great Wine, Warm Friends is a motto we believe in emphatically.
Reviewed 20 November 2011

I always try to return to old favourites when I am back in Cape Town. My sister and I were especially looking forward to going back to barristers. The food was, as ever, fabulous. Unfortunately the service was not. Our waiter forgot our veg (we had to ask for it twice) and after just about uncorking another bottle of wine before we had asked for it (we did not want it - we were all driving) took to basically ignoring us. Is it just be or are restaurants in cape town really pushing the wine at the moment? This is the second place this has happened at. When I was waitressing in cape town whilst at uni, we always at least asked customers if they wouldl like another bottle!

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Reviewed 7 October 2011

This is a large popular rugby pub, with a very sociable crowd and has an excellent restaurant. There are actually two large rooms. The food was excellent.

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Reviewed 22 August 2011

We went twice to Barristers, once on a quiet night and then on a busy night. On both occasions we were well looked after. On both occasions we had steak and it was delicious: tasty and tender. Staff were friendly and helpful. Atmosphere was warm and cozy. We will go again.

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