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“AN UPMARKET STEAKHOUSE”
Review of Carne on Keerom

Carne on Keerom
Ranked #68 of 1,206 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We have dined at 95 Keerom on a number of occasions and the excellent atmosphere, food and service has been carried over to this meat centered basement restaurant opposite.The meat offerings are brought to the table on a large tray and each cut and the way it is prepared is professionally described by the waiter. My wife does not eat red meat but was very pleased with her chicken dish. The quality of meat is the best we have encountered in Cape Town.

Thank Terrence S
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Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

Fantastic quality and variety of meat are certainly unsurpassed. Unfortunately the preparation lets this simple plan fail, as my medium rare "plank" steak was overdone and rather tough, and the hangar steak was tough and chewy. We were also seated right outside the meat curing fridge, which was frequently open and filled the air with raw meat! Not ideal, considering the booking was made 6 weeks in advance. There are better options at this price point.

Thank PatBar2
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

Contrary to popular belief that South Africa has the best beef, all you have to do is buy some Botswana Beef from Makro and then reassess - having said that, we just don't compare to the better grill establishments in Sydney and New York and San Francisco to be fair. The steaks there whether "broiled" as opposed to grilled are A-W-E-S-O-M-E-! So....now comes Carne in Cape Town and they blow my mind because their carefully aged meat tastes almost as good and surpasses anything I've eaten in South Africa by miles! Not only is the meat perfectly aged, tastes like the equivalent of truffles when compared to brown mushrooms, but it was grilled to perfection. Well done Carne.

As for the service...oh well that is another matter altogether...somewhat wanting, as is any attention by management.

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Thank StefT
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

When you are in Cape Town you often not expect to find a good restaurant but this maybe the exception. They have a lovely selection of meat that is perfectly treated.
The service is average.

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Thank Andrew18985
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

recently spent a very special evening there and was blown away. the setting is awesome, great food and wine and hugely difficult to decide what to eat. Can't wait to get back there soon

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Thank RicotheGreat
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