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“Fantastic and welcoming”
Review of The Backyard Grill

The Backyard Grill
Ranked #215 of 1,185 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$16
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Seapoints hidden gem ! A true South African "braai" experience.... rub shoulders with the locals whilst your food gets grilled at the bbq right in front of you. We have a fantastic selection of meat and seafood to choose from and a cozy neighborhood vibe that will make you feel right at home !
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

It feels touristy, but once inside, the place feels like you just got invited to dine at a BBQ get together with friends. Fantastic food, warm welcoming service, and cute decor.

Thank Yoichi_SF
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Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

I was there on a saturday afternoon. A friend had booked for us, as it was his birthday. I live in seapoint and have driven past there a few times but never went in. The place was buzzing @ 5 in the afternoon, rugby being watched and the smell of 'BRAAI VLEIS' filled the air. I was taken back to the Northern Cape and felt so @ home. The food almost brought me to tears and the homemade pepper sauce actually did. Food and atmosphere was amazing.
One downside though was the bathrooms, but hey even that did not stop me from having a good time.

Needless to say, I will not just be driving past there the next time.

Thank robert f
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Reviewed 27 February 2014

This place is excellent. Food was great, great dessert, good wine. Had an excellent rib-eye steak with some vegetables and mushrooms as sides. Highly recommended!

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Thank Felix S
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Reviewed 11 February 2014

In the 9 weeks i stayed in Cape Town for work, I went here for lunch and dinner at least a dozen times.

The owner is extremely friendly and will sit and chat. The staff is extremely accommodating and provide great service.

Most importantly, the food is top notch. Their steak, ribs, and boerewors is tender, juicy, and very flavorful. Check out their skewers too.

Great indoor setting with a nice outdoor seating as well.

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1  Thank Christopher V
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

Been twice now to this lovely little friendly restaurant.

The food is excellent, close on the best steak I've ever had!

The staff are friendly and helpful.

Good small wine list but really tasty wines.

Excellent value for money.

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Thank MARK O
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