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“Unique tapas menu”
Review of Chefs Warehouse

Chefs Warehouse
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Cool place. We arrived early as we heard it can fill up quickly and the kitchen closes at 8. We were able to get a seat at 530 and the place was packed by 6.
Started with oysters which were large and fresh.
First three dishes were a salmon brandade with chips, tuna tartare and lightly fried squid. Then came onion risotto (highlight) and roasted cauliflower tart. Last three dishes which came together were 1) thinly sliced springbok, seared, served with radish and pickled shiitake (my favorite), 2) lamb with butternut puree, 3) miso fish cakes.
Restaurant was casual and fun. Waiter knew every ingredient in detail and service was great.
The cost for the tasting menu was 650 (everything excluding oysters) which was incredible value given the amount of energy and expertise that clearly went into the meal.

Thank Adnan M
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

There are no reservations here, so we went early - 5:00 for dinner. We were able to walk right in. Most seats are on stools at a fixed long narrow table. As someone else mentioned, their goal is not to make you comfy and stay awhile, rather to feed you amazing food and then you make room for the next party. The menu is set so you get what you get - but we loved everything. They do ask if you have any food allergies and looked to make substitutions if needed. We loved every bite, as well as the wine we chose. It's an experience that I haven't had before with very good food, so glad we went.

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Thank Adowell
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

First time in south Africa,This was the first restaurant we decided to go to as the reviews on tripadvisor were so good. And we are so glad we didIt was probably one of the best meals we've had in south Africa, And probably one of the best meals we have had.In a long time. We wholeheartedly recommend this restaurantThe price was rightThe waiters were knowledgeableHelpfulAnd the food was absolutely on point and amazing.

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Thank NewYorkAri
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The b&b owner recommended this restaurant. According to him, this is supposed to best one of the best restaurants in Cape Town. And, ... he was right. Just amazing!
Service is "very close to perfection" : friendly, attentive, ..
Food is delicous : a true pleasure for my taste buds. Al the dishes are also a fine piece of art ! And there are 8 dishes, so the quantitative issue is also covered.
And above all : price is ok, even low, for such a dinner.

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Thank HjalmarGalmaarden
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The food here is so good it's tempting to get the overnight flight from London, have lunch here and fly back that night!

The concept and execution is simply first class and amazingly good value too. Just go, you won't be disappointed. No bookings either so no need to panic about securing a reservation, just turn up early.

Thank Keith M
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