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Signal Restaurant Waterfront

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West Quay Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 410 7100
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Cape Town
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing dinner at Signal. The food, service and ambiance was incredible. We chose a South African wine--our server asked if we were celebrating a special occasion and suggested instead a superior (incredible--his last bottle) wine that was less expensive than our initial choice.

Thank Karen A
Vereeniging, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent restaurant, innovative but not over the top. Excellent menu offer. Recommended, stylish dining in Cape Town, the lady chef improves the quality of the kitchen over time. Recommended.

Thank Jo L
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108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quality, service and experience world class - but so is the price. Wine list interesting and adds to experience. Value for money as a South African traveling a question but probably not noticeable for visitors

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an incredible breakfast with pork belly and apple crepes - yum yum yum. Plus the cold buffet has a make your own mimosa stand - you really cant go wrong!

Thank Ivona S
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service is excellent at this restaurant and we love the atmosphere and the ambience. We love this quiet spot and make it a point to visit it whenever we are in the waterfront . We love to have a pre drink at the amazing bar. Well affordable taking into account that the restaurant is attached to the... More 

Thank bennettbenny6
Henderson, NV
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223 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cape Grace's restaurant definitely need more recognition. It is in the Cape Grace Hotel adjacent to the V&A waterfront. The room itself is very pleasant and well done for a hotel restaurant. We had the tasting menu with wine pairings and all courses were excellent with great pairings. The service was second to none. I cannot recommend this restaurant highly... More 

Thank NikkoHenderson_NV
Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having read previous reviews we were a little hesitant about this restaurant! Thankfully our experience was second to none... staff were very attentive and courteous. Had early cocktails at the bar and then in the cigar lounge below before wandering back upstairs to a feast... Beautiful decor and the tables are very intimate and not crammed together. Starters was amazing... More 

Thank Dazzler7890
Sandton, South Africa
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch with old friends at Signal. Perfect quiet setting and great ambience. We could talk and hear one another !! The food was excellent. The service very discreet and good. We truly felt as if we were entertaining at home.

Thank Marie-Louise V
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner in the Signal Restaurant three times during our stay at Cape Grace. Food was excellent, with pleasant and efficient service and very nice surroundings. Only criticism was that, because I'm vegetarian, the menu could change more often. Price was extremely reasonable - the same as a pub meal in the UK! Dining at Signal Restaurant was a... More 

Thank mrsje
South Africa
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117 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We've been to the Cape Grace - Signal restaurant numerous times spanning 4-5 years. It's been our favourite until 12 months ago when service, attitude and quality declined. Today's incident was the final straw - we were a walkin booking for lunch (like before) and asked for a table, and were given a choice except the table with a view.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$199
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Quay Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 410 7100
With panoramic views of Signal Hill, Signal Restaurant provides a welcome setting on the water's edge. The menu is a unique combination of flavours incorporating influences from the many cultures that called upon this region in days gone by. The aged yellowwood furniture juxtaposed with crisp white linen, all skillfully positioned in the glow of the eccentric hand-crafted chandeliers sets the atmosphere for a new level of hip hotel dining.

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