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The Famous Butchers Grill

101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 422 0880
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food and decor was pretty good, but the waiter service was excellent. A great place to have a good dinner with the convenience of it being at the hotel

Thank dalendeklerk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 8 cousins just wanting to hang out and have some fun boy were we impressed by the fabulous steaks . Most of chose the Rump Steak from Medium Rare to Well Done each and everyone enjoyed it thoroughly .Also added...More

Thank carlyc888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten at another Famous Butchers Grill in the past so know the quality of food & service that is expected. At this branch, however, the food & service was not up to standard. We had steak which was very tough and overcooked. Service was...More

Thank WilIls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated my birthday there.We really enjoyed our food.we were so unorganised but they were very friendly nd patient with us.Thank you so much guys 😘😘😘😘😘 keep it up..........

Thank Ivychikara
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where to begin? The steak. The steak is absolutely out of this world. Flavours galore. My partner is a vegetarian and ordered a vegetable platter, which she could not finish. Not because of the portion size, but because of the variety they include in it!...More

Thank CobusSteyn
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Staff, atmosphere, food amazing! Can't get enough and no need to leave hotel and eat elsewhere. Simply superb!

Thank msmdup
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This restaurant was in my hotel and i ate there twice both times with my girlfriend. The food is quite diverse but not exceptiononable ,reasonable taste but generally unremarkable. Service in my view is very much on the slow side but that could be im...More

1  Thank KeithGHullEngland
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Called to check kitchen was open advised it was closing in 20 Minutes. We proceeded immediately. On arrival we were told the kitchen was closed. We informed them we had called. The kitchen was partially opened no grilled foods, they are famous for this! Option...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the restaurant on 5th March. We started with the snails and some were cold in the middle. Not a great start. Our steaks were good and we both enjoyed them. We followed up with one ice cream 'drenched' in hot...More

2  Thank Andrew V
Reviewed 7 March 2017

we went to the Famous Butchers grill for our 27th anniversary dinner. i had been before and was very happy with the food and had a great overall experience. this time i was a bit disappointed. the food was average. i ordered the spare ribs...More

1  Thank wonitap
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 0880
The Famous Butchers Grill is a sexy steakhouse located in the Cape Town Lodge Hotel in Cape Town's city centre. Not only are the steaks amazing, but the restaurant also offers LIVE entertainment 7 days a week.
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