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Duchess of Wisbeach

3 Wisbeach Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 434 1525
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Wisbeach Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked and asked about corkage!! Were told R85 a bottle!! When we got there it was R85 for 5 bottles then jumped to R 195 a bottle Party goers look some where else it is far To much to pay we were NOT EXPLAINED...More

1  Thank rhjc2007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, if your looking for a quite dinner for 2 then this is NOT your place. If you want a great meal, bustling environment, and fun then this is the place. Food excellent and the staff have a great time. There’s even an occasional song...More

Thank angelinaogt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are tourists, and that means it’s more about the experience than the placement of the forks. We get the feeling that every day is a new dawn at The Duchess, and there is a certain amount of improv from moment to moment. We had...More

Thank phang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great vibey music, plenty of buzz, good food (loved the radishes as a bar snack). Treated so well by staff and the delightful owner who would be our new best friend if it weren’t for the fact that we live in London. We will be...More

Thank StevefromLondon_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our experience was as poor as it could have been. We booked months ahead. On a busy evening tables were crammed into one room and a second room left empty. We were seated at a table in what was for all practical purposes a corridor...More

2  Thank 134stephen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

this is a noisy buzzy high octane popular restaurant filled with the sounds of people having a good time.expect an impromptu caberat by owner Theresa and her staff.not for the feint hearted. on this occasion the eight of us chose garden salad,haloumi,mussels,truffle macaroni,salmon ceviche,chicken breast,...More

Thank Stuart L
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Friendly, welcoming staff. Quirky decor and very good food. Would recommend booking in advance or eating early as it does get very busy.

Thank vks598
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Went for dinner on a Sat night in early January. The day prior I received a phone call confirming my reservation and letting me know they would be doing 2 seatings and that, around 9.30pm, we might be asked to move to the bar -...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 28 January 2018

This restaurant is a real find. We were told about it when talking to a local. It has fabulous if not a bit off the wall service, and eccentric but comfortable and relaxing decor. The food is also excellent and very good value. Stay until...More

Thank LimonerosKent
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited a large variety of restaurants in CPT but for me this one was and is special. Arriving you get into a small bar and can enjoy drinks waiting for your table. Staff is amazing. So friendly helpful but not stiff. I’ve sat in...More

Thank Lars J
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23 August 2017|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Very close and you can smoke at the bar.
22 August 2016|
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Response from cachoc | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chris I don't remember seeing specifically a vegetarian menu, but I am sure they do have vegetarian dishes. Go into their website and see if they are showing the current menu. Cape Town is full of good restaurants and... More
24 May 2016|
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Response from CCommaille | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is located on Wisbeach Road in Sea Point so I would assume the name has something to do with that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wisbeach Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 1525
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