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Beefcakes Burger Bar

40 Somerset Road | Sovereign Quay, Greenpoint, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 9019
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“burgers” (66 reviews)
“beef” (8 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
40 Somerset Road | Sovereign Quay, Greenpoint, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun night out - mostly bachelorette parties, so hysterically noisy. The decor could do with a revamp. The drag queen was average. Nice 'beefcakes' but a couple looked a bit awkward and could have had more 'out there' pizaz. All in all though, a fun...More

Thank ann g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great night good entertainment great food x staff were not only gorgeous but so friendly and great fun x

Thank janis h
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I was really 2 minded at first about this as a venue, but it lived up to its reputation (ENTERTAINMENT)and so much more.Its a definate experience NOT to be missed.Plan well in advance, book & budget. This place is very popular among capetonians and travellers...More

Thank lizelbeukes45
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We went here to celebrate my sisters 21st birthday after being recommended it by close friends. It was quite possibly the funniest night we have ever experienced! The drag show itself was brilliant and cheeky but still tasteful! The food and service was fantastic too!...More

Thank emily b
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The once fun and camp flamingo gay dinner spot is overrun with hen parties and the burgers are dreadful...easy to drag oneself to plenty of other spots.

Thank webbroger
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Not what we were expecting - everything we had read online didn't prepare us for all the hens night participants. It was great food and he show was great but sitting amongst a heap of drunken women doing their hens night things really ruined the...More

Thank AussieCub80
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The last time we were in Cape Town (2015) we stumbled onto Beefcakes having passed by and saw the waiters! We ate there a couple of times. We returned this year and I booked for a Saturday evening Dinner/show. You can only book one sitting...More

Thank David_P_M1
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The show was FUN and good, the food was much better than we expected and yes, we did enjoy ourselves and the show, a lot. My daughter knew that the MCC selection on the wine list was limiting so she asked whether we could take...More

1  Thank Bongitole
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Great fun. It is a bar that runs gay burlesque shows, camp drag queens signing and dancing on stage and offers body shots off the heavily muscled waiters that wander about with no shirts on for much of the time. It offers really only burgers...More

Thank gam8le
Reviewed 20 April 2017

As a fairly regular visitor to Cape Town it had been a couple of years since I'd been to Beefcakes. We were informed at the door that there would be a drag show at a cost of R50 per person which seemed reasonable. Once seated...More

1  Thank Jaysea2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Somerset Road | Sovereign Quay, Greenpoint, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 9019
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