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Pigalle Restaurant

57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4343
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, fantastic staff, great wine and tasty food. Children enjoyed it as well. A must visit.More

Thank GeorgeP284
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello George, Thank you for the kind words - so pleased we were able to allow the children in during our quiet time as when season arrives we will be back to our strictly no under 14's rule. It is a great pleasure in off...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out for an anniversary dinner with my wife. Excellent attentive service with the manager very active in the floor. Huge menu of seafood but also a large selection of alternatives. I had a beer starter and then the langoustines and both were excellent. Very nice...More

Thank Terry147257
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Terry, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your anniversary dinner with us! Fine South African Wines pair well with our amazing local seafood offering - the live jazz band and our great dancefloor just an add on to make every outing here perfect!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for a long sit down and dance dinner. Live band which plays some modern music which is perfectly redone for an elegant dinner and some dancing on the dance floor awards. Very upmarket and you need to dress to impress. The focus is...More

Thank Edward M
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Edward, Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review! We absolutely love people that feel they can dress up to come here and certainly encourage the ladies to wear an outfit to remember - including a pair of heels to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very large restaurant, could be the refurbishment of an industrial hall. Food is excellent, wines very good. Employees kind and efficient. When on the stage there is something going on, you can watch but not listen, as the audio system does not work properly.More

Thank kobjeglavski
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Kobjelavski, Thank you so much for your feedback! We are looking at our audio system currently to understand why it may have not been working sufficiently - we certainly want people to be able to hear our amazingly talented in house band from all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was to be a quiet feed in Cape Town the night before an early flight. The name appealed, as did the off-street entrance. We were genially greeted and shown to a romantic table for two just beside a decent-sized dance floor. As soon as...More

Thank Steve F
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Steve, Thank you so much for your review - we are incredibly grateful for your time in writing it and so pleased that we didn't disappoint. As our entrance is behind the building people often miss us so we are very pleased you did...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about Pigalles blown me and most importantly my date away. The restaurant provide a romantic atmosphere with the decor and the live jazz music top off the awesome atmosphere. The music played was classy and superb but it was not so loud which you...More

Thank Jay1072
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jay, We do pride ourselves on our generous portion sizes and can recommend either sharing a dessert or starter - or saving yourself all day on your next visit! We will definitely pas on your comments to our waiters who are always happy to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very romantic candle lit dinner, hilarious and kind waiting service, delicious food, live band that cranks the place up at appropriate times ... took my wife for her birthday dinner and I scored very high marks thanks to Pigalle. Thank you very much for...More

Thank Masche13
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Masche, Romance is something we ooze here at Pigalle - we are only too happy to help you impress the right person at the right time! Our waitering staff are happy to be here and we are pleased that their personalities come out through...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful room, great food, nice music and genuine over-the-top service..What more can you ask for???? Not much else that has to be said other than the price that you pay is extremely fair for the evening's experience The entire staff is very well trained and...More

Thank wdchuck1
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, We are extremely proud of what we offer here and yes - we do love coming to work - we are even more proud of the fact that it was noticed! Every attempt is made to make our menu offerings and pricing fair and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting from Australia, we tried Pigalle on our last night in Cape Town before heading home. We had eaten in a couple of places in the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront precinct and found them to be very touristy and very average, so we found...More

Thank Susan B
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Susan, Thank you for your outstanding review, you have made us feel proud! We are reworking the wine list later in the year and new wines will be infused with the old faithfulls. We do have a large restaurant with seating for 350 people,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking in is like stepping back in time. Plush red seats, art on walls, well lit room. Wait staff was spot on for service. The live band starts playing at 7 pm. Good music for dining by, dance floor for livelier music as evening progress....More

Thank gary M
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Gary, We are already looking forward to your return! Thank you so much for the review - we really endeavour to create the right balance of background music, good service and ultimately amazing food for a night to remember. So pleased that we achieved...More

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Robin888
30 August 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hello Robin, We request all international travellers to pay a R250 per person deposit to secure a booking. This was after we experienced a large number of 'no shows' without cancellations often related to the hotels... More
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18 June 2017|
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Response from Bruce M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the late response. I just saw your question. I'd say nice casual should be fine. My wife wore a skirt and blouse and I had slacks and a casual shirt. No shorts or t shirts though. Some diners wore coat and tie... More
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Deh085
8 April 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hi, We have live music every night from a Monday to a Saturday. Regards Management
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 4343
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Description
Well-known as the perfect venue for a stylish evening out, we offer guests live entertainment from our dance floor alongside superb dinner courses. Renowned for our fresh seafood and Chalmar steak, our menu comprises of classic dishes with a subtle Portuguese flair. Including a spacious cigar lounge and private dining room our venue is versatile as well as suitable for private functions.
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