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Fat Butcher

1 Van Riebeeck Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 882 8705
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (234 reviews)
“parmesan mash” (11 reviews)
“marrow bone” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
1 Van Riebeeck Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant was founded in 2016 and is a awesome. Good vibe young waiters who can tell you all about which part of meat come from which part of the cow. The restaurant is cool and the interior fits with the product they sell. Don't...More

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went here based on good TA reviews. I have to say I was not let down! The food is amazing. I started with beefy cheeks then for main course I had beef fillet in marrowbone sauce with Parmesan mashed potatoes. To finish with I...More

Thank PaulR142014
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear PaulR142014, Thank you for your excellent feedback. Have safe travels! Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We absolutely enjoyed our dinner at this cosy restaurant. The mussels were not quite as creamy as I'd have personally liked and the pork belly is divine but a little too sweet. The service given by Sebastian was absolutely amazing. A well trained waiter who...More

Thank Latoya C
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Latoya C, Thank you for your constructive feedback. We will look into the flavours you have mentioned. We look forward to your return! Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to get a super steak! Every piece of the cow and any size you like. Spot on service Go Back resto

Thank stinovalentino
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear stinovalentino, Thank you for your awesome feedback. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here and the food was delicious. The service was impeccable and the staff is very nice. The terrace is very comfortable and has a cool vibe.

Thank Alejandro M
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alejandro M, Thank you for your excellent review. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got a table last minute at this restaurant recommended by local friends. The meat was great - we had T Bone steak and oxtail - however the Vegetable were over salted and cold which was a shame. They did however compensate with one free dessert!...More

Thank Dee B
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dee B, Thank you for your constructive feedback. Please accept our sincerest apologies for your disappointing experience. Kindly contact us with your details at manager@fatbutcher.co.za, so we can resolve this issue. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the gently attentive service to the beautiful and pleasantly plated dishes, we were delighted with our impromptu drop in lunch with seating on the patio. In spite of the extraordinarily cold temps, we were toasty in the sun with red comforters provided and heaters...More

Thank scenic49
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear scenic49, Thank you for your awesome feedback. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Food, great Service! Meat selection is tops. Party of eight had several different Starters and entrees, all were excellent. Service was prompt, professional and Customer friendly. Restaurant provided 5 star quality at very affordable price! Highly recommend!

Thank Robert D
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Robert D, Thank you for your excellent feedback. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you might expect from the restaurants name the steaks are very good - there is an extensive range to choose from. The rump of lamb was also very good. The staff provide a good and friendly service. I also enjoyed the imaginatively entitled Fucov...More

Thank Simon H
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Simon H, Thank you for your great review. Enjoy your stay in South Africa. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere, food and service was superb, very accommodating, was able to get in even though they were fully booked they squeezed us in. Definitely enjoy a divine meal here if you can get in.

Thank Chef_Life_Eats
manager693, Manager at Fat Butcher, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chef_Life_Eats, Thank you for your awesome feedback. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, The Fat Butcher Management Team

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W52EX
19 February 2018|
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Response from Xhariep | Reviewed this property |
You must absolutely book. The meat is so good, it is fully booked virtually every night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Van Riebeeck Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 882 8705
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