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The Famous Butchers Grill

101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 422 0880
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“oxtail” (3 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
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101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2017

I travel professionally and we arrived late after a long days overland travel and thus decided to eat in. We were staying at the attached hotel. The staff were friendly enough in getting a table sorted for us away from the noise. My sirloin 200g...More

2  Thank Topnotchted
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Unlike a lot of hotel restaurants, this one is both reasonably priced AND very good! Service, food, live music.....I ate there several times while staying in Cape Town and was never disappointed!

Thank CindiSmith
Reviewed 20 November 2017

It was my birthday. The staff really treated us well, as usual (this is one of my favourite restaurants). The steak is "tenderlicious" and very tasty. Veggies are yummy. We try a new desert each time and never disappointed. Wine selection is also good and...More

Thank Tanya H
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been to this restaurant numerous times without any issues. Friday night however, was disastrous. It started of with the waiter who was unwelcoming, curt and not available when needed. The major problem however, was when we needed to pay. Their card machine was not...More

1  Thank Adil K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We use this steakhouse regularly and enjoy what we get most of the time, however, the quality of the meat varies every time we visit. The presentation and preparation are always spot on and the service is consistently good. The problem is that you never...More

Thank Aeraille
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Food is good, well priced (400g t bone steak was about 200 rand, bottle of wine about 160 rand). It's inside a hotel so access through the main door, lacks a bit of atmosphere, lots of staff just hanging around chatting but service is good...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

An extensive choice of dishes on the menu, a wide variety of wines and drinks to choose from, and great service in very pleasant surroundings, all available at very reasonable prices make this a place well worth checking out. The street entrance is not particularly...More

Thank Rosebankianz
Reviewed 11 August 2017

.....we have been here a few times and its always a special occasion just like today a day that only comes around every four year and we decided that to do something special is to come out to TFBG for a tender succulent matured steak....this...More

Thank Vernon W
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We dined here on our 1st night of our honeymoon as we were staying in the hotel for 3 nights. We shared a bottle of Five's reserve wine for 165 rand & 1L of still water for 28 rand. We shared spring rolls for starters...More

1  Thank Emily O
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Food was very good and the venue is beautifully decorated. Live music every evening. Great place if you want steaks.

1  Thank Samantha C
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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