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Societi Bistro

50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 2100
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tart” (9 reviews)
“steak” (44 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 674 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Societi bistro is a great French restaurant. All of the dishes that we had were very tasty especially the fillet and sirloin dishes. The desserts were also delicious- especially the butterscotch, chocolate nemesis and lemon tart. I highly recommend it.

Thank albert m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place, adorable service, excellent opportunity if you are looking to relax and enjoy a good day with a good company.

Thank Marcelo T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, location was good, prices no problem. The old house that its occupying was great. But what made it special was the manager who took the time to turn our meal into a experience, What a nice man! Thank you.

Thank eric s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While Cape Town weather was baring its teeth, the Bistro provided a warm welcome, complete with creative, locally sourced dishes. Terrific wine list was a plus, but it was the no rush, professional approach that kept us warm.

Thank Bucky1836
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Our waiter walked us through the menu, including the winter specials. We ate some from the special menu, some from the regular menu, and loved everything we tried. Staff was attentive but not intrusive. One of our favorite meals on our visit to Africa.

Thank revjcs
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Cosy restaurant with nice terrace. Food and service varies a little but pasta (primi) was delicious.

Thank Els T
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Three of us we to dinner recently without a reservation. They made room for us. Excellent Quick Service. Excellent Food. Excellent South African wine. Would recommend this place. I had the Pasta Carbonara -- it was outstanding. I can not get over the service they...More

Thank GolfGuy777
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We had the most lovely dinner with a really excellent wine. Staff was very friendly and professional. Atmosphere lovely. I truly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Capetown.

Thank AlexTedje2017
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Myself and my wife went for dinner on a Thursday night in June. The restaurant has a nice and cozy atmosphere. The fireplace was burning which filled the restaurant with smoke, but it wasn't too bad. Service was great and we loved the wine. Our...More

Thank Jimmy V
Societi, Manager at Societi Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Jimmy, We are very saddened and concerned by your review. Would it be possible for you to meet with our chef and our owner at your convenience to discuss your experience? Thank you very much, Johan info@societi.co.za

Reviewed 29 July 2017

5 of us for dinner after a movie - services was great, choice on menu was OK - cutlery was really bad with three forks on our table needing attention - 2 guests chose the lamb shank, it was not melt in your mouth and...More

Thank Arlene P
Societi, Manager at Societi Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Dear Arlene, We are very saddened and concerned by your review. Would it be possible for you to meet with our chef and our owner at your convenience to discuss your experience? Thank you, Johan info@societi.co.za

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 2100
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Description
Casual and informal bistro in Gardens, Cape Town with an a great little bar, "The Snug".
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