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Ginja Restaurant

) #169 of 917 Restaurants in Cape Town Central ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
Victoria & Alfred Hotel | On the Waterfront Piehead, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 6677
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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Victoria & Alfred Hotel | On the Waterfront Piehead, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

A few friends went out for supper after work. The Duck Pasta and Lamb Shin was to die for. Soft, tender and delicious. I would also go back for their potato fries. We had a table with a complete view of Table Mountain, fireplace rustling...More

Thank Aarti S
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has an unmatched view of the harbor and mountain. With the option of either full buffet, or specialty breakfasts, we enjoyed very tasty food, served by attentive, friendly staff next to a fireplace. Perfect start to the day.

Thank EmJayBV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ginja have just launched a new Sunday lunch special and it the food was outstanding. We are travelling from Australia and could not fault anything about the service or food. The manager made a special effort to come outside to greet us when we were...More

Thank Melita G
Heinrich_Herboth, General Manager at Ginja Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recommendations. We could not be more delighted that you enjoyed our new Rustic Roast Menu and concept of family style sharing plates. The concept is to save you time, money and effort. Do return soon and enjoy another memorable experience at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just one of those restaurants that offer the top three things: great view, great food and great service. Therefore, this is my go-to restaurant at the waterfront. I feel like this is a laid-back luxury kind of restaurant, and you can go there...More

Thank monlikes2travel
Heinrich_Herboth, General Manager at Ginja Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Please feel free to let me know when you visit us again. I highly recommend to join us on a Sunday for our Rustic family orientated roast experience....reminiscent of Sunday lunch at home with your loved ones, that aims to save you money, time and...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Spent a number of days in Cape Town stayed close to the Ginja at the Lawhill Apartments pleasant walk to the restaurant ,great location overlooking the waterfront you can get patchy service in South Africa but this place was the exception and the food spot...More

Thank jim e
Heinrich_Herboth, General Manager at Ginja Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate the wonderful review. Keep an eye out for all the new and exciting additions to our menu in the month of July.

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Breakfast lunch or dinner the food was wonderful! Enjoyed sitting on the patio overlooking the waterfront! sunsets were amazing!More

Thank Pete7469
Heinrich_Herboth, General Manager at Ginja Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the recommendation. We will be launching "Rustic Roast" at GINJA every Sunday in July. It will be an sharing plate experience for the whole family, right here on the waters edge, with Table Mountain as a backdrop. Hope you join us for...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Very good food, thou not a large range but the steak and other meals were very good. Good wine list to.

Thank hillyjohn
Heinrich_Herboth, General Manager at Ginja Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Your positive feedback is very heart-warming. Especially now with the cold weather and rain Cape Town is experiencing. We hope to welcome you back real soon with a few new editions to our menu.

Reviewed 31 May 2017

We had a la carte breakfast here before our 9am tour just around the corner. It was the perfect start to the busy day. Full South African breakfast and vegetarian breakfast, we had. Both came in huge portions. Coffee / tea / toast & butter...More

Thank Michelle O
Heinrich_Herboth, General Manager at Ginja Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

We are very proud and pleased about your recommendation. Our South African breakfast is really designed to satisfy the South African appetite. Thank you for promoting us.

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful dinner at Ginja. Service was great. The Greek salad with chicken was fresh and feta was like butter-so soft and smooth. My friend had the steak and she said it was one of the best meals she had in Cape Town....More

Thank Monet R
Heinrich_Herboth, General Manager at Ginja Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

It is wonderful to hear about your totally delightful and overall excellent experience with us. That chocolate dessert is really to die for. We hope to welcome you back real soon. Regards

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Victoria and Alfred for 3 nights and while there had 3 breakfasts and one lunch. The view of Table Mountain and the harbour cannot be beat. All meals were delicious and the service excellent. Lovely place to eat outside and relax...More

Thank sugabtoronto
Heinrich_Herboth, General Manager at Ginja Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Our Chef Stefan, took great pride in selecting the best produce one can find, to put on our breakfast buffet. Locally and internationally. Thank you for the excellent recommendation. See you soon. Cheers to you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 17
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Buffet, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria & Alfred Hotel | On the Waterfront Piehead, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 6677
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Description
Ginja encompasses a blend of artisanal, delicious and wholesome food that will have your taste buds craving more. Newmark and the Victoria & Alfred Hotel is proud to announce the opening of Ginja in October 2016. Situated just a stone throw from the water’s edge in the heart of the V&A Waterfront; the chic interior will comprise of a contemporary and trendy atmosphere coupled with picturesque views of Table Mountain. Come, experience the newest hotspot in one of Cape Town’s most popular and bustling destinations.
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