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Grand Africa Cafe & Beach

Haul Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 0551
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (108 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“granger bay” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Asian, Caucasian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Haul Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 804 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Return visit and a little disappointing. Had very special memories of last visit from 4 years ago so it had a lot to live up to. Slightly bar-stale smelly (sat inside) as we were told it was too cold to sit outside. Waitress was lovely...More

Thank Sal721
Sharlene L, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thank you for the feedback, I will ensure that the comments are sent onto our GM.

Reviewed 3 days ago

I am a Capetonian and also in the service industry. I recommend Grand Africa Cafe to my guests, but after my experience I will not be. This is not the first time that over the festive season (December 2017) my table has been ignored by...More

Thank LauraMay22
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Called in for lunch on the way back from the V&A. Pleasantly surprised how nice the setting is! We had the mussels starter as a light lunch and they were lovely. Friendly staff who served us quickly. A busy place with lots of seating -...More

Thank Ilkleygirl
Sharlene L, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Thank you for the lovely feedback, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food. Great setting. Great food. Great music. At the waterfrond with great view. Great atmosphere, and friendly staff

Thank Peter Jan R
Sharlene L, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the lovely feedback, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great place to have a family lunch. We were 13 in number and had a wonderful lunch. Good food and good service and the young children were happy.

Thank Sandie K
Sharlene L, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, Thank you for the lovely review, happy to hear that you enjoyed your day with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

The setting is wonderful and we were lucky to be there when it wasn't windy. BUT the service was shocking. Waited 45 minutes to order drinks and the waiters sort of walk around looking busy. Food was ridiculously expensive and average. There is no excuse...More

Thank jessicakO3221XV
Sharlene L, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, Thank you for your feedback, your comments have been sent to our GM

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a group of 5 and had 1 last night in Cape Town. We chose to come here and we were NOT disappointed. The ambiance is just fantastic. Sitting at tables on the sand with candelabras and candles! Very hip place with young and...More

Thank Barbara S
Sharlene L, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, Thank you for the wonderful feedback, always love hearing our guests have enjoyed their day with us. We look forward to having you back.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visted the Grand and was pleasantly surprised by the receptionist however that where it ended. The location is what they ride on, food price is largely inflated with no option to variation. The glassware is inadequate to say the least and on the extreme of...More

Thank Kevin W
Sharlene L, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, Thanks for the review, I will pass your comments on to our GM

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice venue but terrible food and expensive . They rip off tourists and don’t care about quality . Not worth the high price

Thank Avi O
Sharlene L, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

HI, Thank you for the feedback, I will send on to our GM to sort out.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue but below mediocre food. Cold and fried in oil. Good as pizza place . Lamb cutlets inedible . Overpriced

Thank Tessa M
Sharlene L, Manager at Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the feedback, I will send on to our GM to sort out.

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Robert C
23 July 2017|
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Response from GeoffNicholas | Reviewed this property |
Definitely open in March of the year
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Robert C
23 July 2017|
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Response from RadleyDijkers | Property representative |
We busy building the new website, apologies for the page that shows. Try Cntrl-F5 and should refresh the page and get rid of that sign saying we closed. If you have any questions please send us a message on facebook... More
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Remondy K
16 November 2016|
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Response from RadleyDijkers | Property representative |
Hi Remondy, we have a new chef and have made a few changes to the menu. Come try and let us have your feedback.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 85
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haul Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 0551
  • E-mail
Description
Cape Town's most desirable destination restaurant, Grand Africa Café & Beach embraces a free-spirited beach Cafe culture - the only one of its kind in Cape Town. Offering a unique experience the tactile decadence completes the trendsetting design offering a cafe style dining experience on the deck or beach with magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island.
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