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Savoy Cabbage

101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 2626
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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African, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

Definitely the best meal we had in 5 days in Cape Town. Very affordable, nice atmosphere, great service. All 6 of us loved our meals.

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

6 of us went on a Sunday night to Savoy Cabbage. The restaurant was full but we were lucky enough to get a cancellation. It's a big brick double story room with open plan kitchen and a cheeky piece of art work of Desmond tutu...More

2  Thank LondonTse
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We had a nice beef and fresh fish. Good service, nice wine and good food. There was a careful check on incoming people and help to book taxi home.

Thank amirg2015
Reviewed 3 January 2015

The service was unacceptable for a restaurant of the calibre. On more than one occasion the waiter sent to deliver our order(who was not trained at all) placed the food in front of my male partner first. He managed to get it wrong three times....More

Thank jonifoster
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Been to the Savoy Cabbage a few times and the quality of the food and service is as good as ever. New is the very interesting hanging sculpture- wont spoil the surprise !

1  Thank RoseBerkshire99
Reviewed 30 December 2014

All 11 of us in the tour group ate at Savoy Cabbage and all 11 of us enjoyed it. The wine, appetizers and entrees were all fabulous. The service and ambiance good as well. One group member has eaten here numerous times and is his...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

I dont remember what meat it was but it had fois gras on top. That i passed on to my fiance, but the meat, that meat was divine! The desert was forgettable. But i will never forget the main course. The staff was also very...More

Thank Anja N
Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

I've been to the restaurant twice now and both times were unforgettable. This last time I ordered the Gem Bok for a starter and it was very unique and tasty. For my main course I ordered the warthog. Juicy and flavorful. Much better than I...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 20 December 2014

My wife, daughter and myself visited Savoy Cabbage for two reasons, one was the excellent reviews on this forum and the fact that it was within an easy walking distance to our hotel, Hilton Cape Town. Decor is industrial and the whimsical interior decor with...More

1  Thank Stewart F
Reviewed 18 December 2014

We went to this place as it was recommended both by Lonely Planet & Tripadvisor. It is a short walk from Long street and it is worth the detour. As expected, service was attentive, food perfectly cooked with wines matching perfectly. This time we stayed...More

1  Thank globetrekker79
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Hout Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 2626
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Enjoy creative contemporary cooking in a visually exciting venue. With its historic Table Mountain stone and old brick that dates back to the 18th century, architect Leon Saven's design is complemented by glass, concrete and exposed ducting. Cabbage motif chandeliers and salt dishes, fine table appointments and impeccable service reflect outstanding attention to detail. The menu alters daily, using the freshest local produce and combines unusual flavours to excite the palate of the discerning diner. Free range organic and ethically sourced ingredients. Allergies catered for. A boutique wine list which is very reasonably priced.
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