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Pigalle Restaurant

57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4343
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“creme brulee” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Pigalle restaurant has been on my to do list for a while, so I made a booking with much anticipation. Clearly a very popular venue, as my first choice booking time was already filled up. From the time we walked into the restaurant until we...More

Thank francoisroux10
Reviewed yesterday

I went to this restaurant as part of a business meeting reunion. It is a sophisticated restaurant, with a lot of international options (seafood, meat, etc) and a very good carte des vins. The also have a stage for presentations of live music and a...More

Thank masoares
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Cape Town for a weekend and popped into Pigally for on the Friday for a drink to check it out as we had a reservation for Saturday. Great spot for a dinner and dance. Great menu and executed well esp scallops and seabass....More

1  Thank R J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to South Africa for 3 years in a row now, and Pigalle has continued to impress me each time I return. It is always my favourite seafood meal when I am visiting Cape Town, and the service never fails to impress. I...More

1  Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, with fine beears and excelent wine. Service was excelent and the kingklip is a simple but delicous fish. And not expensive.

Thank cbarros25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fancy restaurant with a live band. Opera Singers entertained us when we were there, a live band came on after. A dance floor is available for happy feet. Good service and food.

1  Thank IvyNg88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our Portuguese friends from Cape Town made a reservation on Mother's Day for lunch. My Portuguese wife was excited to visit one of the top restaurants in Cape Town, especially since it was Portuguese. With high expectations, we arrived for an outstanding Mother's Day meal....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be fair I will devide my review into the pro's and cons, as to be honest I am still so angry after yesterday's experience. As a worldly traveller I have visited restaurants in almost every city in the world and today "MOTHER'S DAY" at...More

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pigalle Restaurant is like an old fashioned night club but with more light. Excellent service, fresh sea food with a server who not only knows her menu but was able to make spot on recommendations based on our tastes. The front desk person accommodated us...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pigalle offers a fabulous combination of delicious seafood combined with great on stage entertainment. The service was fantastic and considering what is on offer the prices are very reasonable. If you are a seafood lover I highly recommend the mixed seafood platter for two (although...More

Thank AnneDenis2017
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What nights do bands play or is there live entertainment every night? Thanks
8 April 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hi, We have live music every night from a Monday to a Saturday. Regards Management
Are you open today, Sunday? Thanks DT
26 February 2017|
Response from Jelswiss | Reviewed this property |
I don't own the restaurant ask them
Is there a dress code?
1 February 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hi Paul Thank-you for your question. Yes, we have a dress code policy of smart to formal dress. For men: Trousers, collar sleeved shirt and tie fits the profile. Ladies: Evening dresses are usually the norm. No... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 4343
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Well-known as the perfect venue for a stylish evening out, we offer guests live entertainment from our dance floor alongside superb dinner courses. Renowned for our fresh seafood and Chalmar steak, our menu comprises of classic dishes with a subtle Portuguese flair. Including a spacious cigar lounge and private dining room our venue is versatile as well as suitable for private functions.