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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (124 reviews)
“scallops” (38 reviews)
“sea food” (16 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Ok so I like everything about Pigalle..it has great food, its a great venue and they have live music typically salsa which just adds to the whole ambience and experience. Actually I really like the giant 50's Elvis pictures on the wall which combined with...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I have enjoyed wonderful meals with family and friends and we have hosted conference dinners at Pigalle. This is an establishment that understands service. The quality of their food / menu is really good. A beautiful romantic venue if that is what you are looking...More

Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Not cheap but very good fish. The Waiter called Trymore made us feel like home . Many wines to choose. Many thanks

Thank ciric32
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant specialises in seafood and shell fish in particular. Everything was well prepared and spiced. Very nice and fresh fish .The wine list contained some great wine choices. Prices were moderate and the portions were quite generous. We loved the atmosphere and the service....More

Thank wmathew873
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We went to Pigalle as it was recommended by our hotel and found it a wonderful place for lobster and an extensive seafood menu. Did not go for the music or dancing but they were rather unobtrusive. Good place for a good shellfish (or other...More

Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Dear JJMAYNARD Thank you so much for the positive review. Your review will assist many more Tripadvisor users to find our hidden gem. Glad you enjoyed the shellfish. Next time bring your dancing shoes and enjoy 6 day a week live band entertainment. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great gala dinner. Service, food, and music was a great experience. Salads as starters, fish as mains and creme brûlée for dessert. Awesome venue for the gala event. Really enjoyed.

Thank Q4774NFmartind
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Dear Q4774NFmartind Thank you for taking the time for a very positive review. We look forward in welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards The Pigalle Management Team

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Went there the other night with my wife The place is nicely appointed with nice live jazz music We were seated at a table far enough as not to be deafened by the music We placed our order and we got the starters in a...More

1  Thank JWK_11
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Dear JWK_11 Thank you kindly for your review. I am glad that we could seat you at a suitable area as per your request. We apologise profusely for the delay in serving the main course. Uncharacteristic of Pigalle, if you read most of the previous...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Yes, we did arrive a little early but who knew it would be so busy we would have to bar prop and wait for a table. While there I had inquired as to the today price on Large black tigers to the Mr Suave. He...More

Thank TwoBigOneGrowing
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Dear TwoBigOneGrowing We are truly grateful that you have chosen Pigalle as a dinner dance venue. Your extensive review provides us with information that we are able to use in our daily training schedules. We have informed all our staff to explain, on request, the...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Food was delicious at this restaurant - I had snails to start and Springbok for main and wasn't disappointed, but, we just felt the restaurant wasn't really sure of itself. I was expecting a real South African feel to it but didn't really get that...More

Thank Dimpsxxx
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Dear Dimpsxxx Thank you for visiting Pigalle Greenpoint Sout Africa. We are blessed to hear tht you have enjoyed your meal and music. Even though Pigalle is situated in South Africa, it does as a matter of fact originates from France in the sensual are...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Saturday evening. The food was brilliant. The restaurant specialises in shell fish. To get a flavour of the variety on offer we had the sharing platter which was fantastic! The wine also was completely delicious and it was great having...More

Thank Peter R
Pigallecapetown, Manager at Pigalle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Dear Peter R What a great review! This is a true reflection of our Pigalle mission statement. Hope to be able to welcome you back to Pigalle in the near future. Kind regards Pigalle Management Team

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30 August 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hello Robin, We request all international travellers to pay a R250 per person deposit to secure a booking. This was after we experienced a large number of 'no shows' without cancellations often related to the hotels... More
18 June 2017|
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Response from Bruce M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the late response. I just saw your question. I'd say nice casual should be fine. My wife wore a skirt and blouse and I had slacks and a casual shirt. No shorts or t shirts though. Some diners wore coat and tie... More
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
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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.
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