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Societi Bistro

50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 2100
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 - 21:30 Hours
Italian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came for a friend's birthday party in the Snug bar. We had a great night with delicious snacks and lots of bubbles in the private area. Lots of friendly staff made sure we always had a full glass.

Thank Exten P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a business dinner here - an unassuming place from the outside with a big personality that delivers great food and service. For starters I had the butternut soup with fillet as a main. The portions are borderline fine-dining, so choose something that's appropriate...More

Thank Rya-Mari M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff and delicious food. Would definitely recommend the venison. Great value for money, especially the wines !

Thank anonymous0002018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place,with yummy food and friendly staff.Everyone is very helpfull and food is good every time.We love coming here!

Thank Hillymin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for dinner and really enjoyed. A nice bistro with tasty food and no pretentious. The best risotto and cheesecake in town!

Thank DuncanMcIntosh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot with a cosy bar to enjoy some red wine by the fireplace. All of their wines are served by the glass so you are spoilt for choice. Would defnitly recommend!

Thank Morris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second time my wife and I ate here - this time as good as the first. Fully booked but made a plan for us to eat. Friendly service - nothing was too much trouble. Delicious food at good prices - definitely value...More

Thank jamespH7852HA
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We had a group dinner here - about 18 of us. Overall - excellent! First - our server was fantastic. He answered our questions on food and wine; from our novices to our wine experts. He did a great job. I had the ostrich burger:...More

Thank professorroyhinkley
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Honest, delicious food. Amazing mushroom risotto with osso buco to die for. The weekly changing menu is really recommendable.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Went on a Friday evening with friends. Waiter was obviously new and a little too quick but otherwise friendly. The fish of the day arrived cold. Upon enquiry, we were informed that it is served at "room temperature" - we should have been informed of...More

Thank SamNas
Societi, Manager at Societi Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Dear SamNas, Thank you for your constructive feedback, it is one of the most valuable tools for us to continue to strive to improve. Would it be possible for you to meet with our chef and our owner at your convenience to discuss your experience?...More

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Questions & Answers
Windolee K
11 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Societi | Property representative |
Thank you. We have no strict dress-code, smart casual is recommended.
29 November 2017|
Response from Societi | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, Thank you very much for your message, and for emailing (please note our reply there). Kind regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 2100
  • E-mail
Casual and informal bistro in Gardens, Cape Town with an a great little bar, "The Snug".
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