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Bizerca Bistro

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98 Shortmarket Street | Inside of Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 423 8888
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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165 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went for our anniversary dinner, the food right from the oysters, through the mains to the desert was superb. The menu changes regularly to what's seasonally available and there are blackboard specials, we started with oysters which were the best I've had in a long time. Lamb and Fillet for mains, both were superb, the only complaint would be... More 

Thank LinnC1968
Brighton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good friendly service, good value, lovely calm setting, good location, good menu, good wine list

Thank Drekhen
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service in a French/continental atmosphere. Lovely outside area if the weather is good.

Thank h44boyd
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

just two blocks down Shortmarket from where I've stayed in the Bo Kaap the past two years, I'm amazed I only made it here now. It's been on my list, especially since my wife came here recently when I was not in Cape. I just had a simple summer's meal of oysters to start (ok, but I'm not as keen... More 

Thank TrickAdvisor
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent, creative food, with a focus on lovely local fare. Great wine selection and excellent service.

Thank globetrottingagain65
Ambler, Pennsylvania
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150 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best oysters I have ever had. They had a great selection of wines and specials. The beef tartar and lamb were phenomenal. Prices were super reasonable for Americans.

Thank Roni J
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113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were at Bizerca Bistro a few years ago and loved it. This time it was very disappointing. The location is o.k. but doesn’t have a good atmosphere. The service was kind of unfriendly and not very attentive. The food was o.k. but not really delicious. Also the portions were too big. We had a starter and a main. I... More 

Thank KSoho
Sandton,South Africa
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174 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enter the bistro from Shortmarket Street opposite the large parking area, and walk straight through to the Heritage Square behind, where, in this delightful courtyard, you can eat your absolutely delicious food surrounded by the buildings from 1771 and the oldest fruit bearing grape vine in the Southern Hemisphere. Wander around and heighten the enjoyment of this excellent bistro/restaurant. Even... More 

Thank Gilda18
Rondebosch, South Africa
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were part of a group of about 30 people. The 4 course menu was set beforehand. Each dish was superb! The gazpacho was beautifully presented and the flavour was so intense, one wanted to wipe the plate clean with your finger. The tuna tartare which followed was another taste sensation. The main course, Impala loin, was tender and very... More 

Thank Hanlie van Dyk v
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124 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice patio, french inspired place that serves simple effective food on a great and quiet environment at a central location. Definitely a must try. Great value for money.

Thank YTenorio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Shortmarket Street | Inside of Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 423 8888
Open Monday to Friday for lunch and dinner.
Closed on Saturday and Sunday and most Public Holidays

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?