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Haul Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 0551
12:00 - 23:30
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Berkeley, CA
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perhaps because we were there for lunch on a holiday weekend when many people were not in town, we did not experience the wait times and poor service that many reviewers noted. We had our choice of tables in the sand, on the deck, or indoors at this enormous establishment. It's easy to imagine how service and the kitchen could... More 

Thank Travelingspud
Pretoria, South Africa
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great location and good value considering the location. Great service from Tango and the team. A lovely way to pass the afternoon in Cape Town

1 Thank JWT-1964
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent dinner here and had fantastic service by my waiter, Prince. So much so that we can back for lunch during the day and had Prince take care of us at our couch/table and it was incredible. Service was A+ and food/drink was amazing. Definitely more of a day time spot, but I don't regret going for dinner... More 

Thank gbiel15
Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to enjoy Cape Towns great Autumn weather. The weather was perfect and the food was great. The staff attentive and helpful. We were made to feel special by our great waitress. A perfect place to spend a lazy week day autumn afternoon. 🙃

Thank cliveandmerle
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a Capetonian visiting from Germany I can I honesty say what a lovely place to enjoy a dinner or lunch in this beautiful setting. Sand between your toes....spectacular views & delicious Cocktails. Their Menu is fairly priced & I found it to be not more expensive than any other restaurant/Bar in the Waterfront. My first visit was for late... More 

Thank KKLondon
Sarasota, Florida
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156 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently ate here with some friends. The view of the bay and Cape Town is amazing. The sunset was brilliant. The food and service were good, no complaints, as were the margaritas and wines. I would love to come back in the Summer time and enjoy an afternoon into evening day of eating and drinking. There are many bars to... More 

Thank Mike G
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354 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As always, had a great time with mates at this beautiful place. Overpriced yes but still fine if only the staff could better serve - genuinely. Shame when one has a great establishment but not complementing with good services. More smiles, please!

Thank iamjohnny
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brenton has been an excellent waiter and we thoroughly enjoyed his personality and attentuon throughout the day!!

Thank ilsemdupre
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is amazing with the boats and sand under your feet! But we asked for a menu twice after the waiter who seated us said he would bring one. We had to go get drinks at the bar as the waiter didn't take our order. So eventually after more than an hour we left and will not be returning.

1 Thank Duané N
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a group of six mature women, we were overcharged for an already expensive evening, the manageress managed literally to shrug off our complaint. Apparently the kitchen is incapable of producing a salad without cucumber. It's stunning view but don't go for the food or service. Beware there is a service charge automatically added to your bill, so don't feel... More 

1 Thank judi7419

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$75
Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haul Road | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 0551
Cape Town's most desirable destination restaurant, Grand Africa Café & Beach embraces a free-spirited beach Cafe culture - the only one of its kind in Cape Town. Offering a unique experience the tactile decadence completes the trendsetting design offering a cafe style dining experience on the deck or beach with magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?