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Duchess of Wisbeach

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3 Wisbeach Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 434 1525
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 18:30 - 00:00
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Cape t
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A place you won't forget in a hurry. Our good was fabulous and the venue great. A baby chicken that was superb. Theresa and her team are excellent. Well done

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Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a town full of great food, this restaurant provides solid fare, nothing extraordinary, but if you enjoy quirky, hip, in the know places and a dog or two under your feet, you will love this place. Full of cool local folks.

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Thank going2andfro
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time here having seen the place closed during day time passing by. Got a reservation by telephone and that encounter and the arrival greeting was warm and friendly. The host and the two barmen were a friendly and the cocktails were good. Ushered to our table at our own leisure. The place is small which affords is a certain... More 

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Thank fadabing
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Last evening my husband & I took our special overseas friends for dinner to this restaurant & as we had been a few times before rated it very highly to them. What a mistake that was! We were ushered to a corner table which was right opposite the bar/reception area where everyone in there were smoking. This we found VERY... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I just love this fab restaurant...and darling evergreen magical and clever T Wonderful food..perfect service..great dining experience!

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The Duchess of Wisbeach was recommended to us by our hotel and although the exterior is nothing special, the interior is far better and the whole experience was enjoyable. We'd requested an early reservation as we hadn't eaten all day, and arrived about 5.45 for our 6pm dining time, but as the staff were still setting up, we were asked... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We were a party of six and enjoyed the fillet, lamb chops and prawn cakes. All of these dishes were very good. Service is efficient and the restaurant is bustling albeit a little noisy if you wish to talk. A great night and definitely worth visiting.

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Thank gfromoz
Calgary, Canada
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were told this was the hip Thursday night restaurant so we were eager to see what the hype was about. The entrance is the 'smoking section' so upon entering you are greeted in a room filled with smoke. The server was nice, albeit a bit unsure about everything (had to check on specials, didn't know that they were out... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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178 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Having been to the Duchess a couple of years ago I was anxious to take my partner there because it is such an interesting restaurant. It was a monday evening admittedly, but the service was quite wishy washy, lots of people milling around, but trying to get some attention was not easy. We ordered a drink to start which took... More 

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Competa, Spain
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I had heard alot about this restaurant and it was great fun. The waiting staff were all very attentive even though they had to cope with the duchess dogs running around!!!! I ordered the Kingclip fish which was delicious, in fact everyone in our group thoroughly enjoyed their food.

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Thank cindyjones19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 00:00
Thursday
18:30 - 00:00
Friday
18:30 - 00:00
Saturday
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wisbeach Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 1525

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