We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs

Shop 153 Lower Level V&A Waterfront | Shop 157 Lower Level V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 87 357 3465
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (119 reviews)
“burger” (443 reviews)
“onion blossom” (17 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
Shop 153 Lower Level V&A Waterfront | Shop 157 Lower Level V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
Write a Review
Reviews (738)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 738 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Supposedly the best burgers in Cape Town, we had planned to visit on our first night in Cape Town as we wanted a casual place coming off a long long flight. We arrived at 9.45- staff were not keen on serving us as it was...More

Thank EnokadeZoysa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Delicious burgers! And amazing milkshakes!! Great service from our waiter, Lebo. A little pricey but the great food makes up for it

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So my husband and I went to gibson's tonight for dinner. I had the Gorgonzola burger since I love the stuff. They put so much on that it was so overpowering I couldn't eat it. The chips were good but that's the only positive I...More

Thank patriciadrew28
Reviewed 6 days ago

Three of us decided to were looking for a good burger, and so we decided to give Gibson's a try. Man were we in for a treat! I had the Ultimate burger, which was one of the biggest burgers I have ever eaten - no...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The vibe and food are great, the latter being a little pricey by local standards. But other than that, awesome. Our waitron Irvyn brought a good few laughs to the table

Thank Hilton R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were received very friendly by the waiters while we have waited to be seated. The view from the restaurant is really beautiful, the food is great and the waiter, Irvyn, was really a very good waiter for such a big table of almost 30...More

Thank Chanél F
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this review

Dear Chanel, thank you for posting a review on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate it and we look forward to having you and your guests back for more of our 100+ milkshake flavours (the biggest list in the world) and our wonderful homemade gourmet burgers....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and i went too Gibson's for dinner...i can definitely recommend the ribs, burgers and the salted caramel milkshakes. We had a great waiter Lebo that made sure we were looked after. If your at the waterfront definitely stop here for lunch/dinner.

Thank Lindy V
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this review

Dear Lindy, thank you for the lovely review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it very much and we look forward to having you choose us again when you are next in the V&A Waterfront. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a burger joint, and not cheap relative to the speciality offerings elsewhere in the V&A, so give it a miss.More

Thank SBVonTA
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this review

Dear SBVonTA, thank you for your feedback. Besides saying that we are "not cheap" and people must give us "a miss", you have not commented on the food and service. We do not think this is fair. In looking at your other recent contributions, your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst purveying the various restaurants, to see what was on offer, this one stood out because of its menu and the number of diners who were already eating. Always a good sign I think when a restaurant is filled with people. My wife and I...More

Thank Dave F
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this review

Dear Dave, thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it very much and we hope to have you visit us again for more great menu offerings. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like a good quality burger, this is the place for you. Great choice of interesting toppings, sides etc. Tasty burgers. Very good chips. Friendly staff and very good value. Loads of good milkshakes etc. I would highly recommend the yogurt drink, thick, tasty...More

Thank Anthony H
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, responded to this review

Dear Anthony, thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it and we look forward to having you dine with us again soon. Kind Regards, Andrew

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Willoughby & Co
2,854 reviews
.17 km away
Baia
2,118 reviews
.07 km away
Vovo Telo
538 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
7,628 reviews
.17 km away
The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum
419 reviews
.24 km away
The Cape Wheel
589 reviews
.19 km away
Cape Town Diamond Museum
302 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Vap08
HI do you have dairy free options? Are the burgers/bread buns dairy free? Dairy free ice cream?Many thanks
27 February 2017|
Answer Show all 10 answers
Response from Maggy1408 | Reviewed this property |
I am almost 100% sure that there is NO dairy free option at Gibson's.
1
Vote
Andrew H
Hi Ophelia, I noticed that this is a Carbon Copy of a review posted by Karen B about 2 weeks ago?
12 March 2015|
Answer
Response from Andrew H | Property representative |
We are awaiting a reply from her.
0
Votes
MineReiseplaner
Hi, i just posted a revue Of this place but i can not see it. I might have logged inn dubble from an orker acount. Do i post a new here? Svein
16 April 2015|
Answer
Response from Andrew H | Property representative |
Good day Svein, you can log in again and write the review on our page. TripAdvisor does sometimes take a few days to have a review listed, as they need to ensure that it meets their requirements. Maybe wait until the... More
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 153 Lower Level V&A Waterfront | Shop 157 Lower Level V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 87 357 3465
  • E-mail
Description
After 2 years of perfecting the perfect burger, we have a range of Gourmet Burgers as well as amazing succulent fall-off-the-bone ribs (pork, beef & lamb). We have just launched another 17 shakes to our already 40 Gourmet Shake range, which include Chocolate Brownie shake, Cheesecake shake as well as a huge flavour of fruit shakes (Blueberry, Summerburst & Black Cherry to name a few) and now also Gingerbread, Malva&Custard and Orange Blossom