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Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar

Shop 153, Lower Level Victoria Wharf | Shop 153, Lower Level Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront Entrance 4, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 421 3753
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“onion blossom” (37 reviews)
“game meat” (45 reviews)
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African, Seafood, International, Grill, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Shop 153, Lower Level Victoria Wharf | Shop 153, Lower Level Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront Entrance 4, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar
1. Best Steaks
"fillet steak was incredible! Literally one of best steaks I've had"
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2. Mozambican Shellfish
"Must recommend the Giant Tiger Prawns as exquisite."
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3. Biggest Wine by the Glass Bar
"it has the largest number of wines by the glass in the world!"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is engraved in my mind, and i would never forget it!!! The biggest wine cellar by the glass in the world!!! Am a wine lover and i couldn’t resist tasting several pinotage, pinot noir, red wines!! Everything will make you live an unforgettable...More

Thank Carine F
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This is possibly the best restaurant on the V&A waterfront. It's worth a visit just to read the wine list-apparently it has the largest number of wines by the glass in the world! Food was succulent with excellent customer service. Will be coming back here...More

1  Thank cowanelliot
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear Elliot, thank you for the great review you posted on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate it and we look forward to your next visit to the V&A too. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here on a recommendation and were not disappointed. Had the wild game and ostrich skewers with a bottle of good Pinotage. Willem took very good care of us. Although they claim to have the most extensive list of wine by the glass, Pinotage was...More

Thank Macaw
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As the sun sets on the waterfront on a balmy winter’s day, there is no better place to spend the evening than the terrace of Belthazar. The food was absolutely amazing! And the desserts round off a near perfect evening. The prawn and chicken curry...More

Thank waseefg
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Belthazar is one of many restaurants at the Victoria and Albert Waterfront with a view of Table Mountain. It is in a great location and has both inside and outside tables. We chose it after walking along the whole waterfront looking at each restaurant’s...More

Thank tessacate88
Reviewed 5 days ago

It needs to be noted that Willem is our favorite waiter in the history of ever at this moment. The food is great and portions very generous, the Game Kebab is a must try. We will be back to try the rib-eye!

Thank _liamdburger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service received from Willem. Food great. Service from Willem exceeds food. Highly recommended.

Thank Naheem S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were served tonight by Savannah at this highly recommended restaurant. We tried a skewer of 4 different game meats which were absolutely delicious. My husband had a couple of very nice wines by the glass and my dessert was warm and sweet and lovely....More

Thank StacyBjornson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant which boasts the largest selection of wines sold by the glass.our party of four had a selection of seafood and steaks which were all delicious. If you like to try a range of different local wines then this restaurant is highly...More

Thank 40ish
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly! The rib-eye was excellent. Their wine list is good. They are on the expensive side (R600 pp - mains only with one bottle of wine).

Thank 529leonl
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Questions & Answers
26 September 2017|
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Response from Andrew H | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, no we don't have a dress code, however, swimming trunks, and very casual wear will be out of place, as most guests do dress up a little. Be prepared that if you do sit outside, even though we do have heaters... More
23 February 2016|
Response from 871edieh | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Steak not Steal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 153, Lower Level Victoria Wharf | Shop 153, Lower Level Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront Entrance 4, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 3753
  • E-mail
Welcome to Belthazar, a veritable theatre of fine food and wine on the cutting-edge of "shoppertainment". A multi-purpose restaurant, grill, wine bar and gourmet home accessory shop, Belthazar brings a chic new concept in the culinary arts to Cape Town.Belthazar is the realization of a lifelong passion for wine shared by the Belthazar team. Their vision was to create the largest "wine by the glass" wine bar in the world. Experienced sommeliers expertly serve up to 250 of the Cape's finest wines by the glass and advise customers on a wine-list of up to 600 fine wines and sought-after rare vintages.Indulge your palate. Belthazar is so much more than good food and wine. Indulge in the best - from the world's finest wine glasses and revolutionary wine technology to the slick service, superb aged Karan beef, export quality Mozambican shellfish and the freshest South African seafood. We invite you to indulge in the grand finale - a platter of boutique South African cheeses perfectly paired with a selection of Cape port wines...
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