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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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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (960 reviews)
“onion blossom” (34 reviews)
“game meat” (43 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Seafood, International, Grill, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
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"
SJKcat
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2. Mozambican Shellfish
"Must recommend the Giant Tiger Prawns as exquisite."
LittleRicky
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3. Biggest Wine by the Glass Bar
"it has the largest number of wines by the glass in the world!"
cowanelliot
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1 - 10 of 2,495 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Really not much to say here, other than take the time to go. Great restaurant with a good atmosphere, good service and great food. If you are into wine, this is where you would want to spend a leisurely lunch if you are at the...More

Thank HRHQE
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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

Great steaks. Really amazing fried onion appetiser that looked and tasted delicious. Wine list is extensive and very good. All staff were very attentive and friendly. Many thanks to Nomvo in particular. Would recommend giving this restaurant a try. You wont regret it.

Thank Tim Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

This lovely restaurant is located at Victoria Wharf on the V & A waterfront. An extensive menu that includes seafood and African game meat. Huge wine list! Our waiter, Marcel, was friendly and professional, providing helpful suggestions for the best side orders and wine choices...More

Thank Tracy F
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Tracy, thank you for the awesome review on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate your comments and look forward to you dining with us again very soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There is a great selection of salads for vegetarians! The wine list was amazing and the woman who served us had excellent knowledge of the wines. She looked after us well.

Thank Seana W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a terrible evening! We booked well in advance for a business dinner for three and we were squeezed around a table for two at the front door. Waitrons continuously left the door open leaving us in a winter draft. After asking numerous times we...More

1  Thank wopperman
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Wopperman, my sincerest apologies for the dining experience. Please can you contact me on support@slickrestaurants.com as I want to investigate, as this is most definitely not our standard at Belthazar. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Like mentioned above- the food is really good and the place with view on the harbour is really lovely. My wife and me were served by Amory Van Rooyen - he was so gentle and nice that we definitely would love to come back! He...More

Thank Robin B
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Robin, thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate it and look forward to your next time that you and your wife are in the Waterfront. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great meal here on a family trip. We sat outside and were very comfortable. The food was delicious (especially the Marva pudding!) and the service exceptional. Our server Richard and the wine staff were wonderful. We would definitely recommend a visit if...More

Thank Bbbsam
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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

Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a good meal here, lots to choose from on the menu (though not if you are veggie!) and the wine is pretty reasonable too!

Thank ErkiBear
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Erik, thank you for the review. We are mainly a steak and grill house, but do have a few vegetarian options available. Looking forward to you joining us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the restaurant in error because I mistook this restaurant for another where we had reservations. It was a busy night, as always, but the restaurant quite quickly made a table available to us in a position where we could look out at...More

Thank SumitD D
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear SumitD, thank you for the lovely review, even though it was by chance. We look forward to you making a reservation with us next time that you are going to be visiting the V&A. Regards, Andrew

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TinaB3319
23 August 2018|
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Response from De_Scaquetti | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes since it is located in a shopping center, although I did not see any children when I was there.
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jennifermarie709
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
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871edieh
23 February 2016|
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Response from 871edieh | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Steak not Steal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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