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Pigalle Restaurant

57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4343
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (141 reviews)
“scallops” (38 reviews)
“creme brulee” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were a group of 7 celebrating 3 birthdays. We arrived at 8 pm and the restaurant was full. Service was slow and we had to constantly ask for service. The menu was unimaginative. There was a lively atmosphere and as it took such a...More

Thank Kathyfitchett
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere in the is place is second to none and the seafood is some of the best we had during our two week trip. It was faultless. Definitely book ahead!

Thank VixW
Reviewed 4 days ago

After 15 years Pigalle still hits the nail on the head everytime , from prompt friendly service to superb food they are and always have been one of the top establishments in Cape Town if not the whole of South Africa.

Thank goodfood87162
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Dec 2, 2017, my wife and I had booked reservations at Pigalle as we read a lot positive feedback about the restaurant. With that being said, I've eaten at 5 star restaurants around the world and I have never been disappointed ever, until now....More

Thank ChrisB t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure to dress smart-casually, there is a dress code. The dimly-lit ambiance is very stylish. The band play covers amazingly well. The food was all great - we loved the seafood platter for 2. The only downer was the service was very slow, both...More

Thank Naji A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined on a week night and were quite pleased. We walked across from the Protea and had to walk up a hill and around to the restaurant. Wine, appetizer, entrees and dessert were all very tasty. I'd say the mussels don't compare to Nova...More

Thank flagene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This had been recommended by the owner of NV80 (think he owns this too), had to book a couple of weeks before to get a table but was well worth it. Lovely setting with the live music creating a nice ambiance which wasn’t too loud...More

Thank LERK1985
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok so I like everything about Pigalle..it has great food, its a great venue and they have live music typically salsa which just adds to the whole ambience and experience. Actually I really like the giant 50's Elvis pictures on the wall which combined with...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have enjoyed wonderful meals with family and friends and we have hosted conference dinners at Pigalle. This is an establishment that understands service. The quality of their food / menu is really good. A beautiful romantic venue if that is what you are looking...More

Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Not cheap but very good fish. The Waiter called Trymore made us feel like home . Many wines to choose. Many thanks

Thank ciric32
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30 August 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hello Robin, We request all international travellers to pay a R250 per person deposit to secure a booking. This was after we experienced a large number of 'no shows' without cancellations often related to the hotels... More
18 June 2017|
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Response from Bruce M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the late response. I just saw your question. I'd say nice casual should be fine. My wife wore a skirt and blouse and I had slacks and a casual shirt. No shorts or t shirts though. Some diners wore coat and tie... More
7 April 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hi, We have live music every night from a Monday to a Saturday. Regards Management
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 4343
  • E-mail
Well-known as the perfect venue for a stylish evening out, we offer guests live entertainment from our dance floor alongside superb dinner courses. Renowned for our fresh seafood and Chalmar steak, our menu comprises of classic dishes with a subtle Portuguese flair. Including a spacious cigar lounge and private dining room our venue is versatile as well as suitable for private functions.
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