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Dixies Restaurant

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134 Main Road, Glencairn, South Africa
+27 21 786 2105
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09:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The restaurant has a lovely European vibe and the view is beautiful. Unfortunately the welcome and the effort to be helpful was sadly lacking. We arrived at the restaurant at about 10.15, and decided to sit on the deck as it was a beautiful day, there were several tables empty however they were marked as reserved. The only outside table... More 

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Thank Shirley L
london
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelling back from Boulders to see Penguins and stopped off for late lunch and the service was attentive and shared a pizza with kids and wife had a salad both excellent. Great views of the sea. Enjoyed it so much when we were in Camps Bay a few days later kids wanted to go back but just too far.

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Rein T, Owner at Dixies Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you. We are very happy that you all enjoyed your time at Dixies. More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If old school means stodginess, lack of fresh ingredients and an out of date approach to flavour. We had a chicken schnitzel which had a very suspect, cold, cheese free "cheese" sauce. Pizza was better (wood-fired) and calamari strips were passable. For Dixies, it's pub first, restaurant second. Probably okay if you consider peaked caps as acceptable casual wear.

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Thank cliffboobyer
Frome, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute Sunday lunch choice, good service, good menu, great food cooked well, Will come back next time we are in SA

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Thank DaveDunn
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Food and service and during the day great view of the ocean, staff are very friendly and value for money

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Thank Ronald W
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a good pizza but my wife ordered krokette with a mini loaf of bread and chips. What was served was two krokette, a toasted hot dog roll and a mound of chips, with no garnish what-so-ever. To describe the restaurant as serving Dutch fare is stretching the imagination as there are only four dutch dishes on the menu... More 

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Thank Dave L
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a great meal and excellent service there the wine selection was very affordable ,witch we apprcaited

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Thank jeffsQ9074FJ
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited Dixies a number of times over the years when visiting Glencairn and recall the food to be of a consistently high standard. I give 5/5 to the kitchen staff, who must work under great pressure and I believe are the behind the scenes stars of the show. I have found that if you are unfortunate enough to... More 

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Thank buttercup341
Greater Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

visited Dixies Tuesday21st March, a public holiday,very few staff and most of who were there were new. Waited about 40 minutes to be given a menu, then during meal had to get up twice to find a waitress to get another glass of wine, it was really hot and busy so not a good experience. Food was good

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Thank Brenda B
leicestershire
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403 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Our friends who knew Dixies well enough to suggest we all go there for their super steaks were aghast. Our drinks orders were taken promptly, but it was a while before we were asked what we would like to eat, and the "I'll check" answer to the question of what the soup of the day was led to another long... More 

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Thank stella317

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:30
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Main Road, Glencairn, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Glencairn
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 2105

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