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Pigalle Restaurant

57A Somerset Road | Green Point, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 4848
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (145 reviews)
“scallops” (39 reviews)
“creme brulee” (12 reviews)
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, 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

Decided to try out this restaurant after reading reviews for its seafood. The seafood taste great, especially the starter with squid and prawns, however, the seafood platter for 2 is way too much for us, and gets quite mundane when there’s a repeat of squid...More

Thank Elssyteo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We attended here for a nice dinner during our honeymoon. The staff were really friendly and always made sure you were looked after without being at all intrusive. The food was incredible. We aren't really into seafood which is a shame seeing as it's so...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Celebrated my sisters 30th Birthday last night. The atmosphere was buzzing, but not rowdy at all. The staff was attentive and on point all evening. I ordered the seared scallops and platters for 2. The best quality of seafood ive had in a while, not...More

Thank washiela82
Reviewed 4 days ago

After initially having some difficulty finding the restaurant, we arrived and were sat without a reservation. The restaurant is quite large and they had a jazz band playing that was very enjoyable. We were served quickly and enjoyed the attentive waiters. We ordered Baby Kingklip...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 6 days ago

On arrival greeted by friendly staff. Nostalgic atmosphere, vivid memories of Paris in set up & colours. Ordered escargot for starters, was excellent; Seafood platter, apparently their speciality was more than enough for 2. Very rarely does served food resemble photos on website, but justice...More

Thank GodfreyDurban
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The is an outstanding restaurant The sea food platter is the best and good for sharing It has live music The atmosphere is great Must try if you are in Cape Town

1  Thank nezar_talhah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the telephone booking to the signing of the bill, this place sets the bar for service in Cape Town. My wife and I visited for our wedding anniversary, and Warren and his team made the evening! The food was superb: mushroom ravioli and calamari...More

1  Thank Michael O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a seafood platter and beef in a cream sauce for a starter. The best food so far in Africa and absolutely delicious. 101% recommend. Tastes take you to heaven!

Thank 271simars
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had the seafood platter for two, comprising lobster, langoustines, prawns, calamari, mussels and kingklip. Excellent dish with excellent service. The manager, Warren, makes every customer feel special, by welcoming them personally and having a brief chat with them about the place...More

Thank 837akbarb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best seafood I’ve had so far! I took the platter for 1 to have a go at everything! Lobster, prawn, mussels, fresh fish, 5 stars! Welcomed and led in by the proprietor sure adds a personalized touch and makes it a more enjoyable experience. The...More

Thank Noor S
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Anita M
10 February 2018|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Good Day Anita, Our new online system has to allocate a seating area , making it slightly confusing for our guests , rest assured though that my self and our GM go to great pains to ensure everybody gets a great seat , we... More
1 February 2018|
Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Good Afternoon The photo named "private dining" in our photo album is of the fishbowl. Hope this helps Regards
30 August 2017|
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Response from Pigallecapetown | Property representative |
Hi All, As per my previous response to Robin we have had to implement this policy due to a large number of international guests making reservations and not showing up on the night - as there is often not a local number to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$250 - US$1,000
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
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 4848
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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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