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The Village Idiot

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Burgers, Light meals, Pizzas, Steak
Phone Number 0214181548 Opening Hours

Tuesday to Thursday 3pm to 12am; Fridays and Saturdays 12noon to 2am ; Sundays and Mondays closed

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Menu

Menu - The Village Idiot menu - Updated April 2018

Details

Cost
R65 avg main meal
Food
Burgers, Light meals, Pizzas, Steak
Corkage
NO BYO
Cost
R65 avg main meal
Ambience
Bar scene, Groups
Payment
Amex, Mastercard, Visa
Facilities
Accepts credit cards, Beer served, Cocktails, Dinner, Food, Licensed, Live entertainment, Lunch, Parking, Serves food, Smoking

Location and contact

32 Loop Street Cape Town, City Bowl

Owner's description

A true inner-city, ​vintage ​neighbourhood bar and restaurant that embraces South African braai culture.

Relax, unwind and adopt a carefree attitude. The large balcony plays host to braais in summer and offers lovely views of the surrounding concrete jungle, while the enchanting colonial fireplace makes winter nights more bearable.

The menu is ​a melting pot of South African cultures that has been put on a plate. Visitors can expect enticing options like braai boards (a selection of local braaied meats served with chakalaka), freshly baked roosterkoek, Durban-style hot peri-peri chicken, boerewors burgers, biltong and cheese platters, potjies and appetising sides like pap, grilled mielies, potato salad, chips and more.

The venue boasts TVs and a large drop-down projector​ for the screening of sports matches. Live music and an in-house DJ ​creates a vibe that carries the party long into the night.

This is a place where we raise our glasses to foolish renegades, adventurous idiots and all the people who refuse to live life by the rules of normality.

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User reviews

5 Reviews
    The braai vleis was top notch, I went out rolling. The wings, I am crazy about. If you want some local, it’s lekker here.
    The Village Idiot is definitely a good place to get the party started on a weekend. The food and service is great - try the Braai Board if you love braaivleis but can't braai (sorry, I'm a girl), they have a cozy fireplace for cold days and bottomless bubbly on Fridays. Who doesn't like bubbly??? Just don't stay too long, you might leave the place being the village idiot. :-)
    Cool place and good vibe. Service is slow & food can be better. The ambiance is nice! Late evening music makes it a good jol.
    Really great food and an interesting mix of options. It's always vibey and a comfortable atmosphere. Service can sometimes be slow, but that is CTN for you.
    Absolutely LOVE the food here! Interesting combinations and great taste! Service by Mpumi was excellent!! What a friendly, warm & helpful guy. I can definitely recommend the Village Idiot for their scrumptious food, their delicious house wine & be sure to ask for Mpumi-the-Great!

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