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The largest "wine by the glass" wine bar in the world is now situated in the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. In the rich ambience of a wharf warehouse, Belthazar offers a speciality wine bar and world-class eatery at a prime location with spectacular views of Table Bay. A totally new experience in wining and dining, Belthazar also brings the exciting concept of "shoppertainment" to South Africa. Displayed in cabinets are glittering Riedel glassware, gift-packs and crystal duck decanters, wine aprons and accessories, stainless steel knives for the home gourmet chef, biltong knives and Belthazar house sauces.

Belthazar only uses the finest ingredients. Specialising in the finest seafood and meats, Mozambican shellfish, South African line fish and aged grain-fed South African Karan beef, all export-quality.


House specialities tempt diners with an "onion blossom", fresh west coast oysters, flame-grilled steaks and kebabs, Karoo lamb chops, a luxury lamb burger and chocolate and chilli beef medallions.

Named after Belshazzar, the King of Babylon, Belthazar serves up to 250 of the finest wines by the glass. It has a dream selection from over a 600 of the Cape's finest cellars, featuring hundreds of fine wines, auction wines and rare vintages displayed in the specially designed vinoteque. The Belthazar team devised the first wine-list in the country that illustrates vintage ratings, critic’s ratings, style indicators and wine/food matches.

Belthazar has received a number of noteworthy accolades and more recently received as listed below:

For our Restaurant:
- Best Restaurant Service Award on the V&A Waterfront August 2009/2010
- Best Server Award on the V&A Waterfront August 2009/2010
- Best Deluxe Restaurant Award on the V&A Waterfront August 2009-Runner up
- American Express Fine Dining Selection -Platinum Selection 2009
- One of the Best Steakhouses in South Africa Award-Eat out Readers Vote (June 2009)


For our Wine:
- Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2009
- Diners Club Wine List of the Year 2009-Diamond Award

Our past accolades include:
- Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2007/2008
- Diners Club Wine List of the Year 2005-2008
- American Express Fine Dining Selection -Platinum Selection 2007 / 2008
- Best Steakhouse on the Waterfront 2007 / 2008
- Best Fine Dining Restaurant on the Waterfront 2006
- Best Steakhouse in South Africa 2005/2006
- Best Steakhouse in Greater Cape Town 2004
- Best New comer Restaurant 2004




From Muizenberg take the M3 freeway & Eastern Boulevard into Town. Exit Eastern Boulevard into Buitengracht Street. Take the first right turn into the Waterfront and follow Port Road, take a left before the traffic circle into the parking area.


-33° 54' 13.03''


18° 25' 17.85''
Shop 153 V&A Waterfront
Cape Town


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Food Served
SteakhouseFine DiningGlobal/InternationalSeafood
Average Price$$$
Payment accepted
Trading Hours
Monday - Sunday
12:00 - late
Secure Parking
Outside Seating
Smoking Section
Great for Romantic Dates in Waterfront
Great for Scenic Views in Waterfront
Great for Steak in Waterfront
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