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Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar, Cape Town

Victoria Basin
V&A Waterfront
Cape Town
South Africa
Tel: 27 21 421 3753
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Has Belthazar's star fallen? This beloved restaurant and wine bar, opened in December 2003, cellars 600 vintages and has the largest selection of wines by the glass in the world. We enjoyed the sweet but hearty flavor of the complimentary tomato-based sausage starter, as well as the massively plump mussels on the reasonably priced surf 'n' turf menu, but it didn't compensate for Belthazar's upscale chain restaurant vibe (appropriate for its shopping mall location, but not for its chichi reputation) or the attitude-drenched staff coasting on a seemingly outdated reputation for excellence (it was voted best steakhouse in South Africa in 2005). Aside from the novelty of picking a wine off the impressively long list, we think Belthazar is skippable; if you do go, request an indoor table to avoid the dissonance of dueling street performers along the water.—Josey Miller

Open daily noon to 11 pm.

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