Iron Steak and Bar

Cape Town Summer: Iron Steak and Bar – Cape Town’s Culinary Gem

In the heart of Cape Town lies a steakhouse that is not just your ordinary dining experience – it’s probably some of the best cuts of meat we’ve ever had! Best you pay Iron Steak and Bar a visit.


  • The ambiance at Iron Steak and Bar is nothing short of captivating, with a beautiful 1920s-inspired bar crafting delicious classic cocktails.
  • A highlight of the menu is the flagship Flat Iron steak, which traces its roots back to the 2008/2009 UK recession.
  • For those seeking a tantalizing culinary adventure beyond the usual fare, Iron Steak and Bar’s weekly specials offer a fresh and exciting twist to delight your taste buds.
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Iron Steak and Bar offers a culinary journey that will leave you enamoured with its world-class dishes, particularly its mouth-watering steaks flame-grilled to perfection on their imported Spanish Vulcano Grez grill. Embrace the lively atmosphere as you enjoy a complimentary serving of popcorn, cooked with delectable Wagyu beef drippings, setting the tone for an unforgettable dining adventure.


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The ambiance at Iron Steak and Bar is nothing short of captivating, with a beautiful 1920s-inspired bar crafting delicious classic cocktails. Image: The Sandton Times

Accompanied by attentive waiters, you’ll be served an array of scrumptious dishes that will tantalize your taste buds and create memories to cherish. Adding the perfect touch to your evening, you’ll be presented with a token that can be exchanged for a serving of their renowned sea-salted caramel ice cream, indulgently rolled in Valrhona dark chocolate shavings.


Despite being an affordable and lesser-known cut of beef, the Iron Steak and Bar Flat Iron steak bursts with exceptional flavours and tenderness. Sourced locally, the grass-fed and pasture-reared Flat Iron steak showcases premium quality and is served alongside a fresh watercress salad, making it a delightful culinary experience.


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Starters…Braaibroodjie with Garlic Bechamel and Borenkaas Cheese with Lemon Parsley; Dressing Korean Fried Chicken with Gochujang Sauce, Mixed Sesame Seeds and Pickled Ginger. Image: The Sandton Times

The perfection of their steaks is a result of meticulous preparation and cooking techniques. All their steaks are dry-aged to ensure the utmost tenderness and flavour, and they are expertly cooked using the Spanish Vulcano Grez oven and grill, sealing in the juicy goodness that sets Iron Steak and Bar apart from the rest.


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Stepping beyond the exceptional steaks, Iron Steak and Bar boasts a wide selection of wines, beers, and classic cocktails, ensuring an extraordinary drinking experience. Image: The Sandton Times

But Iron Steak and Bar is more than just a carnivore’s paradise. The restaurant proudly caters to various dietary preferences, offering vegan and vegetarian options that are equally enticing and flavorsome. This inclusivity is also reflected in their pet-friendly policy and family-friendly atmosphere, making it a perfect spot for groups, parties, and special occasions.


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Mains…Wagyu Beef Burger and a Denver Steak Served with a fresh salad on the side as well as Tempura Onion Rings, Creamed Spinach and Wagyu Beef Dripping Chips on the side. Image: The Sandton Times

A highlight is Wagyu Wednesdays, where you can treat yourself to not one but two 100g Wagyu patties, topped with Boerenkaas cheese, truffle aioli, and pickles, all sandwiched between a warm and toasted brioche bun. As if that weren’t enough, the meal comes with a side of their irresistible Wagyu beef dripping fries. The offer is available for both dine-in and takeaway, exclusively on Wednesdays for lunch and dinner, making it an irresistible midweek indulgence.


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Dessert…Raspberry Mousse & Compote, Pistachio Mousse & Praline, White Chocolate Glaze and Edible Chocolate Soil. Image: The Sandton Times

Iron Steak and Bar stands out as a prime destination for food enthusiasts, providing a blend of modern culinary mastery and warm hospitality. The flavoursome steaks, meticulous attention to detail, and inviting ambiance make it a must-visit spot for locals and visitors alike.


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