RESTAURANTS IN CAPE TOWN & SURROUNDS
BOMBAY BICYCLE is a colourful bohemian bar restaurant, with original visually stimulating décor.
The restaurant is a representation of the Madame Zingara circus.
Open Monday to Saturday but mostly “happening” on a Friday.
158 Kloof Street, Gardens
Tel: 0861 623 263 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
THE GRAND is a romantic restaurant that displays class and style, set with a view across the ocean and a cocktail beach bar.
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 12h00 until late.
Granger Bay Road off Beach Road
Tel: 021 425 0551 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CAFÉ is a lively Cuban restaurant featuring salsa evenings, live music and events with an authentic Cuban outside area. They are all about food, wine, cigars and vibe.
Tuesday nights salsa lessons 17h00 and Sunday nights salsa evenings 17h30.
81 Main Road, Green Point
Tel: 021 433 0611 | VISIT WEBSITE
WAKAME with spectacular views of the ocean serves outstanding Pacific Rim cuisine.
WAFU, one floor up, offers “the Asian way”, a unique melding of distinctive Asian tapas dining and the finest 180° view of the Atlantic Ocean & the iconic Robben Island. Both are perfect for sunset cocktails.
Monday – Thursday: Lunch: 12h00 – 15h00. Dinner: 18h00 – 22h30.
Friday & Saturday: Lunch: 12h00 – 15h30. Dinner: 18h00 – 23h00.
Sunday: Lunch: 12h00 – 15h30. Dinner: 18h00 – 22h00.
Corner of Beach Road & Surrey Place, Mouille Point
Tel: 021 433 2377 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
PLANET BAR & RESTAURANT is the most fashionable cocktail lounge and luxurious restaurant in Cape Town, offering a fascinating menu of original foods.
Open Monday through Sunday from 18h00 – 22h00.
Thursday nights the DJ spins a blend of music.
76 Orange Street, Cape Town
Tel: 021 483 1000 | VISIT WEBSITE
ASOKA BAR & RESTAURANT is a stylish and classy restaurant and bar which emanates comfort and relaxation in an elegant fengshui Victorian town house. Relax and enjoy the fine menu out on the deck on the open roof courtyard, or in the cosy corner by the fire.
Open Monday through Sunday from 17h00 – 02h00.
68 Kloof Street, Cape Town
Tel: 021 422 0909 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
QUAY FOUR is a seafood restaurant and one of the oldest restaurants at the V&A Waterfront harbour. Often have events and live bands, Quay Four is famous for their fish and chips, and the buzz of seagulls, ships and people.
Live Bands: 20h00 – 22h00 every day of the week.
130 Victoria Wharf Street, Cape Town
Tel: 021 419 2008 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
HEAD QUARTERS (HQ) is situated on Heritage square in the city centre. The concept of the restaurant is based on a famous Parisian restaurant, it offers a straight forward menu of salad, sirloin and chips. Live bands often entertain patrons.
Monday to Saturday. Kitchen is open 11h30 – 22h30. Bar open until late.
100 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town
Tel: 021 424 6373 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
The ultimate dining space which has become known for its signature dishes.
“We found an amazing location, used the best possible raw ingredients combined with creative craftsmen to create the ultimate dining space” Oscar Kotze - Restauranteur
Shop 4, Quay5, V&A Waterfront
Tel: 021 421 5134 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
MOYO’S is one of the most fantastic African experiences...
Moyo Stellenbosch is situated in the heart of the winelands and is surrounded by magnificent mountains. It offers a unique dining and retail experience that represents a traditional and culturally African setting.
Spier, Wine Estate, R310 Lynedoch Road, Stellenbosch
Tel: 021 809 1133 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
GOLD OPULENT AFRICAN CUISINE is one of the top African restaurants in Cape Town.
The menu consists of Cape Malay and African cuisine, Whilst sitting in its beautiful inner city courtyard, enjoy live African music and dance. Gold offers a rich African experience.
96 Strand Street, Cape Town
Tel: 021 421 4653 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
THE HARBOUR HOUSE is located in the tiny fishing harbour of Kalk Bay, overlooking both False Bay and the mountains. The seafood is fresh and outstanding. The menu is varied with a strong Mediterranean and French feel. Monday to Sunday: Lunch: 12h00 – 16h00 Dinner: 18h00 – 22h00.
POLANA is situated underneath Harbour House and must be one of the best located cocktail lounges in the world. Great tapas dishes are available as well as great seafood and meat options.
Off Main Road, Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay
Tel: 021 788 4133 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
MAMA AFRICA is a very friendly and homely restaurant that offers all kinds of delightful African foods including venison game e.g. kudu, ostrich, warthog, crocodile.
The prices are affordable and the service is impeccable.
178 Long Street, Cape Town
Tel: 021 424 8634 | VISIT WEBSITE
ARNOLDS has won more friends than any other restaurant in Cape Town and enjoyed wide acclaim for its stunning breakfast. Founded in 1998 and located opposite the historic Mount Nelson Hotel, in Kloof Street, Arnolds has an outdoor seating area with magnificent views of Table Mountain as well as a warm, well-lit and romantic dining area.
Open 7 days a week – from 06h45 to late (08h00 Saturday & Sunday) * outside dining until 22h00.
60 Kloof Street, Gardens
Tel: 021 424 4344 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
THE ROUNDHOUSE RESTAURANT offers guests extraordinary cuisine, fine wine, spirits & exceptional service. The Rumbullion, offers guests a tapas-style menu, while unwinding in the sun on lush lawns.
The Roundhouse: Tue – Sat Dinner: 18h00 until close (all year). Wed – Sat Lunch: 12h00 – 16h00.
Sun Lunch: 12h00 – 15h00 (Winter only: 1 May – 30 Sep).
The Rumbillion Lawns: (Summer only 1 Oct – 30 Apr): Lunch: Tue – Sun 12h00 – 16h00.
Breakfast: Fri – Sun: 09h00 – 11h30. Pizzas & Sundowners: Tue – Sun: 16h00 – 20h00.
The Glen, Cape Town - GPS: -33.943465, 18.384987
Tel: 021 438 4347 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
LA COLOMBE, is one of Cape Town’s most well-loved and awarded restaurants.
“The freshest seasonal produce, uncomplicated clean flavours and classical elegance are the essence of my inspiration and passion for food.” says Scot Kirton, Executive Chef.
Open 7 days a week. Lunch: 12h30 – 14h00. Dinner: 19h00 – 20h45
Closed: Christmas Night, New Year’s Day and Sunday evenings in the winter months.
Constantia Uitsig, Spaanschemat River Road, Constantia.
Tel: 021 794 2390. | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
CAFÉ CAPRICE is one of the most famous venues in Cape Town, it offers the ultimate experiences in one of the world’s most beautiful settings. Café Caprice is situated directly opposite Cape Town’s beautiful Camps Bay beach and is hailed as the “jewel in the city’s entertainment crown”. Locals & international visitors rub shoulders with famous international artists, actors, models and sports stars. Café Caprice has also been host to some of the city’s biggest & best parties and exclusive events.
37 Victoria Road, Camps Bay
Tel: 021 438 8315 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
MAESTRO’S ON THE BEACH is situated on the dunes at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean next to the lighthouse with clear views of Table Mountain, Robben Island and all the way up the West. The restaurant seats ± 220 people inside and ± 150 on the terraced deck outside. Offering a popular a la carte dining which is a blend of South African & Italian cuisine. The smoking section seats ± 80 people with its own bar area.
The restaurant is also used extensively as a function venue and has a lovely selection of set menu’s, buffet menu’s and cocktail menu’s.
Bridge Road, Woodbridge Island, Milnerton
Tel: 021 551 4992 | VISIT WEBSITE
AUBERGINE is situated in the historic Gardens area of Cape Town. The ambience is elegant and refined with the décor complementing beautiful yellowwood tables, original wooden sash windows and Knysna Blackwood floors.
Lunch: Wednesday to Friday from 12.00pm to 2.00pm except public holidays
Dinner: Monday to Saturday from 7pm to 10pm.
39 Barnet Street, Gardens
Tel: 021 465 4909 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE
THE TEST KITCHEN, a 30-seater restaurant is located in the trendy Biscuit Mill complex in Woodstock and offers a casual or more formal dining experience. The evenings offer patrons an a la carte menu with complimentary appetiser and palette cleanser, as well as a five-and eight-course tasting menu. Alternately, guests can sit at the more casual ‘kitchen bar’ and enjoy food ‘dish-by-dish’, straight from the open kitchen.
Lunch: Tues – Sat : 12.30pm to 2.30pm.
Dinner: Wed – Sat: 7pm to 10pm. Group bookings available anytime.
The Test Kitchen, Shop 104 A, The Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Road, Woodstock
Tel: 021 447 2337 | SEND EMAIL | VISIT WEBSITE