Find a restaurant in Cape Town City Bowl region cities: Bo-Kaap, Cape Town City Centre, Century City, De Waterkant, Foreshore, Gardens, Higgovale, Oranjezicht, Salt River, Tamboerskloof, Vredehoek, Woodstock
Find a restaurant in Cape Town City Bowl region cities: Bo-Kaap, Cape Town City Centre, Century City, De Waterkant, Foreshore, Gardens, Higgovale, Oranjezicht, Salt River, Tamboerskloof, Vredehoek, Woodstock
Originally started by Carlos and Nicky Franco who moved to SA from the UK bringing with them a wealth of culinary experience. The Deli evolved over years, from simple beginnings delivering Deli sandwiches to local offices, to the warm and inviting restaurant that it is today. Nicky and Carlos have moved on, but their warm friendly personalities live on through the staff and the fresh quality meals that are prepared daily. The new owner Ian Naidu shares their knowledge and love for cooking and strives to maintain the high standards and uphold the tradition of quality and freshness which is synonymous with the Deli.
It’s a restaurant. It’s a deli. It’s a bar. It’s a lounge, put-up-your-feet place. It’s casual and a unique space in the heart of Woodstock. Welcome to Bones. We’ve created a place and a space that’s whatever you want it to be. Pick any occasion, and this space works. Bones is for drinking, tasting, eating and meeting. It’s for an early dinner, a special lunch. It’s for an office lunch to-go, a quick latte or a post-work ice cold lager. It’s for a very fine steak, a great piece of fish or a good, solid burger or a pasta and a glass of wine, or maybe just a ‘spoil me’ cocktail.
La Bottega is an eatery that offers you a quick getaway from the madness of the working week or the perfect place for a morning meet with wifi and wonderful supplies from the kitchen and tap throughout the day. La Bottega is based on the Italian way of life with a bit of South African flavour thrown in for good measure. Combined with excellent service and fantastic food, we offer more than a good beer and great atmosphere.
The Pot Luck Club, situated on the top floor of the Silo of the Old Biscuit Mill on Albert Road, Woodstock opened February 14th 2013. Since its opening day the pot luck has filled 2 sitting’s each night throughout high and low season, running to capacity of one hundred and twenty guests. It has been dubbed the coolest place to be in Cape Town and its success is based on innovative cuisine, served in a relaxed yet edgy environment in a part of Cape Town that has never attracted an evening dining crowd. Luke collaborated with renowned Cape Town based architect Greg Scot along with some of the city’s foremost art and design personalities. The focal point which has become signatory to Luke’s restaurants is the open plan kitchen which is illuminated by studio lighting giving the impression of a stage. At the centre of this striking stage is any professional chef’s dream, a 1.4 metre Robatta grill and range of Power woks. These are the engines that drive the majority of Pot Luck’s hot dishes imparting authentic flavours and colour. Drawing from the best of the original Pot Luck Club situated right next door to the world renowned test […]
Burrata is located in Cape Town’s Old Biscuit Mill. Offering Italian-inspired fare with a flair for the exciting and unexpected, this restaurant offers interesting mains and handcrafted pizzas of the highest quality as well as a superbly appointed wine list. Burrata’s attention to detail is also the focal point of the restaurant. The pizza oven was hand built by a third-generation family-owned business in Naples. This oven is able to reach higher temperatures than the average pizza oven, which means every pizza turned out by Burrata is delicious and cheesy – bubbling with taste and moisture and almost impossible to resist.
Lazari is a friendly neighbourhood café and bistro at the heart of Cape Town, in Vredehoek. We serve breakfast all day, delicious home baked treats and daily lunch specials. We also serve the best Italian coffee in the Mother City, and have a wonderful selection of wine and beer. In 2014, we were awarded the Best Breakfast Spot in Cape Town by newspaper, The Next 48hOURS, after thousands of Capetonians voted for us. Want to know our secret? Everything we make is made with a lot of love and only the freshest of ingredients.
Situated on the upper slopes of Vredehoek overlooking the city, this city bowl eatery is great for all ages. The décor is natural and stylish yet funky – outside and inside seating is available with big bay windows overlooking The Rocklands Rd Park. Table Mountain is the back drop with Deer Park being the popular gateway into the reserve. Breakfast is a straight up affair with everything from a home-made bran muffin, the best egg benedict right up to a traditional breakfast. Perfect for a morning breakfast meeting (free wi- fi and tables big enough for a laptop and your food) or for a relaxed weekend family brunch. The bacon and eggs are free range with the bacon being a thicker cut, no fat delicacy (you will never look at bacon the same way again). The lunch menu changes seasonally, whilst the daily blackboard menu features new and exciting dishes as well as local favourites. All chicken and meat is sourced from free-range farms, with the chicken and cashew nut salad being a firm favourite with locals. The burgers are done in true home-made fashion served on ciabatta rolls with delicious toppings and hand cut potato wedges. The cakes are […]
This much-loved neighbourhood café offers guests a relaxing beach-house feel and sweeping views from the stadium to the harbour and beyond. Bright and sunny by day and warm and intimate by night, The Sidewalk Café has a wonderfully diverse clientele and many loyal regulars. Perfect for lazy breakfasts, leisurely lunches, sundowners or romantic dinners, this charming venue is disarmingly casual with just a dollop of sophistication. A place to take your mom on the weekend, your pooch after a sunset walk, your kid for a morning chino and your mistress on a Thursday night. With plug points throughout the store and free wireless during the day, the Sidewalk is the ideal place for that casual business breakfast or lunch. With several eateries on this popular neighbourhood strip, at night The Sidewalk Café becomes awash with locals and urban travellers alike. The menu is an eclectic mix of firm Cape Town favourites with something for even the most jaded palates.
Nestled under the slopes of Table Mountain, Con Brio Bistro is one of Vredehoek’s best loved local restaurants. It’s a place where friends and neighbours meet and foodie-friendly, vegetarian/vegan-friendly, child-friendly and dog-friendly come together. There are few places in Cape Town that boast such a selection of fine foods in such a warm, relaxed and inviting atmosphere. From the exquisite and meticulous dining experiences in Dubai, the warm and boisterous eateries of the Mediterranean and the Baltic shores of Finland, owner Vanessa Rose has spent the last 15 years working and travelling around the world searching for the perfect balance between décor and dish. And from the flavours of those experiences, she imagined the eating experience people desire most. Her dream became a reality when Con Brio Bistro opened its doors in early 2015. When a hot dog is not enough and Chateaubriand is too much, Con Brio Bistro in Vredehoek is the place. We are child-friendly and boast a yummy kids’ menu with smaller portions of delicious food. We’re also a dog-friendly restaurant so feel free to bring the whole family! We are vegetarian-friendly and have a popular vegan menu that that keeps our vegan foodies coming back for more. We also have vegan options for pizza and […]
THE WOODLANDS EATERY – UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP Your Hosts Matteo Santini & Maurizio Carlo These Two where born and raised in Italy. Matteo In the Beautiful Bolognia and Maurizio in Fiery Florence They have both Traveled the world for the past 10 years and Finally decided to Settle in our beautiful Cape Town. Together have taken over THE WOODLANDS EATERY as of the 01 June 2017. They strive to incorporate authentic Italian cuisine combined with the delicious existing local flavors. We welcome you into their home and hope that you enjoy and feel part of the famiglia.
Nestled at the foot of Table Mountain on the legendary Kloof Street, you can’t miss our famous store, Cocoa Oola. People of all types and flavours flit in and out of this store – Hipsters, hippies, tourists and locals buzz around our happy hub. We boast a large selection of local craft beers that pair brilliantly with our adventurous burger and pizza menu. (Oh, and we also have three large HD TV’s for our regulars who want to catch the game).
With over 14 years of experience in some of the world’s top restaurants and hotels, Luke Wonnacott brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to Table Seven. Years of passion and dedication to his craft has seen him being accredited with numerous awards. His belief when it comes to creating the perfect kitchen is simple; find the right product, build a team to execute that product and create an environment that people love to work in. Katie Wonnacott started her career at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant, Maze at The One & Only, where she met Luke. She hastravelled the UK and Mediterranean as a private chef, interned at the Wolseley and spent two seasons on the yachts, but decided to change her course of direction to Event Management, planning concerts and festivals for small and large numbers of guests, with top performing artists. She moved back to Cape Town working as an Events Manager. In 2017 the duo decided to start Table Seven, where they can explore and expand their expertise in the culinary and event industry, always focussing on product and execution. As a team, we have a vast background based on the highest quality experience. We approach every project or event hands-on and we pride ourselves on sourcing the best quality produce. We will […]
Coming out of their love of making, and well, eating food, Jay and Amy Kruger decided to open Freddie Freeloader in January 2018. Since then, “Freddie” has become a household name in the neighbourhood, catering to the breakfast and lunch needs of the bustling Salt River/Woodstock area. We offer mouth-watering breakfasts and delicious lunches every weekday, with a daily “chalkboard” menu, as well as the best coffee in Cape Town. Seriously… Jeff is a wizard behind that coffee machine. Pop in when you’re in the area – We can’t wait to meet you!
Pahari in the Shona language means “a place of pots“. In our African culture pots are made out of clay and are designed to create the best flavours on the natural fire. We grew up eating various types of our African cuisine from the African pot. Some of the best recipes have disappeared with time and the skills to create them have gone with our elders. Pahari African Restaurant aims to recreate the taste as it used to be with special attention to detail. Our African dish is based on Sadza (also known as Pap) and everything else is designed to accompany it. Sadza in Shona is created from various types of millet: chiefly maize, but rapoko (finger millet) or brown rice can supplement. Various types of relish are often served along with Sadza. This relish ranges from beef stew, ox trotters, tripe with offals, free range chicken and the popular Mopane worms mostly found in the forests of Matabeleland in Zimbabwe. Green vegetables are also a supplement in every plate, they come either fried or in peanut butter. We believe this concept of African Traditional food must be shared among all food lovers internationally. It does not need to be […]
Located in the leafy Cape Town suburb of Higgovale, surrounded by Table Mountain and overlooking the city, this luxury boutique hotel houses just eight spacious suites. Sink into the total comfort of meticulously designed suites defined by a blend of luscious textures and contemporary detail. A dedicated concierge team will ensure that your visit to Cape Town is a unique one. Breakfast is served throughout the day and a seasonal menu is always on hand should you wish to dine by the pool or on your own private terrace. The city, its harbour and the surrounding mountains are all visible from each private terrace. Lush quiet gardens and an intimate pool surround the property. An urban retreat yet minutes from the city. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served throughout the day. Our philosophy on food is straightforward – we use only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients to create our seasonal menus.
Owned and run by German chef Harald Bresselschmidt, Aubergine is a sophisticated, romantic restaurant in Cape Town which combines a rich history with contemporary style, innovative food and classic service – whether you’re joining us for lunch or dinner. Harald Bresselschmidt grew up on a dairy farm in the pristine Eifel Region of Germany, which instilled in him a love of the land and an appreciation for fresh produce. He started training as a chef in 1980, working in Germany, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland and London, before doing his Masters in Gastronomy and Cooking. He moved to South Africa in 1992, as Head chef for the Grande Roche Hotel in Paarl before completing a series of stages at Michelin-starred restaurants in France. In 1996, he opened Aubergine – and has been offering innovative food experiences ever since. The Aubergine chef team is made up of talented South Africans, many of whom were promising students at establishments like Infinity Culinary Training and Sense of Taste. Harald has trained his team in the art of fine dining by sharing his extensive experience to create opportunities for previously disadvantaged youngsters. Our Front of House team are all longstanding members of the Aubergine family: we look forward […]
Active Sushi on Bree in the heart of Cape Town. Sushi prepared to perfection with the freshest fish and ingredients.
This is no ordinary restaurant. This is the home of the singing waiter! Tonight, not only will you enjoy the wholesome, sumptuous taste of our designer tagine menu and the buzz of our wine bar’s best and brightest, but you’ll also be served and entertained by the shining stars of Cape Town’s immense pool of talented young performers. Make sure you get your waiter’s name – it’ll be written in lights one day! The cellars are open and so is the bar! Pump up the volume, kick back, relax and prepare yourself for an evening you won’t soon forget. Unless you have a little too much wine… Who are we kidding? There’s no such thing.
Having been voted as one of the Top 60 Restaurants in the World by Conde Nast Traveller in 1999, Beluga was re-launched and has grown to become one of Cape Town’s most beloved restaurants. Beluga welcomes you with its distinctive Art Deco, New York loft feel, featuring an open plan kitchen, sushi section and designer bar. The intimate cobbled courtyard completes the picture. A truly unique restaurant, with a sexy yet elegant atmosphere, Beluga continues to evolve and offers a fresh contemporary menu with an Asian flair, ranging from dim sum, sushi, seafood and world class signature dishes.
This iconic eating, meeting and chilling spot is the longest standing venue in the heart of de Waterkant village and has been a firm favourite with locals and tourists alike. Whether your intention is a quick bite to eat, a cheeky afternoon cocktail on the terrace, or a late night rendezvous in the bar, at this welcoming venue anything could happen… Saddle up and take a ride!
Just two streets up from the well known Cape Quarter shopping centre in De Waterkant, one of the oldest parts of Cape Town, lies an unassuming, hidden gem called Café Charles. Neatly tucked away in the shade of an over hundred year old Brazilian Red Peppercorn tree, on the corner of Dixon and Waterkant Street, Café Charles entices you in with satisfying aromas of freshly brewed artisan coffee, free-range bacon and eggs, and crisp oven-baked croissants… and that’s just the beginning! Outdoor seating under the old peppercorn tree provides a beautifully shaded, relaxing space to eat, drink, meet and mingle. Sip on a velvety double-shot flat white, or delight in a glass (or two) of one of our small-batch boutique wines, while enjoying the soothing background sounds of the garden fountain. Go up a few steps onto the wrap around balcony of the historic early 18th Century Georgian style building for more bench seating shaded by umbrellas. A modest interior, classic furnishings and an authentic fireplace creates a quaint and cosy setting for coffee, conversations, and creative contemplations. Winter evenings are well spent here, savouring delectable dinner dishes in front of the fire. As for summer time, enjoy full sunshine […]
We can only compare our sense of pride in opening this store to that of a cricket player lifting his bat for a century. The store is located in a stunning park environment surrounded by cutting edge architecture. Most people assume we are in the mall so we really feel like we are “Breaking the Rules” on this one. Raise your glass to the Bootlegger Century!
Magnifico Bistro is a family run Mediterranean bistro, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. We strive to use the freshest and best quality ingredients available. Our attention to detail and hands on approach makes the experience at Magnifico Bistro a truly satisfying one.
Established in 2007, Crave is an exciting food and coffee brand, providing quality on-the-go food. We make it daily to ensure ultimate freshness and only the best quality for our customers. “Healthy fresh food, fast” is what we are all about — sandwiches, wraps, salads, ciabattas, baguettes, smoothies, muffins, drinks, coffee…our menu is designed to be full of variety and tasty goodness, never venturing too far from that home-made flavour and feel. Our coffee is a unique 3 bean blend that our founders spent a great deal of time and effort to find, resulting in the perfect combination for our customer’s palate, and the easy-drinking, flavourful taste that we now have. Although we serve exceptionally good coffee, and quite a lot of it, we are best known for our lush and inviting food. Our food is fresh and prepared in our own kitchens every morning. At the end of the day, if any of these items still remain in the fridges, we offer them to those in need and start all over again the following morning. For items that we cannot make ourselves, we pride ourselves in offering a wide assortment of snacks and treats for every customer’s indulgence. With […]
Akiya Sushi is a Japanese Style cuisines restaurant. Based on Sushi, we are also offer Dim Sum, Chinese Dishes, Asian Food, Saki and delightful Tea. All the furniture made of bamboo. Graceful wooden wall with wonderful cuisines will let you Feeling the Breeze.
Restaurateur Ed Saunders (also involved with the excellent restaurant, Fork) has created an eatery in which the ambience and the food are cosy, home-from-home, as well as simply sophisticated; a bit like New York loft meets Deep South smokehouse. Don’t forget our Happy Hour, reduced price draught beer, house spirits and cocktails, 5-7pm daily. Knife is a sexy new American-style smokehouse, where you can tuck into the signature smoked meats, our special ribs, tender chicken, both simple and exotic seafood, or perfectly-grilled steaks. And with an open kitchen, so you can start salivating long before the food hits your table. But for all the sophistication, there is something that’ll tempt the whole family, with a menu full of delights, from appetizers to desserts to cocktails. In fact we’ve lavished quite a bit of attention on a special kids’ menu, as we love catering to the smaller set. We’re also happy for you to take some Knife with you, and have devised a takeaway menu for this purpose. The bar is custom-built for easy drinking and laid-back lounging, and also serves as the perfect perch from which to view a big game, or our classic, manly movies, while we ply you […]
Braai with caution. Eat with abandon. Galbi is the only Korean Fusion BBQ restaurant in Cape Town. Situated just off upper Long Street, in the heart of the CBD, we are flying the flag for Korean Seoul-food. At Galbi we offer the traditional Korean table-top barbecue – with an African twist. Dining at Korean barbecue restaurants are always a social affair and at Galbi it is no exception. Join your friends around a barbecue situated in the middle of your table, while our friendly waiting staff supply you with an array of succulent marinated meats and freshly prepared side dishes. Kimchi and Marinated Pork Belly wrapped in Lettuce with a Spicy Spring Onions Salad being a top choice in this regard. Try traditional Korean dishes or take your pick from Galbi’s exotic raw and ready-to-grill selection – marinated beef sirloin, Xinjing lamb skewers, ostrich fan fillet, sub-Saharan warthog, springbok sosaties, kudu, and zebra are only to name a few. We also have great vegetarian options too! We also offer more authentic and traditional Korean soups and stews like Kimchi Jiggae, Doenjjang Jiggae, Bibimbap and KImchi Buchimgae. And what is Korean Cuisine without a bottle of the good stuff!! AKA Soju. We are fully licensed and have […]
Headquarters (HQ) Parisian-inspired steakhouse / bar / lounge set in the historic Heritage Square in Cape Town. Our Parisian-inspired steakhouse-cum-bar is situated conveniently in the midst of the urban sprawl, so you won’t need to go far to find a classy cocktail, craft beer or top local wine to help you ease into the weekend. Housed in national monument, Heritage Square, HQ is effortlessly sophisticated; the main restaurant with its red leather seating, mirrored walls, and balloon lampshades casting a golden glow; to the moody bar and lounge area with contemporary furnishings and glamorous fittings. HQ is a breath of fresh air in a dining world populated by overextended menus. The straightforward menu includes, a classic salad starter, to be followed by sirloin steak and thin-cut fries with HQ’s signature Cafe De Paris butter. A retreat for the urban sophisticate, regular nights play host to top live acts and musicians as well as swing and house music played by the city’s finest DJs and bands, in an elegant yet cool setting.
Modern in look and contemporary in feel – B&L is located in the heart of Bree Street, Cape Town’s foodie central. We believe in keeping it simple and doing it well. The menu is crafted around three core items: The B&L Burger, The Lobster Roll and the Whole Lobster. With a love for local seasonal produce we make most of our menu items from scratch on site without fail or compromise. It is complimented by a selection of hand-picked premium imports sourced exclusively by our in-house team for B&L. Our lobster meat is also proudly sustainably sourced. We think, that good food should always be accompanied by fine wine or audacious cocktails. That is why our selection of signature-style cocktails has been especially crafted to suit our hero dishes down to the t. Suggestions on what suits what best is highlighted on our menu – making your choice a bit easier in case you get overwhelmed. Focussed on going back to the basics: a simple but perfectly crafted menu, a strong modern brand and a trendy atmosphere. A concept of going “back to a simplistic and uncomplicated restaurant culture” where diners can select from three hero dishes on the menu: […]
At the foot of Cape Town’s vibrant Kloof Street, risen from a fairy-lit garden, lies a dining oasis. Set in a magnificent Victorian house, Kloof Street House is an experience as enigmatic as it is intimate. Our grand old dame is more than just a restaurant, it is a collection of interesting rooms and spaces, each bursting with a character of its own. The venue is everything for every occasion – live jazz over Sunday lunch, romantic candle lit dinners in our dining rooms or cocktails under the trees in our garden. Our delicious meals, cozy ambiance and friendly staff will make you feel right at home. Beneath the pressed ceilings of this twentieth century Victorian house is a reservoir of design passion. From beautiful chandeliers to a suitcase-stacked bar, the restaurant is a visual feast for the diner with a curious mind and a wandering eye. Every inch of the house is archival, a memoir of a time or place that escapes the modern city around us. On balmy summer evenings, our garden is a retreat where travellers and locals meet to share tales over dishes. As the chill of winter sets in, curl up on the chesterfield couches […]
Bocca is a modern, vibrant bar and restaurant where guests can meet, relax, drink and experience Italian social dining. INSPIRATION: The sense of time stopping when meeting in a local bar, sharing moments and stories with friends. CUISINE: Classic Italian preparations which deliver simple and authentic flavours in sharing plates. SERVICE STYLE: Personal, gracious, precise. AMBIANCE AND EXPERIENCE: Modern and casual with heritage accents in a relaxed social environment.
Bo-Kaap adorns the neck of Signal Hill as a jewel of the Cape. With brightly coloured houses and a distinct style – Cape Malay that is – that differentiates it from the surrounding suburbs it is hard not to notice its glistening appeal. Nestled snugly in the middle of the niche area is the Bo-Kaap Kombuis, a Authentic Cape Malay restaurant that embodies the culture, beauty and uniqueness of the area. Bo-Kaap Kombuis is owned and run by Yusuf and Nazli Larney and they call themselves “total Bo-Kaapers” – they were born and raised there, have made a life of their own there and would not want to live anywhere else. The couple regularly receive recommendations, from people living across the street to people residing as far out as Russia and Kazakhstan. They have hosted politicians, ambassadors and many other VIPs and all these high-profile customers are flocking to the Bo-Kaap Kombuis for one thing: authentic Cape Malay cuisine. The couple believe it is this one factor that is the reason for the success of the Bo-Kaap Kombuis because the food that is prepared is a reflection of the surrounding Bo-Kaap; its history, heritage and love for people – regardless […]
Marco’s African Place is a 220 seater Restaurant and bar in the Bo-kaap area of Cape Town. Since opening it has proved to be a popular venue for both local and international patrons,whose patronage follows the exquisite African Cuisine and African Music. Join us for a taste of African Culture, Indigenous African and Cape Cuisine as well as Live Local Music. At Marco’s African Place we always have the best live music that will entertain you the entire night. Enjoy the best local African music and dance, performed by only the best marimba bands around. Please note that cover charges apply. MARCO’S SPECIALITIES Pan African Platter – Springbok, Kudu & Ostrich Crocodile & Impala Traditional Xhosa Dishes Home-Brewed African Beer