Restaurants & Cafés

Enjoy the Mother City’s culinary delights

Cape Town, with its many restaurants and cafés, has something for every taste and occasion. You can choose a gourmet meal, or a quick (but delicious) pizza. There are meat, seafood, vegetarian and vegan dishes – both local and international favourites – with great coffee on almost every corner. Cape Town is at the cutting edge of culinary trends and tastes, so it’s no wonder its prized mountain is a table!  We’ve included some of our favourites for you.

Can’t find what you’re looking for in the list below? Please check our more detailed list of restaurants, cafés and bars here. We try to keep things up to date, but can’t guarantee that all these places are still open and running. Please double check before going.



Aubergine Restaurant, in walking distance, has a menu of exciting and creative dishes, complemented by a selection of the best SA wines. They are consistently rated among the top restaurants in the country.

Category:  Fine Dining                                     


Black Sheep

Mouth-watering seasonal dishes are served in this laidback eatery. Various meats, fishes, salads and vegetables are freshly prepared on an everyday menu; once sold, they’ll be crossed off the list.

Category: Fine Dining


Kloof Street House

Set in a Victorian-era house with a magnificent fairy-lit garden under trees, lies the Kloof Street House. Experience a magical dining experience with jazz music, delicious meals and a cozy atmosphere.

Category: Fine Dining


Pot Luck Club

Considered  one of the coolest places in Cape Town, its success is based on innovative cuisine served in a relaxed, yet edgy environment..

Category: Fine Dining                 


Societi Bistro

In walking distance, Societi Bistro is informal, yet elegant, and is famous for its seasonal produce and local ingredients.

Category:  Fine Dining


The Test Kitchen

Located in the famous Old Biscuit Mill, the test-kitchen offers fusion-style food. The 2013 World’s Best Restaurant Award says it all. To avoid disappointment, reservations should be made well in advance.

Category: Fine Dining



In closest walking distance, Narona is a relaxed neighborhood pizza and burger diner, offering ridiculously tasty pizza, at incredibly reasonable prices. Delivery service available.

Category:  Easy Dining


The Dog's Bullocks

In walking distance, just around the corner, this place is set in a small and neat garage and offers an extraordinary food experience. The large and delicious home-made burgers are made of beef or a vegan patty in New York style.

Category:  Easy Dining


Nelson's Eye

In close distance by car, Nelson´s Eye is a Cape Town favourite with its buzzing steakhouse atmosphere. The steaks are wet-aged for up to 21 days and then cut before your very eyes.

Category:  Meat


Harbour House

The exquisite fish restaurant serves mainly seafood options from a high-class kitchen with international and Mediterranean influences. There are two venues, at the V&A Waterfront and another one at Kalk Bay, which offers a nice view surrounded by the lovely harbour.

Category: Seafood


The Codfather

A sophisticated seafood restaurant offering a decent beach view. There are no menus – patrons are invited to select their own cut of fish, which is then weighed and cooked to their preference.

Category: Seafood


GOLD Restaurant

This restaurant is a vibrant, eclectic Pan-African experience which starts with the drumbeat of the djembe drum. This eatery offers an opportunity to sample some well-loved African-inspired dishes.

Category: African


Maria's (Greek)

In walking distance, Maria´s is a lovely little Greek restaurant (indoor & outdoor seating) with a relaxed ambience created by the owners. Focused on organic produce, Maria´s offers truly delicious food.

Category: International


Chefs Warehouse

In this relaxed canteen-style eatery you will be served Tapas for 2, fresh delis, and heavenly desserts. The laidback atmosphere restaurant serves lunch and dinner on an everyday changing menu.

Category: International


The Grand

Set within a restored warehouse, where grand-chic meets retro-romance, Grand Café & Beach is positioned on a private beach in Granger Bay, facing Table Bay and Table Mountain. This restaurant has a truly unique backdrop.

Category: Beach Club / Sundowner

6 Scott Street, Gardens,
Cape Town

Reservation Number:
+27 (0)21 462 71 97