Bo-Kaap African restaurant
The boldly painted exterior catches the eye, situated in the historic Bo-Kaap area with colourful murals and artwork wrapped around this old warehouse building.
Marco’s African Place resides within an old converted warehouse, complete with high ceilings, spacious interior and authentic décor.
The staff and chef are hands on, cooking, greeting and welcoming with African hospitality.
The ambiance is bustling and festive, with a large mixture of sophisticated Africans, suburbanites and tourists enjoying the culture of Africa.
The menu is traditional and tasty, with colourful creations and flavourful dishes. Expect plenty game meat such as springbok, ostrich, kudu, and even crocodile tail, (enjoyed mostly by tourists).
Locals savour more traditional favourties such as tripe with onions, savoury chicken pieces with onions and peppers, or samp and beans prepared in true African style.
Visit Marco’s African Place for a taste of Africa and traditional culture enjoyed alongside the live music and colourful cuisine.
Bo-Kaap Contemporary restaurant
The Rose Bistro and Deli can be found on Rose Street and is situated on the ground floor of 35 on Rose. Diners can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in a relaxed, ambient setting. Awesome lounge music and a stylish interior with splashes of colour here and there complement delicious, fresh and hearty food that comes out of the kitchen. Try the wood-fired pork belly, roasted to perfection with fennel seed and honey glaze, or the wood-fired baby kingklip served with English spinach, asparagus and pan-fried cherry tomatoes and olives. If you have something simpler in mind, try one of the many wood-fired pizzas with imaginative toppings.
Restaurants near Bo-Kaap
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Cape Town International restaurant
Cape Town(0.3 km from Bo-Kaap)
Serving breakfast or lunch options, 35 on Rose makes an ideal location for intimate or alfresco dining.
The interior leans towards sophisticated elegance while the terrace offers abundant alfresco seating on the sheltered courtyard soothed by a tranquil water feature.
The a la carte menu offers breakfast choices ranging from smoked salmon and scrambled eggs to the more traditional breakfast.
Lunch options proffer gourmet sandwiches ranging from pannini, tramezzini or foccacia layered with salami, mozzarella and pesto for a real Italian sandwich, or try the Cape Malay.
Wood burning pizzas prove very popular with various toppings such as chicken, brie, cranberry and avocado which come highly recommended.
Heartier dishes such as the veal dishes exude Italian specialty as does the grilled baby beef with porcini mushrooms, Cajun fresh line fish, tender lamb shank, or crumbled veal chops.
For starters try the seafood soup or the deep-fried boccinci with sun-dried tomato tapenade.
Genuine Italian desserts come in the form of Italian chocolate brownie made with Italian panettone cake and served with expresso ice cream.
City Bowl Bistro restaurant
City Bowl(0.3 km from Bo-Kaap)
This restaurant and beer bar is a treat after a day of business or sightseeing in Cape Town. Apart from the awesome brews that are their signature trademark, they serve good hearty food in sizable portions and at competitive prices.
Here you can enjoy charcuterie boards that is bound to satisfy, delicious sandwiches and their smoky beef prego, straight from the barbecue.
Big, filling breakfasts are also on offer and offers a great start to any day. For the more refined diner, the salmon is a definite winner.
But it's not just beer. There is an extensive wine list that will not disappoint.
This laid-back beer bar and eatery, complete with ping pong table for entertainment, offers a 'real' experience in the midst of city madness.
City Centre Wine bar restaurant
City Centre(0.3 km from Bo-Kaap)
One of the best places in the city for craft beer, wine and music, &Union is trying to educate people on fine beers. They also offer a substantial wine list as well as light meals such as hamburgers and prego rolls.
&Union features live music on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday evenings.
Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday: 15:00 to 0:00 and Friday 12:00 to 0:00.
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