Green Point American restaurant
Located along Somerset Road in Green Point, Beefcakes is friendly, fun and on the ball. The décor uplifts with colour and flamboyant attitude starting with pink Flamingo wallpaper, disco balls, feathers and a pimped pink piano patiently waiting on the next performance.
Step back in time and discover food that brims with fun, simplicity and indulgent pleasure with wildly entertaining and 50’s fun American burger bar ambiance.
The tongue in cheek menu twists and teases with burgers of all shapes and tastes and flavours even offering a ‘build your own burger’ to eager patrons.
Take delight in burgers such as Buffy the Hamburger Slayer’ - a gooey mound of bacon, cheddar and beef or the chili string of the Willy Burger.
Tables host perfect burgers, well priced wines and cocktails and infectious fun all topped by sequined cowboy hats and live entertainment nights such as ‘Drag Queen, Thursdays’, and ‘Bitchy Bingo, Tuesdays.’
V and A Waterfront Cuban restaurant
V and A Waterfront
Buena Visa Social Cafe near Cape Town’s V & A Waterfront is a Cuban themed restaurant and bar. Its authentic decor is eclectic, with a touch of shabby chic this combined with Cuban and Latino beats, Cuban inspired menu and great friendly service combined transport visitors to Havana -the Buena Vista Social Cafe a popular destination for Capetonians, as well as international visitors.
The menu has been designed around traditional Cuban, Central American and Caribbean fare, with a heavy Mediterranean influence too. There is a varied tapas menu, with both hot and cold dishes to choose from, including a meze platter, piquant jalapenos chilli poppers, scrumptious chicken skewers and flambéed chorizo. There is also a wide selection of Mexican favourites on the Comidas menu, all with a Cuban twist, such as the Chicken Churasco, which is grilled chicken breast with guacamole and salsa on traditional toasted Cuban flat bread.
The Buena Vista Social Cafe is also famous for this meat and seafood. The beef is SA grain fed super beef, aged for 21 days. The Lamb Al Ron, a house speciality, is delicious slices of roasted lamb flambéed in a creamy, Cuban rum sauce. The sea fare includes Cuban inspired linefish, fresh from off the boats and an indulgent seafood platter. The piece de resistance is the Cuban paella – a traditional rice dish with a generous selection of seafood, including prawns. The dish is packed with flavours and made to an authentic recipe; the paella is a fabulous feast!
Bellville Cuban restaurant
This stylish new lounge and restaurant on the popular Edward Street strip in Bellville offers an great quality food in a vibrant and bustling atmosphere.
The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and the menu definitely does not disappoint on variety. Enjoy one of their amazing pizzas with a beer, a cocktail or wine of your choice. The cuisine is simple yet tasty with Cuban inspired flavours and presentation.
This hot spot frequently hosts live music events, and on some nights, Dj's that will make you want to dance until closing time.
Enjoy an awesome hubbly or a delicate cigar to top off your evening. The restaurant is open from Monday to Friday from 8 am until am, on Saturdays from 9 am until 4 am and on Sundays from 9 am until 2 am. Whether it is a delicious breakfast, a lazy, wine-paired lunch or a dinner and night on the town you prefer, Cougar Lounge offers it all.
City Bowl American restaurant
Located along Waterkant Street, Keenwa invites exploration and relaxation in a low-key setting.
Experience flavours from the country characterized by fresh, light and easy-to-eat flavours.
For a starter try the ceviche – fish marinated in limejuice, sprinkled with chillies, prawns and passion fruit, or warm your palate with baby potatoes with a creamy feta and chilli sauce.
Mains feature succulent beef schnitzel with fried banana on a bed of beans and rice topped with a fried egg or Quinoa (pronounced keenwa) salads.
For something sweet, try alfajores, a very sweet shortbread biscuit filled with manjar blanco (a milky caramel).
Experience the Americas at Keenwa in the City Bowl.
Cape Town American restaurant
The ambiance welcomes with a home-away-from-home feeling, with comfortable seating, low lighting and shelves of books, enjoyed with a glass of wine, curled up on the couch.
The menu works well with drinks and social get-togethers and offers the likes of chilli poppers, chicken wings (in three flavours), nachos and more with full meals on offer and an array of waffle desserts.
Sit on the large balcony overlooking Long Street, sipping a cocktail and indulging in some table snacks; a great social hangout spot.
Neighbourhood is a unique and interesting spot perfect for a meal, relaxing or festive celebrations.
Bellville American restaurant
Located in Belville, this casual diner caters for business diners, families and lazy get-togethers.
Dine on the patio or within the 50’s inspired décor, complete with dining booths and a trip through nostalgia.
The menu proffers global and international cuisine with a touch of American including weekly specials. But their trademark meal is by far the wholesome, hearty burger.
Expect pure beef patties, layered with Yankee doodle, cheese, bacon and cheese, Mexican, hula (with pineapple ring) and chilli chicken.
The service is friendly and efficient and wine list limited, serving by bottle and glass.
Restaurants near Cape Peninsula
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Muizenberg Indian restaurant
Muizenberg(1 km from Cape Peninsula)
Located in Muizenberg, along Beach Road, Bombay Chilli boasts delicious fragrant and spicy Indian dishes made with quality ingredients and the freshest naan bread with which to mop up the juices.
Starters delight with chilli bite sand samoosas and an impressive selection of vegetarian offerings like potato Bombay aloo and spinach-studded palak paneer.
Try the delicious coriander and coconut milk-laced kadal chicken with a good bottle of wine (bring your own).
Open for lunch and dinner only, Bombay Chilli is your friendly, laid back Indian bistro in the heart of Muizenberg.
Muizenberg Vegetarian restaurant
Muizenberg(1 km from Cape Peninsula)
Located in the middle of Palmer Road in Muizenberg, Closer is a purely vegan restaurant and welcome addition to Muizenberg Village. Its fresh and artistic modern interiors speaks of their attitude towards their food, which uses only meat, egg, refined sugar and dairy free ingredients yet bursts with flavour.
Cow’s milk is replaced with oat, soya and rice milk, making Closer’s smoothies all the more delectable. Daily specials are written on a chalkboard, enticing customers in with their organic ingredients and interesting flavour combinations.
Muizenberg South African restaurant
Muizenberg(1 km from Cape Peninsula)
Satisfy your need for food and shopping in one fowl swoop when visiting The Bluebird Garage and Food Market.
The vibrant setting housed in side a character-converted warehouse is a heartwarming neighbourhood hangout.
Browse the aisles of vintage clothing, antiques and local crafts before feasting on freshly made delights and sinfully delicious baked goods.
Open from 10am to 10pm on Fridays, The Bluebird Garage and Food Market is a must see venue in the heart of Muizenberg.