Cape Town Restaurants Cape Town Overview
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Tokai Italian restaurant
Mamma Mia (literally My Mother) is a warm and welcoming restaurant dressed in plush fabrics and quirky Italian artefacts offering authentic Italian faire for discerning and easy-going palates.
With an impressive variety of speciality pastas, meat, veal, local seafood and poultry dishes, you will find an extensive selection of world-renowned Western Cape wines well suited for enhancing your flavourful meal.
Mamma Mia seduces the palate with authentic Italian comfort food perfect for romantic evenings dining by candlelight on the warm wrap-around patio. For lazy summer Sundays enjoy lunch outdoors and linger around to sample the delectable homemade tiramisu or Cape brandy pudding followed by a rich Italian coffee.
Situated in Steenberg village centre Mamma Mia offers a truly relaxing dining experience reminiscent of Italian family gathering sharing a good meal over an aromatic glass of wine.
Newlands Italian restaurant
This authentic Italian restaurant in Newlands is a popular eatery among the locals. The genuine Italian dishes, not only from the extensive pasta menu, include rarities such as fish carpaccio or the more traditional stuffed calamari tubes. For a more meaty taste, there are a small number or veal dishes available. This family restaurant is friendly and easy-going.
Monday - Saturday:
12:00 - 15:00;
18:00 - 23:00.
Observatory Coffee Shop restaurant
Located in Observatory, Mango Ginger’s philosophy on food is about health, nutrition and flavour.
Enjoy intimate and professional baked goods, wheat free organic pies, wholesome breakfasts and lunches that change daily.
For lunch try the Potato Rosti with smoked salmon, herbed cream cheese and salad, Parmesan Chicken Strips on crostini with a cooked tomato salsa, pesto and garnished with rocket and olives.
For wheat intolerance diners, try the Wheat Free Crepes filled with lemon, artichoke chicken and garnished with freshly blanched asparagus.
Winter warms the palate with hearty Lamb, Almond and Ginger Casserole with a side serving of short-grain organic brown rice.
Mango Ginger takes care of all palates and caters for all appetites that enjoy healthy, hearty and nutritious food.
Cape Town Contemporary restaurant
This small, modern space caters for well-heeled clientele in stylish surrounds offering all day brunch affairs that will tantalise and pamper the palate.
The menu leans towards contemporary and tapas style dining with popular choices such as Salmon, avocado and perfectly poached egg on to die for coconut bread is must try.
Brunch selections range from boiled egg with toast soldiers to gourmet open sandwiches supplemented by delectable tapas, gourmet salads and lunch specials such as luscious white wine and chicken risotto or seared beef fillet.
Indulge further with delicious walnut loaves, or date bread and silky cupcakes from the take away menu.
Green Point Contemporary restaurant
This chic and happening restaurant in bustling, popular Green Point is ideal for young modern families with its laid-back atmosphere and food that's just right for any palate.
A glass of wine at lunch time over a sauntering meal will prove to be just what the doctor ordered and diners seem to regularly if you look at the local vibe. Unpretentious, bistro-style food is the order of the day and dishes vary from light, imaginative salads to more decadent lamb chops. Be sure not to miss the delicious and indulgent prego rolls, hearty food with a gourmet flavour.
The modern, elegant décor creates a space that is inviting and friendly and the service is top notch. There is a reason why this place is bustling - why not find out what it is.
Green Point Continental restaurant
Buzzing, lively and smart, this laid back and trendy eatery sets the mood with a cool take on décor menu that proffers continental and contemporary cuisine, café style.
Short and reasonably priced, the menu offers delights such as tender calamari, generous Caesar salad, and a subtly delicious prawn curry enjoyed alongside a wine list favouring local wines and wines by the glass.
Tokai Italian restaurant
Manuka Tokai is a Restaurant in Steenberg Village Centre, Tokai which offers Mediterranean food. Manuka Tokai offers a full cocktail bar. Manuka originates from the Manuka tea tree known for its calming properties, and thus the restaurant in Tokai believes in translating the same calming and relaxing atmosphere to its customers.
Manuka Tokai offers some of the best pizzas in Tokai, Cape Town, and are well known for their thin pizza bases from their wood fired pizza oven. Manuka Tokai is children friendly and Manuka also has a NO corkage charge policy, so you are welcome to bring your own wine to Manuka Tokai. Manuka does have a fully licensed bar.
Manuka Tokai has a beautiful view of the famous Elephants Eye Mountain in Tokai, as well as Steenberg Wine Estate and Steenberg Golf Course.
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.
Cape Town South African restaurant
At Maremoto diners can enjoy traditional South African and Cape dishes with Mediterranean and Asian influences.
The restaurant pays tribute to the age of mailship travel and represents the Nobel-prize winning poet, Pablo Neruda, who served as a consular official in various port cities. His collection of poems, Maremoto, was published in 1968.
Maremoto serves excellent cuisine in upmarket surroundings and the menu is extensive and well thought out. Starters include dishes like Plum Tomato Soup, the Panzanella Salad which is cubed Italian bread tossed with red onion, plum tomatoes, olive oil and fresh basil, an the Dragon Wings, perfectly oven roasted red hot chilli chicken wings served with a coriander yogurt.
Mains offers traditional fare like lamb curry, cottage pie and beef fillet, but more exciting options can be enjoyed like the pork and pear casserole - pork fillet sautéed with pears in a creamy frangelico sauce
served on a bed of mash.
Maremoto offers a fine dining experience to remember.
Cape Town Mediterranean restaurant
The cosy and casual vibe makes dining at Marika’s a anytime dining experience. Dressed in rustic holiday art that adorns the walls and casual décor with heavy striped crockery up scaling the tables.
The menu brims with starters, which include old favourites, like dolmades and skordalia, flame grilled sardines or fried whitebait.
Try the slow baked lamb for mains, or the vegetarian moussaka topped with a souffléd white sauce.
Desert is heaven on plate, try the halva ice cream blended to creamy-nutty heaven and if the nougatine cake is in stock, grab it!
Cape Town Fusion restaurant
Ideal for corporate events, private celebrations or parties, Marimba has a certain energy about it that makes it an ideal choice for events.
Live music featuring laid back jazz, a grand piano and shaky marimbas get the mood and feet moving while appetites indulge in mouth-watering African and continental dishes.
The ambiance leans towards an up market feel, setting the stage hosting the perfect event.
Alongside dining, dancing and live music, enjoy aromatic coffees, sundowners and light conversation on the terrace before putting your dancing shoes on and shaking your moves to the Marimba.
Green Point Italian restaurant
Relaxed and informal, Mario’s delights the palate with an array of locally sourced ingredients ranging from homemade pasta to game.
The menu proffers traditional Italian fare such as Pina's delicious bean, popular in the winter months, crumbed calf brains with capers, or marrow bones served with toast.
Veal Saltimbocca with Parma ham, sage, brandy and white wine remains popular as does starters of Parmigiana de Melanzane - sliced fried brinjals with mozzarella and cooked tomatoes. Try Pina's signature dish of stuffed baby chicken served with roast potatoes, vegetables and Pina’s homemade fruit mustard.
Infuse the palate with authentic Italian fare at one of Cape Town’s dining institutions.
City Centre Indian restaurant
Delicious Indian cuisine with a conscience – Masala Dosa proffers healthy Indian dishes at great prices.
Try the aloo bombs to start with and then give the dish of its namesake a go. The dosa is a delicious option and comes with a variety of fillings. There is a limited wine list as with Indian restaurants in general. A beer is a better accompaniment with Indian food, or a delicious and refreshing lassi.
The decor is reminiscent of Bollywood movies but has a modern influence to keep things contemporary and stylish.
A great place for healthy, guilt-free Indian cuisine, Masala Dosa is a must-try.
Hout Bay Italian restaurant
Massimo’s Pizza Club is located in the tranquil setting of Oakhurst Barn in Hout Bay. Here you will find a bustling, cosy setting filled with laughter and the aroma of wood-fired pizzas in the company of warm smiles and friendly faces.
Choose a Pizza Feast or a Full Italian Experience for a set price and enjoy as many mouth-watering pizzas as you can eat. Feast your appetite on fusion of flavours starting with a Green salad, dressed with olive oil & balsamic, toasted pine nuts and parmesan shavings followed by a selection of pizzas topped with Coppa Ham & Rucola (rocket), Duck & Pan-Fried Mushrooms and Banana, Ricotta, Honey & Almonds to mention a few.
If you can still manage to squeeze in a little more opt for the delicious homemade ice creams and Tiramisu followed by Limoncello, an Italian after dinner drink made with local organic lemons and Biceri or a traditional Torniese chocolat liquor.
Enjoy the selection of South African beers and wines, including some Italian varieties grown locally which make a superb accompaniment to your pizza.
V and A Waterfront South African restaurant
V and A Waterfront
A stunning restaurant started by 3 Michelin-starred chef, Maze at One & Only, Cape Town must be experienced.Using local ingredients and celebrating local flavours, maze proffers the finest creations for breakfast, lunch and supper, with a dedicated children’s menu as well. Steaks lovers will particularly enjoy the succulent cuts of meat, specially prepared with an imported broiler which heats the steaks to 650°C for superb flavour. The open kitchen allows for patrons to watch the chefs creating the mouth-watering masterpieces.The decor is striking and inviting, having been designed in keeping with the name of the restaurant. A fantastic wine loft offers a vast and eclectic selection of 5000 bottles, featuring both well-known and soon-to-be well known South African vintage wines.Enjoy a stylish celebration of South African cuisine at maze.
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