Cape Town Restaurants Cape Town Overview
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Claremont Thai restaurant
With a charming interior warmed by strong combinations of green, yellow and gold walls, Thai World infuses an ambience authentically Thai contrasted by touches of gold reflected in statues and mirrors.
This bright pink, surprisingly spacious restaurant boasts a sheltered outdoor patio dressed in chocolate blinds and portable heaters for a cosy and intimate alfresco dining experience.
The well-priced menu alongside the Ala Carte service and excellent buffet offers extensive choices to choose from. Starter recommendations include the Sa Tay Kai (skewered chicken with homemade peanut sauce with delightful main course choices of crispy duck stir-fry with vegetables and cashew nuts. Savour the delectable chocolate spring rolls with ice cream, or the grilled banana with honey and ice-cream for desert.
With chequered floors, welcoming arches and authentic Thai artefacts, Thai World offers an oasis out of Africa and heavenly cuisine for an intimate Thai experience.
Bellville Asian restaurant
For delicious, authentic Thai cusine, try Thaifoon in Bellville.
Situated in a convenient spot within the Northern Suburbs and boasting a friendly and lively atmosphere, this restaurant is a must-try for couples and families alike.
The vast menu proffers superb authentic Thai food, created with passion and dedication by the talented team behind the scenes.
More than just a restaurant, there is frequent entertainment on chosen Saturday nights as well as the opportunity to learn how to create some of the fantastic dishes at the Chiang Mai Thai Culinary School.
A brilliant experience all-round, Thaifoon is well worth a visit.
Bergvliet Light Meals restaurant
Rochelle's Kitchen at Thandi offers an alternative angle to cooking for the masses. The kitchen rolls out fresh on-the-spot dishes for the health conscious. The menu consists of vegetarian, vegan and free-range chicken meals. Kids have great options from snack humus platters to baked potato wedges. Orders for takeaway and family meals can be ordered.
Monday - Saturday: 09:00 - 16:00.
Enjoy the Original African Feast! Get to The Africa Café for a vibrant multi-cultural dining experience. Since 1992, chef Portia has been creating food infused with African soul and passion. Experience an exotic tapestry of flavours that will take you on a journey from North to South. Housed in an historic national monument, the restaurant is divided over 3 levels and 7 richly decorated dining rooms.The Africa Café menu is extensive but it is a set menu, perfect for sociable dining with friends. Guests are served at the table where the dishes are explained to them and they can eat as much as they like. There are usually around 16 dishes including coffee, tea and dessert. The current charge per person is R200 and this is going up in September '09 to R220.And that's not all, The Africa Café is a firm supporter of Responsible Tourism Initiatives. The restaurant is a large employer of unskilled labour from previously disadvantaged backgrounds as well as refugees from other parts of Africa seeking asylum in South Africa. Comprehensive training is provided in food and beverage service and preparation as well as customer relations as part of their in house skills development programme.The Africa Café also funds a ceramic pottery studio teaching skills to people from disadvantaged backgrounds as its main charity initiative. Zig Zag, the restaurant’s retail shop, stocks various gifts and curios, 75% of which are sourced from empowerment projects operating in South Africa.
Kalk Bay South African restaurant
The Annex is an upmarket, yet cosy restaurant, with arguably one of the best views in Kalk Bay. This aesthetically pleasing venue is tucked behind Kalk Bay Books and is therefore often missed by visitors to the area. But when you find it you'll be delighted that you did, because on a fresh Summer's day, there are few better places to be.
Three seating areas within the restaurant property offer patrons a different experience at each space, from the indoor library area to the 'al fresco' terrace under a massive palm tree, which has endless views over the harbour and the ocean.
Meals at The Annex are tasty and beautifully presented, from muesli and fresh fruit for breakfast, through to rich, hearty meals for lunch and dinner. Popular menu choices include the sirloin steak sandwich, served with caponato and creamy mushroom sauce on freshly baked ciabatta and the mushroom risotto. The dinner menu includes fresh line fish, slow-roasted duck on vegetable stir-fry and ostrich on either braised lentils or mustard mashed potatoes.
Woodstock Coffee Shop restaurant
With fresh bread baked daily on site, the lingering aromas entice walkers-by to nosey on in and savour some of the best Artisan baked sourdough wood fired bread.
Food here is kneed and raised with love and care, using true fresh and seasonal ingredients, and organic where possible.
The Artisan Baker embraces old styles of baking and cooking, with a modern twist and makes for a wholesome and indulging European experience along the busting Albert Road.
Bantry Bay Coffee Shop restaurant
This beautiful, bustling coffee shop cum restaurant is situated in the upmarket, popular suburb of Bantry Bay. The restaurant specializes in breakfast and serves delicious varieties of the 'most important meal of the day' from 6:30 am until 10:30 am daily.
The ambience is stylish, yet casual and relaxed. The food is very reasonably priced and diners are spoilt for choice with a varied menu and great options.
Meet up in the fully licensed café bar for sundowners - have a beer of your choice or a funky, indulgent cocktail while taking in the great atmosphere and setting.
This popular little eatery is a popular spot in the beautiful Bantry Bay and prospective diners are advised to book in advance.
V and A Waterfront Fine Dining restaurant
V and A Waterfront
For the best in contemporary global cuisine at one of Cape Town’s must scenic venues, The Atlantic Grill at The Table Bay is the place to be.
Set right at the water’s edge, this upmarket restaurant offers superb cuisine created by the skilled and dedicated team. Only the best ingredients are used, guaranteeing diners a meal full of delectable flavours. A walk-in wine cellar offers a wonderful selection of the best local wines.
A truly satisfying dining experience awaits you at The Atlantic Grill.
Sea Point Continental restaurant
This unpretentious, quality restaurant is situated in the middle of Sea Point giving it a bustling and happening feel. The interior is plain but well thought out and the cuisine mirrors just that. A relaxed atmosphere ensures a pleasant dining experience every time and the menu has something for everyone. From delicious, perfectly grilled steaks to tasty seafood, you will find yourself spoilt for choice. The restaurant is licensed with a well stocked bar, so feel free to enjoy your favourite drink with your meal.
Tokai Contemporary restaurant
The rural setting flanked by picturesque mountain views and a sunny ambiance is why many families flock to The Barnyard to enjoy freshly prepared food and hot delicious bakes.
Arrive early and soak up the surroundings indulging in a rustic farmhouse breakfast or spend the early afternoon over some tea and generously sized cakes.
Hot summer days are perfectly cooled by a glass of homemade lemonade and a delightful picnic and sumptuous farmhouse food.
Children are spoilt for choice with outdoor activities, farm animals and a spacious rural setting that allows roaming and freedom of enjoyment.
Visit The Barnyard along Steenberg Road in Tokai.
Camps Bay Grills restaurant
In Camps Bay’s ‘Golden Mile’ is a Diners Club Platinum Award-winning restaurant with strong and well-deserved local and international support.
Dedicated to unwavering commitment to good food and good service, The Bayside Cafe also understands the need for the perfect dining environment. A beautiful 75 year old building has been thoughtfully renovated, creating a gloriously warm and decadent ambiance. The decor on the upper floor has been expertly transformed with stone walls, wooden floors and well-placed splashes of colour.
Warm, welcoming and lively, The Bayside Cafe is a wonderful way to while away time with friends and family to the sound of the ocean and stunning views.
Melkbosstrand Steakhouse restaurant
The Beach House Grill was opened by Thomas van der Spuy and has become an institution in the area overnight. The Beach House Grill offers an extensive menu with the main emphasis on grills and seafood, complimented by other choices of fine cuisine.
House specialties include prime AAA grade matured steaks, mussel soup, cahoona menu and flambe’s. Through the experience of providing top quality fresh food and impeccable service to the locals and foreign tourists, this restaurant has become renowned overnight.
With our beautiful view of the Atlantic Ocean, and our mouth-watering food, we invite you to relax and enjoy your meal with us.
Kalk Bay Seafood restaurant
Located right on the waters edge of Kalk Bay adjacent to the Kalk Bay Harbour, the restaurant offers panoramic views of the sea, mountains, and the atmospheric Kalk Bay Harbour.
Soak up the nostalgia of this quaint harbour while relaxing in 1 of 3 restaurants all exquisitely located for a memorable dining experience. The Cabin Restaurant offers a small, intimate dining experience overlooking the ocean, perfect for whale watching and savouring the delights on offer.
For more refined dining, The Main Restaurant offers formality with a selection of exquisite seafood dishes and wine with a lovely harbour charm atmosphere. In summer, there is no better place to sit and relax while soaking up the sun and surf than the Bikini Deck. With its cocktail bar at the centre of the terrace spilling over onto the Tidal Pools, this vibrant spot invites lazy summer days and casual dining.
Serving meals off the Ala Carte menu and all that is seafood, The Brass Bell Restaurant indulges the palate with delightful burgers, crispy pizzas and succulent steaks. Why go anywhere else, when you can savour the delights of The Brass Bell while soaking up the fresh sea breeze and warming sun.
Milnerton Fine Dining restaurant
The Brasserie offers a fine dining experience in the seaside town of Milnerton. The interior reflects the location with clean, stylish lines and crisp, yet soft colours complementing the large space. The restaurant has an elegant wooden outdoor terrace where diners can enjoy meals and the fresh ocean air.
The seasonal menu truly offers something for everyone. Starters include hot flaked salmon and a warm potato salad served with crispy panchetta and champagne hollondaise, as well as 'jelly and ice cream', a fried pocket of goats cheese and red onion marmelade with gazpacho and basil ice cream. For the less adventurous, there is the delicious seasonal summer soup with home-baked pot bread.
Must-try mains on the menu are the Karoo lamb rump and the macaroni cheese with wild mushroom and truffle oil, as well as gruyere cheese.
There are loads of other options to choose from, and combine this menu with the breathtaking views and atmosphere and this restaurant will give you something to 'write home about'.
Clifton Contemporary restaurant
This laid-back, yet sophisticated restaurant is situated on the popular Clifton shore and provides unique experience when it comes to food, ambience and location. A world-class setting, rivalled by very few, will transport you to the distant echoes of your dream life.
The deck allows you breathtaking views of the 12 Apostles, Lion's Head and the Clifton beachfront. The interior is an eclectic, perfect mix of clean, light breezy colours and opulent baroque-style fittings complete with ornate chandeliers. Outside the 'beach bungalow' feel will envoke the spirit of the ocean and a cool splash pool reminds you that no expense was spared creating this not-so-humble abode.
The menu offers everything from a light lunch to sushi to gorgeous dinners. The cuisine is modern and imaginative and the food looks too good to eat at times.
Try the Namibian Crab Claw Tempura, crispy tempura batter with a chilli and lemon sauce, or the Line Fish Carpaccio comprising just that with lemon zest and Italian parsley gremolata. The zucchini and tomato fritters are also must-tries. Succulent lamb cutlets perfectly grilled with thyme and rosemary lemon salt and the Venison of the day in their secret basting sauce will not disappoint.
End your 'experience' (cause that's what it is) with a decadent chocolate ganache torte with mixed berry ice cream or the luscious and fresh vanilla yogurt panacotta.
More we cannot say. You are sure to enjoy this one.
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