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1800 Degrees in Green Point

1800 Degrees

Green Point Steakhouse restaurant in Green Point

This upmarket grill room offers a one-of-a-kind dining experience in a vibrant, classy environment. An extensive range of wines, fine cocktails and drinks work effortlessly alongside the menu and melt-in-your-mouth meat dishes puts this premier dining experience in a league of its own. For the most succulent and superb beef, always cooked at 1800º Fahrenheit, 1800° is the place to be. This is the ideal setting for that all-important business meeting or for discerning patrons in search of a refined meal and professional service. The beef and other meats are grass and grain fed and carefully matured to ensure the finest flavour and the most tender cuts. 1800° prides itself on innovative thinking, superb service and exceptional presentation.

Arnold's on Kloof in Gardens

Arnold's on Kloof

Gardens South African restaurant in Gardens

Arnold's is a cosy but vibey restaurant in Cape Town's City Bowl.Famous for their Early Bird Breakfast as well as lunch specials and game dishes like crocodile ribs, warthog ribs, oryx steaks and great salads. Enjoy happy hour while you take in the mountain views (from 4.30 pm for 2 hours every day) or treat yourself to the best cheese cake!Need to know? Open 7 days a week from 6.45am to late (8am Saturday & Sunday), outside dining till 10pm.

Brio 1893 in Cape Town

Brio 1893

Cape Town South African restaurant in Cape Town

Housed in the building where the city once banked gold, this vintage gem boasts breathtaking décor heightened by vaulted ceilings, dark lacquered wooden floors and striking original chandeliers. Expect to be wined and dined in timeless style warmed by roaring fireplaces and the sultry sounds of swing jazz. The menu caters decadence-a classic gastronomic voyage sampling firm favourites, hearty portions and spicy flavours. Try favourites such as deep fried Camembert with figs, rocket and nuts for starters, Springbok carpaccio and roquefort snails. Mains brim with choices such as grilled calamari, carpetbagger steak (filled with mussels) or the Brio burger and Crayfish Thermidor. Experience the return of vintage glamour at Brio 1893 located along Adderly Street for a truly out of this era dining experience.

Carne SA in City Centre

Carne SA

City Centre Steakhouse restaurant in City Centre

Superb attention to detail and exquisite creativity with flavours are two of the reasons to take some time out and pay a visit to Carne SA. Much of the meat comes from the restaurant owner’s own farm so diners can be assured of superb quality and freshness. Brilliant staff are on hand to help you make a selection and advise on a good wine to suit from the wide selection on offer. A meat-lover’s must, Carne SA is a dining experience you’ll want to come back for.

Constantia Nek Restaurant in Constantia

Constantia Nek Restaurant

Constantia South African restaurant in Constantia

Constantia Nek Restaurant is well-known by locals as the oldest restaurant in Cape Town. It is located on the Constantia Nek pass and is the perfect half-way stop between Hout Bay and the Southern Suburbs. An Old World Feel in a stone building with thatch roof, great service, a cosy bar area, a giant dance floor and eating hall and good hearty food is what has kept the current owners going for more than 20 years. The restaurant offers breathtaking views over False Bay and the Constantia Valley and you are literally surrounded by forest, envoking a magical feel and ambience. Breakfast serves up simple favourites like omelettes with a variety of fillings, eggs to order, croissants, muffins and, of course, the traditional English. The lunch menu offers light meals like bangers and mash, the soup of the day, freshly made calamari and chips and the delightful old favourite fish and chips, fillets of fish in an ale batter, deep-fried to perfection. The a la carte menu is the pride and joy of this spot with a wide variety of dishes that are as varied as diners' palates. Try the Tempura Prawns, served with avo, sweet chilli jam and basil pesto mayonnaise, or the Mussel Chowder, perfectly cooked mussels in a creamy white wine and garlic sauce. A variety of salads are also available. A signature dish here is the Roast Leg of Karoo Lamb, cooked as it should be and served with roast potatoes and veggies. Another popular one is the deliciously rich oxtail stew - oxtail braised in red wine and stock with onions and carrots. Other meals include the Madagascar steak, the Sesame Seed Crusted Kingklip, Grilled Tiger Prawns, and the Panzerotti Cremolatti, pasta parcels filled with butternut in a tomato and cream sauce. The restaurant serves as a conference venue and is a great spot for banquet dinners, office parties, product launches and cocktail functions. On occasion they also have live music for an awesome dinner-dance experience. The setting, the hospitality, the food and the ambience - all highly recommended.

Deez Mexican Bistro in Hout Bay

Deez Mexican Bistro

Hout Bay Mexican restaurant in Hout Bay

Delight your taste buds with wholesome hearty food in a relaxed intimate setting distinctly Mexican. The colourful lighting and authentic memorabilia blended with funky tunes transports you to the lively back streets of Mexico. Aromatic spices dressed with vivid colours and flavours tantalise your taste buds with an abundance of margarita and tequila to put out the flames for those brave enough to sample the chilli on tap. Seating just 22 patrons inside - this hip and happening tequila shrine offers great value for money and starter portions large enough to pass around the table. On balmy summer days, laze around beneath the old El Dinal by the river while satisfying your palette with tacos, burritos, enchiladas and temptingly delicious frozen margaritas.

Die Boer in Durbanville

Die Boer

Durbanville South African restaurant in Durbanville

At Die Boer you can experience the "creme de la creme" of South African music, comedy and theatre productions whilst enjoying a great meal in a warm, comforting and superb acoustic environment. Just a 20-minute drive from Cape Town city centre gets you to one of the best dinner-theatre and live entertainment venues in the Western Cape.

Fourty Ate in Cape Town

Fourty Ate

Cape Town South African restaurant in Cape Town

Located along Hout Street this visually seductive and comfortable eatery boasts a gastronomic experience set over 3 floors of pure decadence. The ground floor welcomes with a white marble bar, contrasting wooden floors and exposed granite walls leading into a private cigar lounge. The 1st floor holds an intimate restaurant that caters to your every whim with the finest South African produce, quality meat and seafood. The 3rd floor boasts a prestigious art gallery showcasing work from the Jetzis Art exhibition. Exuding a relaxed and homely setting amidst an array of stylish furnishings, diners enjoy the ever-changing menu brimming with organic vegetables, finest beef and venison and fresh seafood. Savour a complimentary ‘Amuse Bouche” to wet your appetite before testing’s favourites such as raw Norwegian Salmon and wasabi ice -cream, beef rossini and the chocolate chip cookies, served with a bourbon ice and honey ice cream and a warm frangelica white chocolate sauce. Fourty Ate in Hout Street, Cape Town offers international dining in stylish surrounds in the heart of Cape Town.

maze in V and A Waterfront

maze

V and A Waterfront South African restaurant in 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.

Ons Huisie in Bloubergstrand

Ons Huisie

Bloubergstrand South African restaurant in Bloubergstrand

Ons Huisie offers patrons quintessential Afrikaans hospitality coupled with West Coast warmth. The old fishing cottage that is Ons Huisie is over 150 years old, and is a South Africa heritage site. It has been transformed into a welcoming, homely restaurant that serves the best in South African, and particularly Cape cuisine. The dishes on the menu are inspired by days of old and by the fresh ingredients that are used to make them. The cosy, homely kitchen offers the best in traditional South African fare. Located on the West Coast of the Western Cape, the menu at Ons Huisie takes full advantage of it location next to the sea with a plethora of fresh seafood dishes and traditional Cape Malay cuisine. Favourites like Aunt Baby’s pickled fish, oven baked snoek and a West Coast seafood potjie are among the favourites on the menu. There is also a buffet menu available, and patrons are advised to check with the proprietors when this is being served. An ideal family restaurant, where kids can play on the grass where the old fishing boat rests as a reminder of days of old. There is also a kids menu, so there is no excuse not the make sure Ons Huisie is on the agenda.

Upstairs at Quay Four in V and A Waterfront

Upstairs at Quay Four

V and A Waterfront South African restaurant in V and A Waterfront

The elegant surrounds flanked by harbour views provide a delightful and mouth watering experience in unpretentious setting. Enjoy a romantic seafood dinner, with a bottle of fine wine and the flickering lights of the harbour. The menu secures SASSI aware seafood such as oven-baked line fish with tomato, white anchovies, olives, and feta cheese. Meat eaters can enjoy steaks and crispy citrus duck and seafood lovers can frolic in the scallop and kingklip fish cakes, which are delicious and moist, served with a wasabi mayonnaise. The mussel pot, fragrant with dill and garlic in a rich white wine and cream sauce is a must try, enjoyed in the elegant surrounds or the refreshing deck flanked by harbour views.

Restaurants near Cape Town

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Bombay Brasserie in City Bowl

Bombay Brasserie

City Bowl Indian restaurant in City Bowl(0.2 km from Cape Town)

Fine dining and amazing Indian cuisine meet at this beautiful upmarket restaurant in Cape Town. Treat yourself to a luxurious night out and experience the elegant, yet opulent interior, great service and delicious food. The menu offers traditional starters like spiced lamb kebabs with yogurt and mint, chargrilled Karoo lamb chops and an assorted kebab platter, while more exotic choices include tandoori salmon and green mango flavoured line fish. Must-tries for mains are the lamb shanks in saffron curry and the slow-cooked, pot-roasted Karoo lamb with dried spices. Vegetarians are definitely not forgotten and for every dish that contains meat, there is one that doesn't. Try cottage cheese dumplings and green pea curry, or apricot and potato cakes with yogurt and sweet chutney. The dessert menu doesn't fail to impress and offers a wide variety of options, from plain ice cream to a mouthwatering mango and yogurt cheesecake. Enjoy an authentic, yet modern Indian experience at Bombay Brasserie.

95 Keerom in City Centre

95 Keerom

City Centre Italian restaurant in City Centre(0.3 km from Cape Town)

A restaurant that boasts superb dishes that showcase the sumptuous but simple flavours of Italy, 96 Keerom is the place to be for a memorable taste of the Med. An atmosphere of simple sophistication runs throughout the restaurant. The staff are friendly and tend to diners needs without being intrusive and are happy to advise on selections to suit. A great wine selection rounds off the superb offerings for a truly satisfying Italian dining experience.

Addis in Cape in City Centre

Addis in Cape

City Centre Ethiopian restaurant in City Centre(0.4 km from Cape Town)

Traditional Ethiopian dishes are the order of the day at Addis in Cape. Brilliant service enhances the experience with staff that will gladly explain the menu and guide your selection if required. The decor is as authentic as the food with traditional Ethiopian furnishings and colour palettes. A must-try experience, Addis in Cape is a culinary trip through Ethiopia you won’t soon forget!

 

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