Cape Town Upmarket Restaurants Cape Town Overview
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Green Point Steakhouse restaurant
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.
Constantia Fine Dining restaurant
5 Rooms restaurant can be found on the beautiful Alphen Estate in Constantia. The restaurant is set in the historic Manor House which creates an Old World, stylish atmosphere that exudes the class and elegance of bygone eras. The interior is filled with antiques juxtaposed by modern, fine dining cuisine.
The menu caters for all tastes and meat, seafood and vegetarian options are varied and plentiful. Only the freshest produce is used and this shines through in the bursts of flavour delivered on every plate. Try the imaginative Fish Tank, a mix of seafood served in a glass fish bowl - what an experience. The lamb trilogy is also a favourite and comprises lamb loin, lamb tortellini and a succulent lamb cutlet.
A great, extensive wine list and a range of other beverages including whiskeys and smooth cognacs are served to complement the cuisine.
This is the ideal setting for private functions and special occasions and proves to be a treat for the laymen, the foodie and the connoisseur.
City Bowl International restaurant
Nurtured through painstaking restoration in a building dating back to 1902, the character breathers throughout the space, leading into several inter leading rooms, heightened by high ceilings and parquet flooring to create a statement that exudes elegant grandeur.
The jaw dropping surrounds and sophisticated menu is aimed at the more refined palate offering choices such as cheese soufflé served with herbs and mustard cream, Duck served with a traditional orange sauce.
The restaurant shares space with a bookshop and art gallery showcasing the most exquisite art.
Browse masterpieces before indulging in fine cuisine at 6 Spin Street and experience fine dining at its best.
City Centre Italian restaurant
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.
Cape Town Light Meals restaurant
Original paintings adorn olive coloured walls, heightened by a bamboo ceiling and iron candelabras.
The roaring fireplace adds warmth and homely ambiance during winter and the outdoor leafy setting embraces summer and spring.
The menu touches upon Asian specialties, Mediterranean dishes, Thai and South African fusion.
Think lamb shank and chicken pie, tom yum soup and Moroccan couscous salad.
A standard wine list and boutique wines compliment the flavours and ambiance at this delightful eatery in Mowbray.
Claremont Fine Dining restaurant
Located in Greenways five start boutique hotel, Ashtons restaurant offers innovative dining in beautiful cosy wood panelled dining room or al-fresco on the veranda overlooking elegantly manicured gardens.
Serving only the freshest South African ingredients from the stylish and internationally standard kitchen, Ashtons revitalises the fine dining experience with affordable prices, while retaining the elegant allure of five star boutique dining.
Table Mountain National Park Fusion restaurant
Table Mountain National Park
Along Chapman’s Peak’s curves and bends, out of sight and nestled in secluded splendor, the Atlantic Restaurant wines and dines in what is arguably the most beautiful location in Cape Town.
Resting in the lush Milkwood forest, with views spanning across Hout Bay, the ocean and Sentinel Peak, diners soak up the tranquil atmosphere soothed by lapping waves and seasonal breaching Whales.
The décor whispers elegance and sumptuous luxury, set in the natural wonders of land and sea.
The menu pamper with a myriad of dishes such as ratatouille with buffalo mozzarella and pesto, roasted pepper soup that captures every spice and flavour, and a blissful yellowtail with leek cream sauce.
Atlantic Restaurant captures the beauty, elegance and un-spoilt setting that will make dining at this establishment an unforgettable experience.
Gardens Wine bar restaurant
This out-of-this-world food and wine pairing venue is located in a historic building in the beautiful Gardens area in Cape Town. The interior is stylish, uncluttered and uncomplicated and provides a fresh space in which you can savour the delicacies on offer.
The restaurant often showcases new, exciting vintages and the cuisine on offer is something to experience. Not a detail is missed and the exquisite hors d' oeuvres complement the wines perfectly, showing of complementary and contrasting flavours.
the owner is truly passionate about this venue and this shines through in the service, food and the wine selection. Get ready for a real treat.
Camps Bay Fine Dining restaurant
Exuding a contemporary and relaxed ambiance soothed by easy listening music and beautiful sunsets, Azure Restaurant caters with decadence and fine dining fusion cuisine.
The international menu proudly influences South African flavours, with reputation as one of the first restaurants to introduce fnybos cooking (use of natural wild vegetation).
Dine alfresco for a magical and breathtaking dinner sampling the finest cuisine such as signature dishes - 12A Roast Duck or the Biltong and Peppadew Tart served with cucumber ribbon salad.
Soak up the colourful sunset over a bottle of wine and delightfully sweet dessert of fynbos honey bavarois or Bea's baked cheesecake.
Alongside alfresco dining, Azure offers a unique dinner and movie nights featuring recent and classic movies in the hotel’s private cinema.
For a night of indulgence, try their five course dinners, complete with all the trimmings and wine.
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinners, Azure Restaurant proffers indulgence with a view in luxurious surrounds.
V and A Waterfront Italian restaurant
V and A Waterfront
Balducci’s Ristorante is nestled in Cape Town’s V & A Waterfront. Famous for its sublime food, attentive service, understated formality and fabulous view of Cape Town's working harbour and Table Mountain, Balducci’s prides itself with its fine food and extensive international award winning wine list.
The ethos at Balducc’s is to provide outstanding food that is simple, clean and delicious, using traditional Italian recipes that have been modernised. Dishes are prepared using only the best ingredients, with passion and contemporary creative flair. Heavily influenced by Italian cuisine, there is also an Africa twist with dishes such as ostrich lasagne and carpaccio of venison.
There is something for everyone, from gourmet pizzas to traditional Osso Buco, from biltong salad to freshly shucked oysters, as well as a Sushi Bar, where only the finest, freshest fish is served to a discerning clientele. Diners looking for something a little lighter flock to Balducci’s for the award winning 180g Karan beef rump and sirloin burger, served on a freshly toasted roll with thick cut chips. This is the ultimate in gourmet burgers!
Crisp linen, an award winning wine list and outstanding food with a sophisticated ambience makes Balducci's an absolute must for fabulous eating experience.
V and A Waterfront Contemporary restaurant
V and A Waterfront
The Bascule Bar is Cape Town’s whisky bar supreme. With over 400 whiskeys on the menu and a huge variety of some of the best wines South Africa has to offer patrons are spoilt for choice. The food menu is simple, elegant and delicious, with the menu’s emphasis on a gastro pub theme.
Situated on the edge of the marina in Cape Town’s Waterfront where the international yachts are moored, the Bascule Bar is where trendy whisky and wine lovers gather. Vibrant and bustling, it is the ideal place for a light lunch – patrons can sit out on the water’s edge and take in the sunshine. By night the Bascule bar becomes a hub of sophisticated elegance where wine and whisky flow, and all the beautiful people of Cape Town come out to play.
The gastro pub menu consists of snacks and tapas, with specialities that include goat’s cheese peppadew poppers with saffron aioli and salt and pepper squid with sweet chilli mayonnaise. Main meals are traditional pub fare with a modern twist – Cape Grace fish and chips, seared tuna burger with avocado salsa and sweet potato wedges and beef burger with sweet pepper relish, emmenthal cheese, crispy onions and French fries.
Bascule Bar patrons enjoy the finer things, but appreciate the simple style of this unique spot in Cape Town's harbour.
Green Point Fine Dining restaurant
Perfection is the name of the game at one of Cape Town’s hottest dining venues.Situated close to the V&A Waterfront in a stunning 100 year-old red brick building with contemporary interior decor, Beluga is undoubtedly one of Cape Town’s favoured hot spots.Innovative ingredient combinations and inspiring flavours in generous quantities make for a superbly satisfying meal.Impeccable service enhances the dining experience even further.A suspended wine cellar offers diners the perfect accompaniment to their carefully selected dishes. A fantastic cocktail bar features a wide selection of exciting drinks, and a warm and welcoming cafe section with an enclosed courtyard offers coffee and light meals.With exquisite food, superb service and a fantastic choice of wines and cocktails, your experience at Beluga will be one to remember and repeat!
Tokai Indian restaurant
Authentic and exotic, Bhandaris wraps your palate in warming spices with complex layers of colours and taste. Dishes are thoughtfully presented then served in traditional porcelain pots touched with flavourful textures, colours and spices.
Distinctly Indian, yet elegant and true to the unique exotic flavours and spices only found in India. The owners import key ingredients straight from India ensuring your taste buds experience authentic Indian cuisine.
Once immersed your taste buds are transported to the lively streets and cultural potpourri of India. Visitors are encouraged to become one with the experience by eating small portions with their hands and to share the taste and abundance of flavours with company.
Bhandaris offers a relaxed and social atmosphere frequented by celebrities and locals alike where you can wet your appetite with an aromatic starter of mussels topped in an onion, tomato and masala sauce followed by a fragrant tender lamb simmered in a blend of Indian spices, yoghurt, tomato and onion with a choice of basmati rice and naan bread.
The delicate aromas and taste are well complemented by a soothing Pistachio ice cream rounded off by a incredible kahwa tea made with secret Indian herbs. Bhandaris is a treasure trove steeped in ancient North Indian cuisine inspired by the tranquil beauty and flavour of their mysterious culture.
Tokai International restaurant
With spectacular mountain views across Steenberg vineyards, Constantia Valley and False Bay, Bistro 1682 boasts an interactive dining experience in a setting that flows from open spaces to indigenous gardens surrounded by reflective water features and floating glass bridges.
Enjoy a complete multi-sensory experience that entices you to stay and relax savouring every delicious mouthful while refreshing the palate with delectable wines straight from the state-of-the-art Steenberg wine cellar.
This 70 seater bistro offers a unique raw bar and counter seating experience alongside their menu with temptingly delicious morsels of raw cuisine such as sashimi, gravadlax, ceviche and oysters to mention a few. With so much variety and flavour at hand Bistro 1682 captivates the palate with a feast of senses while remaining interesting, healthy and true to the concept of raw food dining.
Bistro 1682’s warm and welcoming ambience makes it the perfect place to linger and relax. Enjoy the awe inspiring scenery coupled with modern sophistication and delectable food, your visit to Bistro 1682 will see returning again and again and again.
Cape Town Fusion restaurant
The menu leans towards fusion and Asian dishes alongside an interesting take on pub inspired dishes served with a beer of the day.
The décor exudes modern black and white gothic effects, photographs and dripping candles and live jazz.
Try a hanger steak or ale steamed mussels complimented by a fine glass of wine or crisp beer, tapas or a hearty fish stew.
Blakes Bar entices the senses and wraps the palate in tasty, statement dishes and bold décor.
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