City Bowl Bistro restaurant
This restaurant and beer bar is a treat after a day of business or sightseeing in Cape Town. Apart from the awesome brews that are their signature trademark, they serve good hearty food in sizable portions and at competitive prices.
Here you can enjoy charcuterie boards that is bound to satisfy, delicious sandwiches and their smoky beef prego, straight from the barbecue.
Big, filling breakfasts are also on offer and offers a great start to any day. For the more refined diner, the salmon is a definite winner.
But it's not just beer. There is an extensive wine list that will not disappoint.
This laid-back beer bar and eatery, complete with ping pong table for entertainment, offers a 'real' experience in the midst of city madness.
Cape Town Fusion restaurant
This uber trendy restaurant and cocktail lounge is situated in the middle of the vibrant mother city and brings urban chic to life. Capello's offer a unique socializing experience topped with great service, trendy, creative cuisine and lavish cocktails.
The interior is relaxed, yet upmarket, simple, yet stylish, in perfect juxtaposition with its surrounds.
The menu, or should I say, menus, are extensive. Besides a great sushi menu that offers familiar favourites like sushi, nigiri, maki, fashion sandwhiches and more, Capello's also offers a great a la carte option.
Start the day with a great breakfast, have a pick on a light meal, fill your tummy with a gorgeous gourmet burger, a pizza, a giant steak or spare ribs, or a pasta or just simply relax with a meze platter and one of the cool cocktails. The white chocolate cosmopolitan is among the favourites.
Cape Town Bistro restaurant
This hip and happening spot in Cape Town is quaint, funky, bustling and just plain fun. At prices that cannot easily be beaten, Characters offers something for everyone, from early morning breakfasts to 'early morning' cocktails.
The menu is extensive and caters for all tastes. With light meals like butternut and blue cheese quiche with onion marmalade and a fresh green salad and tagliatelle with mascarpone, cherry tomatoes, rocket and fresh rosemary you simply cannot go wrong.
Try one of the simple, but tasty sarmies, a delectable pizza or a packed burger if you are not in the mood for too much fuss.
The bar environment is relaxing and bustling at the same time and you can enjoy a cocktail or shooter while checking out dear Marilyn on the wall.
The restaurant hosts quite a few events like speed dating nights, karaoke evenings, DJ evenings and quiz nights, so it is advised to enquire.
To cut a long story short, this is fun!
Claremont Bistro restaurant
This beautiful vintage restaurant has a distinct Victorian-style interior that exudes class and elegance. The ambience is warm and inviting and lends itself to good food and conversation.
The menu is changed every season to optimize the quality of produce and the feel and taste of the food. Start the day with a hearty breakfast like 'classic bacon and eggs made mom's way', traditional eggs Benedict with Hollandaise sauce on an English muffin or a delectable breakfast wrap filled with bacon, scrambled eggs, rocket, fresh tomato and pesto. There are even some imaginative vegetarian options like mushrooms, avo and sundried tomato on baked bread and warm rosemary halloumi, avo, mushrooms, tomatoes and pesto on baked bread.
For lunch, try a gourmet chicken or beef burger served with a salad or a baked potato, or a yummy pasta with the sauce of the day.
The restaurant also serves as a venue for high teas, weddings, baby showers and other special events.
Durbanville Bistro restaurant
This relaxing, vibey spot is has become a hub of sorts in Durbanville. Comfort food and 'happy meals' are served here, and the warm hospitality and incredible ambience will make you feel right at home.
The menu is something to behold, not only for the range of dishes, but the hilarious little blurbs that reminds that a whole lot of heart is sitting behind this restaurant.
The 'we give a toss about you' salad section contains imaginative dishes like 'This Fish Got Smoked Good', salmon, cottage cheese, avo, carrots, a whole lot of greens and awesome salad dressing. The 'Life is like a sandwich - the more you put on it, the better it gets' section offers mouthwatering gourmet treats that are packed to the brim with mouthwatering toppings.
To start off your day, browse in the 'Wakey, wakey.....eggs'n bakey' section for varieties like breakfast wraps and a twist on the traditional English breakfast.
A brief overview to do this place justice is not possible. Go try it yourself.
Restaurants near Cape Town
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
City Bowl Indian restaurant
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.
City Centre Italian restaurant
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.
City Centre Ethiopian restaurant
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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