Hout Bay German restaurant
Having spent their entire working lives in the food and hospitality industry - both locally and internationally - new owners, Kurt and Petra Schramm, have all the right qualifications to firmly place Alpenstube on the destination restaurant map in the picturesque surrounds of Hout Bay. Much needed improvements include a new front patio, a revamped outside bar and beer garden, and a fireplace for the cold winters.
Alpenstube offers a very versatile indoor-outdoor dining experience where you can relax and savour an imported German draught beer in the garden, have coffee and homemade pastries on the front patio, and enjoy a leisurely lunch or intimate dinner in the cosy interior. Aside from its large following of locals who carry them through the winter months, Alpenstube is fortunate to have many overseas visitors – German, Dutch and English - who, like the swallows, return year after year to their favourite Hout Bay haunt.
Now open at lunch time, the well-priced menu features traditional specialties such as Geschnetzeltes, thinly sliced port fillet in a creamy mushroom sauce, alongside light meals such as the Chef’s Burger, seasonal salads and a couple of soups. Master Chef Kurt has thoughtfully included several menu items specifically for children so that Alpenstube can be enjoyed by the whole family.
The signature dish must surely be the traditional Eisbein, but please call in advance to check availability. Other dinner recommendations are the grilled Fillet Steak, as well as Schnitzels to suit all tastes – pork, veal and chicken. You will also find fresh fish on the menu when available from the harbor. The pastries, desserts and cakes are all homemade, so why not indulge in whatever takes your fancy.
Woodstock Caribbean restaurant
The tropical ambiance compliments the good food and summery cocktails.
Upstairs the balcony welcomes with sweeping harbour views, balmy sunshine and invites relaxation.
Downstairs the bar and restaurant exudes a warm and cosy setting, enjoyed alongside the roaring winter fire.
Expect delicious home-style island cooking, served by friendly and attentive staff.
The chicken is free-range and they even cater for healthy appetites with carrot and ginger soup, homemade walnut veggie burgers and gluten-free butternut ravioli.
Caribbean specialties include Jamaican jerk chicken, curried Goat, Jamaican patties, pineapple BBQ ribs and chicken and chorizo jambalaya.
Vegetarians are taken care of with Montego Bay mushrooms, Roast Veg Pasta salad or Trinidad Roti to mention a few.
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.
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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.
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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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