Century City Coffee Shop restaurant
This beautiful little coffee shop and bistro serves up a wide variety of dishes in a bustling atmosphere. Café Magnifico combines the traditional with original, and does this at very reasonable prices.
The menu is extensive and offers all-day breakfast and amazing lunches. Breakfast options include the traditional English-style breakfast, parma ham and eggs on an English muffin and even exotic flavours like the smoked norwegian salmon or tuna carpaccio with eggs.
Lunch consists of gourmet sandwiches, wraps and salads, pastas, burgers and even mezze platters and the ingredients and fillings are far from boring. Try the Cajun chicken, pepperdew, and sweet chilli mayo toastie or the Asian beef noodle wrap with rump steak strips, rice noodles in a plum sauce, crispy salad and fresh coriander.
For the sweet tooth there is a variety of waffles and pancakes with different toppings and fillings. Enjoy a relaxed breakfast or lunch at this quaint café.
Observatory Coffee Shop restaurant
Cocoa Cha Chi is one branch of the Cocoa group, of which there is only four to maintain top quality and exclusivity. This Observatory coffee shop restaurant has a fantastic courtyard, ideal for spring and summer days. In winter, guests relax in the shop and watch the wind, rain and cold from the warm interior.
The menu covers meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner and there is a wide choice available for drinks. The extensive breakfast menu has an option for anybody’s taste with plates of your basic eggs and bacon, toast with delicious toppings, French toast and croissants, to the hunger-buster Cha Chi Eggs with chorizo, tomato, cheddar with a toasted baguette – vegetarian versions are also available.
The light meals offered are perfect for a break from the office or a lazy afternoon with friends. Choose from toasted sandwiches, salads, wraps, burgers and tremezzinis to pitas and pastas. Then there is always the option to dig into a crisp and topping-filled pizza by yourself or with a friend.
The drinks menu is vast but the iced fruit crushes, smoothies and chillers are delicious and well known for their refreshing tastes. The coffee options are not something to be missed either.
Look out for the value-for-money specials like R25 breakfasts, cheap pizza and pasta days and draught beer Saturdays. Cocoa Cha Chi is open on Mondays to Saturdays, from 7 am to 11 pm, and on Sundays from 8 am to 8 pm.
Melkbosstrand Coffee Shop restaurant
Exuding a continental street café ambiance, with low couches and coffee tables, fancy wall prints and scattered umbrellas on the terrace, Daniella’s is a friendly and relaxed spot.
Warm earthy tones and a fireside nook create a cosy coffee experience, complimenting the warm and welcoming décor.
Start the day with a hearty breakfast or indulge in popular dishes such as croissants with either smoked salmon and avocado, or ham and cheese fillings and chicken bruschetta served with a honey mustard dressing and German potato salad.
The lighter lunch menu caters for quick bites alongside a great selection of cakes, coffees, treats, teas, lattes and milkshakes.
Pop into Daniella’s Coffee Shop in Melkbosstrand for some good food and warm hospitality.
Hout Bay Coffee Shop restaurant
Gabriella's in Hout Bay offers a beautiful environment, great service , good food and a place where the whole family can enjoy awesome fusion-inspired cuisine.
The extensive menu offers food that hints at the traditional, yet incorporates a modern twist. Great flavours combine beautifully, mainly due to the fresh produce being used and the passion of the chef who's got a keen eye (and palate) for detail. A favourite on the menu is the delectable, tender calamari, but it is strongly recommended that you try the lamb shank.
The restaurant is child friendly as well as wheelchair friendly. Gabriella's is also fully licensed. The restaurant is open from Monday to Sunday from 8 am until 5 pm, but on Thursday and Friday they stay open until 10 pm.
Enjoy great food, warm service, and a wonderful ambience in this gem in the Republic of Hout Bay.
V and A Waterfront Coffee Shop restaurant
V and A Waterfront
Melissa’s The Food Store in Cape Town’s V & A Waterfront is owned by Mark and Melissa van Hoogstraten. They have taken their love of food and fine things and translated into Cape Town’s best known deli.
Visitors can feast on range of deliciously prepared meals, snacks and tasty treats. The Melissa’s range is made up homemade delectables prepared with the best ingredients and lots of love. All the food is freshly prepared with the intention that good food should be made using only the best ingredients.
The ethos at Melissa’s is great food made with highest quality ingredients: the value of quality food produced in a traditional, old-fashioned way using locally sourced, seasonal, all natural local ingredients.
Melissa’s at the Waterfront serves breakfast, lunch and light suppers, as well as a buffet from which patrons can choose a range of freshly made quiches, pies and assorted salads. Breakfast delights include fresh baked croissants with homemade jams and preserves, eggs Benedict and a traditional English breakfast, as well as healthier options including homemade muesli, yoghurt and fresh seasonal fruit.
For lunch or dinner, diners can feast on deliciously prepared fresh sandwiches, homemade chicken and leak pie, sweet potato wedges with garlic aioli, Asian seared beef carpaccio and a range of yummy home cooked pastas and fresh salads.
Restaurants near Cape Town
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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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