Green Point Portuguese restaurant
Seating 300 patrons with a spacious dance floor and live band, diners enjoy sophisticated elegance contrasted by spectacular chandeliers, dramatic upholstery and opulent décor.
Simple white walls display the rich décor timelessly while eye-catching light displays enhance feature walls painted in ruby red dressed in larger than life 30’s prints.
The menu focuses on seafood and Portuguese specialties. From prawns, langoustines, crayfish, and seafood platters to traditional Portuguese dishes and popular starters such as pan-fried prawns.
Main course specialties include the Duck mandarin with a grand Marnier Sauce and spatchcock baby chicken peri-peri style.
Conclude your meal with a rich and decadent and sinfully delicious baked Cheesecake or a smooth rich Crème Brulee.
An impressive bar handcrafted in rich dark wood caters with elegant cocktails to be enjoyed inside or alfresco on the terrace.
Pigalle secures luxury, elegance and opulence for those who enjoy fine dining on seafood with a Portuguese twist.
V and A Waterfront Portuguese restaurant
V and A Waterfront
Tasca de Belem is one of Cape Town’s finest Tapas restaurants. Located in the V & A Waterfront, the restaurant offers diners exquisite views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill, as well as the busy harbour. There is a truly Mediterranean feel about the restaurant, not only because of its Turkish influenced Portuguese menu, but the atmosphere is relaxed, welcoming and vibrant.
Belem is the historical part of Lisbon, where centuries ago explorers set out to conquer the unknown worlds the lay beyond Europe. One of the first journeys made from here was to Turkey, so it is quite fitting that this restaurant should be a marriage between to the two cuisines. Tasca, meaning tavern, offers diners fabulous meze and tapas dishes that are the perfect fusion of these two historical cultures.
The dishes on the menu represent the best of both Turkish and Portuguese cuisine with traditional favourites such as Trinchado and Espatada, as well as Shish Kebab and Ali Nazik, Tasca de Belem is a cross cultural cuisine experience for all food lovers.
Gardens Portuguese restaurant
This unpretentious eatery proffers hearty Portuguese cuisine and a well-priced wine list.
Dine alfresco during balmy summer months on the veranda on traditional steak, egg, chips, rice and salad.
Beef and chicken trinchado rests in a nice garlicky wine sauce and the prawn rissoles, crispy on the outside, explode with a rich creamy sauce and bits of prawn, fanned with some lemon juice.
Winter seeks warmth and hearty dishes such as the feijoda (a traditional bean, pork, chorizo, and chicken stew) perfect for wintery evenings.
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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