Cape Town Restaurants Cape Town Overview
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- Fine Dining
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.
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.
Strand Fine Dining restaurant
Alex Garden Restaurant is situated close to the beach and offers a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of this popular seaside town.
The historical building, indigenous garden and the exquisite decor combine to create an extra special dining experience.
The menu is small but does not disappoint with starters like seared kudu carpaccio drizzled with mustard dressing and served with parmesan shavings and tomato concassé, and a twice baked goats cheese soufflé with a homemade tomato chutney. The tempura prawns with chilli mayonnaise and ginger and butternut soup with croutons are also not to be missed.
Try your palate at some game with the pan-fried blesbok rolled in mixed peppercorns with a juniper berry sauce. The panfried sole in a foamy butter sauce with lemon and parsley is a real melt-in-your-mouth option. A more traditional option is the vegetarian lasagne, rich in flavour and extremely decadent.
Good food, a great setting and reasonable prices can be found here.
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.
Gardens Fine Dining restaurant
Experience wonderful fine dining in a superbly relaxed atmosphere at Aubergine.
A well-planned menu proffering continental cuisine with an Asian twist here provides wonderful options to suit every palate. Prepared with skill and care, the creations are prepared using only the freshest South African produce. Game and seafood are particularly popular, as are the vegetarian dishes for the non-meat eaters.
A vast wine list provides options for a perfect accompaniment for every meal. As well as local wines from many regions spanning South Africa, there are also international options.
A warm and welcoming atmosphere ensures a satisfying dining experience to remember.
Fish Hoek Seafood restaurant
Barracudas secures a location on Beach Road, with floor to ceiling glass windows to maximize your view and a relaxed ambiance to match your mood.
The décor inspires a fresh, contemporary and natural feel with splashes of aqua and coral.
The expansive wine list works perfectly with the well-balanced menu, which brims with seafood and various South African meats.
Try the Springbok Carpaccio - thinly sliced springbok served with melon, kumquat and pecorino shavings.
Move onto the Barracuda Platter layered with grilled fillet of hake, 4 queen prawns, deep-fried calamari served with savoury rice, vegetables and Beurre Blanc.
Sweeten the palate with a mouth-watering try coupe tutti fruity (vanilla ice cream, mixed fruit, praline, whipped cream, nuts and granadilla sauce).
Barracuda makes an ideal spot for fresh seafood, great views and bustling ambiance whether it be lunch or dinner.
Milnerton Bistro restaurant
With a backdrop of Table Mountain and Robin Island, and miles of sandy beaches, Beach Bistro Restaurant is the perfect place to indulge in the setting sun and mouth-watering cuisine.
From delicious buffet breakfasts laden with fresh fruits, pastries and continental offerings to light lunches on the terrace enjoyed next to the sparkling pool.
The menu explodes with choice starting with breakfasts, salads, toasties, pizza, burgers and Beach Bistro baskets for lighter meals and the full a la carte dinner tempts with traditional local cuisine.
Try the Karoo lamb chops, potjie, bobotie, a succulent steak or fresh line fish or frolic in contemporary European dishes with a hint of Mediterranean influence.
The extensive wine list alongside decadent dessert of chocolate gateaux fresh fruit and ice cream or cheese platter rounded off with a port or cognac completes the experience.
Indulge in true Cape hospitality with a romantic dinner for two or celebrate something special with friends and family at Beach Bistro Restaurant in Milnerton.
V and A Waterfront Seafood restaurant
V and A Waterfront
In a picturesque setting with stunning views of Table Bay is Belthazar Restaurant and Wine Bar.Enjoy a decadent but relaxed ambiance in this acclaimed eatery. Choose from a selection of hundreds of the finest wines carefully picked by the talented team. Dine on succulent seafood and meats in delicious dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients.With accolades such as the ‘Diners Club Wine List of the Year 2009 - Diamond Award’, the ‘Best Restaurant Service Award on the V&A Waterfront August 2009/2010’ and the ‘American Express Fine Dining Selection - Platinum Selection 2009’ it’s no surprise that this restaurant continues to grow in popularity.Take some time out to experience a superb dining experience at the V & A Waterfront.
Simons Town Seafood restaurant
Soak up the authentic harbour flavour while enjoying extensive South African fare right on the waters edge of Bertha’s Restaurant. Pass the time away in a relaxed, warm and informal setting with picturesque views extending across the yacht harbour and False Bay.
Serving the freshest seafood and using only the finest ingredients, Bertha’s Restaurant caters for long lazy lunches and lingering cocktails before being swept away by the romance of the night.
Watch the sunset spill out onto the terrace then pamper your palate with Golden Calamari Strips dressed in a chilli coriander and mango jam before tucking into the catch of the day grilled and served with lemon butter and a choice of rice, salad, mashed potato or chips or seasonal vegetables.
The extensive menu offers platters, meats and poultry, burgers and pastas including vegetarian and salads alongside the most dense and moist Malva pudding smothered with butterscotch sauce and served with cream or ice cream.
Housed on the picturesque water edge fronting the old Town Pier, Bertha’s Restaurant will sweep you off into the sunset with delectable food and soul soothing scenery.
V and A Waterfront Bistro restaurant
V and A Waterfront
Enjoy a variety of sumptuous dishes at this stylish and internationally-acclaimed restaurant. Booking is essential.
An extensive wine list to accompany the extensive offerings is a pleasure and features both local and international wines.
Superb attention has been paid to the decor with a palette of black and white and bold, modern shapes and patterns. Friendly and attentive service assures a brilliant dining experience to repeat time and again.
Millers Point Seafood restaurant
Nestled unobtrusively on one of the most scenic coastlines in the Cape, conveniently just outside Simon's Town and en-route to Cape Point, this historical building, once a whaling station, ensures the perfect setting for an idyllic lunch or evening experience. During "whale season", guests often enjoy their meal whilst watching whales cruising along the coastline. Established as a restaurant for 27 years, the Black Marlin has earned a reputation for its stunning seafood, award-winning wine list, attentive service and incredible views.
The garden, with its 100-year-old Camellia Japonica tree and unparalleled ocean views, offers "al fresco dining" or, one may choose to dine within the restaurant. There is also the option to dine within our large glass enclosed function room which offers spectacular views and a huge open grill, where one can watch the vast array of seafood being cooked to perfection.
The Black Marlin offers an extensive menu with the main emphasis on seafood, complimented by the other choices of fine contemporary cuisine. House specialities include Cape Rock Lobster, kingklip spit (grilled kingklip wrapped in bacon and served on skewers), sesame prawns served with peanut satay sauce, seafood platters, oysters and mussels. Through the many years of providing top quality fresh seafood and impeccable service to the locals and foreign tourists, this restaurant has become world famous. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and highly trained
Bloubergstrand Seafood restaurant
Positioned perfectly with unrivalled views of Table Mountain and Table Bay, Blowfish Restaurant, one of Cape Town’s finest seafood and sushi restaurants is an all-round sensory experience. With windows spanning the length of the restaurant guests can enjoy the magnificent views, fresh sea breeze and sound of the nearby Atlantic Ocean.
Distinguished by impeccable service and stylish, contemporary decor, Blowfish Restaurant serves a variety of mouth-watering seafood, sushi and some of the Cape’s finest wines. Our unique fresh fish counter serviced by skilled fishmongers allows you to choose your fish by weight and have it prepared to your individual preference. This unique atmosphere, service excellence and superb cuisine combine to make Blowfish the ideal setting for any meal; from intimate business lunches, romantic dinners and special occasions as well as large scale events for up to 180 people.
Gardens Bistro restaurant
This contemporary, stylish and vibey restaurant is situated in the popular Gardens Centre in Cape Town. The interior is sleek but warm and the ambience bustling. The restaurant has an inside and patio section and can seat up to 120 guests. The quirky 'cat' theme adds to the individuality and uniqueness of this trendy spot.
The menu offers something for everyone, good food and sizable portions at affordable rates. Late risers can enjoy the popular all-day breakfasts. The gourmet burgers and fresh seafood will also not disappoint. For the sweet tooth there is a variety of muffins and freshly baked homemade cakes on offer.
Blue Cat Cafe has become a popular meeting place for people from all walks of life and this flexibility and variety shines through in the atmosphere, service, detail and food.
Bloubergstrand Bistro restaurant
Think pizza! Generously topped with a multitude of choices or hearty burgers and succulent fish and chips.
Bustling with activity on Sunday especially, the grass-covered lawns strewn with sun worshippers enjoy spectacular views and tasty meals.
The prize winning wine list offers extensive wine and beer choices perfectly suited to enjoy alfresco or along themed dinner nights.
Cape Town Bistro restaurant
An unfussy menu inspired by the famed grill rooms of cultural centres such as Paris, New York and Chicago, offers prime meat cuts, half free range chicken, seafood and pasta dishes.
Staples include the mussels (served steamed in white wine, mascarpone cheese, garlic and herbs), prawn cocktail (a pre-nouvelle cuisine classic served with avocado all year round), macaroni and cheese pot (a more-ish must), lamb cutlets (served with mushy peas), Bouillabaisse (classic French seafood soup) and crème brûlée (a perpetual crowd-pleaser).
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