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Asoka in Gardens

Asoka

Gardens Tapas restaurant in Gardens

In a beautiful Victorian Town house on the vibrant and trendy Kloof Street is Asoka. The menu offers superb flavoursome tapas and promotes sharing and socialising while sampling the delicious creations with friends and family. The food served is healthy and full of wonderful flavour combinations that have diners ordering seconds and thirds. Enjoy a truly tranquil culinary experience at Asoka.

Bar-bay-dos in Gordons Bay

Bar-bay-dos

Gordons Bay Tapas restaurant in Gordons Bay

This happening spot in Gordons Bay is definitely the place to be whether you're young or just young at heart. Bar-bay-dos offers a simple menu that consists mainly of tapas-style foods, and the main attraction here is the sublime cocktails that are mixed to perfection. Bar-bay-dos has live music acts two to three times a week and the variety ranges from rock to 80's to latin tunes. The menu is small and dishes include grilled Portuguese sardines either rolled in coarse salt and grilled the traditional way or butterflied and grilled, served with spicy Portuguese chilli salsa and rice. Be sure to try the Jalapeno chilli poppers stuffed with feta and cream cheese, an ideal dish to share. Beef schnitzel, succulent espatada and butter-filled prawns are also on offer. A variety of seafood can also be enjoyed and make a point of trying the Mississippi mud pie for dessert - it really is as indulgent as it sounds.

Cafe Mojito in Cape Town

Cafe Mojito

Cape Town Tapas restaurant in Cape Town

Located along the bustling and vibrant Long Street, Cafe Mojito lulls the palate with tropical surrounds and lip smacking mojitos. The menu brims with Cuban-Caribbean flavours, burgers, nachos, salads and a great snack selection for the not-so-hungry such as sticky ribs, empanadas, buffalo wings, angry prawns and addictive Coco Loco Hoppin’ Jons (jalapeño chillies stuffed with feta). Various selections such as Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya and Jamaican Jerk Chicken brim with authentic flavours and vegetarians can try Bob’s Blue cheese burger (vegetarian burger topped with avocado and blue cheese sauce), stuffed Cuban flatbread, roast vegetable pasta salad and curried Trinidad roti. Soak up the tropical islands and bustling ambiance at Cafe Mojito in Long Street.

Cafe Sofia in Camps Bay

Cafe Sofia

Camps Bay Tapas restaurant in Camps Bay

An eclectic fusion of the culinary cultures of Southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East and a gorgeous beach setting, Cafe sofia at Camps Bay is the perfect venue for any occasion. Set up above the human and actual traffic and with spectacular views of the ocean, Cafe Sofia at Camps Bay is a perfect people-watching spot to while away some time.

Connexxion Restaurant at Victoria Junction in Green Point

Connexxion Restaurant at Victoria Junction

Green Point Tapas restaurant in Green Point

Located in the Victoria Junction, in what was once one of Cape Town’s oldest telephone exchange warehouses is a light and free flowing space that captures the perfect setting for social dining. The informal surrounds heightened by chic décor set the stage for breakfast, lunch or dinner from the tapas style menu. Enjoy extensive wines by the glass and innovative organic wines, ideally suited for the social tapas and conversation.

Fiesta Tapas Cafe and Bar in De Waterkant

Fiesta Tapas Cafe and Bar

De Waterkant Tapas restaurant in De Waterkant

In the trendy Cape Quarter is Fiesta Tapas Cafe and Bar, a vibrant venue exuding Latin American passion.Blending together old-style elegance with the rustic charm of a much-frequented cafe, Fiesta manages to create a unique ambience that keeps customers coming back again and again.Fiesta Tapas Cafe Bar promotes ‘social eating’ and the menu is designed to accommodate with plenty of Tapas to choose from as well as ‘bigger bites’ to satisfy the particularly ravenous diners!An extensive wine list and cocktail menu rounds off the wonderful array of the offerings at Fiesta Tapas Cafe and Bar.

French Toast Wine and Tapas Bar in City Bowl

French Toast Wine and Tapas Bar

City Bowl Tapas restaurant in City Bowl

Located along the trendy Bree Street, diners peruse the Mediterranean inspired menu bursting with tapas of all shapes, sizes and flavours, enjoyed with a glass or bottle of wine. The menu changes fortnightly sampling choices such as cheese and basil skewer and prawns to grilled calamari and juicy oysters. Wine is abundant and full of choice, offering over 100 bottles and wine by the glass. Spend the day indulging in a leisurely lunch or delicious dinner with friends, socialising and sharing the pleasures of tapas and wine and French Toast Wine and Tapas Bar in City Bowl.

Gorgeous by Graham Beck in Tokai

Gorgeous by Graham Beck

Tokai Tapas restaurant in Tokai

Gorgeous by Graham Beck is most definitely elegance dipped in, well, bubbles! This exclusive bar offers flutes, or bottles, of the best champagne and 5 amazing dishes to pair them with. The designer décor exudes chic sophistication. The bubbly bar divine menu offers Saldanha oysters, poached tiger prawns and asparagus and goat’s cheese. The bar is open from 11 am to 10 pm every day of the week.

Haiku in City Centre

Haiku

City Centre Tapas restaurant in City Centre

Enjoy delicious and authentic Asian and Chinese cuisine at this popular spot in Cape Town’s buzzing city bowl.Japanese and Chinese chefs skilfully prepare delicacies like dim sum, sushi and flavoursome wok dishes in ample portions for a communal dining experience, making this a great place for a group of friends.The wine list is vast and descriptive, ensuring that diners can easily select the right bottle for the right meal.The setting is carefully lit and features a dark palette and stylish lacquered wood, creating a unique and enjoyable environment.A must-try venue for those who adore Asian cuisine, Haiku is well worth a try.

Hillcrest Estate Restaurant in Durbanville

Hillcrest Estate Restaurant

Durbanville Tapas restaurant in Durbanville

At Hillcrest Restaurant things are kept very relaxed and informal, with an upmarket flare. Your first step inside this restaurant will make you feel as if you've stepped out of the busy city life, and into an Mediterranean dream! The surrounding hills embrace the small restaurant, tucking it away, making it cosy and comfortable with a spectacular view. Come enjoy the hearty soups, home-made breads and hot meals during wintertime. With friendly staff, you will feel like you're in the comfort of your own home. The breathtaking view is stunning especially during summer and it is impossible to pass up the opportunity of spending good solid time with friends and family, sipping fine wines on the welcoming veranda.

Ke-Monate Wine Bar and Bistro in Durbanville

Ke-Monate Wine Bar and Bistro

Durbanville Tapas restaurant in Durbanville

At Ke-monate Wine Bar and Bistro one can enjoy a selection of tapas with friends and family. This Spanish-style cuisine encourages interesting conversation and loads of laughs. Choose a range of tapas, small-dish meals, to try between a group. Ke-monate also serves bistro-style meals and breakfasts are served from Tuesday to Sunday, from 9am to 12pm. Nibble on a freshly baked muffin or devour the Signal Gun Breakfast of eggs, bacon, chorizo sausage, hash brown, mushrooms, tomato and toast with preserves. The blackboard displays the daily tapas and specials. Try anything from green curry and homemade pork burgers with bacon and camembert, to our grilled chicken pineapple roasted almond salad and much more. Our tapas are more South African inspired but still has the spirit of Spain.

Klipkantien in Kalk Bay

Klipkantien

Kalk Bay Tapas restaurant in Kalk Bay

A popular breakfast haunt with sweeping views, Klipkantien serves up great cocktails and simple mouth-watering delights with lovely harbour views and seas. Serving some of the best tapas around including freshly caught, seared and served Tuna straight from the sea, this small intimate eatery boasts breathtaking views in a simple setting popular with locals. From hearty breakfasts, delectable tapas and simple sandwiches, salads and pastas to cool cocktails and wines, Klipkantien provides the ideal place to relax and enjoy the cool ocean breeze while sampling finger-licking delights under the shade of the trees.

Loading Bay in De Waterkant

Loading Bay

De Waterkant Tapas restaurant in De Waterkant

The interior pampers the mood with stylish, intimate surrounds, decked out in concrete, wood, black and neon yellow. The blackboard menu inspires tasty all day dishes and breakfast options alongside substantial salads, pasta and healthy Lebanese ingredients. Don’t leave without trying the man’ouche savoury treat comprising a hot flatbread smothered in creamy labneh and za’atar, a zesty Lebanese condiment. Meals can be enjoyed alongside a small wine list or traditional artisanal Cervejas São Gabriel beer.

Twankey at The Taj in Cape Town

Twankey at The Taj

Cape Town Tapas restaurant in Cape Town

Twankey at The Taj is located in The Taj on Wale Street and boasts elegant décor, unique views and sublime local music. Wines and champagnes can be enjoyed by the glass alongside an array of hot or cold seafood tapas. The open plan kitchen buzzes with activity turning out delicious food that is light, fresh and health conscious. Large street windows invite views of the Houses of Parliament and Table Mountain enjoyed with a serving of delicious oysters and glamorous cocktails.

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Bombay Brasserie in City Bowl

Bombay Brasserie

City Bowl Indian restaurant in 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.

95 Keerom in City Centre

95 Keerom

City Centre Italian restaurant in 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.

Addis in Cape in City Centre

Addis in Cape

City Centre Ethiopian restaurant in 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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