Bo-Kaap African restaurant
The boldly painted exterior catches the eye, situated in the historic Bo-Kaap area with colourful murals and artwork wrapped around this old warehouse building.
Marco’s African Place resides within an old converted warehouse, complete with high ceilings, spacious interior and authentic décor.
The staff and chef are hands on, cooking, greeting and welcoming with African hospitality.
The ambiance is bustling and festive, with a large mixture of sophisticated Africans, suburbanites and tourists enjoying the culture of Africa.
The menu is traditional and tasty, with colourful creations and flavourful dishes. Expect plenty game meat such as springbok, ostrich, kudu, and even crocodile tail, (enjoyed mostly by tourists).
Locals savour more traditional favourties such as tripe with onions, savoury chicken pieces with onions and peppers, or samp and beans prepared in true African style.
Visit Marco’s African Place for a taste of Africa and traditional culture enjoyed alongside the live music and colourful cuisine.
City Bowl African restaurant
The Diplomatic Bar & Restaurant serves cuisine true to traditional South African foods with colonial influences. Only the freshest ingredients are used, making dishes extremely flavourful and tasty.
The restaurant boasts an open kitchen that offers guests views of the chef and the staff at work. The interior is colourful and the ambience warm and inviting.
Try proudly South African dishes like beef stew, chicken curry, lamb shank and 'pap', a porridge usually enjoyed as a side or as a base for stews. For the more adventurous, they serve 'pens', translated 'tripe' and the selection of game meat is beautifully prepared every time. A daily selection of braai (barbecue) dishes are available, adding to the authenticity and quaintness of this establishment.
The restaurant is situated in the heart of Cape Town and offers a dining experience not easily forgotten. The diplomatic Bar & Restaurant is open seven days a week from 10 am until 23 pm serving as the place to eat and socialize on any occasion.
Restaurants near City Bowl
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Cape Town Light Meals restaurant
Cape Town(0.3 km from City Bowl)
Original paintings adorn olive coloured walls, heightened by a bamboo ceiling and iron candelabras.
The roaring fireplace adds warmth and homely ambiance during winter and the outdoor leafy setting embraces summer and spring.
The menu touches upon Asian specialties, Mediterranean dishes, Thai and South African fusion.
Think lamb shank and chicken pie, tom yum soup and Moroccan couscous salad.
A standard wine list and boutique wines compliment the flavours and ambiance at this delightful eatery in Mowbray.
Gardens Tapas restaurant
Gardens(0.3 km from City Bowl)
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.
Gardens South African restaurant
Gardens(0.4 km from City Bowl)
Arnold's is a cosy but vibey restaurant in Cape Town's City Bowl.Famous for their Early Bird Breakfast as well as lunch specials and game dishes like crocodile ribs, warthog ribs, oryx steaks and great salads. Enjoy happy hour while you take in the mountain views (from 4.30 pm for 2 hours every day) or treat yourself to the best cheese cake!Need to know? Open 7 days a week from 6.45am to late (8am Saturday & Sunday), outside dining till 10pm.