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
Gardens African restaurant
Gardens (0.3 km from City Bowl)
Experience true Cape heritage through superb fine dining at Cape Colony restaurant at the Mount Nelson Hotel.Enjoy mouthwatering options like succulent springbok and tender ostrich, all prepared with care and incorporating a taste of the traditional.Allow for some extra time when selecting the accompanying wine from the extremely extensive and fully-detailed wine list, full of the best wines at varying prices. The superbly helpful and attentive staff are on hand to make suggestions should you need some extra help.The decor stays true to times gone by and creates a unique ambience that is a pleasure to experience.Take some time out to enjoy a taste of the old days of the Cape at Cape Colony restaurant.
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.