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Africa Cafe in City Centre

Africa Cafe

City Centre African restaurant in City Centre

An unforgettable African banquet awaits you at Africa Cafe.With a menu that changes according to season, ensuring that only the freshest and finest ingredients are used in the preparation of the delicious dishes, Africa Cafe has true African dining perfected.Superbly warm and friendly staff are on hand and happy to take diners through the exciting offerings and will happily explain the authentic decor and paintings that adorn the walls.A healthy following of both tourists and locals make for an eclectic ambience, enhanced by the sound of drums and singing staff members!

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.

Cape Colony in Gardens

Cape Colony

Gardens African restaurant in Gardens

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.

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.

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.

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.

Marco's African Place in Bo-Kaap

Marco's African Place

Bo-Kaap African restaurant in Bo-Kaap

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.

The Diplomatic Bar & Restaurant in City Bowl

The Diplomatic Bar & Restaurant

City Bowl African restaurant in City Bowl

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

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Afternoon Tea in Cape Town

Afternoon Tea

Cape Town Light Meals restaurant in 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.

Asoka in Gardens

Asoka

Gardens Tapas restaurant in 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.

Arnold's on Kloof in Gardens

Arnold's on Kloof

Gardens South African restaurant in 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.

 

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