Braamfontein Pub Meals restaurant
This vibrant, hip restaurant is more a meeting place than anything else. The quirky menu and social atmosphere ensures a happening vibe that mustn't be missed. The menu contains a variety of spins on the old classic 'hot dog' with varieties like the Plain Jane, The Rottweiler, and The Hunter, all with different exotic toppings like German mustard, emmenthal cheeese, chilli paste, caramelized onions and some sliced jalapenos for the more adventurous. Wash this feast down with an ice cold beer or your favourite vino and you'll be good to go. The use of cutlery is not a requirement, in some cases even obsolete.
Claremont Bistro restaurant
JB Rivers is located in the popular Cavendish Square and this sleek, stylish bistro-style eatery offers a welcome respite from a day (or an hour) of shopping.
The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the week, except for Sundays when only breakfast and lunch are served. The menu is well thought out and offers lighter meals like gourmet sandwiches, as well as options for the more ravenous diner.
The sushi menu is great and serves up fashion sandwiches, maki, nigiri, sashimi and loads more. Only the freshest produce is used, and this ensures bite-sized Japanese delights that burst with flavour.
The price one pays for an average main course is very competitive and the quality received outweighs the moolah spent. Next time you're in Cavendish, try this awesome restaurant that delivers on all levels.
Western Cape Bistro restaurant
Long Street Cafe is, as the name suggests, situated on the bustling, vibrant Long Street in Cape Town. This strip has become famous all over for its quaint book shops, stores, restaurants and night life. Long Street truly reflects the essence of Cape Town, along with its unique character and colourful history, and the Long Street Cafe succeeds in carrying forward this legacy.
Whether it is breakfast and an early cup of jo, lunch, dinner or drinks, here you will find an eclectic mix of locals, tourists and just plain characters that fill the space with warmth and chit chat.
Breakfast is a treat with traditional favourites like omelettes, French toast and the healthier option, muesli. Apart from great sandwiches, burgers, pizzas and salads, the restaurant also offers dishes like the Prawn Cocktail, mussels in a creamy garlic and white wine sauce, the marinated beef wrap with veg and fries and crispy beer battered hake and chips. Try the bangers and mash with a red wine gravy or even one of the perfectly prepared steaks. There truly is something for everyone, but quantity does not overshadow quality.
For a vibey, energetic, unique atmosphere and good food that is served in sizable portions at reasonable prices, try Long Street Cafe.
V and A Waterfront Pub Meals restaurant
V and A Waterfront
One of the most famous restaurants in Cape Town’s V & A Waterfront is Quay Four. Patrons can choose between the tavern downstairs which serves good pub grub and seafood, or Upstairs @ Quay Four, which offers diners a more sophisticated eating experience, overlooking the bustling harbour.
With live music every night, Quay Four’s Tavern downstairs hums with activity all year round. The water laps the edge of the restaurant, and diners are usually treated to a show from the harbour’s resident seals while they enjoy a cold beer, thirst quenching cocktail and feast on a delicious meal. There is selection of light meals, salads and traditional pub grub – one of the most popular dishes is the traditional fish and chips. There is also a huge variety of fresh seafood, including oysters, mussels, prawn, crayfish and fresh line fish, as well as a selection of seafood platters. For the more carnivorous diners, there is a delicious range of fine cuts of meat from the grill.
Upstairs the focus is on fine dining. Diners can feast on a choice of lobster, fine seafood. All meals are complimented by an outstanding wine list, as well as superior service. Quay Four prides itself with its reputation for good, fresh food and friendly service, and time and time again it delivers.
V and A Waterfront Bistro restaurant
V and A Waterfront
The Grand Cafe and Beach is one of the trendiest places to be seen in Cape Town. Beach cafe style meets Parisian chic with vast crystal chandeliers, Persian rugs, rich fabrics and antique furniture. This eclectic mix of style and panache is set against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain, with views that are out of this world.
The menu is melange of old meets new, with fabulous east meets west fusion, as well as tried and tested classics and modern contemporary dishes. Pushing the envelope with its unique style, the Grand Cafe and Beach offers patrons a unique dining experience. Open for lunch and dinner, the menu is exciting and varied, and is filled with strong flavours, fresh ingredients and fabulously innovative combinations. The Grand favourites include tempura prawns, classic Caesar salad, bouillabaisse, fillet béarnaise and an out of this world crayfish sandwich. The Grand Cafe and Beach also offers diners fabulous thin crusted gourmet pizzas, served on long wooden platters.
With a sun deck and sea sand beach that is gently lapped by the ocean, fabulously opulent decor and delicious food, the Grand Cafe and Beach offers all the ingredients for a perfect meal.
Durbanville Bistro restaurant
This beautiful, quaint, warm and inviting gem of a restaurant is situated in the midst of bustling Durbanville. Although bistros generally serve food at higher prices, this one will suit your pocket.
Delicious comfort food with a touch of elegance flies out the kitchen where the chef chops away with passion rarely seen anymore. The exquisite wood-fired pizzas are a must - wait - the menu is a must. Hearty meals with just enough flair to be unpretentious are sure to leave diners satisfied.
The interior is simple and elegant, relaxed and ambient, and diners can literally kick off their shoes, sit back and enjoy one of the many vintages on the well thought out wine list.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served and once the word is out you might want to make a reservation. Happy feasting.]
Check out the Olive Bistro here!
Hout Bay Seafood restaurant
Wharfside Grill, regarded as one of Africa’s best seafood restaurants exudes a bustling maritime ambience that transports you onboard the decks of historic ships and their sea-faring days.
Here you can indulge in the taste of exotic seafood such as Lobster, Crayfish and Kingklip while marvelling at nautical artefacts and local sea life. The private deck scattered with umbrellas is the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine while enjoying the stunning scenery and vibrant harbour atmosphere.
The Wharfside Grill boasts seating for 350 hungry shipmates and six intimate and private dining cabins capture the character and flavour of historic ships such as Queen Mary, Union Castle and the infamous Shipwreck who fell victim to ravages of the Cape Storms.
The extensive menu offers an impressive selection of Lobster, Prawns, Calamari and freshly caught fish including chicken and succulent steak while vegetarians can enjoy harvest from the land onboard the Landlubber’s Luck.
Alongside the extensive menu, you can explore the excellent variety of Cocktails, Spirits, Beers, Ciders and Wine. The Wharfside Grill is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner and is within easy access from Cape Town, Fish Hoek and Constantia Nek.
Restaurants near South Africa
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Johannesburg Portuguese restaurant
Johannesburg(4.4 km from South Africa)
Realistic prices and classic cuisine ensure elected dishes fair well with local palates alongside entry level wines and starters great chorizo, tripe with beans, succulent chicken livers and milho frito.
Main satisfies with well rounded grills such as chicken, tender calamari, voluptuous prawns and crayfish.
Join this local haunt and discover why this classic eatery has stood the test of time.
Rosettenville Portuguese restaurant
Rosettenville(4.4 km from South Africa)
An unpretentious family-run restaurant serving superb Portuguese cuisine, A Churrasqueira boasts an exciting menu with a wide selection of choices.
An impressive wine list enhances the experience, with a brilliant selection of both South African and Portuguese wines.
The interior is simple and warm, the service excellent and the prices reasonable. All in all, a wonderful place to dine in comfort.
Kensington Portuguese restaurant
Kensington(7.3 km from South Africa)
The delicious menu brims with high quality seafood such as voluptuous Mozambican prawns and a variety of succulent steaks, poultry and traditional dishes.
The warm and inviting ambiance sets the tone for a unique Portuguese experience housed in a luxurious house in Kensington.