Restaurants near South Peninsula
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Simons Town Seafood restaurant
Simons Town(0.8 km from South Peninsula)
Soak up the authentic harbour flavour while enjoying extensive South African fare right on the waters edge of Bertha’s Restaurant. Pass the time away in a relaxed, warm and informal setting with picturesque views extending across the yacht harbour and False Bay.
Serving the freshest seafood and using only the finest ingredients, Bertha’s Restaurant caters for long lazy lunches and lingering cocktails before being swept away by the romance of the night.
Watch the sunset spill out onto the terrace then pamper your palate with Golden Calamari Strips dressed in a chilli coriander and mango jam before tucking into the catch of the day grilled and served with lemon butter and a choice of rice, salad, mashed potato or chips or seasonal vegetables.
The extensive menu offers platters, meats and poultry, burgers and pastas including vegetarian and salads alongside the most dense and moist Malva pudding smothered with butterscotch sauce and served with cream or ice cream.
Housed on the picturesque water edge fronting the old Town Pier, Bertha’s Restaurant will sweep you off into the sunset with delectable food and soul soothing scenery.
Fish Hoek Seafood restaurant
Fish Hoek(5.4 km from South Peninsula)
Barracudas secures a location on Beach Road, with floor to ceiling glass windows to maximize your view and a relaxed ambiance to match your mood.
The décor inspires a fresh, contemporary and natural feel with splashes of aqua and coral.
The expansive wine list works perfectly with the well-balanced menu, which brims with seafood and various South African meats.
Try the Springbok Carpaccio - thinly sliced springbok served with melon, kumquat and pecorino shavings.
Move onto the Barracuda Platter layered with grilled fillet of hake, 4 queen prawns, deep-fried calamari served with savoury rice, vegetables and Beurre Blanc.
Sweeten the palate with a mouth-watering try coupe tutti fruity (vanilla ice cream, mixed fruit, praline, whipped cream, nuts and granadilla sauce).
Barracuda makes an ideal spot for fresh seafood, great views and bustling ambiance whether it be lunch or dinner.
Kalk Bay(6.4 km from South Peninsula)
The 19-on-Main Bistro is located in a hidden structure, immediately on your left as you enter Kalk Bay from Muizenberg. A favourite restaurant with locals due to it’s rustic and down to earth aesthetics, its ‘tucked away’ location, gourmet home-style cooking and endless views across the ocean, 19-on-Main Bistro has a special brand of charm.
In the Winter months, the bistro is warmed with log fires and offers hearty delights, such as lamb chops and curry buffets. In Summer the restaurant takes on a different character with lighter meals, such as salads, wraps and seafood, all enjoyed with a glass of crisp white wine peering out at the moody seas. The interiors might be ramshackle, but the food is excellent, served by passionate staff who have been there for years.
Built just behind the railway line, the views from the bistro are some of the best on offer in Kalk Bay. Enjoy the casual atmosphere on a Summer’s afternoon in Kalk Bay or warm yourself next to the fire on a chilly night.