Octopus Garden Restaurant

The Old Post Office Building, St James, Cape Town  
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"I'd like to be, under the sea in an Octopus' Garden with you" Wacky, eclectic, vibrant, sexy and funky, stepping into the Octopus Garden Restaurant feels like entering into a shimmering Aladdin’s cave.

Think Alice in Wonderland, think Under the sea, think a mad collection of knick knacks filling a brightly painted and fairy lit intimate little living room complete with wooden floors and a piano, that's The Octopus' Garden in St. James (between Muizenberg and Kalk Bay). Inspired by the Beatles song, this historic old post office building has been transformed through much love into a cosy, happy and romantic venue for breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Situated right next to the St. James train station and with a super view of the whales, waves, the St. James swimming pool and the brightly painted original 'bathing huts', this gem of a venue invites customers to laze around tables or in a hammock in the shaded garden (dogs and toddlers very welcome), in amongst the restaurant's organic herb garden.

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from R800
1 night, 2 adults

Auret's Cottage

Sleeps 5 St James Self-catering in St James
0.03km from Octopus Garden Restaurant

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from R2,000
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Rodwell House

Sleeps 25 St James Boutique Hotel in St James
0.10km from Octopus Garden Restaurant

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from R2,500
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Stonehurst at St James

Sleeps 8 St James Self-catering in St James
0.11km from Octopus Garden Restaurant

Situated in St James, between Kalk Bay and Muizenberg, this beautifully decorated home sleeps up to ...

from R3,000
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Iveagh

Sleeps 6 St James Self-catering in St James
0.12km from Octopus Garden Restaurant

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from R650
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Sul Mare

Sleeps 10 St James Self-catering in St James
0.12km from Octopus Garden Restaurant

Sul Mare House is a few steps from the Ocean, set amidst a tranquil indigenous garden with koi pond,...

from R950
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Disa Westwray D55

Sleeps 6 St James Self-catering in St James
0.14km from Octopus Garden Restaurant

This is a lovely old-style family home, situated on the mountainside of St James. The house is only...

from R6,250
1 night, 2 adults

Villa St James

Sleeps 20 St James Self-catering in St James
0.20km from Octopus Garden Restaurant

Villa St James, simply put, is massive. The Villa accommodates up to 16 people in eight large bedroo...

from R898
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Blue On Blue

Sleeps 6 St James Bed and Breakfast in St James
0.21km from Octopus Garden Restaurant

Romantic B&B on mountain slope 100m from beach, with spectacular views of False Bay and Cape Peninsu...

from R800
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Sonnekus Guest House

Sleeps 20 St James Bed and Breakfast in St James
0.31km from Octopus Garden Restaurant

Sonnekus is a spacious, Colonial home, which has been restored with all modern facilities. All of t...

from R2,750
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Disa Boyes Drive Lookout

Sleeps 10 St James Private Home, St James Self-catering in St James
0.34km from Octopus Garden Restaurant

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