Western Cape Restaurants Western Cape Overview
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Welgemoed Contemporary restaurant
This warm, elegant restaurant invites with large wooden tables and a great view. Here you can meet, greet and eat in style, and enjoy the relaxed ambience. The open kitchen adds to the warm, comfortable feel and diners can see the chefs in action. Enjoy spectacular views of the Simonsberg and surrounding mountains while enjoying a glass of proudly South African wine.
The ingredients are fresh and complement the clean simple dishes on offer. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and a wide variety of dishes can be found on the extensive and well planned menu.
For a lighter meal option, you can enjoy one of the gourmet sandwiches that incorporates ingredients like camembert, chilli chutney and rocket or the delicious combination of caramelized onion and pear in honey with cheddar. A great dish is the Gorgonzola Fettucini with butternut, gorgonzola cheese, cashew nuts and rocket.
Try the melt-in-your-mouth pork belly on the bone served with cabbage and bacon mash, braised apples and pork sauce. The homemade Venison burger with prune and brandy chutney, brie and walnuts is a must-try for the more adventurous diner. A variety of vegetarian and seafood dishes are also on offer.
With competitive prices, great recipes, an amazing atmosphere and stunning views, this restaurant will struggle to disappoint.
Caledon Contemporary restaurant
This gorgeous, modern restaurant exudes an ambience that is both bustling and relaxing at the same time. The food is unpretentious, hearty and plenty. Large portions at reasonable prices adorn the plates and the menu is varied and well thought out. Try your hand at a light salad for lunch, plain but tasty. For the hungrier diner the restaurant serves perfectly cooked flame-grilled steaks and large, 200g beef burgers. A big selection of starters, lamb and chicken dishes and seafood is also available.
Somerset West Contemporary restaurant
Share a delectable thin-based pizza with a wide variety of toppings, or treat yourself to a gourmet sandwich. For the more ravenous diner, the restaurant offers a mouthwatering vegetarian sour banana curry and many authentic Italian pasta dishes. Guests can sit indoors or outdoors, the latter offering beautiful views of the vineyards and the on-site lake. There is a kids play area and shallow water so you can enjoy a glass of wine and peace of mind on sauntering summer days.
Century City Portuguese restaurant
This beautifully decorated restaurant captures the heart of the Portuguese culture and tradition. As you walk in you feel right at home in the midst of earthy tones, solid wooden tables and finishes that reminds of the open-hearted, adventurous spirit of the Portuguese people.
The food provides quality and comfort and range from the popular Espatadas to mouth-watering seafood dishes. The bustling, vibey atmosphere just adds to a wonderful dining experience.
Braza is open seven days a week from 11:30 am until late and is an absolute must-try.
Goodwood Indian restaurant
Enjoy some of the best Indian food on offer at this beautiful, opulent restaurant in the Grand West Casino complex. The atmosphere is vibey, yet sophisticated and the service is personalized and warm.
The décor is simple, but stunning, with teak Indian furniture strategically placed to maximize space but keep a cosy feel. The open kitchen allows you to watch as your meal is prepared and this feature adds to the social aspect that this restaurant offers.
The dishes are mainly North Indian and favourites like butter chicken and lamb rogan josh are not to be missed. If you are up for a challenge, try the lamb vindaloo, a very, very hot curry with succulent pieces of lamb that delivers in both flavours and spice.
The wine list is extensive and you will find something to accompany every dish. This Indian restaurant gets ambience, flavours, service and excellence just right.
Stellenbosch Contemporary restaurant
Set amidst the beautiful plum orchards and overlooking the vineyards and the majestic Stellenbosch mountains, Café Blanc de Noir offers a rustic chic dining space and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. and the friendly staff create the perfect atmosphere for happy and relaxed dining. Enjoy great hearty gourmet breakfasts, rustic wood-fired pizzas, and desserts stemming from secret family recipes.
Century City Coffee Shop restaurant
This beautiful little coffee shop and bistro serves up a wide variety of dishes in a bustling atmosphere. Café Magnifico combines the traditional with original, and does this at very reasonable prices.
The menu is extensive and offers all-day breakfast and amazing lunches. Breakfast options include the traditional English-style breakfast, parma ham and eggs on an English muffin and even exotic flavours like the smoked norwegian salmon or tuna carpaccio with eggs.
Lunch consists of gourmet sandwiches, wraps and salads, pastas, burgers and even mezze platters and the ingredients and fillings are far from boring. Try the Cajun chicken, pepperdew, and sweet chilli mayo toastie or the Asian beef noodle wrap with rump steak strips, rice noodles in a plum sauce, crispy salad and fresh coriander.
For the sweet tooth there is a variety of waffles and pancakes with different toppings and fillings. Enjoy a relaxed breakfast or lunch at this quaint café.
Franschhoek Coffee Shop restaurant
Cradled by magnificent surroundings, Café Traumerei is situated opposite the Town Hall along the Main Road.
The interior inspires nostalgia, with original wooden flooring and a crackling winter fireplace.
Summers beacons dining alfresco, where scenic vistas compliment a quick cup of coffee or a light meal from the contemporary menu.
Somerset West Portuguese restaurant
This tavern-style restaurant offers a relaxing atmosphere that exudes the warmth and welcoming feel that a true Portuguese establishment should have.
The menu is simple but delightful and offers dishes that will leave you satisfied - with sticky fingers no doubt. Dishes include almost all the peri peri favourites and the grilled meats are served after being cooked to perfection...and taste. Try the awesome, conversation-starting espetadas, cubed pieces of succulent meat that drenches the chips below in the wonderful flavours of the sauce and basting it was prepared in. Other dishes include the traditional chargrilled chicken and the melt-in-your-mouth prawns.
The interior is filled with Portuguese memorabilia, rustic wooden benches and wooden tables, all surrounding the central fireplace that lends a cosy feel to the room.
The wine list comprises good South African bottles, and even some imports from Portugal.
Century City Contemporary restaurant
CinCin is truly a must-visit for the connoisseur and discerning diner. Walk into a world of elegance and chic style with double-storey windows that allow views of the breathtaking Cape Town and Table Mountain.
Start your day with a feast of a breakfast and enjoy the hot and cold buffet; the selection offered is not easily matched anywhere else. Alternatively enjoy an impressive business lunch or the ultimate romantic night out.
An impressive array of options are available, from a really cool gourmet burger menu to elegant, upmarket a la carte cuisine. CinCin even offers a great bar snack menu that will keep you satisfied on your night out. The cocktail bar's look and feel is uber modern and it is filled to the brim with everyone's favourite beverages, from the best champagne to a down-to-earth draught.
Top all this off with great, personalized service, a bustling but warm ambience and, of course, the three-metre Swarovski chandelier that is the centrepiece of this establishment, and you will have an experience fit for royalty.
CinCin is open from 6.30 am to 10.30 am for breakfast, 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm for lunch and 6 pm until 10 pm for dinner. Booking in advance is recommended.
Observatory Coffee Shop restaurant
Cocoa Cha Chi is one branch of the Cocoa group, of which there is only four to maintain top quality and exclusivity. This Observatory coffee shop restaurant has a fantastic courtyard, ideal for spring and summer days. In winter, guests relax in the shop and watch the wind, rain and cold from the warm interior.
The menu covers meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner and there is a wide choice available for drinks. The extensive breakfast menu has an option for anybody’s taste with plates of your basic eggs and bacon, toast with delicious toppings, French toast and croissants, to the hunger-buster Cha Chi Eggs with chorizo, tomato, cheddar with a toasted baguette – vegetarian versions are also available.
The light meals offered are perfect for a break from the office or a lazy afternoon with friends. Choose from toasted sandwiches, salads, wraps, burgers and tremezzinis to pitas and pastas. Then there is always the option to dig into a crisp and topping-filled pizza by yourself or with a friend.
The drinks menu is vast but the iced fruit crushes, smoothies and chillers are delicious and well known for their refreshing tastes. The coffee options are not something to be missed either.
Look out for the value-for-money specials like R25 breakfasts, cheap pizza and pasta days and draught beer Saturdays. Cocoa Cha Chi is open on Mondays to Saturdays, from 7 am to 11 pm, and on Sundays from 8 am to 8 pm.
Century City Coffee Shop restaurant
Coffee Republic is a modern, beautifully fitted coffee bar and shop in the middle of Canal Walk Shopping Centre - the local hub of shopping.
The coffee beans used in this original little outlet is specially roasted in Milan to provide a distinctive taste, feel, aroma and flavour envoking the spirit of this fashion capital.
Coffee Republic offers a range of deli-style foods and pride themselves on fresh produce and great quality. Try one of the delicious muffins on offer. The fabulous breakfast muffin with bacon egg and cheese is the perfect thing to help start your day.
Be sure to indulge in the decadent Creme Brulee Latte - who said you can't drink dessert.
Knysna Contemporary restaurant
Located at one of Knysnas most impressive landmarks this premier restaurant in The Garden Route is the place where patrons can indulge and gather, sharing pizzas, sundowners and tasty antipastos.
Offering seductive Italian cuisine and classic cocktails, Cornuti Knysna oozes Rivera chic in a chilled out atmosphere catering fine wines and fresh produce for their signature mouth-watering dishes.
Melkbosstrand Coffee Shop restaurant
Exuding a continental street café ambiance, with low couches and coffee tables, fancy wall prints and scattered umbrellas on the terrace, Daniella’s is a friendly and relaxed spot.
Warm earthy tones and a fireside nook create a cosy coffee experience, complimenting the warm and welcoming décor.
Start the day with a hearty breakfast or indulge in popular dishes such as croissants with either smoked salmon and avocado, or ham and cheese fillings and chicken bruschetta served with a honey mustard dressing and German potato salad.
The lighter lunch menu caters for quick bites alongside a great selection of cakes, coffees, treats, teas, lattes and milkshakes.
Pop into Daniella’s Coffee Shop in Melkbosstrand for some good food and warm hospitality.
Stellenbosch Contemporary restaurant
De Kaggel is a beautiful, unique restaurant in Stellenbosch and offers a warm, friendly environment with an ambience second to none. The food here bursts with flavour and combines wholesomeness and heartiness with a serious touch of gourmet.
The menu is extensive and caters for all tastes. Apart from burgers, pizzas, sandwiches and seafood, the restaurant also specializes in delicious vegetarian cuisine that takes the 'boring' out of veggies.
The huge fireplace is the centrepiece and infuses the area with Old World charm. Indoor and outdoor seating is available and families are welcome.
The venue regularly shows off local South African talent, and with awesome live music, great cuisine and hospitality that will make you feel at home, it definitely has a recipe for success.
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