Cape Town is fast becoming a world-class food destination and continues to receive international accolades and awards

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Cape Town is a melting pot of cultures and the culinary influences are endless. We’ve round up the best Asian fusion places in Cape Town where you can enjoy umami zing and flavours of the east in the Mother City. We’ve looked specifically at East Asian food, if you’re looking for curry check out our Top 10 Curry Spots. Cheyne’s The…

Cape Town is known for its incredible and diverse food scene and vegans and vegetarians will never go hungry in the Mother City. Here are some of our favourite vegan-friendly eateries, offering everything from quick takeaways to delicious gourmet meals. The Hungry Herbivore, City Bowl This cosy hangout specialising in hearty, preservative-free, plant-based food is located on Orphan Street, just…

Cape Town has no shortage of incredible views. With Table Mountain as the city’s backbone, and the open ocean surrounding the city, there’s a spectacular view around almost every corner. These restaurants offer diners the chance to soak up the views over a great meal. Dunes Beach Restaurant and Bar, Hout Bay For casual beach-side dining with a view of…

Loop Street in Cape Town has serious middle child syndrome. Stuck right in between her bold and rebellious older brother, Long Street, and her hip and popular younger sister, Bree Street, Loop is developing a distinct personality of her own and is becoming a real rival  for Cape Town’s affection. Marrow Cape Town’s artisan food movement…

Summertime in the Mother City is good for many reasons, but one of the things we look forward to most is lazy afternoons sprawled on a lawn with a glass of crisp white wine and a basket of tasty treats. That’s right, folks—it’s time to check out the best picnic spots in Cape Town. There are many other places to spread your…

Cape Town’s ice cream is so good and plentiful, you could practically live off of it for a week (or three) without ever having to visit the same place twice. We’ve done extensive research to narrow down the top ten ice cream spots in town. Eat now, thank us later. The Creamery With trusty favourites like Peanut Butter, Rosetta Roastery Coffee,…

If you’re a freelancer or have to work while on holiday, you’ll know the struggle of finding the perfect place to get productive. It’s a delicate balance. Not too crowded to be distracting, but not so empty that you’re That Guy—the one taking up a table with books and a laptop, while the staff look on disdainfully. The wifi needs…

Cape Town’s rich cultural heritage means that we have a wealth of culinary options waiting to be explored. The Cape’s historical position on the spice route to India has meant an incredible influx of influences to our culinary heritage. With Indian, Cape Malay, Middle Eastern, North African, and Thai residents of our beautiful city we’ve been blessed with a host…

February 24 2018

The CBD is the heart of Cape Town, and Long Street is its major artery. Running all the way from the Cape Town Convention Centre, cutting through the middle of the CBD, and ending at Kloof Street, Long Street is a major part of the city’s street culture. During the day the street is a full with people visiting the…

This must be one of the most contentious topics among Cape Town foodies. Few things beat a good brunch, and Cape Town has hundreds of options. But a great brunch is simply sublime, and some places come out on top. They’re the ones that serve breakfast food a little later in the morning, so you can saunter in after a…

Dining with kids can be hard, but luckily Cape Town caters for foodies of all ages. Here are our top 10 kid-friendly restaurants around town. It is best to phone ahead and book, and it’s a good idea to check the weather as well to ensure the kids have free reign of the outside play areas. Blue Water Cafe at Imhoff Farm,…

Capetonians love their food and it is no secret that Cape Town is known as the culinary capital of South Africa with a list of both local and international awards and accolades confirming just that! Muslim visitors to Cape Town, in addition to enjoying our iconic attractions, can experience local cuisine at its best by choosing to dine at either halal-certified…

Founded in 1996, this Cape Town institution has been recently revamped and designed by its original and world renowned architect Stefan Antoni. It’s not easy to improve on a winning formula, but the Italian–style restaurant Balducci has done it with a mod makeover.

Reputed to be the best on the Waterfront, this little gem has undergone a major revamp (2014) by world renowned and multi award winning architect Stefan Antoni and typifies a small signature designed Japanese and Asian Restaurant and Bar. The sushi here is the real McCoy. The best!

Is the realisation of a lifelong passion for wine shared by the Belthazar team. Explore a new world of wining and dining where the vision to create the largest “wine by the glass” wine bar in the world has been realised and where the passion for wine by the Belthazar team is evident.

Traditional cooking meets a modern setting at Bihari Indian Restaurant. Indulge in luxurious and flavour-packed North Indian cuisine, prepared in traditional tandoor ovens on hot open coals for that authentic Indian bite, as well as a bit of a culinary show.

You don’t need to be a guest at the Garden Court Mossel Bay to start your morning with a hearty full English breakfast at the Blue Hibiscus Restaurant. The restaurant is open from 07h00 to 10h00, where it serves guests on a beautiful sun-dappled verandah overlooking the ocean.

A cool and trendy burger joint situated on the Prime Terrace at the popular V&A Waterfront, specialising in gourmet burgers, ribs, grills, seafood and now over 100 handspun ‘wow’ shakes plus the ultimate Freek™ Shakes.

Moments away from the CBD and a quick 15-minute drive from the airport, Garden Court Nelson Mandela's Harbour View Restaurant serves as the ideal location for locals and travellers alike seeking a delightful, contemporary dining experience.

With a subtle influence of Cape Malay cuisine, Peach Tree stands as a true taste of upmarket Cape Town cooking. It’s found in the style and sophistication of the Cullinan Hotel, an iconic landmark in the Foreshore of the Mother City.

In a setting of modern elegance and sophisticated style, Riempies Restaurant aims to encapsulate the splendour of the Mother City in its fresh seafood offerings and prime, top quality cuts of meat. There is also an influence of Cape Malay cuisine, adding an authentic Cape Town flavour to the experience.

Overlooking the sea at Cape Point, the Two Oceans Restaurant is a unique venue with panoramic views of the ocean. The restaurant has been designed to give every table a great view and visitors can also enjoy views from the wooden viewing deck..

Everything about Yizani Restaurant is a celebration of South Africa, even their name, which means “come in, welcome” in Xhosa. From its prime location at the Southern Sun hotel in the V&A Waterfront, Yizani serves up a seasonal menu of contemporary South African dishes and fusion food, made with fresh, local produce.

The Bombay Brasserie treats its guests to only the finest in Indian dining, with beautifully prepared meals made from fresh, traditional ingredients. The restaurant is located in Cape Town city centre on the buzzing Wale Street, but it’s actually been modeled on its namesake, the original Bombay Brasserie in London.

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