Bellville- About the Neighbourhood

Bellville is a residential, industrial, and commercial area in the Northern Suburbs of the City of Cape Town.

Located 25km from the Cape Town City Centre with stunning views of the Durbanville winelands and the Cape Fold Mountains, Bellville boasts an array of entertainment, shopping, eateries, and other enticing kid-friendly attractions.

Unwind at Tygerberg Nature Reserve as you take in the fresh air and scenic greenery around you. Visitors to the nature reserve can enjoy scenic walks and jogs, hikes, picnics, and other recreational activities. 

Another attraction that with breathtaking views is Bellville Golf Club. Enjoy a day out on the greens as you try your hand at the 18-hole golf course that showcases glorious views of the Hottentots Holland Mountain Range. 

Shopaholics can enjoy a trip to the Tyger Valley Shopping Centre. Home to over 275 retail offerings, travellers here can shop for clothing, furniture, jewellery, groceries, and accessories. The mall also has a few entertainment options like a cinema and the Barnyard Theatre where you can enjoy musicals, kids’ entertainment, and live sports screenings. 

For those who love adrenaline, Cool Runnings is worth a visit! Billed as Africa’s first downhill tobogganing track, the family park boasts an intricate course of steel tracks where you can slide down using wheeled bobsleds. 

For the foodies, Belville is home to a string of eateries. Popular choices  include Zibaldone and The BurnerZibaldone is an authentic Italian restaurant that serves pasta, risotto and veal, while The Burner is an Indian restaurant that specialises in Durban-style Indian cuisine and is famous for its bunny chows. 

Key Attractions in Bellville

Places to Eat & Drink in Bellville

Cape Town locals are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful locations, but if you’re looking for a spot that offers up magnificent views of the ocean and mountain as well as gorgeous people and top-notch cocktails, you can’t go wrong with Camps Bay.

Travel Inspiration

Looking for some travel inspiration for your next trip to Bellville? Here are some ideas to get you started:

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Winter in Cape Town 🌧️

📸: @marlinclarkphotography

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One of Cape Town’s most visited attractions, @robben_island, offers more than just a prison tour and striking views of Table Mountain. The World Heritage site, provides a range of personalised day and overnight experiences. These include:

1. A Private @robben_island Museum Tour: The tour is tailored to your needs, allowing you to decide how you would like to structure it.

2. Guided Walking Tours: Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites by foot during a guided walking tour, which takes you to eight historic sites, including the Land of Banishment for Xhosa Chiefs, the Limestone Quarry, and the Maximum Security Prison.

3. Overnight Accommodation: The Guest House can accommodate 15 guests, with rooms featuring classic furniture, wooden floors, a kitchen, a dining room, bathroom facilities, and a bar area.

4. Multi-Purpose Learning Centre and Sleep-over Camps:
Dating back to World War II, the centre boasts conference and lecture rooms, an art studio, and accommodation for team-building events or sleep-over camps.

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@tablemountainca (TMACC) will shut down for annual maintenance from Monday, 15 July until Sunday, 1 September 2024. The Cape Town attraction will reopen, weather permitting, on Monday, 2 September 2024.🚠

The extended time is in line with @tablemountainca’s maintenance schedule, in accordance with international standards. Aside from refurbishing the outlets and refreshing the look and feel of both the Top and Lower Stations, extensive work will be done on the cable cars and the ropes.

Read more here:

#lovecapetown #capetown #tablemountain

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Awe, it’s #WorldChocolateDay tomorrow, July 7 🍫

Take your tastebuds on a cocoa-filled adventure in our beautiful Mother City as you savour everything from brandy and chocolate pairings, learn to dip and package bon bons,
, or let your inner child free in a chocolate factory.

Here are some of our options:

📍 Rapt - The Art of Indulgence
📍 Honest Chocolate
📍 AFRIKOA, Makers Landing
📍 Huguenot Fine Chocolates
📍 KWV Emporium

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Over-the-top dining, theatrics, and journeys “around the world” are just some of the many treats that await you when you visit a fine dining restaurant in Cape Town.

Here are some of our favourites:
📍La Colombe
📍The Red Room, The Mount Nelson
📍Homespun Blouberg

#capetown #capetownrestaurants #thingstodoincapetown #travel #finedining #travel

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If a lazy, luxurious Sunday brunch sounds like something you’d like to indulge in, make sure to book your spot at the Pot Luck Club this weekend. The Pot Luck Club Sunday Brunch Winter Extravaganza runs from Sunday 7 July to Sunday 29 September and offers a delicious ten course menu with bottomless bubbly - both alcoholic and non-alcoholic PLUS a fabulous DIY Bloody Mary Station. @thepotluckclubct 🥂 ...

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New Cape Town Restaurant & Bar Alert! 🚨

Margaritaville in Kloof Street is a new restaurant in Cape Town. 🍹

The sister restaurant to Mamacitas in Harrington Street, is inspired by the vibrant and colourful Venice Beach culture. 😍

#capetown #capetownrestaurants #thingstodoincapetown #margaritaville

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