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 Burner. Zibaldone 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.
Popular Attractions in Bellville
Places to Stay in Bellville
Under the looming Twelve Apostles and Lion’s Head, with views out across the turquoise-coloured sea, Camps Bay sports some of the trendiest places in Cape Town.
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.
Looking for some travel inspiration for your next trip to Bellville? Here are some ideas to get you started: