New halal restaurants to visit in Cape Town

Cape Town is known for its vast selection of halal eateries scattered throughout the city, with new places popping up regularly. From fine dining and cafés to food trucks and bistros – there’s something for all tastebuds.

Here are 6 new halal spots you need to try

French Tacos Deli

Did you know that a French taco is different from its Mexican counterpart? A French taco, is a freshly toasted white tortilla filled with chicken, French fries, sauce, cheese and other mouth-watering ingredients – French Tacos Deli brings this unique dish to locals.

Must-try: The French tacos of course. However, their crepes and waffles are also a speciality.

Location: Palmhof Centre, 105 Kloof St, CBD, Cape Town, 8008

Price Range: From R70 upwards

Visit: https://www.ubereats.com/za/store/french-tacos-deli/9tF4EQvsSR-6-7jpwYPfX

Café 51

Looking for an upmarket halal café in a stylish setting? Café 51 is undoubtedly insta-worthy! From its art adorned walls to its chic table settings; you’ll feel like a VIP the instant you walk in. Patrons can indulge in mouth-watering burgers, wraps, pastries, salads, healthy meals and breakfast. They are also available for functions and private hire.

Must-try: Their Signature Legend Burger and Crisp Warm Smoked Salmon on Toast.

Location: 51 Roodebloem Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915

Price Range: From R80 upwards

Visit: https://51onroodebloem.co.za/cafe51/

The Happy Uncles

The Happy Uncles is the first halal, pure fine dining restaurant offering patrons an authentic and memorable culinary experience in a contemporary industrial space. You will be treated to a 4 – 8 course meal of innovative dishes that you’ve probably never had before. What’s more, it will probably be a while before you get to try it again as the menu changes frequently.

Must-try: Puffed rice cracker with salmon tartare and labneh and Tempura curly kale with wild mushroom duxelle, avocado mousse and a sweet n sour dressing.

Location: The Spice Yard, 100 Voortrekker Rd, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925

Price Range: 4-course menu (R650 per person); 6-course menu (R880 per person); 8-course menu (R1225 per person)

Visit: https://www.thehappyuncles.com/

By Concept Café

From burgers, sushi, grills and Mexican favourites to breakfast, bowls and salads, the variety on offer at By Concept Café will have you wanting to come back again and again.

Must-try: The Royal Burger stacked with avocado, macon and a thick beef patty.

Location: 60B Kloof St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

Price Range: R69 upwards

Visit: https://byconcept.cafe/ or https://web.facebook.com/byconcept.cafe/?_rdc=1&_rdr

Jango Café

Burger lovers this one is for you! Jango Café has options for big and small appetites. And, what’s a burger without a thick and creamy shake? From strawberry and caramel to white chocolate and popcorn – Jango Café has your milkshake cravings covered.

Must-try: The Jango Original with the luxurious Lindt milkshake

Location: 58 Kromboom Rd, Rondebosch East, Cape Town, 7780

Price Range: R70 upwards

Visit: https://web.facebook.com/jangocafe/?_rdc=1&_rdr

Food Truck Valley, N1 City

SA’s food truck scene continues to grow, and the fully halal Food Truck Valley at N1 City is the perfect spot for halal foodies to experience this. The options are endless, with each food truck boasting their own signature flavours and the great part is you get to try so many new treats in one space. Food Truck Valley is open every Friday (14h00 – 09h30), Saturday (12h00 – 09h30) and Sunday (12h00 – 19h00).

Must-try: The ribs and wings from On the Grill are absolutely delicious!

Location: N1 City, Value Centre, Goodwood (Opposite the McDonalds)

Price Range: Varies

Visit: https://web.facebook.com/people/Food-Truck-Valley/100083964971723/?paipv=0&eav=Afb084PtB-s27QpJeF9XeB2nGtuKyqq34IxOKCIs02QawK8ezg0VyPAx81o7qwS_-yE&_rdc=1&_rdr

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