Our favourite places to eat at the V&A Waterfront

When it comes to food choices at the V&A Waterfront you’re spoiled for choice. From popular chain restaurants to fine dining, the V&A Waterfront has something to suit everyone’s palate. With more than 80 establishments on site, choosing where to eat is not the easiest task.

Here we round up our favourite places to eat at the V&A Waterfront to make things a little easier for you on your next visit.


Balmoral, originally a fruit and veg grocer in Woodstock, opened up a second store in Battery Park where it offers up good coffee and delicious meals at great prices. It may be small in size but it’s by no means small in flavour. The store at Battery Park has a bakery on site as well as a range of freshly cooked halal meals so you’re spoiled for choice.

Website: www.balmoral.online

The Yard

The Yard describes itself as an upscale Indian Mediterranean fusion restaurant, bar, coffee shop deli and lifestyle retail space. The share platters are a popular choice among diners. The Pacific platter is a particular favourite as it includes The Yard nachos, sliders, hot wings, and blue cheese ranch dipping sauce.

Website: www.theyardatsilo.co.za


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Signal Restaurant

For the best contemporary Cape cuisine, Signal Restaurant at the Cape Grace is a must visit. Look forward to bold flavours pay homage to local flavours and accent European classics.

Website: www.capegrace.com


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Nobu offers up the best Japanese cuisine in Cape Town. Expect classical Japanese flavours with a contemporary spin. With dishes like yellowtail sashimi with jalapeño and crispy calamari with aji aioli on the menu it’s easy to see why people love it here.

Website: www.oneandonlyresorts.com/nobu


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Willoughby & Co

Arguably one of the most popular restaurants inside the V&A Waterfront, it is not surprising there’s usually a wait for a table, especially over the holidays. Despite its middle-of-the-mall setting, people can be seen enjoying everything from seafood platters and sushi to delectable steaks.

Website: www.willoughbyandco.co.za


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If you’re in the mood for traditional Italian food then Melancino is the place to go. Expect mouth-watering pastas, seafood, grills and wood-fire pizzas on the menu. They offer both thin and thick pizzas bases to cater to all preferences. Apart from the good food, Melancino has stunning views of the Table Mountain and the harbour.

Website: www.meloncino.co.za


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Tashas is all about making the ingredients shine. They’re all about making the ingredients shine so expected honest, memorable dishes that will keep you coming back for more.

Website: www.tashascafe.com


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Greek Fisherman

The Greek Fisherman serves up traditional yet modern Mediterranean cuisine. There are more than 20 mezzes to choose from and they’re famous for their slouva and lamb in the oven. Fun fact: The Greek Fisherman has been around since 1992 when the the Victoria Wharf opened up at the V&A Waterfront.

Website: greekfisherman.co.za/


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Den Anker

Situated on the quayside of the V&A Waterfront, Den Anker is the perfect restaurant to enjoy the surrounding views and enjoy seasonal delicacies. South African specialties change weekly but firm favourites like pepper steak and succulent moules can be found on the menu right through the year. Chocolate lovers will ending their meals with delectable mousse made from Belgian chocolate.

Website: www.denanker.co.za


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