Everybody loves a good deal, and Cape Town has enough of those to keep you well fed without breaking the bank every day of the week. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite weekly restaurant specials in Cape Town for your enjoyment. So go forth and dine out!
Note: these specials may change without notice and often get fully booked, so please call ahead!
Monday specials in Cape Town
Monday nights are made for Barristers. Buy one of their famous steaks and get one free! The offer only applies to sit-down dining.
Blowfish, Table View
Blowfish serves up the TGIM Seafood Platter for two, for just R99 every Monday between noon and 10 pm. It consists of fish of the day, calamari, mussels, and prawns, and is served with chips, savoury rice, and veggies.
Da Vincis, Harfield
On Mondays, kids eat free! If you have little ones, bring them along and they’ll get one free kids’ meal for every main meal you order.
The Monday Wingman Special means R99 for a kilogram of wings! Get there at 6 pm to take advantage of the special.
Tuesday specials in Cape Town
Clarke’s, City Bowl
Clarke’s is well known for their two-for-one burger special every Tuesday between 6 and 7 pm. The offer applies to any two cheeseburgers or beet & aubergine burgers. Arrive early to catch their cocktail happy hour from 5-6 pm.
Restaurant’s latest announcement: “We will be closing our doors on the 25th of July. We hope temporarily”
Manga, Green Point
Manga is all about two-for-one sushi on Tuesdays, for both lunch and dinner. Between 4 and 7 pm, there are also happy hour prices on wine and craft beer!
Da Vincis, Harfield
Da Vinci’s makes the list again for its Tuesday pizza special. Order a Large pizza of your choice and only pay for the standard size version.
The Eatery Wood Fired Grill, Claremont
Bombshelter Brewpub, Ndabeni
Bombshelter is the place to be for half-price ribs on Wednesdays. They also do half-price pizza on a Thursday.
Spiro’s, Hout Bay
On Wednesdays, Spiro’s serves up a full kilogram of BBQ pork ribs for just R150, along with oregano fries or a side salad.
Thursday specials in Cape Town
Primal Eatery, Gardens
Every Thursday (and on Tuesdays too!) Primal has a fantastic date night special. Get two 250 g fillet steaks, two sides, a bottle of Brampton wine, and a dessert to share for just R600.
Friday specials in Cape Town
Wiesnehof Bistro and Restaurant, Paarl
If you’re around Paarl on Friday nights, head to Wiesenhof for their burger special. You can get two cheeseburgers and fries for just R99.
Van Hunks, Gardens
Every day from Monday to Saturday, Van Hunks runs a lunch special between 11:30 am and 3 pm. You can select two meals for R90, or a single meal for R60.
NOMAD Bistro & Bar, City Bowl
Head to NOMAD on Fridays for R99 bottomless ribs. Our only advice? Go hungry.
Saturday specials in Cape Town
Rick’s Café Américain, Gardens
Every weekday, Rick’s has a special of the day for only R75. On Saturdays, between 12 and 3 pm, the chef’s choice meal of the day is on offer for R75.
IYO Burgers, City Bowl
From Monday to Saturday you can get two IYO Burgers (beef or veg) with bottomless fires for R120. What makes Saturdays really special is the R100 bottomless mimosas!
The Labia, Gardens
On Saturdays and Sundays, get two movie tickets and two pizzas from Diva Cafė Ristorante for only R110! Check the website for other daily specials.
Sunday specials in Cape Town
Blowfish Restaurant, Table View
Blowfish is back at it to keep you well fed on Sundays. Between 5 and 8 pm, all items on the sushi belt are half price.
Van Hunks, Gardens
Head back to Van GHunks on a Sunday to take advantage of the all-day burger special. Get any two standard beef, chicken, or veg burgers for R100. They’re served with fries and onion rings.