Restaurants

Top Choice International in Southern Suburbs

Greenhouse

Chef Peter Tempelhoff's culinary imagination runs riot in this elegant restaurant that's one of the Cape's top dining destinations. The finest local produce and recipes, from Cape Malay curried octopus to Outeniqua …
Top Choice Cafe in Southern Suburbs

Gardener’s Cottage

After exploring the Montebello craft studios, relax at this lovely cafe, which occupies the estate's original gatekeeper's cottage. Beyond the leafy garden and stoep (veranda), the interior has a contemporary-tearoo…
Top Choice International in Southern Suburbs

Starlings Cafe

One of the Southern Suburbs' most charming dining spots. With its relaxed, arty cottage and shady garden environment, it's great for a lazy breakfast or lunch. Excellent coffee, too. For breakfast, choose the likes …
Top Choice Bistro in Southern Suburbs

Bistro Sixteen82

Perfectly complementing the slick and contemporary wine-tasting lounge at Steenberg Farm, this appealing bistro serves everything from oysters for breakfast to braised lamb neck for lunch. Tapas (rather than dinner)…
Top Choice Fusion in Southern Suburbs

La Colombe

A veteran of Gordon Ramsay's kitchen, chef Scot Kirton rustles up skilful dishes combining French and Asian techniques and flavours, such as quail breast in coconut and miso, and Karoo lamb-loin bolognese. The cooll…
Top Choice Deli in Southern Suburbs

Four & Twenty Cafe & Pantry

A favourite among the Little Chelsea (Wynberg Village) crowd, this rustic but chic spot serves a small menu of delicious creations, from gourmet salads and sandwiches to inventive dishes such as 'man-sized' herbed f…
Top Choice Steak in Southern Suburbs

Rare Grill

In the unlikely setting of a scruffy car park next to Kenilworth train station, this small steakhouse is one of the best in town, serving the finest wet-aged South African cuts overlooked by photos of cows. Book wel…
Fusion in Southern Suburbs

Foxcroft

With a seasonal menu featuring dishes such as slow-cooked lamb with nettles and whisky mustard, Foxcroft is a delectable addition to the Southern Suburbs fine-dining scene. Tackle the four-course tasting menu in the…
Cape Malay in Southern Suburbs

Rhodes Memorial Restaurant

This pleasant restaurant and al-fresco tearoom is located in a 1920 thatched-roof cottage behind the Rhodes Memorial. It’s family-run and specialises in Cape Malay dishes, such as curries, ostrich and butternut bobo…
Italian in Southern Suburbs

Blanko

Smart and stylish, Blanko offers Italian dishes that go far beyond the standard pizza and pasta offerings. The lamb dishes are very good and there's plenty for vegetarians, including the superb wild mushroom and goa…