Restaurants

Top Choice International in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Shortmarket Club

Star chef Luke Dale-Roberts' latest venture hides in plain sight on the street it is named after. It's a gorgeous attic space with a wall of paper butterflies and clubby leather chairs and booths. Dishes include sus…
Top Choice Tapas in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Chef's Warehouse & Canteen

Hurry here for a delicious and very generous spread of small plates from chef Liam Tomlin and his talented crew. Flavours zip around the world, from a squid with a tangy Vietnamese salad to comforting coq au vin. If…
Top Choice Indian in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Bombay Brasserie

Far from your average curry house, the Taj Hotel’s main restaurant, hung with glittering chandeliers and mirrors, is darkly luxurious. Chef Harpreet Longani's cooking is creative and delicious, and the presentation …
Top Choice International in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Hemelhuijs

A quirky yet elegantly decorated space – think deer heads with broken crockery and contemporary art – showcases the art and culinary creations of Jacques Erasmus. The inventive food is delicious and includes local i…
Japanese in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Izakaya Matsuri

Genial Arata-san serves some of the best sushi and rolls to be found in Cape Town, along with other Japanese izakaya pub-grub including noodles and tempura. When the weather's warm, tables shift from the attractive …
Seafood in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Seabreeze Fish & Shell

With a street-side patio and breezy decor that invokes a day at the beach, Seabreeze is a hip spot for a plate of seafood. The menu changes depending on what's fresh but always features unusual dishes like fish bunn…
Pizza in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Hail Pizza

The Capetonian equivalent of a pizza speakeasy, Hail hides in plain sight behind another popular eatery. Their delish thin-and-crispy pizzas, cooked in a wood-fire oven, can be enjoyed with bottomless Bloody Marys o…
African in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Gold

Occupying an enormous warehouse space, one part decorated with an organ salvaged from an old church, Gold offers an Africa-wide safari of tastes, from Xhosa corn pot breads and Cape Malay samosas to Tunisian spiced …
Italian in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

95 Keerom

Bookings are essential for this chic Italian restaurant, with an olive tree the centrepiece of the 1st floor. Chef-patron Giorgio Nava lays on the Italian charm with a trowel in his table-side presentations, but you…
International in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

6 Spin St Restaurant

Robert Mulders brings his personable restaurant skills and famous double-baked cheese soufflé to the elegant surrounds of this Sir Herbert Baker–designed building. You might also try Moroccan lamb with couscous or l…