Must see restaurants in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

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    Offering a gastronomic take on False Bay cool, Salt serves mains such as wild kudu goulash, but your best bet is to focus on the small plates (R45), which…

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    Expect rustic, delicious bistro dishes with suggested wine pairings at master chef Franck Dangereux's restaurant in the relaxed surrounds of Noordhoek…

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    Blue Water Cafe

    A lovely place to enjoy breakfast, simple-but-good lunch dishes including pizza, pasta, seafood and gourmet salads, or a craft beer with a sweeping view…

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    Olympia Cafe & Deli

    Setting a high standard for relaxed rustic cafes by the sea, Olympia bakes its own breads and pastries. It’s great for breakfast, and its Mediterranean…

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    Live Bait

    This breezy, Aegean-style fish restaurant, set within arm’s reach of the crashing waves and the bustle of Kalk Bay Harbour, is one of the best options…

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    Lighthouse Cafe

    Relaxed, beachcomber-chic cafe, with a menu big on seafood – from mussel-and-chorizo pasta to Jamie Oliver's beer-battered fish and chips. The Lighthouse…

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    Bob's Bagel Cafe

    Bob's is the place for your bagel fix. They're all freshly baked here and you can have them au naturel, or as sandwiches, along with good coffee and other…

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    Free Range Coffee Shop

    Free Range sells quiches, pies, burgers, wraps and other wholesome lunches. Great cakes, too. It's located at the back of a farm shop, with tables…

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    Blue Bird Cafe

    Enjoy unpretentious dishes such as burgers, Asian ribs, pizza and crispy chicken wings while sitting beneath fairy lights at this bohemian eatery. There's…

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    Cucina Labia

    Enjoy brunch, Italian cuisine, afternoon tea and, on weekends, delicious breakfasts and lunchtime classical piano (1pm to 4pm) at this pleasant cafe in…

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    Two Oceans Restaurant

    Two Oceans feeds tour-bus crowds en route between the Cape Point car park and the funicular to the old lighthouse, but it has some appeal if you don't…

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    Empire Cafe

    The local surfers’ favourite hang-out is a great place for a hearty breakfast of Mexican huevos rancheros or poached eggs on butternut rosti, accompanied…

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    Salty Sea Dog

    The Sea Dog is always packed with Cape Point day-trippers feasting on fish and chips (the hake is excellent), with equally palatable milkshakes to follow…

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    Hub Cafe

    If you're looking for a bite in the deep south, Scarborough's favourite meeting point specialises in pizzas named after local surf breaks as well as…

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    Cape Farmhouse Restaurant

    This 250-year-old farmhouse with a rustic setting serves everything from breakfast to fillet steak, with as much of its produce as possible coming from…

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    Jakes on the Common

    Best known for its burgers, this airy branch of the small, local chain also serves very tasty flatbreads and a range of health-conscious options.

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    Brioches, sandwiches, pastries, burgers, pies and pizzas – if it involves dough, these guys have it covered. The chandelier and mirrored tiles add glamour…

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    C’est La Vie

    Serving coffee that everyone raves about, this compact, French-style artisan bakery and cafe is a good spot for breakfast and light lunches. Freshly…

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    Meeting Place

    Grab a toasted sandwich for lunch, or a more substantial homemade quiche or burger, at this deli-cafe and decor store on the main drag in Simon's Town.