Top Restaurants in Cape Town
Restaurants Cape Town – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Cape Town. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!
Whether a sushi restaurant in Cape Town, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Cape Town are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Cape Town where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Cape Town with the x-factor!
The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Cape Town with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Cape Town where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!
But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Cape Town you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!
Style: Best Italian in Cape Town
Stylish and upmarket Italian restaurant with chef Giorgio Nava; see and to be seen Cape Town crowd; best bistecca Fiorentina.
Address: 95 Keerom, Cape Town, South Africa
Area: Cape Town Centre
Phone: +27 21 422 0765
Price: Mains R 100.-
Style: Western-Asian Fusion
Dining place in historical setting; special lounge and fireplace for cigar afficinados; also, garden terrace and outside bar.
Address: 39 Barnet Street, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa
Phone: +27 21 465 4909
Price: Mains R 160.-
Style: Steakhouse in Cape Town
Located in a wine depot offering a huge selection of Cape and rest of the world wine; multi-purpose restaurant, grill, wine bar and gourmet home accessory shop; famous for beef, game and seafood.
Address: Shop 153 V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
Area: V & A Waterfront
Phone: +27 21 421 3753
Price: Mains R 150.-
Style: Western & Asian & Seafood
Stylish eatery located in the foundry; 100year old red-brick house (originally a metal manufactory) converted into a modern centre with a lot of advertising-, modelling- and film companies; the best in new cooking from around the world; good wine selection.
Address: The Foundry, Prestwich Street, Greenpoint, South Africa
Area: Green Point
Phone: +27 21 418 2948
Price: Mains R 120.-
Grand Beach Club and Cafe
Style: Beach club à la St.Tropez
It’s Cape Town’s first beach café with lovely Parisian café chairs, red tumblers and beach umbrellas; the restaurant is located at Granger Bay adjacent to Cape Town’s waterfront; reclaimed sea sand has been used to create a gorgeous private beach – including breathtaking views over Table Bay and a great bar on the side for a after dinner drink.
Address: Haul Road,off Beach Road, Granger Bay, South Africa
Area: Granger Bay
Phone: +27 21 425 0551
Price: Entrée & main course R 150.- to R 300.-
Style: Innovative Asian Restaurant
The restaurant Haiku is still one of the best restaurants in Cape Town; amazing food like Chinese dim sum, wok dishes, Japanese robata grills and sushi; served tapas-style in a stylish atmosphere; perfect for a great evening with friends.
Address: 33 Church Street, City Bowl, Cape Town, South Africa
Area: Cape Town Centre
Phone: +27 21 424 7000
Price: Mains R 158.-
Kalky’s Fish & Chips
Style: Seafood mingle with the locals
Kalkys is a bustling down to earth fish and chips shop right smack in the middle of Kalk Bay Harbour. The casual eatery has been an institution for serving the best and freshest fish and chips around town for more than 16 years now. It’s a great place to mingle with local folks and enjoy the sea breeze. Indoor and outdoor seating is available and there are plenty of seats made up of wooden picnic style tables and benches. Expect caught on the same day fresh mouth watering seafood served on metal plates with plastic forks and knives. Their hake is a crowd pleaser and the grilled calamari steak is oh so juicy.
No reservations needed and delivery is also an option but best visit the shack for a one of a kind fish and chips experience any day from 8am ‘til 9pm.
Address: Kalk Bay, Peninsula, South Africa
Area: Kalk Bay
Phone: +27 21 788 1726
Price: Menu items ranging from R 30 – R 155
Style: Superb Seaside Steakhouse in Kalk Bay
Polana at the Harbour House complex perched right next to the sea at Kalk Bay offers a vibrant and sophisticated ambiance to enjoy all kinds of succulent meats.
Those arriving to the city by train will surely catch a whiff of the mouthwatering scent coming from the restaurant and entice them to sample Mozambican and Portuguese style menu. Pre or after dinner drinks may be enjoyed at their cozy and comfy chic cocktail lounge while listening to waves splash onto the rocky shore. It can get really romantic here at night especially during sun sets. Indulge in delectable dishes like chorizo stuffed calamari, ginger and hoisin pork ribs, gourmet burgers, and Catalan style veal. Wash it all down with a refreshing cocktail or any of the fine wines from their impressive drink selection.
Calling ahead for booking is advised. Smoking at the restaurant is not allowed. Lunch is served only on weekends and public holidays from noon until 4 pm while dinner is served daily from 6pm – 10:30pm. Tapas style snacks may be enjoyed from 4pm – 6pm daily.