Top restaurants in Cape Town
Cape Town is blessed with an enviable lifestyle, great weather, attractive people and some very fine restaurants offering modern South African cuisine using only the freshest South African produce in some spectacular locations. Listed below are just a few of Cape Town’s finest restuarants.
La Colombe is one of Cape Town’s best restaurants having won numerous national and international awards. Set amongst the vines of the Constantia Uitsig Estate this restaurant offers Fusion, French and South African cuisine. La Colombe‘s head chef combines quality South African produce with delightfully delicious French and Asian flavours. For a real treat put yourself in the hands of the sommelier and match the wine to each individual dish. The food and the magnificent views make the dining experience at this Cape Town restaurant unforgettable. Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, Spaanschemat River Road, Cape Town Tel: 021 794 2390
One of the hottest restaurants in Cape Town, open in 2010 by Chef Luke Roberts, the Test Kitchen has quickly become a favourite amongst Cape Town’s gourmets. The ever changing menu is packed with fresh South African produce mixed with sauces and dressings in different styles from poached to pickled and everything in between. Every dish is paired with a quality Cape Town wine and the friendly wait staff really knows their stuff. The open kitchen is also a major draw card, watch the team in the kitchen work their magic. Unit 104A, Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town. Tel 021 447 2337
French technique meets South African produce at this Cape Town Restaurant, the result is an exquisite four course seasonal menu. The setting in a historic guardhouse and hunting lodge overlooking the Atlantic Coast and Camps Bay offers a sophisticated dining experience. The menu features fallow deer, free range duck and chicken combined with herbs, African wild garlic, berries and different oils such as lemon thyme. The Roundhouse is an excellent choice for a romantic fine dining experience at a reasonable price. Kloof Road, The Glen, Camps Bay, Cape Town Tel: 021 438 4347
Right on the waterfront this exceptional seafood restaurant, the Harbour House, offers diners the unique experience of watching humpback and southern right whales as they come into False Bay to calf. Fresh caught seafood is lovingly prepared to suit even the fussiest of diners, you can choose from the menu or the specials board to see what the catch of the day is. A favourite is the Seafood selection, a mouth-watering selection of fresh seafood including grilled crayfish, tiger prawns, west coast mussels, fresh fish and calamari served on summer rice salad. Off Main Road, Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay, Cape Town Tel: 021 788 4133
The owner of 95 Keerom is known for only using the freshest ingredients possible, many of the ingredients he farms or catches himself, to prepare traditional Italian cuisine. This Cape Town restaurant is the perfect venue for a simple but delicious Italian meal made with the freshest ingredients and served with quality South African or Italian wines. Don’t miss the slow cooked springbok in tomato sauce; it literally melts in your mouth. 95 Keerom St, Gardens, Cape Town. Tel: 021 422 0765
These are just a small selection of great restaurants in Cape Town which all share one thing the use of fresh South African ingredients to prepare simply stunning food at affordable prices. There are many more restaurants in Cape Town and if you think there is one in particular that should be included please leave a comment.
James – Marketing Team