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A restaurant special for every day of the week
Gravy burgers, cheesy nachos, hake in a secret batter + other banging deals
Last updated: Wednesday, 1 June 2022
These restaurant specials will get you more bang for your buck, there’s one for every day of the week. From Kloof Street to Hermanus, you’ll find everything from gravy burgers and cheesy nachos to hake in a secret batter, meals for sharing and vegetarian options.
BEAT THE MONDAY BLUES WITH A BURGER SPECIAL
Beef, chicken or vegetarian burger, the choice is yours at De Oude Social Café. Try something different – the hot Chilli Cheese Bomb Burger topped with tomato, lettuce, mayo, Sriracha sauce, bacon, cheese, jalapenos and onions. There’s also a Vegetarian Burger made with a veggie patty, topped with ranch dressing, salsa and lettuce. All burgers are served with fries and beer battered onion rings.
When: Every Monday, 12pm - 11pm
Where: De Oude Social Café, Belville
1 Pandoer Street | Welgemoed | Belville | @deoudesocialcafe | Image: Vanilla Omm
GET TO THIS TUESDAY PIZZA PARTY
Get two pizzas for the price of one at this newly opened, family-friendly restaurant in the heart of Newlands. It’s where the Golden Spur Steak Ranch used to be for the past 18 years, and is now a modern, welcoming space, with a children's play area, a stage for live entertainment, a fully stocked bar (of course), delicious food and great service. Locals also love Furley’s Bar & Grill for its other weekly specials.
Cost: R129 for 2 pizzas
When: Every Tuesday, 11am - 11pm
Where: Furley’s Bar & Grill, Newlands
1 Dean Street | Newlands | @furleysbarandgrill | Image: Ryan Wilkisky
HEAD TO BLOUBERG ON WEDNESDAYS
Enjoy a chicken schnitzel with cheese sauce and chips while taking in the view. Seat Restaurant is on the popular beachfront strip at Eden on the Bay and offers beautiful views of the beach to diners who sit outdoors. There’s also indoor seating, with patio heaters and the coolest “beach-bar-corner”. It has surfboards as decor, and you can stick your toes in the sand.
When: Every Wednesday, 10am - 9pm
Where: Seat Restaurant, Eden on the Bay
Eden on the Bay Shopping Centre | Blouberg | @seatedenbigbay | Image: Mark Schultz
GET HALF-PRICE NACHOS EVERY THURSDAY
This is nacho average happy hour. At Café Caprice’s happy hour, selected cocktails are half-price and so are the yummy nachos. Enjoy this crispy, cheesy feast while sipping a Classic Margarita, Crafted Paloma, Tequila Paradise, or the adventurous Ginger-Berry Man cocktail made with Olmeca Altos Reposado, a touch of ginger, strawberry, and lime.
Cost: From R37
When: Monday to Thursday, 4pm - 6pm
Where: Cafe Caprice, Camps Bay
37 Victoria Road | Camps Bay | @cafecaprice | Image: Cafe Caprice
JOIN FISHY FRIDAYS
In the mood for seafood? Head to Simon’s Town for lunch or dinner at Bertha’s Restaurant. It’s set on the water’s edge, offering a beautiful view of the harbour. Choose between a deep-fried hake fillet, made with a secret batter, or deep-fried calamari strips. Both are served with tartar sauce and chips or a salad.
When: Every day of the week, from 11am
Where: Bertha’s Restaurant, Simon’s Town
Quayside Centre | Simon’s Town | @berthas_restaurant | Image: Bertha's Restaurant
ENJOY A FEAST FOR TWO, EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK
What better way to spend your Saturday than with beautiful views of Table Mountain and a delicious feast that won’t break the bank? R199 will get you one chicken burger, one beef burger (with gravy to dip them in), chilli cheese fries, six cheese balls and six peri-peri wings. There’s loads of reasons to visit the colourful and quirky Wolf House.
When: Every day of the week, 12pm to 10pm
Where: The Wolf House, Cape Town
62 Kloof Street | Cape Town | @thewolfhouseza | Image: @warrenpapier
DRIVE OUT FOR SUNDAY BRUNCH IN HERMANUS
Order Eggs Benedict at this gem, and get a refreshing mimosa for free. The Benedict Breakfast includes a slice of toasted ciabatta, topped with two poached eggs and delicately prepared Hollandaise sauce. There are three Benedict variations: With maple bacon, wilted spinach and grilled cherry tomato; wild-mushroom truffle, burnt broccoli and blue cheese; or sirloin, mustard, tomato jam, rocket and smoked cheese. Take a roadtrip to Pear Tree for this egg-cellent special.
When: Every Sunday, 10am - 11am
Where: Pear Tree, Hermanus
Village Square | 81 Marine Drive | Hermanus | @peartreehermanus | Image: Pear Tree
By Simone Strydom
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