Restaurant hopping in Cape Town

Cape Town has the right restaurant for everyone

You can be a health freak, a broke student or a rich business woman that only likes to dine fine. You could be someone looking for that special atmosphere or sea view. Cape Town has it all. A breakfast, lunch and dinner suggestion for all the different peeps out there. And now, eat!

1) The healthy option – many vegetarian options and fresh produce as highest priority
- breakfast at the Cookshop
117 Hatfield Street | Gardens | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 461 7868
- lunch at O’Ways
Shop 2 | Heritage House | 20 Dreyer Street | Claremont | +27 (0)21 671 2850
- dinner at Addis in Cape
41 Church Street | City Centre | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 424 5722

2) The cheap option – being broke doesn’t mean you can’t eat out
- breakfast at the Castle Coffee Bar (only R7.50)
40 Constitution Street | District Six | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 461 115 444
- lunch at Narona’s
136 Buitenkant Street | Gardens | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 465 8111
- dinner at Eastern Food Bazaar
96 Longmarket Street | City Bowl | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 461 2458

3) The fine dining option – French and fusion luxury with well-known chefs
- morning tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel
76 Orange Street | Gardens | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 483 1000
- lunch at the Test Kitchen
Shop 104 A | The Old Biscuit Mill | 375 Albert Road | Woodstock | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 447 2337
- dinner at the Roundhouse
The Glen | Camps Bay | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 438 4347

4) The girly option – meet your girlfriends for some gossip, news and bites
- breakfast at Birds Boutique Café
127 Bree Street | City Centre | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 426 2534
- lunch at Café Mozart
37 Church Street | City Centre | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 424 3774
- dinner at French Toast
199 Bree Street | City Centre | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 422 4084

5) The man option – a man needs a beer, meat and sometimes a man-on-man-chat
- breakfast at Bistro 1682
Steenberg Vineyards | Steenberg Estate | Steenberg Road | Tokai | +27 (0)21 713 2211
- lunch at &Union
110 Bree Street | St. Stephen’s Church | City Centre | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 422 2770
- dinner at the smokehouse Knife
Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa | Corner of Century Boulevard and Rialto Road | Century City | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 551 5000

6) Special experience option – do things like back then or dress up circus-like
- breakfast and tea ceremony at Nigiro Tea Merchants
28 Hudson Street | De Waterkant | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 421 1000
- lunch at Hemelhuijs
71 Waterkant Street | Waterkant | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 418 2042 
- dinner at Bombay Bicycle Club
158 Kloof Street | Gardens | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 423 6805

7) The African option
- breakfast at Moyo
Shop 50 | Eden on the Bay Shopping Centre | Corner of Otto du Plessis & Sir David Baird Drive | Blouberg Strand | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 554 9671
- lunch at Mzoli’s
NY115 | Shop 3 | Gugulethu | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 638 1355
- dinner at Marco’s African Place
15 Rose Lane | Bo'Kaap | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 423 5412

8) The fast food option
- breakfast at McDonalds
Corner Orange Street and Kloof Street | City Centre | Cape Town
- lunch at KFC
271 Main Road | Sea Point | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 713 2387
- dinner at Steers
Corner Loop and Strand | City Centre | Cape Town | (0)21 423  6631

9) The Italian option
- breakfast at Caffe Milano
153 Kloof Street | Gardens | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 426 5566 
- lunch at Mozzarella Bar
51 Kloof Street | Gardens | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 422 5822
- dinner at Bacini’s
177 Kloof Street | Gardens | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 423 6668

10) The family option
- breakfast at Foodbarn Deli
Noordhoek Farm Village | Noordhoek | +27 (0)21 789 1966
- lunch at the Millstone
Oude Molen Eco Village | Pinelands | +27 (0)21 447 8226
- dinner at Magic Roma
Central Square Shopping Centre | 8 Central Square | Pinelands | +27 (0)21 531 1489

11) Trendy option
- breakfast at the Superette
218 Albert Road | Woodstock | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 802 5525
- lunch at The Power and the Glory
Corner Kloof Nek and Burnside Roads | Tamboerskloof | Cape Town | + 27 (0)21 422 2108
- dinner at Royale Eatery
273 Long Street | City Centre | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 422 4536

by Antonia Heil

 
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