Restaurants in South Africa

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This signature restaurant, in the historic Alphen Hotel in Constantia, exudes dramatic, old-world romance: dark woods, plush crimson and violet chairs,... Read More

In once-grungy, now-artsy Woodstock, you'll find this distinctly South African eatery, complete with live entertainment. Forget the fork and knife when... Read More

The red-brick façade, green shutter doors, and tall casement windows say old Cape Town, but inside this Green Point restaurant, the sights,... Read More

The casual, antiques-filled Attic serves an eclectic menu (French guinea fowl risotto; Namibian mussels; Scottish salmon) inspired by the travels of... Read More

There are few restaurants that can tout their claim to farm-to-table cooking quite as strongly as Babel—after all, the restaurant is essentially set in... Read More

If you can't score an invite to a traditional braai, this chic, homey Seapoint spot might be your best alternative. Order a mixed platter for a sampling... Read More

It's easy to dismiss many of the restaurants in the V&A Waterfront as being touristy, but the sleek, stylish Baia is a cut above the rest. Book a... Read More

Don't let the shocking neon yellow splashed over the once-elegant Victorian exterior of the Beer House stop you from going in—this recent addition to... Read More

Chef Yang Zhao's successful dim-sum pop-up has now found itself a permanent home in the lively De Waterkant neighborhood. Favorites include pork buns,... Read More

Stop into this favorite spot for coffee or a quick lunch: the Namibian owners, a mother and her two daughters, prepare all-organic baked goods; the... Read More

You'd be forgiven for wondering if you'd stepped into Paris when you walk through the back doors of Bistrot Bizerca, and into its lovely courtyard... Read More

One look at the slick décor and daily-changing chalkboard menu, and it's easy to see why Black Sheep has quickly become a neighborhood favorite with in... Read More

The whole of Cape Town is clamoring for a table at Bombay Brasserie—this outpost of the London classic is the city's premier Indian restaurant, set in a... Read More

This new addition to Cape Town's extensive list of coffee offerings opened late last year along a lively stretch of Regent Road in the Seapoint... Read More

It feels a bit surprising to stumble into a Boston-themed restaurant in the middle of South Africa. But Boston, in historic Heritage Square, is an Irish... Read More

Part chef, part showman: Robertson is a rare act. Don't let his wacky personality fool you, this man has serious culinary chops, with his specialty... Read More

This Kloof Street café is one of Cape Town's most beloved eateries, with a lovely garden, shabby-chic décor, and delicious menu of hearty comfort foods.... Read More

This chic Noordhoek bistro overlooks a playground, so you can tuck in to a gorgonzola burger while keeping a watchful eye on your kids as they have a go... Read More

Part wine bar and part restaurant, Caveau is housed inside the red-brick Josephine Mill, which once produced grain for settlers in the early 19th... Read More

While Cape Town's culinary prowess has never been in question, one area that was definitely lacking was Peruvian food. The new Charango Grill & Bar,... Read More

Irish-born Liam Tomlin opened Chef’s Warehouse & Canteen as a combination deli and kitchen store, its shelves lined with cookbooks, ceramic plates,... Read More

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