Restaurants in South Africa
Because the Clifton Beaches area is a bedroom community, services are limited; the Clifton Beach House Restaurant is the only restaurant, located at the entrance to the 4th Beach.
Though the nighttime views are lovely at this spare, modern 80-seat restaurant (set on the second floor of a Victorian, it has a glass-enclosed dining room that looks over twinkling city lights), the real eye candy here is culinary.
For local Castle beer, pub grub, and the latest rugby scores, head to this casual bar where the multiple TVs are all tuned to sports channels. The fare includes homemade minced meat pies, bangers and mash, and of course, fish and chips.
Located in the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, this Belgian eatery occupies a cavernous space with a high ceiling, exposed wooden beams, and wall-to-wall windows overlooking the harbor and Table Mountain.
Among Long Street's many ethnic restaurants, Masala Dosa stands out for its menu, inspired by south Indian street food, and for its style, a blend of traditional and whimsical design.
Though it’s set in what feels like a mini theme park (a Stellenbosch wine estate/resort with its own amphitheater and cheetah conservation center), Moyo is irresistibly fun and Afro-chic even to locals.
A pocket-size café and bakery in upscale Parktown North. Photo-ready sweets like raspberry-coulis meringues and bread-and-butter pudding are the top sellers—but don’t skip the inventive salads, such as dill-infused couscous with butternut squash and caramelized onions.
Housed inside two 18th-century Georgian row houses, this upscale South African restaurant combines historic design elements—such as centuries-old brick, Table Mountain stone, and cast-iron support columns—with contemporary touches like glass wall partitions, exposed ductwork, and cabbage-shaped c
Housed in a restored 18th-century townhouse, the Africa Café provides a culinary tour of the continent, from Ethiopia and Algeria to Malawi and South Africa.