Winter Fare in Cape Town

 Our beautiful city is well known for its balmy climate and boasts a plethora of venues, which invite you to eat and drink bathed in sunlight. The chillier winter weather is more conducive to wrapping up, braving the elements and finding a cosy knook with log fire, and food as warm as its welcome. A selection of the best in our license area…




HQ, City Centre

Set in Heritage Square in the City Centre, this brasserie offers a limited yet exquisite menu, (Caesar Salad, sirloin, thin fries…), an excellent drinks list and a wonderful ambiance. Look out for the special evenings.

100 Shortmarket Street
Cape Town
021 434 6373



Société Bistro, Gardens

Home baked bread, seasonal menu, lively bar, welcoming waitrons who are very happy to offer a taste in the event of wine indecision! Lively initiatives such as Chef’s Table and Kitchen UNconfidential give this restaurant an edge.
50 Orange Street, Gardens

021 424 2100





The Codfather, Camps Bay

In this iconic Camps Bay restaurant the lack of menu means  beautiful meals can be crafted with an infinite range of fresh ingredients, care and individuality. Cape Town’s first sushi restaurant, The Codfather has been operating since 1998, and also has a cosy cellar for private groups.

37 The Drive, Camps Bay

021 438 0782/3



Azure 12 apostles


The Twelve Apostles, Camps Bay
Set in one of the most breathtaking locations on the seaboard, enveloped by the Twelve Apostles range and the ocean, this award winning hotel can be enjoyed all year round. Indulge in a winter cocktail in the Leopard Bar, or a gourmet meal in the Azure Restaurant, all fireside!

The Twelve Apostles Hotel, Backoven, Camps Bay

021 437 9037



woodstock lounge


Woodstock Lounge, Woodstock

With its funky, comfy vibe, eating and drinking in the Woodstock Café is like being at a friend’s place……….fresh, tasty food, sofas and photos, and a relaxed atmosphere.
70 Roodebleom Road, Woodstock
021 448 3338


La mouette


La Mouette, Sea Point 

Set in a beautiful, dated building, this Sea Point oasis has no less than five fireplaces dotted throughout its five dining rooms. French gourmet cooking at its best. Try the tasting menu with wine pairing.
78 Regent Road, Sea Point

021 433 0856



woodcutters arms


The Woodcutters Arms. Hout Bay
This traditional pub offers traditional fare – Sunday Roasts, Scotch eggs, cheesecake, craft and draft beer and telly to watch the footy!
Main Road, Hout Bay

021 791 0189





Rafiki’s Restaurant & Bar

A casual bar/restaurant with wood-fired pizza oven and well- stocked bar. Perfect for a convivial get together.
13 Kloof Nek Road
021 426 4731


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