Truth Coffee is committed to the cause of coffee, that is providing patrons with the best quality coffee. In fact, they proclaim that their coffee is so well balanced that you won't even need to add sugar to it. The decor is done with attention to detail, such that the setting looks like that of a factory. This gives the whole place a rustic yet comfortable charm. Food options include classics such as scrambled eggs, bagels and croissants among other items. The perfectly brewed coffee will leave you craving for more, although service can be a bit irregular at times. Go for the ambiance, if nothing else.
Situated in Camp Bay, Café Caprice is directly opposite the beach. The snow white sand, crystal clear waters attract not only local crowds but also international visitors. With a really varied food and drink menu Café Caprice is an ideal venue for cocktail parties and product launches. For a wonderful experience of having delicacies by the sea side make sure you get your tables reserved now. Check website for details.
The Grand Cafe & Beach is a seaside restaurant that attracts a fashionable crowd. The outdoor beach deck is complete with tables, cafe stools, umbrellas and deckchairs. The indoor arrangement is more lavish and formal. The restaurant offers starters like succulent carpaccios, main dishes including mussels, oyster and pastas and mouth-watering desserts such as iced strawberries on a creamy Swiss roll. One must not skip the outstanding cocktails and wines. The venue can be hired for private events.
Fantastic marimba bands, Abakhaya, the excellent African Dream and all-female band Matombazana, perform alternatively from Monday to Saturday to a largely tourist audience. Whilst getting lost in the tribal drumming, enjoy cuisine from all over the continent. It has garnered an excellent reputation for its African cuisine, and is centrally located on hip Long Street. Funky interior, and true to the African way, it has a very relaxed and mellow vibe. In addition, it has an unusual 500-bottle Coca Cola chandelier.
What looks like a quaint monastery, Asoka Bar represents King Asoka's journey from the lavish king to the divine Buddha through its serene decor and architecture. With Buddha murals, beautiful lounge seats and canopies, this place will set you in a relaxed mood. The menu offers flavorsome Indian delicacies like rotis, curries and so on. The bar menu has some very intriguing cocktails and mocktails to its name. Events include renowned DJs' spinning lounge and house music or live music. So come here for a delicious meal, a great ambiance and good service.
Belthazar is an elegant seafood restaurant and grill situated in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town. Not only does it serve some of the most refined dishes, it also hosts the world's largest wine bar with a list of up to 600 wines, selling 250 of these by the glass. Be prepared to be treated as a VIP in Belthazar as you are professionally served the best seafood and steaks Cape Town has to offer. Enjoy great food and company in the beautifully decorated interior or outside besides the heaters, drinking in the smell of fresh ocean breeze.
The first Col'Cacchio opened up in 1992, and today there are over 25 of these outlets located all over South Africa. Best knownf for their superb range of gourmet pizzas, these restaurants offer an elegant, yet casual setting where families can enjoy a nice relaxed pizza dinner. Along with these scrumptious and savory pizzas, they also offer a good selection of freshly made antipasti, salads and pastas - all made using highest Italian culinary standards. Their Cape Town outlet is housed within The Spearhead, on Hans Strijdom Avenue; if you're hankering for a delicious pizza when in the Foreshore area, drop in sometime!
Active Sushi, housed within the iconic Portside Tower is located at the intersection of Bree and Menchau Streets, in City Business District of Cape Town. On offer here is a vibrant selection of sushi preparations such as nigiri, sashimi, maki and lots more. Featuring elegant, modern decor, the Asian eatery doles out delectable dishes like Californian Roll, salmon hand roll, miso soup and lots more. They also have combination platters that meet requirements of larger groups. Moderately priced and supported by a courteous and friendly waitstaff, Active Sushi makes for a pleasant dining experience.
Frères Bistro is a place where patrons get to experience the culinary magic of chef Jason Whitehead. This lovely bistro is known for its interesting, creative and quintessentially French dishes. The bistro has a rustic charm because of the wooden interior and yellow lights and it is a perfect venue for a romantic meal. Food at Frères is cooked with the use of authentic Fresh techniques and arrives at your table looking like a work of art. Whole Roasted Rabbit, Fish with Liquorice Chocolate, Vanilla & Grapefruit, Chicken, broccoli & spinach bowl are a few of the delicious preparations from chef Jason Whitehead, which are served here.
An extraordinary delight is what The Showroom is all about. Owned by Bruce Robertson, an ex-executive chef of the famous 'One Waterfront', this place is classy, trendy and upmarket. An open kitchen where you can even sample the Bruce Juices. Bruce's menu has exquisite dishes with a variety of sauces like perlemoen and watercress, seafood paella, foiegras ‘waldolf' and asparagus bolognaise. Top it off with a cocktail or one of the signature ice-creams like 'Out of it in Africa'. Sumptuous offerings on a wide platter...that's what this place is all about.
Orinoco, on Bree Street, in central Cape Town serves a delightful Latin feast. On offer here is an eclectic menu full for Latin American specialties. These vibrant offerings are a result of fresh, local ingredients and traditional, authentic recipes. The kitchens here are headed by Migdalia Bellorin who brings in a unique Venezuelan palate to the table here. There are tapas and Latin preparations that incorporate meat, poultry and seafood and to complement these, they have a good wine list and other top shelf alcohol.
The Tortilla Modern Mexican is located at Fountain Place near the Thibault Square. Its name is quite apt as it serves only traditional Mexican food. The restaurant ensures that it has all the quintessential Mexican ingredients like guacamole, salsa and black beans, however it utilizes the vegetables that are locally and freshly available at the Cape. The restaurant is open from Monday to Friday from 7.30a to 5p, and is also known for its coffee.