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Lounge
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“The closest restaurant to our bungalow. Great for meals or drinks or both. Book on busy days, especially in summer. ”
92local recommendations
Seafood Restaurant
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“Good Food - You will not find a better setting than this restaurant in the Southern Peninsula. Right on the rocks with the seals playing in the waves. ”
130local recommendations
Hotel
“The best place for a sundowner in Cape Town. Large grass area where drinks can be enjoyed. Arrive early to get a spot and a picnic blanket is always handy.”
115local recommendations
Vineyard
“Another location that you can walk to from Crab Apple Cottage and it is open seven days a week. Groot Constantia is the oldest wine-producing farm in South Africa. Groot Constantia Wine Estate produces an award-winning wine to please every palate. Enjoy a fresh and cheerful Blanc de Noir or a beautifully complex Chardonnay. Discover a bold Shiraz or our seductive Grand Constance. With three wine-tasting venues on the estate, you can find your favourite in surroundings that suit your style. A bottle of wine is best appreciated accompanied by a meal and chosen to suit the occasion. Pair an elegant Brut Rosé with a gourmet anniversary picnic on our lawns; choose a light and fresh Semillon for an al fresco lunch under our aged oaks; sip an expressive Pinotage during a family feast, or toast a milestone by the fireplace with a dignified glass of Gouverneurs Reserve. Activities offered on the Visitors Route: Explore the original Cape Dutch Manor House Visit the famed Cloete Cellar: the birthplace of Grand Constance Go wine tasting See the wine museum and cultural history museum Be inspired by South African Art Enjoy world-class cuisine Experience chocolate & wine pairing Download two free audio walking tours of the vineyards and modern-day production cellar”
147local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“The Waterfront is always a good place to spend a few hours. A shopping centre but in a beautiful setting, with great shops and restaurants.”
112local recommendations
Gourmet Shop
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“Known as Cape Town's foodie heaven with an impressive and inspiring tapas menu that changes daily. The venue exudes both character and style.”
101local recommendations
New American Restaurant
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“This restaurant is a favourite with Capetonian food lovers because of their big and juicy burgers and their craft beer. A chilled out place to enjoy a tasty lunch with good friends and good service. ”
130local recommendations
French Restaurant
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“Fine dining in a beautiful setting with mountain views. La Colombe has made it int the top 50 restaurants in the world list on a number of occasions. Located in the Silvermist Estate (30 minute drive) Bookings are essential.”
88local recommendations
Restaurant
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“A gourmet laboratory on the city's food map, fine dining, top 3 restaurant in South Africa. Luke Dale Roberts is considered to be the most dynamic chef in the country. Located in Woodstock (15 minute drive). Bookings open on the 1st day of the month for the following month.”
128local recommendations
Asian Restaurant
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“Kloof Street is an extension of Long Street with restaurants and shops lining both side of the street. There is also a nice little shopping centre. called Lifestyle on Kloof.”
103local recommendations
Gastropub
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“Seasonal ingredients and blackboard specials at modern Cape restaurant with Table Mountain view. Food is absolutely delicious, a bit more pricy than the average Cape Town restaurant but totally worth it. You need to book, it's not a walk in place!”
116local recommendations
Mexican Restaurant
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“Go at sunset and book a table on the balcony. Go downstairs for a tequilla after dinner.”
101local recommendations
Gastropub
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“A true Inner City haven, The Village Idiot is a vintage Neighbourhood Bar & Restaurant that enthusiastically embraces South African braai culture. This is a place where we raise our glasses to foolish renegades, adventurous idiots and all the people who refuse to live by the rules of conformity.”
86local recommendations
Café
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“Great place to come for breakfast and a coffee in the beach town of Kalk Bay.”
107local recommendations
Vineyard
“The oldest wine farm in the area and Lourensford wine estate right next door”
86local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“Relaxed restaurant with a large garden serving country-style dishes with a Mediterranean touch.”
123local recommendations