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Food scene in Cape Town

Shopping Mall
“V&A Waterfront offers you an opportunity to do shopping, dining, site seeing, pub crawling and experience the arts and crafts all in one venue. Primi restaurant is a definite must at V&A.”
198local recommendations
Restaurant
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“There is a beach here which is a preservation site for penguins. Pay to get on the beach. There a smaller beaches beyond the first beach, so go exploring.”
266local recommendations
Café
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“TRUTH. coffee's new steampunk HQ. Coffee Roasting, Take Aways and a restaurant. A great Function venue too.”
210local recommendations
African Restaurant
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“Warm and fun ambience, friendly staff and most importantly great food that speaks for itself. Perfect spot to grab a meal with friends and hang out. Great Lunch specials.”
162local recommendations
Bakery
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“Good Italian coffee. Very nice Italian products and salad and deli counter.”
188local recommendations
Bakery
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“Well known in Cape Town for it's pastries and coffee, Cool, contemporary corner for breakfast and lunch. Get there earlier rather than later as the amazing pastries tend to sell out fast!”
170local recommendations
Nature Preserve
“A penguin sanctuary on pristine Boulders Beach in Simonstown. Visit the penguins and spend the day swimming, picnicking and hanging out on this glorious beach.”
143local recommendations
Café
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“Very vibey restaurant during the day and nightclub at night. On the beach front. Very good cocktails.”
126local recommendations
Café
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“A great local hang-out. The type of place where you can stay all night and have the best time. Great for meeting other people, yummy food and the best music.”
144local recommendations
Café
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“Beach bar with live music, awesome location with oceans views + a restaurant.”
142local recommendations
Tapas Restaurant
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“Culinary and visual inspiration for diners, tapas style restaurant. Located at the Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock.”
125local recommendations
Seafood Restaurant
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“Do not let the fact that this spot is in a shopping centre, V&A Waterfront, put you off! Expect great sushi and fantastic seafood and good service. If you get there later than 12 in the afternoon or later than 6:30 for dinner, expect to queue, but it moves quickly and is well worth the wait.”
119local recommendations
Café
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“Beautiful venue and always a great atmosphere. In the heart of the city where other bars and restaurants can be found. ”
119local recommendations
Bar
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“If you venture out to the southern suburbs and coastline the Brass Bell is a really lovely restaurant on the coastline that serves really good food. My first ever Calamari was eaten here when I was a student. A solid 5*****”
141local recommendations
Gastropub
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“99 Bottles (or more...) beer on the wall! Beer tasting trays - always good if you can't decide on one.”
79local 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. ”
129local recommendations