Best food in Cape Town

Check out the top food in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Old Biscuit Mill
1. The Old Biscuit Mill
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327 local reviews
375 Albert Rd, Woodstock
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+27 21 447 8194
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
Richenda
This is a must do on a Saturday Morning from 09:00 to 14:00. Here you will find a variety of food stalls,…
Sheri
In the heart of Woodstock, the Biscuit Mill is special outing all of its own. They offer a market with organic…
Morne
In the heart of Woodstock, the Biscuit Mill is special outing all of its own. They offer a market with organic…
1. The Old Biscuit Mill
1. The Old Biscuit Mill
host-0host-1host-2
327 local reviews
375 Albert Rd, Woodstock
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+27 21 447 8194
Richenda
Richenda
This is a must do on a Saturday Morning from 09:00 to 14:00. Here you will find a variety of food stalls, drink stalls and craft/clothing…
Sheri
Sheri
In the heart of Woodstock, the Biscuit Mill is special outing all of its own. They offer a market with organic produce and local culinary…
Morne
Morne
In the heart of Woodstock, the Biscuit Mill is special outing all of its own. They offer a market with organic produce and local culinary…
2. Bay Harbour Market
2. Bay Harbour Market
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231 local reviews
31 Harbour Rd, Hout Bay
Closed · Opens Friday 5:00 PM
+27 83 275 5586
Point of interestEstablishment
Maaike En Robbert
Imagine ... a place where the creative energy and vibrancy of Cape Town comes to life in an authentic fish…
Peta
Hout Bay Market is a good place to buy gifts / reminders of your visit to Africa. For a vibrant scene on a…
Pierre-Yves
The Bay Harbour Market offers visitors an eclectic selection of food (wraps, burgers, cakes, coffee, beer and…
2. Bay Harbour Market
2. Bay Harbour Market
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231 local reviews
31 Harbour Rd, Hout Bay
Closed · Opens Friday 5:00 PM
+27 83 275 5586
Maaike En Robbert
Maaike En Robbert
Imagine ... a place where the creative energy and vibrancy of Cape Town comes to life in an authentic fish factory in a working port | where…
Peta
Peta
Hout Bay Market is a good place to buy gifts / reminders of your visit to Africa. For a vibrant scene on a Friday, get there early (5:00pm)…
Pierre-Yves
Pierre-Yves
The Bay Harbour Market offers visitors an eclectic selection of food (wraps, burgers, cakes, coffee, beer and wine), clothing and gift…
3. Kloof Street House
3. Kloof Street House
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200 local reviews
30 Kloof St, Gardens
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+27 21 423 4413
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Reshmi
Great food and the best cocktails in Cape Town - definitely order the Kloof Street spiced tea. Very rococo…
Laureen
Caitlin highly recommends that you try this restaurant for special occasions. Caitlin says that the food,…
Jane
An all time favourite restaurant. Reservations are essential - eclectic, amazing place that will definitely…
3. Kloof Street House
3. Kloof Street House
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200 local reviews
30 Kloof St, Gardens
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+27 21 423 4413
Reshmi
Reshmi
Great food and the best cocktails in Cape Town - definitely order the Kloof Street spiced tea. Very rococo style decor, with mismatched but…
Laureen
Laureen
Caitlin highly recommends that you try this restaurant for special occasions. Caitlin says that the food, ambience & service is really…
Jane
Jane
An all time favourite restaurant. Reservations are essential - eclectic, amazing place that will definitely have you talking about the Miss…
4. El Burro Greenpoint
4. El Burro Greenpoint
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160 local reviews
81 Main Rd, Green Point
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+27 21 433 2364
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jos
A fantastic bet for delicious Mexican food in the city. The classic ceviche is popular, spiked with lime,…
Andrew
Authentic upstairs Mexican restaurant overlooking (the road and) Green Point Park. Great service, great food,…
Frank
They aim to serve authentic Mexican cuisine; no Tex-Mex or Mexican comfort food here. The build-your-own…
4. El Burro Greenpoint
4. El Burro Greenpoint
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160 local reviews
81 Main Rd, Green Point
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+27 21 433 2364
Jos
Jos
A fantastic bet for delicious Mexican food in the city. The classic ceviche is popular, spiked with lime, coriander, ginger and chilli, and…
Andrew
Andrew
Authentic upstairs Mexican restaurant overlooking (the road and) Green Point Park. Great service, great food, great prices...and Cabrito Bar…
Frank
Frank
They aim to serve authentic Mexican cuisine; no Tex-Mex or Mexican comfort food here. The build-your-own tortillas are legendary. The…
5. Eastern Food Bazaar
5. Eastern Food Bazaar
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93 local reviews
96 Longmarket St, Cape Town City Centre
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+27 21 461 2458
Meal takeawayRestaurantPoint of interest
James
Lots of great food stalls at a great price. Pay at the central area first, then take your receipt to the…
Ethne
The most generous portions, the widest selection of curried and eastern food, the most reasonable prices in…
Familio - Ilze
Our go-to place in emergencies when we have no food ready. Indian, Malaysian, Chinese dishes served in an…
5. Eastern Food Bazaar
5. Eastern Food Bazaar
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93 local reviews
96 Longmarket St, Cape Town City Centre
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+27 21 461 2458
James
James
Lots of great food stalls at a great price. Pay at the central area first, then take your receipt to the individual stands. Get there by…
Ethne
Ethne
The most generous portions, the widest selection of curried and eastern food, the most reasonable prices in town and a quaint space with…
Familio - Ilze
Familio - Ilze
Our go-to place in emergencies when we have no food ready. Indian, Malaysian, Chinese dishes served in an Authentic openstyle fashion. Stays…
6. Kitima at the Kronendal
6. Kitima at the Kronendal
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116 local reviews
140 Main Rd, Hout Bay
+27 21 790 8004
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Andrew
Excellent selection of Thai, Chinese and other Asian food and reasonable prices. Wonderful atmosphere and…
Dale
Excellent selection of Thai, Chinese and other Asian food and reasonable prices. Wonderful atmosphere and…
Wendy
Great cocktails and excellent Thai cuisine. Rated one of the top restaurants in Cape Town. They are stunning…
6. Kitima at the Kronendal
6. Kitima at the Kronendal
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116 local reviews
140 Main Rd, Hout Bay
+27 21 790 8004
Andrew
Andrew
Excellent selection of Thai, Chinese and other Asian food and reasonable prices. Wonderful atmosphere and lovely decor.Make sure you book…
Dale
Dale
Excellent selection of Thai, Chinese and other Asian food and reasonable prices. Wonderful atmosphere and lovely decor. Make sure you book…
Wendy
Wendy
Great cocktails and excellent Thai cuisine. Rated one of the top restaurants in Cape Town. They are stunning lounge areas where you can…
7. The Pot Luck Club
7. The Pot Luck Club
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175 local reviews
373-375 Albert Rd, Woodstock
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+27 21 447 0804
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Familio - Ilze
In Woodstock in the biscuit mill, really impressive, views of the whole city and the food is tapas style but…
Esta-Marita
Very few places in the world can get away with mixing high-end food prices with a boisterous dining room…
Inga
You'll need to book a month in advance to get in here. We highly recommend this spot. The food is great and…
7. The Pot Luck Club
7. The Pot Luck Club
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175 local reviews
373-375 Albert Rd, Woodstock
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+27 21 447 0804
Familio - Ilze
Familio - Ilze
In Woodstock in the biscuit mill, really impressive, views of the whole city and the food is tapas style but not in the normal sense at all…
Esta-Marita
Esta-Marita
Very few places in the world can get away with mixing high-end food prices with a boisterous dining room. Achieving this balance is an art…
Inga
Inga
You'll need to book a month in advance to get in here. We highly recommend this spot. The food is great and the views are awesome. It has a…
8. The Test Kitchen
8. The Test Kitchen
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186 local reviews
375 Albert Rd, Woodstock
Open · Closes in 28 minutes
+27 21 447 2337
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Morne
Book months in advance to secure a rare dining experience. According to Dale-Roberts, the food philosophy at…
Nicole
Book months in advance to secure a rare dining experience. According to Dale-Roberts, the food philosophy at…
Heather
Book months in advance to secure a rare dining experience. According to Dale-Roberts, the food philosophy at…
8. The Test Kitchen
8. The Test Kitchen
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186 local reviews
375 Albert Rd, Woodstock
Open · Closes in 28 minutes
+27 21 447 2337
Morne
Morne
Book months in advance to secure a rare dining experience. According to Dale-Roberts, the food philosophy at The Test Kitchen is…
Nicole
Nicole
Book months in advance to secure a rare dining experience. According to Dale-Roberts, the food philosophy at The Test Kitchen is…
Heather
Heather
Book months in advance to secure a rare dining experience. According to Dale-Roberts, the food philosophy at The Test Kitchen is…
9. Giovanni's Deliworld
9. Giovanni's Deliworld
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257 local reviews
Main Rd, Green Point
Open · Closes in 28 minutes
+27 21 434 6893
StorePoint of interestFood
Talga
Awesome little Italian Deli! Giovanni's is essentially an Italian delicatessen but also specializes in food…
Maybe
Giovanni's will become your go-to place when staying at my flat. It's a deli/coffee shop with a strong italian…
Mary
Great Deli if you want to pick up some great food for a picnic or to take home. Also can sit and eat food…
9. Giovanni's Deliworld
9. Giovanni's Deliworld
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257 local reviews
Main Rd, Green Point
Open · Closes in 28 minutes
+27 21 434 6893
Talga
Talga
Awesome little Italian Deli! Giovanni's is essentially an Italian delicatessen but also specializes in food ingredients from all over the…
Maybe
Maybe
Giovanni's will become your go-to place when staying at my flat. It's a deli/coffee shop with a strong italian flair. Pop down for a coffee…
Mary
Mary
Great Deli if you want to pick up some great food for a picnic or to take home. Also can sit and eat food chosen from such a great…
10. Two Oceans Aquarium
10. Two Oceans Aquarium
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194 local reviews
Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront
Closed · Opens Thursday 9:30 AM
+27 21 418 3823
AquariumPoint of interestEstablishment
Nicci
The Two Oceans Aquarium is so impressive that adults love it more than children. Check out the jelly gallery…
Afribode
This aquarium is so impressive that adults love it more than children. Check out the jelly gallery and walk…
Lorraine
Perfect day out. Two Oceans Aquarium is worth a visit, with or without the kids. Situated near the V&A…
10. Two Oceans Aquarium
10. Two Oceans Aquarium
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194 local reviews
Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront
Closed · Opens Thursday 9:30 AM
+27 21 418 3823
Nicci
Nicci
The Two Oceans Aquarium is so impressive that adults love it more than children. Check out the jelly gallery and walk through the marine…
Afribode
Afribode
This aquarium is so impressive that adults love it more than children. Check out the jelly gallery and walk through the marine tunnel. Be…
Lorraine
Lorraine
Perfect day out. Two Oceans Aquarium is worth a visit, with or without the kids. Situated near the V&A Waterfront. Endless way of spending…
11. Cafè Paradiso
11. Cafè Paradiso
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122 local reviews
110 Kloof St, Gardens
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+27 21 422 0403
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Greg & Debra
A visit to Café Paradiso situated on Kloof Street in Cape Town is a unique dining experience in an idyllic…
Ieva
The best spot to go to if you have children - there is a whole separate kitchen area for kids where they do…
Raquel
Another Madam Zingara family restaurant. Enjoy a nice Saturday or Sunday lunch in the gardens or outside on a…
11. Cafè Paradiso
11. Cafè Paradiso
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122 local reviews
110 Kloof St, Gardens
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+27 21 422 0403
Greg & Debra
Greg & Debra
A visit to Café Paradiso situated on Kloof Street in Cape Town is a unique dining experience in an idyllic garden setting. This haven has…
Ieva
Ieva
The best spot to go to if you have children - there is a whole separate kitchen area for kids where they do 'projects'- make their own…
Raquel
Raquel
Another Madam Zingara family restaurant. Enjoy a nice Saturday or Sunday lunch in the gardens or outside on a nice summers night in the…
12. The Duchess of Wisbeach
12. The Duchess of Wisbeach
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92 local reviews
3 Wisbeach Rd, Sea Point
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+27 21 434 1525
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Alan
Great food, great vibe, top end dining. For drinks go to "The bar above The Duchess of Wisbeach" - it has no…
Faye
This is one of our favourite restaurants - tell Robyn we sent you and you'll get great service. We…
Evan
It gets CRAZY on a Thursday. Big local hangout. Lots of fun. Usually the food is excellent as well. I love the…
12. The Duchess of Wisbeach
12. The Duchess of Wisbeach
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92 local reviews
3 Wisbeach Rd, Sea Point
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+27 21 434 1525
Alan
Alan
Great food, great vibe, top end dining. For drinks go to "The bar above The Duchess of Wisbeach" - it has no name, 100 Main Road Sea Point. …
Faye
Faye
This is one of our favourite restaurants - tell Robyn we sent you and you'll get great service. We absolutely love the atmosphere and the…
Evan
Evan
It gets CRAZY on a Thursday. Big local hangout. Lots of fun. Usually the food is excellent as well. I love the grilled baby chicken - best…