5 South African Points of Interest for Foodies: Cape Town Edition

We all know the Mother City has a lot to offer, which is why it can be so hard to choose where to go and where to eat. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Whether you consider yourself a Foodie, or just someone who enjoys new experiences, we suggest you keep reading, you might find something you like.

Here are our top 4 recommendations for South African Points of Interest for Foodies: Cape Town Edition.

 Flavour Exploration: Mediterranean Tapas

Give the heavy meal a skip and embrace the variety of flavours tapas-style dining offers.

At Chalk & Cork, you can choose from several platters, boards and snack bars to share. This award-winning restaurant also has an impressive breakfast menu that caters for both the health-conscious and those looking for a flavourful breakfast.

Chalk & Cork’s atmosphere is lively with a contemporary, yet family-friendly feel. Not to mention their excellent service and well thought out wine list that features lesser-known estates.

Fish Out Of Water: Seafood

If you’re a seafood lover, then you better book a table this weekend!

The Blowfish Restaurant is a unique experience because patrons are given the opportunity to choose what type of fish they’d like from display fridges. Once you’ve chosen your fish, you can then select how you would like your meal prepared.

All the fish is also SASSI certified, which means the Blowfish Restaurant adheres to The Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative. However, fish isn’t all you can order, there are also “turf’ option available, including dishes like, smoked Kessler chops and Brandy-flambéed Chicken Livers.

Plus, they have a wide-range of award winning wines available.

Discover Africa: African Cuisine

Wanting to take your taste buds on a journey? The Gold Restaurant in Green Point takes you on a culinary adventure with its seasonal 14-course set menu.

The Gold Restaurant is a cultural experience which allows patrons to share and sample dishes and flavours inspired by both African and Cape Malay cooking styles.

If you want to experience everything the Gold Restaurant must offer, we suggest booking a table for dinner. During the evening, guests a treated to live music and performances, which are best enjoyed while sipping on a beer or a glass of wine.

Bun Business: Best Burgers

What kind of a Foodie list would this be if we didn’t mention one of the most popular burger joints in Cape Town?

Hudsons – The Burger Joint, also commonly known as Hudsons, is one of Cape Town’s most popular burger restaurants — and for good reason.

Not only do Hudsons have a wonderful burger menu, they also give you the option to add amazing sides like loaded fries or battered onion rings to your meal. Plus, with topping option like biltong shavings, sugar glazed bacon and truffle cheese sauce (to name but a few), Hudsons transforms the simple burger into a taste phenomenon.

This burger joint also has a range of milkshakes, wines and beer to help you wash down your delicious meal.

We hope our South African Points of Interest for Foodies: Cape Town list has helped you narrow down your choices for this weekend or for your next Cape Town trip.

Not in Cape Town at the moment? Why not book yourself into a cosy room in other parts of the Western Cape at City Lodge Hotel Grand West or City Lodge Hotel Victoria And Alfred Waterfront?

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One Response to “5 South African Points of Interest for Foodies: Cape Town Edition”

  1. Brooke Hope
    September 7, 2017 at 11:47 pm #

    I will strongly recommend trying the Afcrican cousine – it is really tasty. The Gold restaurant is a great suggestion for tasting some really delicious meals.

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