With breathtaking mountain views and the surrounding ocean – it is no surprise that Cape Town is the scene for romantic dining. We have listed some of our top picks for date night on your travels to the cape!
Chefs Warehouse at Tintswalo Atlantic
Indulge in Contemporary Tapas with Endless Oceanic Views
For a romantic dining experience on your travels, look no further. The Chef’s Warehouse at Tintswalo Atlantic is a must-visit. The familiar set menu format of Chefs Warehouse, including contemporary tapas sharing in four courses, draws inspiration from the endless Atlantic ocean views. Ingredients are sourced from small, sustainable local suppliers with a focus on marine produce, paying homage to the ocean that envelops this exceptional boutique hotel at the foot of Chapman’s Peak Drive. With its intimate and relaxed atmosphere, along with its stunning views and delicious food, the Chef’s Warehouse at Tintswalo Atlantic is the perfect spot for a romantic evening.
Location: Chapman’s Peak Drive in Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.
An Intimate Dining Experience by the Water’s Edge
This charming restaurant is situated on the edge of the picturesque Kalk Bay Harbour, with breathtaking views of False Bay. Serving international cuisine with Mediterranean elements underpinned by classic French methods, the menu is a seafood lover’s dream, with a wide variety of expertly prepared dishes, including fresh oysters, sushi, and seafood platters. The contemporary décor and intimate atmosphere create a romantic ambiance, making Harbour House the perfect spot for a romantic dinner or a night out with your significant other. So if you’re planning a romantic getaway to Cape Town, add Harbour House to your list for an unforgettable dining experience.
Location: Kalk Bay Harbour, Main Road, Cape Town.
A Blend of South African and International Cuisine
Azure Restaurant, located in the iconic Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town, offers a fusion of South African and international cuisine. With breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and a cosy ambiance, this restaurant is the perfect spot to enjoy a romantic dinner. The well plated food with seasonal ingredients, along with the attentive and friendly service, make for an unforgettable dining experience. Azure has an a la carte menu as well as three tasting menus, offering a range of dining options. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, chef Christo Pretorius brings passion to every dish he serves. Azure Restaurant is the perfect choice for a date night filled with culinary adventure in Cape Town
Location: The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Queen Victoria Street, Camps Bay.
Granary Cafe At The Silo
A Must Try Contemporary, Culinary Style
The Granary Café at The Silo Hotel in Cape Town is a must-visit destination for foodies and couples seeking a unique dining experience. The menu inherits the same comfortable, eclectic and contemporary style as Liz Biden’s hotel interiors. Executive Chef Veronica Canha-Hibbert and her team believe in good, honest and approachable food that showcases seasonal, local ingredients. The dishes are visually stunning and delicious, leaving you with an unforgettable culinary experience. With stunning views of Table Mountain, The Granary Café is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner or special occasion. Dining at The Granary Café is an experience that you won’t forget in a hurry.
Location: The Silo Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Silo District, Cape Town, South Africa.
A Taste of French Flair and Local Produce in Cape Town
La Mouette Restaurant in the heart of Sea Point, Cape Town, offers a memorable culinary experience with a French flair. Their seasonally inspired menus change regularly, showcasing the best of local producers. Chef Henry and Head Chef Andre Hill take great pride in sourcing fresh, local ingredients, respecting the seasons. Each dish is beautifully presented, a work of art that tastes as good as it looks. La Mouette boasts impeccable service, a relaxed atmosphere, and a carefully curated wine list, making it a must-visit destination for couples looking to indulge in fine dining.
Location: 78 Regent Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa.
Good Company, Fresh Food and Stunning Views
Grand Pavilion Restaurant, situated on the beach-front in Cape Town, offers a tasteful beach-style atmosphere, perfect for gatherings with friends and loved ones. The combination of salty air, fresh breeze, and sunshine makes every meal extra-delicious. The restaurant serves fresh-from-the-ocean delicacies, perfectly paired with your favourite bottle of sparkling champagne. The menu boasts a wide selection of dishes, including sushi, seafood, and other mouth-watering options. With stunning views of the ocean and impeccable service, Grand Pavilion Restaurant is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to soak up the summer vibes in Cape Town.
Location: Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.