Food and Drinks in Cape Town
Let me guide you through Cape Town, with inside tips on where to go for great food in Cape Town. What to drink and where to chill. Check it out!
Cheers! – Micheal Enjoy Cape Town
My Favorite Places
Chef’s Warehouse & Canteen
At chef’s Warehouse & Canteen it’s just walking in and drinking wine and eating tapas salads. You get a large plateau with six daily changing super meals for a sweet price. Think: mussels, pork belly salad and parsnip risotto with grapefruit: all of the highest quality and made with love, that you can see immediately.
The House of The Machines
Go to The House of The Machines for a beer between the engine twinks, but then not the distant cousins of the hell’s Angels, but the engine mice from the nineties clips of Aerosmith.
The Exchange is full of street art and contemporary art. Above the building are office spaces and below you can find nice shops and lunch tents. Go along the nice boys of Rosetta for the best coffee of the city, eat a calamari & tuna combo at Ocean Jewels by Julie or go along food shop, take a large plate with a salad or get a fresh shake at the bicycle shop on the corner. Beware of the stray hipsters.
The Test Kitchen and The Kitchen
The story goes that Michelle Obama in 2011 accidentally ended up at Karen Dudley’s neighborhood shop The Kitchen in Woodstock. Her driver actually had to drop her off at The Test Kitchen, the best restaurant in South Africa of chef and nice man Luke Dale-Roberts that also is in Woodstock. Anyway, you shouldn’t skip The Kitchen and if you have spare money (and a reservation) then do the eight-course tasting menu with wine pairing at the bar at The Test Kitchen.
Oranjezicht City Farm
On Saturday, the whole town, inclusive farmers, country people and tourists goes to the fantastic Neighbourgoods Market in Woodstock. Result: after ten hours you get claustrophobic tendencies. Therefore choose for the Oranjezicht City Farm, a large vegetable garden in the middle of the city, where on Saturday there is a market with delicious bites and live music. Make a walk through the garden and speak to the gardener, who will harvest the vegetables for you from the garden.
The Tasting Room
The Tasting Room in the idyllic Franschhoek is the domain of a Dutch chef world famous abroad: Margot Janse. What you get is a surprise, but the wine pairing and the dessert in the form of a snow ball made of sugar is a must.