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8 Places to dine out for less than R80 in Cape Town

These restaurant specials will keep you fed every night of the week!

by: Robyn Brittow | 21 Jun 2018
dine out for less than R80

Dining out at restaurants can be quite expensive - especially in Cape Town during Winter. However these restaurants below have incredible specials that are affordable and bound to fill your belly, whether you're looking for a hearty breakfast, wholesome lunch or dinner, these are the places to try for meals under R80.


Wednesdays are for eating chicken, at least that's the case at Strolla. The Sea Point situated restaurant is the perfect place for an after-work dinner or drinks with your friends. Try their half price rotisserie chicken special for R72.


It’s every Italian food lover’s dream, on the beautiful V&A Waterfront, Balducci’s caters for those pizza and pasta cravings at only R75. The offer runs Monday through Sunday from 11h00-18h00. 

Java Bistro 

With all their breakfasts priced at below R80 this is must try spot especially if you want to have a bit of a road trip from the inner city or have a lovely breakfast with your family, Java Bistro is situated in mountainous Stellenbosch. Their wonderful prices don’t stop at their breakfast menu, along with burgers ranging from R49 – R79, as well as pasta from R65 - R78 it doesn’t get any better than that.

Almond Criossant with some some friends :-) @javabistro #stellenbosch #stellies #visitstellenbosch #wineroute #maties #capetown #somersetwest

24 Likes, 1 Comments - JAVA Bistro (@javabistro) on Instagram: "Almond Criossant with some some friends :-) @javabistro #stellenbosch #stellies #visitstellenbosch..."

Cafe extrablatt

Situated opposite the Green Point Stadium, the vibrant cafe, Cafe extrablatt offers lunch meals at R60 from 12h30 - 14h00. Offering their captain spinach baked potato or big little pizza which consists of homemade tender biltong and a crunchy broccoli pizza. The menu boasts a variety of flavours and is definitely worth your money.

Cafe Extrablatt Cape Town

Winter Meals for only R60! From 12:30 - 14:00 Blame-It-On-The-Bunny carrot stew...A real winter warmer, good ole' German carrot stew with hints of chilli and winter spices. Good portioned and rich...


Known for their extensive vegetarian pizzas as well as their delicious non-vegetarian options their pizzas start from R35! Their juicy burgers will cost you no more than R60. This is the perfect place if you want to feed a big family and indulge in a variety of pizzas.

Narona Restaurant

Narona Restaurant, Cape Town, South Africa. 1,125 likes · 7 talking about this · 1,493 were here. PIZZA. PASTA. BURGER. BAR. And CHEESE CAKE, the best...


Barristers in Newlands is having a pub special of R70 per person for lunch until 18h00 and you can indulge in anything from fish and chips, creamy salmon pasta and even cottage pie. The special runs Monday through Friday and they are known for their live music and friendly service.

Cafe Villagio

All day breakfasts serving croissants, with a filling of choice that start at R65, delicious toasted sandwiches and wraps for less than R80. There's no excuse not to treat yourself or someone special to a well deserved brekkie.

Caffe Villagio

156 Reviews of Caffe Villagio "Thank you Lilia and team for our catering yesterday at our wedding, your food is absolutely amazing,..." Milnerton,...

Da Vinci's

If you love gourmet burgers that are both scrumptious and a bargain then look no further. Every Wednesday at Da Vinci's all burgers are R75!

Da Vincis on 2nd

Da Vincis on 2nd. 2,486 likes · 22 talking about this · 796 were here. Driven by customer satisfaction through the constant quality and freshness of our...

With all these amazing specials you can have your pick at where to dine out for only R80. That costs less than a 1 GIG of data from certain service providers.

Please note: all event and pricing information is correct at time of publication. Please contact the establishments directly to confirm any specials.


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