Cafè Dijon Greenpoint

15 Napier Street
Green Point, Cape Town
Western Cape
021 883 7022
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Proprietors, Sarah and Johan du Plessis, are French by name and ancestry. They are two South African Francofiles who have embarked on a journey to celebrate the fusion of two great genres – the traditional French Bistro and relaxed "Cape Provencal" dining.

Café Dijon is a produce-driven restaurant where the old adage of "buy good ingredients and do little to them" is applied. The restaurant's culinary roots are based in Sarah's Cordon Bleu training, and Johan's extensive knowledge and appreciation of good local meat. However, innovations in food production are allowing a restaurant such as this (which has its feet set firmly in the charm and elegance of the previous century) to experiment and keep up with the new trends of modern gastronomy.

At Café Dijon the bistro influence is felt in the décor through the fabulous dark wood and marble-topped bar, small square tables with intricate wrought iron feet, and Bentwood chairs. Classic Bistro dishes such as Snails Bordelaise, Steak Tartare , French onion soup and Duck a l'Orange are served in the traditional manner, while Pork Belly with Puy Lentils is given a light, modern tweak. Offal dishes and seasonally- inspired menus make up the daily Blackboard menu.

The "Cape Provencal" inspiration is reflected in the lighter, airier window seating of benches, and white and grey leather clad booths where Mediterranean-inspired dishes and an extensive salad menu appear right at home: Seared Tuna Salad with Butterbeans and Olives, Chicken Melanzane, Charcuterie platter with Duck liver pâté and home-baked bread, and a Tomato and Dijon mustard Tartlet.

The quality of South African meat is proudly shared in the Grill selection where "Onglet", Fillet, Sirloin and the restaurant's signature steak, the 400g "Dijon Cut", are accompanied by crispy French Fries and a selection of side salads and sauces.

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Tuesday - Saturday 12:00 - 21:30
Sunday 12:00 - 15:00

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Price Range: Upper
Seating: 30+
  • Licensed
  • WheelChair Access
  • Child Friendly
  • Accept Credit Cards
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