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MAP: Sizzling Cape Town Winter restaurant specials for 2018

Good food, warm surroundings, discounted prices, these are a few of our favourite restaurant winter menu specials.

by: Rentse Khiba | 23 May 2018
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Keen on eating out this rainy season, well these restaurants promise to keep you and your family warm, whilst making sure that everyone is well fed.

Azure Restaurant

Enjoy warm delicious fine dining and incredible views at Azure. Offering a two-course lunch menu this winter, Azure also allows you to enjoy a complimentary glass of wine. Lunch runs from 12 noon to 2 pm.

Price: Two-course lunch menu including drink for R295 

Bacon on Bree

If you’re a bacon lover then you will be happy to know that bacon on Bree serves fresh organically sourced produce, and during this cold season they will be running a pleasant special.   Their weekday winter special, will have breakfast covered for the week! You can get a fried egg and bacon sandwich for R30 between 7:30 am and 10 am. And on Saturdays, they offer a free glass of champagne with any of their breakfast meals #ChampagneBreakfast.

Price:  Two-course meal for R150 | Three-course for R200

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The 41

This Camps Bay contemporary Mediterranean restaurant is the perfect combination of international and local foods. Making the miserable season more comfortable the 41’s winter set menu is one you don’t want to miss. Pick between a two-course or three-course meal and enjoy some Thai chicken curry or the soup of the day.

Price: Two-course including drink for R180  | Three-course including drink for R220 


Situated in one of the oldest buildings at the waterfront, this authentic Portuguese and Mozambican restaurant offers you the best in Portuguese cuisine.   Indulge in their winter special set menu and start off with delicious kale soup, move on to a Portuguese steak which is served with a fried egg and spicy Portuguese sauce and round the meal off with some chocolate tart.

Price: Two-course meal for R165 | Three-course meal for R195

The Bungalow

Although you might not see much of the beautiful views the Bungalow has to offer this winter, at least you can still enjoy a great warm meal.  Have your pick from the set menu or feast upon a few of the usual meals at a discounted price such as the lamb curry, or fillet pasta.

Price: Two-course set menu for R220 | Three-course set menu for R260

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Cheyne’s in Houtbay

For some delicious Asian fusion foods head-on over to Cheyne’s and enjoy their incredible 3 dish Yum Cha winter special.  For those who aren’t in the know, yum cha is the tradition of brunch involving Chinese tea and dim sum. Yum cha generally involves small portions of steamed, pan-fried and deep-fried dim sum and is better enjoyed in large groups, family or a get-together with friends.

Price:  Three dish Yum Cha for R150 per head

Dalliance Restaurant at V&A Waterfront

This urban eatery found in the Waterfront is offering great winter menu specials. Indulge in slow-braised lamb neck, chicken bacon mushroom pie or ravioli on basil veloute. Have your pick at their set menus and enjoy Belgian mussels, butternut gnocchi or grilled hake.  For dessert, treat yourself to some apple and berry crumble, chocolate mud pie or crepes.

Price: Two-course set menu for R190 | Three-course set menu for R230

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Foxcroft (Constantia)

Back by popular demand, this award-winning eatery has their highly favoured winter lunch special running until the 31st July. Try some sizzling smoked ham hock ballotine or seared tuna tataki and enjoy toasted carrot cake for dessert.

Price:  Two-course for R195 | Three-course for R245 | Four-course for R295

Harbour House Kalk Bay

This beautiful restaurant found in Kalk Bay has your winter dining covered. Start your dining experience off with a prawn bisque, beef tataki or fish cakes starter, and enjoy mains such as the line fish of the day, sirloin or pea risotto. And for dessert have a mixture of strawberries, broken meringue and whipped double cream.

Price:  Two-course for R195 to R220 | Three-course for R215 to R240

Harbour House Kalk Bay

Whether it's a seafood salad or a platter to share, Harbour House offers the finest in seafood cuisine. Join us for lunch and dinner, Monday to Sunday. For bookings:

Bistro Sixteen82

Named after the year the Steenberg vineyard estate was established, this innovative restaurant focuses on creating foods that are seasonal, flavorful and bursting with freshness.  Enjoy a tasty two, three or four-course meal or pick the Vitners breakfast which includes a cellar tour and classic wine tasting.

Price: Two-course meal for R185 | three-course meal for R215 four-courses for R245 | Vintners breakfast for R150 per person.

Kyoto Garden Sushi

Sushi lovers deserve a winter special too and Kyoto has done just that! Enjoy a three-course meal of authentic Japanese cuisine at Kyoto every weeknight this winter season.

Price: Three-course meal including a glass of wine for R220

La Mouette Restaurant

Treat yourself to a 5-course winter special menu at La Mouette. This amazing menu features truffle cheese croquettes, butternut soup, pan-fried calamari, roasted chicken and many other delectable delights. If you choose to have some wine with your meals, each course comes with a wine pairing.

Price: Five-course for R295 | Wine pairings with each course for R620

La Mouette Restaurant

Delicious food and wine available in Seapoint 6 nights a week and Sundays for lazy lunching too! WINTER SPECIAL 5 courses R295pp always available as well as our a la carte menu. Book online or email...

La Tete

Straight from the farm to your table is what you will get when dining at La Tete and their winter special menu incorporates their usual unconventional list of dishes which make use of all parts of the animal- think beef and kidney pudding, ox heart with chips, with menu's that change daily you are definitely in for a surprise.

Price: Enjoy three dishes for R220 Tuesdays -Fridays, on Wednesdays receive a complimentary glass of wine with your dinner. Valid for Dinners only. 

Upperbloem Restaurant

This newly opened restaurant is the perfect place to be if you’re looking for good food, warmth and comfort this winter.  This season they have a great lunch sharing menu available which makes it the ideal setting for a quick catch-up sesh with friends or family. Feast on lamb neck biryani, triple cooked potato or 65 degree hen egg. And for dessert enjoy a dessert board that features milk tart doughnuts, mango and jasmine pated de fruit or their after school fruit tin.

Price:  Set lunch menu for R195 | Dessert Board R95

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Please note: all specials are subject to T&C's. Please confirm prices with the restaurants directly at the time of booking.

Did we miss one? Let us know where you will be dining this winter.


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