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Enjoy sundowners with ocean views

Enjoy sundowners with ocean views

Cape Town is renowned worldwide for it’s many coastal attractions for various reasons such as arts and culture; romance or fine dining or it’s beautiful sea views. We’ve compiled a list of fantastic coastal venues where you can let your hair loose or wine and dine your loved one:

SHIMMY BEACH CLUB
Shimmy Beach Club is Cape Town’s premier ocean-front dining and lifestyle venue. When you shimmy down to our spectacular location fronting the harbour with its breathtaking backdrop of Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain, you’ll discover a destination with endless opportunity for luxury and indulgence. Savour our delectable menus, taste our numerous luxury drinks and cocktails, and imbibe the sophisticated environment we’ve created just for you.
A: V&A Harbour Waterfront. 7778.
T: 021 200 7778
W: www.shimmybeachclub.com
GRAND CAFÉ ON THE BEACH
 Set within a restored warehouse, paying tribute to their eco policy, Grand Cafe on the beach is positioned on a private beach in Granger Bay. Grand Café & Beach is part of Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront and faces Table Bay with the Green Point
Stadium, Signal Hill and Table Mountain forming a unique backdrop.
A: Granger Bay Road
T: 021 425 0551.
W: www.grandafrica.com
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LILY’S
Located on the Mouille Point ‘Golden Mile’, locals breeze in to their new neighbourhood ‘happy place’ for coffee, breakfast or lunch, and come cocktail hour, the after-work drinks crowd settles in for sundowners and sumptuous sunset dinners overlooking the Atlantic.
A: Corner of Surry place and beach road
T: 021 204 8545.
W: www.lilysrestaurant.co.za
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SOTANO
Opened in 2011, Sotano has fast become popular with both local faces and visitors passing by. Its light and breezy ocean-side atmosphere, Mediterranean styled menu plus clear view of the Mouille Point Lighthouse and Atlantic beyond, make Sotano a venue that’s hard to beat.
A:121 Beach Road
T: 021 433 1757
W: http://www.sotano.co.za/
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PEPENERO

With welcoming staff on hand to cater to all palates, Pepenero invites guests to revel in the pleasure to be found rejoicing in private booths, an expansive deck and of-course, a vibrant and beautiful bar.

So be it sundowners and sushi at the edge of the continent, or lengthy lunches and dinners over pasta and seafood, reminiscent of our proud Italian heritage, Pepenero is a place to celebrate and luxuriate in the splendour of an exquisite seaside setting.

A: No. 1, Two Oceans Beach, Bay Road.
T: 021 439 9027
W: www.pepenero.co.za
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MOJO MARKET
Mojo Market is a new and exciting 7-day-a-week food and lifestyle market based on Regent Road. It is a hybrid and eclectic mix of 45 designer retail stalls, a daily fresh goods section and 25 food vendors. The 2000 square meter space unites the bustling roadside and passing pavement footfall with floor-to-ceiling views of the sea and palm-lined Promenade, the Market is set to become an integral part of the Sea Point lifestyle.

The Mojo Coffee Collective will showcase the very best of Cape Town’s artisanal roasters including Baseline, Hazz, Origin, Za Cafe and their very own Mojo Blend, which will be roasted on site. The retail offering focuses largely on local and international producers who are creating fresh, contemporary wares from clothing to gifts, jewellery and homeware and much more!

A: 30 Regent Road
W: www.mojomarket.co.za
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LA PERLA
LA Perla is an airy, contemporary space with carved wooden chairs and ocean-view terrace, for classic Italian food.
A: Beach Rd
T: 021 439 9538.
W: www.laperla.co.za
WINCHESTER MANSION
A “sundowner” is a drink taken at sundown, preferably whilst watching the sun slowly disappearing into the Atlantic Ocean.

There are only a few places in Cape Town where one can do that in style and the terrace of Harveys restaurant at the Winchester Mansions hotel is one of them.  Bistro by day and restaurant by night, Harveys offers guests South African cuisine with a European twist.

A: 221 Beach Road
T: 021 434 2351.
W: www.winchester.co.za
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LA PRADA DEL MAR
Del Mar is a Camps Bay favourite, with a modern Mexican menu that will have you salivating just reading what’s on offer. Everything sounds delicious and lives up to expectations. The menu boasts a modern twist on Mexican classics like tacos and tortillas – some soft; others crispy, depending on your order. The chimichanga, for example, is a crispy tortilla stuffed with pork and guacamole with rojo rice – a delightful mix of flavours that goes down well with their black bean dip. This is offered up by the waiter alongside a bowl of tortilla chips while you wait for your order to arrive.
35 Victoria Road
T: 021 286 2106
W: www.laparada.co.za
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THE BUNGALOW RESTAURANT & LOUNGE

Cool down that all over body blush by sipping a deliciously icy cocktail with an unpronounceable name. Wink and clink your way across the deck and take your table at the very edge of the continent. Breathe in. Yes. This is your life.

To envisage the décor imagine Donna Karan marooned on an island with nothing but a chandelier and an axe. Baroque clashes with the Mediterranean and the bleach blonde exterior gives way to bare-skin opulence within. Curl up on a cushioned bench with your ex, or flaunt your latest on the sun dappled deck.

A: 3 Victoria Road, Clifton
T: 021 438 2018.
W: www.thebungalow.co.za
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OCEAN BLUE
Ocean Blue is aptly named, as it lies just minutes from the azure of the Atlantic Ocean, in the buzzing epicentre of Camps Bay. Established in 1998, this restaurant has become a favourite for its excellent seafood and amazing views of the exotic beaches.
A: The Promenade, Victoria Rd.
T: 021 438 9838
THE ROUND HOUSE
Nestled in the glens of Table Mountain, The Roundhouse Restaurant is steeped in a rich history as old as the Cape itself. It is this very location that led to the building’s creation as a guardhouse in 1786 by the Dutch East India Company. With its sweeping views of Camps Bay and the expansive Atlantic, it was ideally situated to safeguard the Cape of Storms from attack.
A: Round House Road (off Kloof Road)
The Glen
T: 021 438 4347
W: www.theroundhouserestaurant.com
THE 41

Expect international influences with local South African products, all combined to give the local you new & creative food experiences. From The 41 Terrace, you will enjoy the most outrageously beautiful and panoramic view on Camps Bay Beach whilst enjoying a glass of wine or a refreshing and unique cocktail.

The cherry on top will be The 41 “night life” experiences which will focus around bringing live entertainment in the form of local & international DJ’s, Musicians, Bands and Performance Artists into the mix. The 41 will be the place to be seen, the place to party and the place to celebrate in Camps Bay.

A: 41 Victoria road, Camps Bay Beachfront.
T: 021 438 1213
W: www.tuscanybeachrestaurant.com
THE LOOKOUT DECK

The Lookout Deck is a restaurant in Hout Bay Harbour that arguably boasts one of the best views in the Western Cape.
Situated on the water’s edge in Hout Bay Harbour, the restaurant boasts breathtaking mountain and ocean views serving the best sushi in Cape Town.

The Lookout Deck Hout Bay – Bar, Restaurant & Sushi in Cape Town South Africa.

A: Harbour Rd
T: 021 790 0900
W: www.thelookoutdeck.co.za
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ONS HUISIE RESTAURANT
Ons Huisie, which directly translates to “Our Small Home”, is an internationally recognised heritage site in Bloubergstrand now accommodating a world renowned and recognised traditional restaurant. Photographs of the historic owners stretching over more than 130 years can be seen in this wonderfully restored historic building which serves delicious West Coast cuisine. Ons Huisie stands silent witness to many historical events, including the Battle of Blaauwberg in 1806 overlooking Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 28 years. Ons Huisie is period decorated with many old photographs supplied by resident Blouberg families, showing the transformation of the area over the last 200 years.
A: 18 Generaal Jansen Road, Blaauwberg,
T: 021 554 1553
W: http://onshuisie.co.za/
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BLOWFISH RESTAURANT

Indulge in fine, fresh produce, seafood, and sushi as you delve into the masterful new menus created by Neil Wolfaardt.

Long-standing favourites are complemented by new additions such as Signature Sushi, Pastrami-Style Salmon with Wasabi Crème Fraiche, Spicy Creamy Szechuan Calamari, Truffled Vichyssoise with Avocado Mousse, and perfectly seared Lamb Rump to name a few.

Complete the experience with a delectable Dulce de Leche Baked Cheese Cake or an Espresso Crème Brûlée, and you will certainly be back for more.

A: Dolphin Beach Hotel, 1 Marine Drive Blouberg
T: 021 556 5464
W: www.blowfishrestaurant.co.za
DE GRENDEL
An internationally accolated restaurant with breathtaking view over the bay of Cape Town. D Grendal serves contemporary Cape Town
cuisine, designed to complement their range of De Grendel wines and caters to food & wine pairings.
Open Tuesday
Saturday for Lunch: 12:00 to 14:30 & Dinner: 19:00 to 21:30; Sunday Lunch: 12:00 to 14:30

 

 

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