Nestled right between the Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean in Mother City, Camps Bay is well-known for its palm-lined beaches and the famous promenade. It is one of the most scenic spots in the city and offers a number of great places for food lovers with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Whether you are searching for a classy restaurant with four-course meals or you just want to have a snack at one of the alfresco cafes, Camps Bay offers a variety of dining options to choose from. Foodies will have an opportunity to flock to classy restaurants, hip cocktail bars that serve delicious entrees, and elegant hotel lobby restaurants. Here is our list of 10 great places for food lovers in Camps Bay.
Zenzero is an Italian restaurant in the heart of Camps Bay with a luxurious interior and a cozy atmosphere. One of their signature dishes is risotto and there is also an extensive wine list to choose from. If you are looking for a nicely decorated restaurant with glittering chandeliers and attentive staff, Zensero is the place to go.
Address: 2A Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8040, South Africa
2 The Raj
A waterfront restaurant that’s been around for six years, the Raj offers Indian-inspired dishes with great service and affordable prices. The butter chicken is one of their most popular dishes, while the tandoori prawns are something you can order from the starter menu. Keep in mind that this amazing restaurant gets full around dinner time and reservations are recommended.
Address: Shop 4, The Promenade, Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
3 Azure Restaurant
Azure Restaurant is situated inside the Twelve Apostles Hotel in Camps Bay and features a stylish white and blue interior. What’s great about this place is their amazing terrace which offers panoramic views of the Lion’s Head. The food is also great here. There are three testing menus, as well as dishes from the a la carte menu. Make sure to try the medium-rare azure steak and the baby calamari risotto.
Address: Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
4 The Bungalow
In case you are hoping to find a casual place that offers cool drinks and light snacks combined with panoramic views of the Ocean, head out to the Bungalow. Truffle-infused burrata is one of their most popular dishes, while seared tuna and baby kingklip are offered on their seafood menu. If it gets chilly in the evening, warm blankets are provided for guests.
Address: Glen Country Club, 3 Victoria Road, Clifton, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
5 Blues Restaurant & Bar
Are you in the mood for some awesome Mediterranean cuisine? The Blues Restaurant & Bar features an exceptional décor and offers mouth-watering food. It’s no wonder that a number of celebrities including musicians, actors, and politicians can be seen ever since 1987 when the Blues Restaurant & Bar opened its doors. Don’t even let me get started on the fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Address: 1a, Promenade, 85 Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8040, South Africa
6 The Leopard Bar
Camps Bay is full of great places for food lovers and the Leopard Bar is no exception. Located at the foot of Table Mountain, Leopard bar and restaurant boasts Spectacular Ocean views from the balcony and occasional live music performances. The burgers here are amazing. Make sure to try the Mini Burger Platter and the Smoked Trout & Egg Salad. It’s a perfect place for a date.
Address: The Twelve Apostles, Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
Offering amazing seaside views, Paranga is one of those places that have a distinctive Cape Town feel. Here, you will find a wide range of dishes to choose from including a variety of salads, seafood specialties, and sushi. One of the favorites on the menu is definitely the grilled Kingklip with tomato sauce, lemon cream, and fresh herbs.
Address:Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8040, South Africa
8 Codfather Seafood & Sushi
Codfather Seafood & Sushi is one of the first sushi eateries in all of Cape Town. It features an amazing seafood menu including fresh oysters, crayfish, and langoustines. You can create your own platter and choose a bottle of wine from their exclusive wine cellar. There is a large fireplace inside for cold winter nights.
Address: 37 Camps Bay Dr, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8040, South Africa
9 The Hussar Grill
Opened back in 1964, the Hussar Grill is probably the most popular grain-fed beef restaurants in South Africa. Guests can choose their meat from the meat board and the knowledgeable waiters will explain in detail how each cut of meat is prepared. The signature dish here at Hussar Grill is the Hussar Carpetbagger, a filet mignon mixed with cheddar cheese and smoked oysters and topped with mustard and brandy. Sounds delicious? Well, it truly is!
Address:108 Camps Bay Dr, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8040, South Africa
10 The Roundhouse
The last place on our list of great places for food lovers in Camps Bay, the Roundhouse is a perfect combination of amazing service, tasty meals, and cool vintages. Expect to find dishes made from South African recipes and a number of seafood delicacies. If this is your first time in Cape Town and you want to try some original South African dishes, the Roundhouse is the perfect place to visit.
Address:Round House Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
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