The Best Delis in Cape Town + The Winelands

The Best Delis in Cape Town + The Winelands Jaco Pelser

Offering a dizzying smorgasbord of fine food, these local delicatessens are open (and would appreciate your business).

There’s something deliciously wholesome about shopping at a deli. Not in virtue-signalling kind of way… but in a support-your-local-butcher-baker-cheesemaker kind of way. Somehow buying your favourite round of Dalewood fromage from a charming farmstall or back-of-beyond shoppe feels so much more rewarding than grabbing it off a packed-supermarket shelf (not to mention safer)!

It’s a win for all parties – we get to support local purveyors while stocking up on hand-crafted, artisanal delights.

We hope you’ll find our roundup of local delis around Cape Town and the Winelands as useful, convenient and delicious as we do.

Is your favourite deli open? Or maybe your best restaurant has pivoted into a deli of sorts? We and our readers would love to know about it. Get in touch with us at hello@insideguide.co.za.

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CBD + surrounds
Atlantic Seaboard
Southern suburbs
Northern suburbs
Cape Winelands

CBD + surrounds

Olive Branch Deli

Olive Branch Deli Cape Town

About This elevated community grocer in Kloof Street is a cornucopia of treasures, featuring an array of seasonal and artisanal products from local vendors as well as imported favourites. Their “Happy Eating” tagline echoes their ethos: food sourced with a conscience.
Offerings Freshly baked sourdough and seeded buckwheat loaves, farm butter, figs, pumpkins, as well as sheep’s milk yoghurt, kefir, halloumi and hard cheese. Look forward to the macarons baked in cute animal shapes that will be back after lockdown is finished!
Good to know You must try the delicious (vegan and gluten-free) Nordic wine gums.
Opening times Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Saturday, 9am – 4pm
Contact 073 847 5499, olivebranchdeli@outlook.com
Where to find it Shop G5 – 2 (next to Woolworths), Lifestyle On Kloof, 50 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town

The Electric

The Electric Deli Cape Town

About This vibey, community-driven juice bar and cafė in the East City is “dog-, bike- and film-friendly.” Their approach is sustainable: they grow their own food, everything is recycled and even their nut pulp is reused for baking purposes, while their food waste goes up to the Streetscapes community garden for compost.
Offerings The new Electric Deli is packed with a selection of home-made favourites and pantry essentials, perfect as a weekly order, gift box or easy dinner. Top that up with an immune-boosting fresh-pressed juice or nut milk.
Good to know Delivery of free-range steak sandwiches, heartwarming soups, vegan power bowls, and other items are available for order on their website, or Uber Eats and Mr Delivery.
Opening times Monday – Friday, 10am – 3pm
Contact 021 461 0916, theelectricsa@gmail.com
Where to find it 48 Canterbury Street, District Six, Cape Town
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Salisburys

Salisburys Deli Cape Town

About This friendly neighbourhood deli (that doubles as a wine shop) serves freshly roasted coffee and a range of light meals available for takeaway. Its central location on Roodebloem Road makes it a convenient grocer, not to mention a great place to pick up a bottle of wine or two.
Offerings Fresh fruit and vegetables, bread, milk, cheese, pizza bases, olives, and more.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 8am – 6pm
Contact 061 875 8373
Where to find it 79 Roodebloem Road, Woodstock, Cape Town

Nude Foods

Nude Foods Deli Cape Town

About Frustrated with the amount of single-use plastic used by existing grocers, Nude Foods owner and founder, Paul Rubin, decided to open a plastic-free bulk wholefoods store in 2017. You can shop at one of the two stores (Zonnebloem and Newlands), or opt for the curbside collection and delivery services.
Offerings Organic fresh fruit and vegetables, non-GMO dried pantry goods, oil, vinegar, honey, tahini and nut butter – all on tap. The Zonnebloem branch also sells delicious and nutritious soups.
Good to know Everything is sold in bulk, so customers are encouraged to bring their own containers, fill them, weigh and pay. For those without containers, Nude sells a range of reusable glass jars and bottles, cotton-dry goods bags and mesh fresh-produce bags. Also on offer are brown paper bags at no charge. Unlike most stores, you won’t be charged extra for the plastic packaging!
Opening times Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Zonnebloem: Saturday, 9am – 3pm
Newlands: Tuesday – Saturday, 9am – 3pm
Contact 021 437 3003, shop@nudefoods.co.za
Where to find it 5 Constitution Street, Zonnebloem, Cape Town
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Grumpy & Runt Little Deli & Donuts

Grumpy & Runt Little Deli Cape Town

About Grumpy & Runt is a small deli in Dunkley Square, with a plant-based bent. Think New York-style sourdough sandwiches and bagels, and knock-out doughnuts. The owners are following strict Covid-19 precautions: only one mask-wearing customer is allowed in at a time, which means the entire pocket-sized little deli is all yours (for a while).
Offerings Groceries, pantry essentials, baked goods, Deluxe Coffee, kombucha, ginger beer, fruit and vegetables (including pink oyster and wild mushrooms), jams and preserves, olives and olive oil, lentil chips, lentil pasta, homemade tomato sauce, pesto, hummus, falafel mix and seaweed snacks, shortbread, cookies and more. For vegans: oat milk, kimchi, dumplings, cheese and butter. A hidden gem indeed.
Good to know The convenient pre-order and collect option means they will bring your goods to your car – just send them a WhatsApp or SMS when you’re outside.
Opening times Tuesday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
Saturday, 9am – 3pm; Sunday, 9am – 1pm
Contact 076 677 5979, grumpyandrunt@gmail.com
Where to find it 22 Dunkley Street, Gardens, Cape Town

Atlantic Seaboard

Arthur’s Mini Super

Arthur's Mini Super Deli Cape Town
Jaco Pelser

About It’s easy to understand why locals have fallen head over heels for this retro-cool grocery store, deli and hangout spot that’s as haute as it is homely.
Offerings You’ll find condiments and sauces, fresh fruit and vegetables, bread and bagels, as well as dairy products, such as eggs, milk and cheese.
Good to know WhatsApp your order and they’ll kindly pack it and have it waiting for you.
Opening times Tuesday – Friday, 7.30am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday, 8am – 2.30pm
Contact 072 195 1910 (Stephanie) or 079 636 5949 (Willy)
Where to find it 15 Arthurs Road, Sea Point, Cape Town

Goldie’s Deli

Goldies Deli Cape Town

About This kosher deli and bakery prides itself on bringing you traditional Jewish classics with a contemporary twist.
Offerings The weekly Friday Market at the deli offers changing options such as pesto-crusted hake, deluxe hummus bowl, vegetable soup, kefta kebab, chicken schnitzels, marinated artichokes, smoked pastrami, ratatouille and sliced lamb. On the sweet side, there are peanut butter chocolate brownies, apple blueberry crumble, and halva and walnut cake.
Good to know Check out the weekly family-friendly meal specials, available for delivery.
Opening times Monday – Thursday, 8.30am – 5.30pm
Friday, 8.30am – 3pm
Sunday, 8.30am – 3.30pm
Contact 021 434 1116, goldiesdeli@gmail.com
Where to find it 176 Main Road, Sea Point, Cape Town

Sans

SANS Deli Cape Town

About Brought to you by husband-and-wife team Jon-Paul and Nicol Bolus, Sans is a stylishly stripped-down neighbourhood greengrocer with a holistic touch. Everything for sale has been carefully considered, in an attempt to encourage conscious consumption.
Offerings The selection of fresh and organic fruit and vegetables is environmentally and socially sustainable. Their grain is sourced from Lowerland Organic Farm, Abalobi supplies them with seafood, while their meat is sourced from Farmer Angus, and vegetables from Pedi Agriculture.
Good to know Sans has a stand at The Old Biscuit Mill, selling coffee and treats.
Opening times Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 5pm
Saturday, 9am – 3pm
Sunday, 9.30am – 2pm
Contact 021 205 4555, sans@sanscommunity.com
Where to find it 277 Main Road, Sea Point, Cape Town
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Giovanni’s

Giovanni's Deli Cape Town
Coffee Shop Blues

About This sidewalk café, espresso bar and deli is where locals have been flocking for decades for an industrial-strength shot of espresso and a kaleidoscope of mouthwatering meals. During lockdown, coffee is still available at the takeaway station, provided you are shopping for essentials.
Offerings The finest deli delights from freshly baked bread, pastries, olives, cheese, dips, homemade juices, and more. The hot counter has a dizzying display of to-go meals, from fried fish and chips to roast chicken, quiche and salads. For coffee lovers, there’s a good selection of ground coffee, pods, beans and coffee makers. They also sell fine wines, bubbly and imported liquor – perfect for home celebrations!
Good to know Deli items have been pre-packaged to reduce handling, creating a quicker shopping experience.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm
Contact 021 434 6893, giodeli@iafrica.com
Where to find it 103 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town

Kleinsky’s Delicatessen

Kleinsky's Deli Cape Town

About A bona fide New York deli with the bagels to match – you almost expect to see the Seinfeld crew walking in. Opened by brothers Adam and Joel Klein in 2014, this popular favourite now has branches in Sea Point and Parliament Street.
Offerings The tempting selection of sweet treats and deli items can also be ordered online. Try their bagel dog, which is a beef frankfurter wrapped in bagel dough. Also on the shelves, is a variety of milk alternatives, chipotle ketchup, smoked turkey pack (and other types of meat), Russian dressing and Kleinsky’s signature original mustard.
Opening times Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday, 9am – 3pm
Contact 021 433 2871
Where to find it 92 Regent Road, Sea Point, Cape Town
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Cushty Neighbourhood Deli

Cushty Neighbourhood Deli Cape Town

About British slang for “comfortable and easy-going”, this neighbourhood deli on the corner of a narrow residential street is offering frozen meals among other essential items during lockdown.
Offerings Besides homemade fare that’s ready to reheat, stock up on fresh bread from Woodstock Bakery, a variety of pantry staples, croissants, immune-boosting juices and smoothies.
Opening times Monday – Saturday, 7.30am –5pm
Sunday, 7.30am – 3pm
Contact 072 654 2508, cushty2018@gmail.com
Where to find it 6 St Georges Road, Green Point, Cape Town

Southern suburbs

Chardonnay Deli

Chardonnay Deli Cape Town

About You’ll find this delightful deli in a renovated old farm-style home near Groot Constantia. This wonderful spot and its sister, Dalebrook Café, will re-open for sit-down breakfasts and lunches soon. But for now, you can shop online and in-store for their variety of healthy, homemade products and produce from local farms.
Offerings Get fresh vegetable boxes (packed each day), meat from Richard Bosman, freshly baked cakes, ready-made (including frozen) meals, pantry essentials and fresh groceries.
Good to know Wine, beer and spirits can be delivered from sister establishment, Dalebrook Café.
For a good cause Drop off your food donations on Mondays and Wednesdays and Ladles of Love will collect for the underprivileged.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 7am – 6pm
Contact 021 795 0606, info@chardonnaydeli.co.za
Where to find it 87 Constantia Main Road, Constantia, Cape Town
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The Foodbarn Deli

The Foodbarn Deli Cape Town

About Close to The Foodbarn’s feted restaurant, this deli offers daily essentials, freshly baked bread and home meals.
Offerings Frozen meals (such as lasagne and moussaka), Thai curry and lentil dahl, ratatouille, and a variety of pasta sauces, soups, pies, as well as vegan and vegetarian meals. Portion sizes range from single to medium (serving two people) and large, which serves three to four people.
Good to know Headed by internationally acclaimed chef Franck Dangereux, The Foodbarn restaurant is delivering a one-of-a-kind tasty tapas menu to Noordhoek residents.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 8am – 4.30pm
Contact 021 789 1966, info@thefoodbarn.co.za
Where to find it Noordhoek Farm Village, Corner Village Lane and Noordhoek Main Road, Noordhoek

Harvest Café & Deli

Harvest Café & Deli Cape Town

About While the original Wale Street café remains closed for now, Harvest in Muizenberg has transformed its seating area into a fully functioning deli, with surfboards creating a chilled backdrop.
Offerings Fresh fruit and vegetables, just-baked bread and bagels, dry goods, and frozen meals.
Good to know A delivery and takeaway menu (including coffee, smoothies and croissants) is available for collection and delivery via Mr Delivery and Uber Eats.
Opening times Monday – Saturday, 730am – 4.30pm
Sunday, 8.30am – 1pm
Contact 079 448 1618, info@harvestcafe.co.za
Where to find it 4 York Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town

Hartlief Deli

Hartlief Deli Cape Town

About This traditional German-Namibian deli, known far and wide for its meaty offerings, has branches at High Constantia as well as Gardens Shopping Centre, both operational during lockdown.
Offerings Browse the extensive German meat selection, which includes a variety of salami, ham and cold meat, sausages, and fresh cuts of beef, lamb, pork and chicken from the butchery. Stock up on hot meals to-go such as traditional Bavarian meatloaf, goulash soup, rare roast-beef sandwiches, and chicken or pork schnitzel. Or grab a coffee, easy-to-eat roll, scone or croissant.
Good to know During the festive season, the shelves are stocked with authentic desserts, including marzipan and butter stollen (traditional Christmas fruit bread filled with nuts, spices and dried fruit with a coating of powdered sugar) and lebkuchen (German gingerbread-like cookie) – if you get them before they’re all sold out!
Opening times Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Saturday, 9am – 2pm
Contact 021 794 1706, constantia@hartliefdeli.co.za
Where to find it Shop 8, High Constantia Centre, Constantia Road, Constantia, Cape Town

Gogo’s Deli

Gogo's Deli Cape Town

About Hands-on owner Deirdre Elliott is unrelenting when it comes to the quality of produce on her shelves, sourced from the best farmers and purveyors around.
Offerings Speciality meat products include pork, beef, lamb, chicken and a variety of sausages. Special cuts of meat that aren’t on the menu are available by arrangement. Other foodstuffs range from biltong and charcuterie to cheese, eggs, seafood, honey, granola, ice cream, sorbet and Lebanese mezze and dips.
Good to know Place orders via email or WhatsApp (before 10am on Monday mornings) and you’ll be contacted when it’s ready for collection at the shop.
Opening times Tuesday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Saturday, 9am – 1pm
Contact 072 210 4970 (WhatsApp), gogosdeli@gmail.com
Where to find it 6 Cardiff Castle, Main Street, Newlands, Cape Town

Four & Twenty

Four & Twenty Cafe Deli Cape Town

About Owned by chef Tracy-Leigh Gaag, this quintessential neighbourhood café and pantry is adored for its quaint setting, warm hospitality and, of course, the utterly delicious dishes served. Since lockdown, it’s pivoted into a grocery shop selling fresh produce, sweets, meats, and more!
Offerings Fruit and vegetables, cakes, artisanal bread and pastries, meat from Frankie Fenner Meat Merchants, dairy products from Doorstep Dairyman, a selection of fine wines, ice cream, sorbets, pizza bases, tortilla chips, tinned foods, ready-made meals and heat-at-home kits, ready-to-roll puff pastry and vanilla biscuit dough. Did we mention you can also grab a toastie to go?
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 7am – 4pm
Contact 021 762 0975, info@fourandtwentycafe.co.za
Where to find it 23 Wolfe Street, Chelsea Village, Wynberg, Cape Town

Little Stream

Little Stream Deli Cape Town

About Little Stream’s Farmhouse Deli is set in a bucolic, suburban oasis, perfect for post-shopping amble.
Offerings Barista-made coffee – with a scone, waffle, muffin, pain au chocolat or croissants from the tempting pastry selection. Other items include muesli, fresh organic kombucha, olives, oil, vinegar and more.
Good to know If you’re in need of something more substantial, order a panino, pasta or soup from the Tea Garden Café’s takeaway menu.
Opening times Tuesday – Friday, 9am – 4.30pm
Saturday – Sunday, 8.30am – 3.30pm
Contact 021 794 3413, info@littlestream.co.za
Where to find it Little Stream Conference Centre & Tea Garden, Klein Constantia Road, Constantia, Cape Town

Organic Living

Organic Living Deli Cape Town

About This neatly packed store in Constantia Village, owned by Bruce and Helen Varney, stocks a range of goods geared towards maintaining a healthy life, particularly pertinent during this pesky pandemic.
Offerings In addition to a large range of vitamins and supplements, the shop sells organic vegetables, granola, muesli, nuts, dried fruit, free-range eggs and cheese, and a host of healthy desserts and sweet treats, many of which are gluten-, dairy- and sugar-free.
Opening times Monday – Saturday, 8.30am – 5pm
Sunday, 9am – 3pm
Contact 021 794 1888, info@organicliving.co.za
Where to find it Shop 27B, Constantia Village, Corner Main & Spaanschemat River Road, Cape Town

Northern suburbs

42 on Sonneblom Deli

42 On Sonneblom Deli Cape Town

About Situated in the Stellenridge neighbourhood, this home-style deli stocks healthy, affordable food suited to a wide range of tastes and dietary needs.
Offerings Nuts and seeds, cheeses, homemade rusks, dried fruit, organic chicken and beef patties, milk, freshly-baked bread, kefir, alternative flours and banting products.
Good to know The deli is currently limiting daily visitors in order to prioritise the health and safety of staff and customers, so you will need to make a booking prior to visiting in order to enjoy a 10-minute shop. You can also place an order online for delivery.
Opening times Monday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm
Contact 083 294 2015 (Anneke), 082 373 6128 (Franco), info@42onsonneblom.co.za
Where to find it 42 Sonneblom, Stellenridge, Bellville
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Jéan Restaurant & Deli

Jéan Restaurant & Deli Cape Town

About Klein Roosboom is one of the Cape’s hidden gems. The recently opened Jéan Restaurant & Deli is a superb spot to buy fresh produce and sweets. While you’re there, go for a stroll through the winery’s vineyards.
Offerings Chef Loríanne Heyns and her team take an uncomplicated approach to food. The lemon and herb spit-roasted chickens are ready to tuck into. Also available are treats such as meringues, mini French lemon tarts and just-out-of-the-oven croissants, and a variety of the estate’s wine.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 8am – 6pm
Contact 079 693 9646, info@jeanrestaurant.co.za
Where to find it Klein Roosboom Boutique Winery, Tygerberg Valley Road, Durbanville, Cape Town

Meerendal Farm Stall

Meerendal Farm Stall Cape Town

About Overlooking spectacular views of the Boland Mountains and surrounding vineyards, Meerendal Wine Estate’s new food shop is rustic, convenient and a wonderful day out.
Offerings Aromas of freshly brewed coffee and baked goods fill the air, while you fill a basket with home-made cookies and snacks, vegetables, jam and chutney, cheese, cold meat and bread. Meerendal merchandise, soaps, paintings and firewood are also in ample supply.
Good to know Walk around the wine estate’s dam on a lazy afternoon (in the area below the Farm Store and Carlucci’s). Or enjoy running and cycling on the recently opened trails. The start and finish points of all the trails are at the security gate, while some of the routes are under repair. New signs have been posted and will help you navigate the way.
Opening times Friday, 8am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday, 8am – 3pm
Contact info@meerendal.co.za
Where to find it Meerendal Wine Estate, Vissershok Road, Durbanville

The Vineyard Deli

The Vineyard Deli Cape Town

About This friendly stop, founded by Linda and Manny das Neves and Lino Ribeiro, has been a favourite for northern-suburb locals for more than a decade. And, should you prefer, you can shop online.
Offerings A variety of cheese and dairy products, German and Italian cold meat, fruit and vegetables, as well as cooked foods and salads. Banting and gluten-free shoppers will love the wide range of cauliflower-based foods, bread, crackers, oils and dairy products.
Opening times Monday – Saturday, 7.30am – 6pm
Contact 021 914 3915, info@vineyarddeli.co.za
Where to find it Corner of Tygerbergvalley and Mildred Roads, Kenridge Centre, Durbanville
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Cape Winelands

Babylonstoren’s Farm Shop

Babylonstoren’s Farm Shop Cape Town

About In the heart of the Drakenstein Valley, this historic farm (dating back to 1692) is loved for its magnificent 3.5-hectare garden that yields a kaleidoscopic array of fresh produce. The lovely farm shop is open daily for shopping and deliveries.
Offerings Freshly baked bread, biltong, droëwors, boerewors, smoked bacon, premium cuts of aged Chianina beef, a range of unaged cheeses, roast nuts, fresh coffee, vegan fudge, chocolate, sweet and savoury granola, citrus-and-almond rusks, and everything in between – including soap, candles, bath oils, and linen cloths and essential oils.
Good to know We’re currently obsessed with Babylonstoren’s ambrosial lockdown offering: a heavenly hamper of kitchen favourites and top-quality fresh farm produce delivered to your door. Delivery is currently available in Paarl, Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Somerset West and Cape Town. If you live outside the listed areas, online orders do not include fresh items. Deliveries run from Monday to Saturday.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm
Contact 021 863 3852, enquiries@babylonstoren.com
Where to find it Klapmuts Simondium Road, Simondium
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Familiér Farm Grocer

Familiér Farm Grocer Cape Town

About Passionate owners Willem and Louanne Briedenhann started Familiér Farm Grocer from the comfort of their kitchen, before establishing this successful farm shop on Annandale Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. It’s here where lovers of top-quality, natural and organic fresh food can stock up on baskets-worth of the good stuff.
Offerings Fresh and frozen nonalcoholic beverages, eggs, fresh fruit, herbs and vegetables, ethically sourced meat, freshly baked bread and pastries (gluten-free options available), cheese, ice cream, milk, butter, coffee, baking goods and ready-to-eat meals.
Good to know All deli items are available from the online shop.
Opening times Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Saturday, 8am – 3pm
Contact 064 909 4207, sales@familier.co.za
Where to find it Annandale Wine Farm, Annandale Road. Stellenbosch
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Wild Peacock

Wild Peacock Deli Cape Town

About Established in 1991 by mother-son duo Sue and Ross Baker, who share a mutual love of fine fare, Wild Peacock in Stellenbosch was founded on a philosophy of good food acquired in good ways. As such, each high-quality product has been sourced from the best local suppliers, with a special focus on sustainable and ethical practices – so you know everything is as good as it looks!
Offerings Fresh seafood, ethically sourced meats, speciality cheeses, freshly baked pastries, and a selection of micro herbs.
Good to know You can purchase all products online and have them delivered to your door.
Opening times Monday to Friday, 9am – 4pm
Saturday, 9am – 12pm
Contact 021 801 3663, enquiries@wildpeacock.co.za
Where to find it 16 Stoffel Smit Street, Plankenbrug, Stellenbosch
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Joostenberg Deli

Joostenberg Deli Cape Town

About Located on Klein Joostenberg farm (14km from Stellenbosch’s town centre), this lovely dining destination offers a rustic country atmosphere and old-school hospitality where seasonal, farm-fresh fare is the order of the day.
Offerings Baked goods, meat, ready-to-eat frozen meals, desserts, deli items, preserves, dairy items, eggs, seafood, dry goods, seasonal fresh fruit and vegetable boxes.
Good to know Joostenberg Deli sources a range of seasonal produce from a variety of trusted local producers, many of whom are neighbouring farmers and purveyors. They are also offering order-and-collect and order-and-deliver service for the duration of lockdown and after.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 7am – 6pm
Contact 021 884 4303, deli@joostenberg.co.za
Where to find it Klein Joostenberg Farm, R304 Muldersvlei, Stellenbosch
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Lanzerac Deli

Lanzerac Deli Cape Town

About Hidden among giant oak trees and vineyards, Lanzerac is a majestic slice of Stellenbosch history, offering visitors everything from luxe accommodation, conference facilities and, of course, wine tasting. Lanzerac Deli serves scrumptious light meals, as well as a selection of to-go goodies.
Offerings Freshly brewed tea and coffee, freshly baked homemade breads, pastries, sandwiches, local cheeses, preserves, and charcuterie platters.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 8am – 5pm (winter)
Monday – Sunday, 8am – 7pm (summer)
Contact 021 887 1132, restaurants@lanzerac.co.za
Where to find it Lanzerac, 1 Lanzerac Road, Stellenbosch

La Motte Farm Shop

La Motte Farm Shop Cape Town

About Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley, this esteemed estate boasts a scenic setting under the oaks, and is home to a wonderful farm shop where visitors can relax on the stoep or in the garden, enjoying a farm tea complemented by a selection of treats from the farm shop, and a selection of take-home goodies.
Offerings Artisanal breads such as Ouma’s bread, Shiraz loaf, pot bread and fruited rye loaf and an array of cakes and other confectionery. The Farm Shop also sells a selection of fresh seasonal produce and flowers from the estate, gifts, spice blends from the farm kitchen and La Motte’s own coffee blend.
Good to know La Motte is currently running a wonderful special: free delivery when purchasing six bottles of 2019 sauvignon blanc. You can also buy their full range of wine online and at the estate’s Farm Shop for delivery and collection from Monday to Thursday.
Opening times Monday – Saturday, 9am – 4pm
Contact 021 876 8840, farmshop@la-motte.co.za
Where to find it R45 Main Road, Franschhoek

Boschendal Farm Shop and Butchery

Boschendal Deli Cape Town

About Boschendal wine farm boasts some of the most spectacular views in the Cape Winelands of dramatic mountains, vineyards and an organic herb and vegetable garden. Sustainability and ethical practices underpin all Boschendal’s offerings from the in-house butchery, farm shop and deli to the top-drawer wines produced using earth-friendly farming methods.
Offerings Takeout coff­ee, grass-fed Black Angus beef, forest-raised Duroc pork, pre-packed biltong, droëwors and charcuterie, organic vegetables, freshly-baked bread and pastries, homemade preserves and cheeses.
Good to know Boschendal also has a range of frozen meals for enjoyment at home, and ready-to-eat takeout pizzas and smoothies from the deli.
Opening times Monday – Saturday, 12pm – 4pm
Contact reservations@boschendal.co.za
Where to find it Boschendal, Pniel Road, Franschhoek

Foliage Restaurant Deli

Foliage Restaurant Deli Cape Town

About Having garnered a loyal following and an excellent reputation as a forager and nose-to-tail crusader during his tenure at Pierneef à la Motte, Chris Erasmus is known for the weird, wild and wonderful dishes he produced at Foliage in Franschhoek – now a temporary deli serving up local deliciousness and more.
Offerings Freshly brewed Terbodore coffee, homemade rusks, cookies and sweet treats, freshly baked breads and pastries, and an exciting selection of takeout items such as Pine Ring soup, brisket and sting nettle cottage pie, and chilli con carne.
Good to know Chris’s focus has always been to support local, like-minded purveyors, vignerons and biodiversity entrepreneurs.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 7am – 2pm
Contact 021 876 2328, restaurant@foliage.co.za
Where to find it 11 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek

Le Petit Manoir Deli

Le Petit Manoir Deli Cape Town

About This intimate four-roomed hotel, conveniently situated on Franschhoek’s main drag, has recently opened a deli.
Offerings A butchery section and cold meats,ready-made meals, homemade soups, frozen meals, fresh produce, freshly baked pies and pastries, homemade condiments and preserves, pasta, wine, flowers, sanitizers and other essential items.
Good to know Le Petit Manoir also offers delicious home-cooked meals, available for delivery and takeout, prepared by chef Cameron Luke Smith, whose culinary track record includes stints at La Colombe and Protégé. And, if you’re looking to spend the night, don’t miss their hot accommodation special.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm
Contact 021 876 2110 or 082 814 4844, frank@lepetitmanoir.co.za
Where to find it 54 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek

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These speciality shops carry a sprinkling of other products in addition to their primary offering, because who doesn’t like to stock up on granola and olive oil, when shopping for loin chops and biltong?

  • Frankie Fenner Meat Merchants (for ethically sourced, top-quality meat)
  • Delicious Fish
  • Atlas Trading Company (for any spice you are looking for)
  • Komati Foods (for a wonderful assortment of nuts, grains, seeds and flour)

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Time of publication: 02 July 2020

One Response to “The Best Delis in Cape Town + The Winelands”

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    Pepe Sofianos

    A great selection of delis! So good to be able to see all the relevant details in one go.

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