The Best Lunch Specials in Cape Town 2019

A lunchtime special for every occasion.

Eating out in Cape Town can get kind of pricey, which is why these wonderful lunchtime specials are so appealing. Treat yourself to a leisurely lunch at one of these fabulous restaurants.

Bilboa: Winter Special Menu

Bilboa: Winter Special Menu

The special R200 (two courses)
R240 (three courses)
R145 – R165 (signature dishes)
About the restaurant Bilboa (it’s not a typo; the spelling is intentionally different from the Spanish city of the same name) has a lot going for it. Coupled with the mesmerising scenery and the buzz of the Camps Bay strip, the restaurant serves flavourful Mediterranean-inspired dishes, and has a winter special of three signature dishes, as well as a two- or three-course set menu for R200 and R240 respectively.
View the winter menu.
When Monday – Friday, 12pm – 10.30pm
Saturday, Sunday & public holidays: 11am – 10.30pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 286 5155, book through DinePlan
Location Shop 120, First Floor, The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town

Bistro Sixteen82: Hearty & Homely Menu

Bistro Sixteen82: Hearty & Homely Menu

The special R230 for two courses
R265 for three courses
R295 for four courses
About the restaurant Bistro Sixteen82’s location is hard to beat. Surrounded by verdant vineyards and mesmerising mountains, the elegant eatery’s terraced dining area overlooks an indigenous garden that’s punctuated with dazzling water features and intriguing metal sculptures. Chef Kerry Kilpin’s seasonal Hearty & Homely menu includes broccoli and roasted onion soup; pickled fish; pulled beef and ricotta gnocchi; yoghurt mousse; and apple bread and butter pudding, to name a few tempting dishes. And this winter, you can enjoy two, three and four courses for R230, R265 and R295 respectively.
When Monday – Friday, 12pm – 3pm
Special valid until 30 September 2019
Please note This special is not on offer on public holidays.
Contact 021 713 2211, reservations@bistro1682.co.za
Location Steenberg Farm, Steenberg Road, Tokai, Cape Town

Blanko: Winter Special Menu

Blanko: Winter Special Menu

The special R190 (two courses)
R240 (three courses)
R145 – R165 (signature dishes)
About the restaurant Located in the historic Alphen Hotel, Blanko’s chic, gallery-style space – with Italian marble tables, a dramatically lit-up bar, and textured furnishings – exudes artful style. The restaurant’s walls are adorned with the art of some of South Africa’s top artists such as William Kentridge, Brett Murray and Michael Subotzky, courtesy of Goodman Gallery. This winter, diners can look forward to fabulous lunch and dinner specials: two courses for R190; three for R240, or simply opt for a special signature dish on the winter menu. There are even a few wines on special!
View the Winter food and drinks menu.
When Monday – Sunday, 12pm – 12am
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 795 6300, book through DinePlan
Location Alphen Hotel, Alphen Drive, Constantia

Bobo’s Brasserie: Winter Special Menu

Bobo’s Brasserie: Winter Special Menu

The special R150 – R395 for the winter special menu
R190 (two courses); R240 (three courses) for the winter set menu
About the restaurant Another feather in The Kove Collection’s cap, Bobo’s Brasserie on the Mouille Point strip evokes an impossibly stylish brasserie on the French Riviera. In addition to sweeping views of the sparkling Atlantic, an extremely Instagrammable (not to mention on-trend) interior, a cool playlist, and a chichi vibe, this cosmopolitan hotspot serves a wonderful selection of cocktails, wines and spirits inspired by its seaside location. The best part? There’s a fabulous winter menu featuring lamb navarin; grilled prawns; sous vide chicken breast; and langoustines, to name a few. The winter set menu option, for either two courses or three courses, includes more French dishes that suit Bobo’s to a tee. Dine on carpaccio, baby squid, or garden pea tartines to start; chicken paillard, white fish goujons, or other classics such as sirloin and a bistro burger for mains. At dessert time, choose between the apple tarte tatin or crème brûlée.
View the Winter menu.
When Monday – Sunday, 12pm – 10.30pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 0214399027, book through DinePlan
Location 1 Two Oceans Beach, Beach Rd, Mouille Point, Cape Town

Botanicum Café & Grill: Winter Set Menu

Botanicum Café & Grill: Winter Set Menu

The special R225 for three courses
About the restaurant Replacing Bootlegger Coffee Company at the High Constantia Shopping Centre is Botanicum Café & Grill. Owned by the same company as its predecessor, the plant-inspired establishment is an all-day eatery, with a fresh new menu that includes salads, Neapolitan-style pizzas, and other interesting grills – cooked in a Spanish charcoal oven. This winter, they’re inviting eager diners to enjoy a three-course set lunch for R225!
Please note The menu changes weekly.
When Monday – Friday, 12pm – 4pm
Special valid until 31 July 2019
Contact 021 794 7843, book through DinePlan
Location 6, High Constantia Centre, Constantia Main Road, Constantia, Cape Town

Cape Point Vineyards: Winter Special

Cape Point Vineyards: Winter Special Image Credit: CPV

The special R195 for two courses and a glass of wine
About the special Cape Point Vineyards (CPV) is the only wine estate on the Cape Peninsula that boasts unhindered 360-degree views of mountains, fynbos, vineyards and glorious Atlantic Ocean sunsets. Apart from the long stretches of open grass with a jungle gym for the little ones, the property is home to a wonderful restaurant where superb dishes are the order of the day. This winter diners have yet another reason to visit this scenic estate: a R195 winter special!
View the winter special menu.
When Monday – Friday, 12pm – 2.30pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 027 789 0900, book through DinePlan
Location Cape Point Vineyards, Silvermine Road, Noordhoek

Faber at Avondale: Winter Special

Faber at Avondale: Winter Special

The special R298 (three-course set menu); R370 (with two glasses of Avondale wine)
About the restaurant Faber at Avondale Estate can be summed up in one phrase: pure magic. Offering visitors elegant, yet relaxed fine dining in the central heart of the Cape Winelands, it is here that culinary magic and the natural beauty of a working Cape wine farm merge, resulting in a farm-to-fork food experience that wistfully remains with you long after you’ve left. This winter, warm up with Chef Dale Stevens’ wonderful three-course set menu.
When Wednesday – Sunday, 12pm – 2pm
Thursday – Saturday, 6.30pm – 8pm
Please note Faber is closed from 24 June until 23 July 2019.
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 202 1219, book through DinePlan
Location Avondale Estate, Lustigan Road, Klein Drakenstein, Paarl

Firefish: Winter Special Menu

Firefish: Winter Special Menu

The special R70 – R255 for the winter menu
About the restaurant Firefish (part of The Kove Collection’s string of popular eateries) specialises in charcoal cooking, courtesy of a state-of-the-art Josper Grill, whose ultra-high temperature allows meat and fish to be grilled and roasted without losing any of their natural flavours. As the name implies, the main event is charcoal-grilled fish, with an array of smack-of-the-sea cuts on display at The Ice Bar at the entrance. But there’s more than enough variety on the extensive menu for vegetarians, carnivores, sushi lovers, and even those with bite-sized appetites, who can order off the Asian-inspired Small Plates menu. The same can be said of its concise winter menu.
View the winter menu.
When Monday – Sunday, 12pm – 10:30pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 286 4933, book through DinePlan
Location Shop 154 Victoria Wharf, Breakwater Boulevard, Waterfront, Cape Town

Grub & Vine: Winter Lunch Special

Grub & Vine: Winter Lunch Special

The special R150 (canapés and two courses)
About the restaurant Thirty-year-old chef Matt Manning has certainly hit a culinary sweet spot with his first restaurant foray – filling a gap in the discerning-foodie market: beautifully prepared and executed dishes that taste heavenly. The characterful interiors – distressed concrete floors, avian prints, rattan chairs, atmospheric hanging lights and pot plants everywhere – create a warm atmosphere in the compact 40-seater, with an open-plan galley enhancing the buzz. So, we were thrilled to hear about G&V’s weekday lunch specials.
When Tuesday – Friday, 12pm – 2.30pm
Special valid until 30 September 2019
Contact 076 256 8654, book through DinePlan
Location 103 Bree Street, Cape Town

Janse & Co: Winter Special

Janse & Co: Winter Special

The special R450 for a five-course lunch or dinner
About the special Rated in 2019 by some of South Africa’s best chefs – including Jan Hendrik Van Der Westhuizen – as the best newcomer to the Cape Town restaurant scene, Janse & Co continues to push boundaries and give diners what they want but don’t always expect. The stylish innercity eatery on Kloof Street is going one step further this winter with a delightful five-course lunch or dinner special.
When Tuesday – Saturday, 6pm – 9pm
Thursday – Saturday, 12pm – 2pm
Please note Janse & Co is closed from 18 June 2019 to 13 July 2019
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 422 0384, book through DinePlan
Location 75 Kloof Street, Cape Town

Joostenberg Bistro: Winter Menu

Joostenberg Bistro: Winter Menu

The special R95 for a main dish and dessert
About the restaurant Located on Klein Joostenberg farm (14km from Stellenbosch’s town centre), the Bistro delights diners with country-style dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Whether you’re seated on the stoep under the shade of the vines or inside, next to the cosy fireplace, you’re guaranteed a generous portion of comfort food with a dash of French flair when ordering the plat du jour (dish of the day) and dessert special. The dish of the day changes weekly but could include favourites, such as coq au vin; homemade sausages with lentils; crème caramel; and poached guavas with cinnamon crème anglaise – yum!
When Thursday, 12pm – 3pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 884 4208, book through DinePlan
Location Klein Joostenberg Farm, R304, Muldersvlei, Stellenbosch

Kloof Street House: Lunch Special

Kloof Street House: Lunch Special

The special R170 (two courses)
R195 (three courses)
About the restaurant Housed in a 20th century Victorian house, this cool courtyard restaurant, set back from busy Kloof Street, is like stepping into the pages of The Great Gatsby. Hidden behind thick shrubs, you might miss it but, once inside, you’ll be happy that you didn’t. The twinkling fairy lights and velvet cushions that line the garden seating area, as well as the warmly lit, romantic setting of the cosy-chic interior, makes this one of Kloof Street’s sexiest haunts for a special occasion, date night, or a no-excuses-needed meal with family and friends. This winter, this popular haunt is giving you another reason to pop in: a wonderful two- (or three-) course meal from the winter menu for R170 or R195 respectively.
View the current winter menu (some dishes will change over time).
Please note Meals are per person and cannot be shared.
When Tuesday – Saturday, 12pm – 5pm
Special valid until 31 October 2019
Contact 021 423 4413, info@kloofstreethouse.co.za
Where to find it 30 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town

La Mouette: Winter Special

La Mouette: Winter Special

The special Five courses: R295
Five courses with wine pairing: R545
About the special Situated in an old Tudor manor house in Sea Point, La Mouette combines an elegant yet cosy setting with excellent food, superb service and a meticulous selection of wines. No wonder acclaimed chefs George Jardine and Pete Goffe-Wood rate it among their best restaurants in Cape Town. The fresh and flavourful dishes concocted by chef Henry Vigar epitomise modern French cuisine with a hint of Mediterranean flavours. The latest offering – a five-course winter menu for just R295 – allows guests to enjoy immaculately prepared, seasonally driven dishes for a reasonable price. For the wine aficionados, the wine-paired option (R545) is worth experiencing, as the restaurant boasts an enviable collection…
View the winter special menu.
When Tuesday – Saturday, 6pm – 10pm
Wednesday – Friday & Sunday, 12pm – 3pm
Special valid until 31 October 2019
Contact 021 433 0856, book through DinePlan
Location 78 Regent Road, Sea Point

Lily’s: Winter Special Menu

Lily’s: Winter Special Menu

The special R135 – R185 for the winter menu
About the restaurant This all-day eatery on Mouille Point’s Golden Mile is part of The Kove Collection (whose stable includes The Bungalow, Paranga, Umi, La Belle, FireFish, Bobo’s, and Blanko, among others). While harnessing its endless sea views, Lily’s combines lavish furnishings and fine interiors with a carefully considered menu including a special selection of wintery dishes (for lunch and dinner) and wines to accompany them.
View the winter menu.
When Monday – Sunday, 7.30am – 10.30pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 204 8545, book through DinePlan
Location Shop 1, East-West Building, corner Beach Road and Surrey Place, Mouille Point, Cape Town

Maresol: Lunch and Dinner Set-Menu Special

Maresol: Lunch and Dinner Set-Menu Special Dining Out

The special R185 for two courses
R215 for three courses
About the restaurant This popular Mozambican-Portuguese restaurant at the V&A Waterfront promises fresh Mediterranean dishes with an East African spin. Set on the marina’s edge, the restaurant’s large windows allow the scenic setting, and an abundance of light, to stream into the The current lunch and dinner specials allow guests to choose two or three courses from the set menu, which includes red lentil, chickpea and chilli soup; calamari steak with chorizo; peri-peri chicken livers; feijoada (pork-and-bean stew with rice); Mercado platter (seafood); Portuguese steak (sirloin served with a fried egg); rice pudding and chocolate salami.
When Daily, 11.30am – 10pm
Special valid until 31 October 2019
Contact 021 425 3385, reservations@mar-e-sol.co.za
Location Slipway, Pierhead, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Maresol: Lunch and Dinner Special

Maresol: Lunch and Dinner Special

The special R99 for peri-peri chicken; chicken trincado; or calamari steak
About the restaurant If you’re looking for 360-degree panoramas of the harbour and Table Mountain while you enjoy a satisfying Portuguese meal in light, airy interiors, look no further than Maresol, whose finger-licking lunch or dinner specials – for under R100 – sound too good to pass up.
View the menu
When Daily, 11.30am – 10pm
Special valid until 31 October 2019
Contact 021 425 3385, reservations@mar-e-sol.co.za
Location Slipway, Pierhead, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Paranga: Winter Special Menu

Paranga: Winter Special Menu

The special R240 (two courses)
R290 (three courses)
R165 – R200 (signature dishes)
About the restaurant With its prime location on the sunny Camps Bay strip, this sea-facing Mediterranean eatery serves an assortment of fresh and delicious seafood dishes in a stylish, modern setting. Friendly attentive staff at the front of house and seasoned chefs in the kitchen, coupled with cool beats and a muted interior palette, make this a Camps Bay must for a glam night out. And if you needed another reason to visit: check out its two- and three-course winter specials: R240 and R290 respectively.
View the winter menu.
When Monday – Sunday, 12pm – 10.30pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 438 0404, book through DinePlan
Location Shop 1, The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town

Rockpool: Two-For-One Burgers and Pizzas

Rockpool: Two-For-One Burgers and Pizzas

The special Buy one, get the cheapest one free (R42 – R130)
About the restaurant This chilled eatery on Sea Point’s main drag is running a delicious buy-one-get-one-free pizza and burger special to chase away the winter blues! Grab an outdoor table under the heaters and tuck into this two-for-one deal, while gazing at the Atlantic Ocean, and the Promenade’s passing trade. And to seal the deal, you can mix and match: two pizzas, two burgers or a burger and a pizza!
Please note You must buy two drinks to qualify for the special.
When Monday – Thursday, 11am – 11pm
Special available from 3 June 2019 – 26 September 2019
Contact 021 433 1530, info@rockpoolct.co.za
Location 205 Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town

The 41: Wednesdays Half-Price Pizza

The 41: Wednesdays Half-Price Pizza

The special Half-price on all pizzas (normally priced between R95 and R140)
About the restaurant Owned by French restaurateur Gilles Blanc, The 41 on the Camps Bay strip entices diners with a versatile, Mediterranean-inspired menu, a relaxed daytime atmosphere and a buzzy nighttime vibe, In addition to serving burgers, roast chicken, seafood and steak, the restaurant is offering a fabulous winter special: thin-based Roman-style pizzas for half-price every Wednesday.
View the menu.
When Wednesday, 9am – 11pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 437 0558, info@the41.co.za
Location 41 Victoria Road, Camps Bay

The 41: Winter Special

The 41: Winter Special

The special Two courses: R170 (includes wine)
Three courses: R195 (includes wine)
About the restaurant When it opened in 2016, The 41 slotted rather seamlessly into Camps Bay’s high-energy hub – offering a laidback, easy-eating dining experience by day, and an up-tempo vibe at night. This winter it’s offering diners another reason to pop in: a two- (or three-)course lunch with a glass of wine that’s sure to warm the bones and keep things exciting, with a menu that’s set to change every few weeks!
View the latest menu.
When Monday – Friday, 12pm – 4pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 437 0558, info@the41.co.za
Location 41 Victoria Road, Camps Bay

The Brasserie: Lunch Club

The Brasserie: Lunch Club

The special R98 includes lunch and a beverage
About the special This Tokai neighbourhood favourite is known for its characterful Parisian-styled interiors, delicious Italian- and French-inspired dishes, and its fabulous family specials. One such deal that caught our attention is the Lunch Club special. For R98 diners can enjoy a beautiful main and a beverage of choice (house wine, Jack Black beer on tap, fresh juice or a single shot of coffee), every Monday to Saturday from 12pm until 4pm. To avoid disappointment, we recommend booking ahead.
View the Lunch Club menu.
When Monday – Saturday, 12pm – 4pm
Special valid until Ongoing
Contact 021 712 1363
Location Shop 1, Forest Glade House, Tokai Road, Tokai, Cape Town

The Bungalow: Winter Special Menu

The Bungalow: Winter Special Menu

The special R220 (two courses)
R260 (three courses)
R150 – R180 (signature dishes)
About the restaurant Boasting uninterrupted panoramas of the Atlantic Ocean, The Bungalow is one of the best spots to sea and be sean (misspelling, intended!). Its buzzy vibe and the young-at-hearts it attracts make it a great gathering spot. If it’s nippy outside, the waitstaff will offer you a warm blanket, pull down the awnings, and turn on the heaters, so you need not move inside. Heating things up some more is The Bungalow’s winter special: R220 for two course; R260 for three.
View the Winter menu.
When Monday – Sunday, 12pm – 10.30pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 438 2018, book through DinePlan
Location The Glen Country Club, 3 Victoria Road, Clifton, Cape Town

The Foodbarn: Winter Special

The Foodbarn: Winter Special

The special R265 (two courses); R295 (with a glass of wine)
R305 (three courses); R345 (with a glass of wine)
R245 (pensioners’ special, not available on Sunday)
About the restaurant At this stylish yet laidback restaurant in the Noordhoek Village, consummate chef and bon vivant Franck Dangereux masterfully combines the flavours of his native France with culinary influences from across the globe.
Franck was arguably one of the forerunners of the fine-dining scene in Cape Town, but at The Foodbarn, he’s dispensed with the starched napkins and stuffy atmosphere, and created a family-friendly space where diners can enjoy his irresistible taste and texture combinations.
And this winter, he’s offering diners an unbeatable deal: two exceptional courses for R265; and three for R305. Dishes include duck-breast salad; classic steak tartare with French fries; grilled fish; and apple tarte tatin.
View the menu.
When Monday – Sunday, 12pm – 2.30pm
Tuesday – Saturday, 7pm – 9.30pm
Special valid until 31 October 2019
Contact 021 789 1390, book through DinePlan
Location Noordhoek Farm Village, Village Lane, Cape Town

The Labia Theatre: Unbeatable Dinner + Movie Deals

The Labia Theatre: Unbeatable Dinner + Movie Deals Ruth Cooper

The special Dinner and a movie for two from R110 to R160
Two pasta dishes for R110 from Societi Bistro; two pizzas from Diva Pizzeria for R110; two burgers from Knead (Kloof Street) for R160, plus the movie tickets for two.
About The Labia They might not have the latest supersonic surround sound, but movies at The Labia are a wonderful experience – and particularly appealing if you feel like sneaking in a low-key flick without the crazy crowds and mayhem of mainstream cinemas. With four intimate screens, G&T slushies and a romantic fairy light-covered terrace, The Labia is the perfect spot to get your weekly dose of art movies, documentaries (and selected blockbusters).
Good to know Buy your vouchers at the restaurant of your choice, and then exchange them at the theatre box office for tickets. Booking at participating restaurants is recommended, as it’s such a popular deal.
When Monday & Tuesday: two pasta dishes at Societi Bistro and two movie tickets for R110
Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday, 4pm onwards: two pizzas at Diva Café Ristorante and two movie tickets for R110
Thursday: two burgers from Knead (Kloof Street) and two movie tickets for R160
Special valid until Ongoing
Contact 021 424 5927, labiatheatre@telkomsa.net
Location 68 Orange Street, Cape Town

The Shortmarket Club: Prix Fixe

The Shortmarket Club: Prix Fixe

The special R320 for a three-course Prix Fixe menu
About the special “Modern interpretations of the classics” is how head chef Wesley Randles describes the food at The Shortmarket Club, which he co-owns with manager Simon Widdison and Luke and Sandalene Dale Roberts. The stylish space has the look and feel of a members’-only private club (leather-covered tables, moody lighting and stained-glass accents) without any of the stuffiness (or sleaze). And this winter they’re giving diners another reason to visit: a three-course Prix Fixe menu.
View the Prix Fixe lunch menu.
Please note The Shortmarket Club is closed from 17 June until 1 July 2019.
When Wednesday – Friday, 12.30pm – 2pm
Special valid until 30 September 2019
Contact 021 447 2874, book through DinePlan
Location 88 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town

The Skotnes Restaurant: Winter Special

The Skotnes Restaurant: Winter Special Claire Gunn

The special Two courses: R195
Three courses: R235
About the special Overlooking mountains and vineyards, this contemporary restaurant is set in the lush sculpture garden of this world-class museum. The bistro-style menu pays homage to traditional South African dishes, with a modern twist on flavours. Open for lunch and dinner, The Skotnes Restaurant and Bar is a decidedly civilised way to end an exhilarating outing, and this winter it’s offering culture vultures another reason to pop in: the two- and three-course winter specials!
View the winter special menu.
When Monday – Friday, 12pm – 3pm; 5pm – 10pm
Special valid until 31 July 2019
Contact 087 654 5902, book through DinePlan
Location 4 Steenberg Road (opposite US Embassy), Tokai, Cape Town

The Stack: Sunday Roast

The Stack: Sunday Roast

The special R175 for a Sunday roast
About the restaurant Picture a hideously stuffy social club where cigar-smoking, social-climbing corporate types congregate after work. Now picture the opposite, and you have The Stack: a new-gen members’ club where creative types hang out, to exchange ideas and shoot the breeze. Housed in the historic Leinster Hall in Gardens, The Stack is offering diners a belly-warming Sunday carvery: classic roast beef served with Yorkshire pudding, gravy, garden vegetables and fondant potatoes.
Good to know You can upgrade your Sunday roast meal to a two-course (R235) or three-course (R275) meal by adding a starter and/or dessert.
When Sunday, 12pm – 8pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 286 0187, book through DinePlan
Location 7 Weltevreden Street, Gardens, Cape Town

The Stack: Winter Special

The Stack: Winter Special

The special R235 (two courses)
R275 (three courses)
About the restaurant Housed in the historic Leinster Hall in Gardens, The Stack is a stylish jaunt that’s luxe, cosy, glam and hip all at once. And although the Insta-worthy decor makes an impressive first impression, it’s the superb cocktails and tasty bistro fare that’ll keep you coming back for more! That, and its great-value winter special: any three courses off the menu for R275!
View the latest menu.
When Monday – Saturday, 12pm – 3pm; 6pm – 9.30pm
Sunday, 12pm – 8pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 286 0187, book through DinePlan
Location 7 Weltevreden Street, Gardens, Cape Town

The Village Idiot: Lunch Special

The Village Idiot: Lunch Special

The special R65 for specific dishes during lunch
About the restaurant Whether you’re grabbing a quick bite with a colleague, celebrating a friend’s birthday, or treating a special someone to a weekday lunch in the city, the Village Idiot’s lunch specials have you covered. From the duo behind Aces ’n’ Spades, this neighbourhood pub-style eatery attracts crowds by day and at night, for all occasions. Its relaxed vibe during the day is just the thing to take the edge off a hard day’s work – especially with the current lunch special: R65 from Tuesday to Saturday!
The options include:

  • seasonal salad with toppings
  • local artisanal cheese board
  • biltong and local charcuterie board
  • beer-battered hake*
  • half Tata Ma Chance ribs*
  • Mrs Ball’s boerewors burger*
  • braaied veggie burger*
  • chicken burger*

*comes with coleslaw and a side of your choice (pap; chips; side salad or mielie)
When Tuesday – Saturday, 12pm – 5pm
Special valid until Ongoing
Contact 021 418 1548, info@thevillageidiot.co.za
Location 32 Loop Street, Cape Town

The Vine Bistro at Glenelly: Winter Set Menu

The Vine Bistro at Glenelly: Winter Set Menu Julian Richfield

The special R245 for two courses
R275 for three courses
About the restaurant Situated within a state-of-the- art building at Glenelly Estate, this hidden gem is owned by chef-patron Christophe Dehosse, who together with head chef Alex Rykaart concocts superb French-inspired dishes that guests can enjoy within the warm, elegant interiors.
On chilly days, it’s rather nice to cosy up to the fireplace, or gather in the lovely wine-tasting area above the restaurant; but if the sun is out, sit at one of the long wooden tables on the outside deck under the pergola, and enjoy beautiful views of the vineyards and surrounding hills while treating yourself to their two- or three-course winter set menu. Dishes change regularly but could include braised pork cheeks with butter beans; hake and tarragon mousse; and a honey poached pear and chocolate tart.
When Tuesday – Saturday, 11.30am – 2.30pm
Friday – Saturday, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 809 6444, book through DinePlan
Location Glenelly Estate, Ida’s Valley, Lelie Street, Stellenbosch

Upper Bloem: Express Lunch Special

Upper Bloem: Express Lunch Special

The special R125 for six dishes to share
R35 for additional bread
About the restaurant From the team behind Sea Point’s famed La Mouette is Upper Bloem, a 40-seater fine-dining eatery on the Green Point strip. Inspired by his childhood growing up in the Bo Kaap (on Upper Bloem Street), head chef André Hill – in collaboration with La Mouette’s Henry Vigar – has devised an edgy yet refined menu that is packed with colorful flavours and textures. For only R125 per person (there are six dishes to share), it’s a steal.
View the express lunch menu.
When Wednesday – Saturday, 12pm – 3pm
Special valid until ongoing
Contact 021 433 1442, book through DinePlan.
Location Shop 1, Winston Place, 65 Main Road, Green Point Cape Town

Zenzero: Winter Special Menu

Zenzero: Winter Special Menu

The special R220 (two courses)
R260 (three courses)
R135 – R165 (signature dishes)
About the restaurant Joining fellow The Kove Collection restaurants Umi, Paranga and Bilboa in Camps Bay, Zenzero offers foodies a slice of la dolce vita with their Italian flavours and cool interiors. This winter, it’s serving up a host of specials: signature dishes (namely the gnocchi, osso bucco and prawn linguine) and selected wines for less; as well as two- and three-course meals for R220 and R260 respectively.
View the winter menu.
When Monday – Sunday, 9am – 10.30pm
Special valid until 31 August 2019
Contact 021 438 0007, book through DinePlan
Location 2A Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town

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Time of publication: 06 June 2019